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Policy & Research Seminars

The Hellenic Observatory Research Seminar series provides a forum for academic and policy research addressed mainly to student and academic audiences within London, but also to the wider Greek community.

Topics cover mainly 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 during the two teaching terms.

Free and open to all with no ticket required; Entry is on a first come-first served basis.

For more information email hellenicovservatory@lse.ac.uk| or call +44 (0)20 7955 6066 and +44 (0)20 7107 5326.

Maps of the LSE Campus can be found here|.

Full Term Programmes:
Michaelmas - Lent


Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Greece: Taking Stock; Economic and Financial Changes Since the Onset of the Global and Euro Area Crises
by Eleni LOURI-DENDRINOU, Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business; Former Deputy Governor, Bank of Greece
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building; Time: 18.30-20.00
Twitter: # LSE_HOlouri
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Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Crisis and Democracy- Democracy in Crisis
Social Anthropological Perspectives on the Fragility of the Social Contract

by Elisabeth KIRTSOGLOU, Lecturer in Anthropology, University of Durham
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11 Cowdray House Time: 18:00-19:30
Twitter: # LSE_HOkirtsoglou
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Tuesday, 11 November 2014
The Newly Disadvantaged: Responses to rapid socioeconomic change in Greece
by Alexander KENTIKELENIS, Research Associate, King's College, University of Cambridge
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11, Cowdray House Time:18:00-19:30
Twitter: # LSE_HOkentikelenis
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Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Banal, benign or pernicious? The relationship between religion and national identity from the perspective of religious minorities in Greece
by Effie FOKAS, Research Fellow, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), Athens, and Research Associate, Hellenic Observatory, LSE
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room COW 1.11 Cowdray House Time: 18:00-19:30
Twitter: # LSE_HOfokas
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Tuesday, 9 December 2014
BOOK LAUNCH: The European Debt Crisis: The Greek Case
by Costas SIMITIS, Former Greek Prime Minister
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House Time: 18.30-20.00
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Tuesday, 20 January 2015
What Greek Political Elites Think about Europe and the Crisis? Preliminary Results of Recent Survey Research
: Cañada Blanch Room, COW 1.11 Time: 18:00-19:30
Twitter: # LSE_HOsotiropoulos
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Tuesday, 17 February 2015
Everyday Strategies against Austerity in Greece: the View from Anthropology
Twitter: # LSE_HOtheodossopoulos
Seminar details
(to be announced soon)


Tuesday, 17 March 2015
The Agent-Structure Issue in Foreign Policy Analysis (FPA) – The “Macedonian” issue
 Cañada Blanch Room, COW 1.11 Time:18:00-19:30
Twitter: # LSE_HOevangelopoulos
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