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Policy & Research Seminars

The Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar series provides a forum for academic and policy research. Topics cover current economic, public policy and foreign policy issues related to Greece, Cyprus and southeast Europe region but also extent to topics on culture and history.

The seminars run normally fortnightly every second Tuesday, 18.00-19.30 during the Michaelmas and Lent terms.Free and open to all with no ticket required; Entry is on a first come-first served basis.

Maps of the LSE Campus can be found here.

Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Evaluating the structural reform of central government departments in Greece
by Panagiotis ZERVOPOULOS, Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods, Bursa Orhangazi University
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11 Cowdray House 
Time: 18.00-19.30
We are grateful to the National Bank of Greece for funding this research project.

 Bettina Davou

Tuesday, 27 October 2015
Exploring the psychological effects of the Greek financial crisis
by Bettina DAVOU, Professor of Psychology, Department of Communication & Media Studies, Director of Laboratory for Psychological Applications & Communication Planning, University of Athens
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11 Cowdray House 
Time: 18:00-19:30


Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Pension Poor and Housing Rich:  A generational perspective of the Greek crisis, its aftermath and possible ways out
by Platon TINIOS, Assistant Professor at Piraeus University; Visiting Senior Fellow, Hellenic Observatory
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11, Cowdray House


Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Political development and the rise of the Golden Dawn in Greece
by Antonis ELLINAS, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Cyprus
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11 Cowdray House 
Time: 18:00-19:30


Tuesday, 8 December 2015
Of Austerity, Human Rights and International Institutions
by Margot SALOMON,  Associate Professor; Law Department and at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, LSE; Director Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy, LSE
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11 Cowdray House
Time: 18.00-19.30


  The Lent Term seminar programme will be available soon.