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Welcome to the Hellenic Observatory (HO), part of the European Institute at the LSE. Established in 1996, it is internationally recognised as one of the premier research centres on contemporary Greece.  Read more about the Hellenic Observatory|

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Monday, 2 March 2015
Public Lecture: Cyprus Question; Current state of play in the settlement negotiations and prospects in 2015|
by Ambassador Andreas MAVROYIANNIS
Negotiator of the Greek Cypriot Community
Time: 18.30-19.30
Venue: CLM 5.02, Clement House, LSE

 
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Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Policing the Crisis: The other side of the story|
by Rosa VASILAKI
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, COW 1.11, LSE
Time: 18:00-19:30
Seminar details|
We are grateful to the National Bank of Greece for funding this research project.

 
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Friday, 6 March 2015
Conference- The Cyprus Recovery Plan: A Midterm Assessment|
Venue: The Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE
Time: 08.45-18.30
Provisional Conference Programme|
Click here| to register
A Hellenic Observatory  conference in association with the 
University of Nicosia and supported by the Neapolis University of Pafos

 
Vasiliki Skreta

Tuesday, 17 March 2015
Immunity|
by Vasiliki SKRETA
Venue: Cañada Blanch Room, COW 1.11, LSE
Time: 18:00-19:30
Seminar detail|

 
Governor-Stournaras

Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Hellenic Observatory 14th Annual Lecture
The Greek Economy: Current Developments and Future Prospects
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by Yannis STOURNARAS, Governor of the Bank of Greece; Former Greek Minister of Finance
Time: 18.30-20.00
Venue: LSE Campus
Tickets: Can be requested via the online ticket request form which will be live at the LSE Events Website| from around 6pm on 18 March.
Media Enquires: If you would like to request a press seat or have a media query about this event, email LSE.Press.Events@lse.ac.uk|

 

 

For more information on the Hellenic Observatory Past Events
please visit the Events| section.

Maps of the LSE Campus can be found here|.

 

  • Prof Kevin Featherstone wrote an article "Greece: Greek politics stall research reforms" , Nature International Weekly Journal of Science (11/2/2015)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview to Sheila Fogarty at LBC Radio about the Eurogroup meeting on Greek proposal (20/2/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview to Esteile Winters at radio Sputnik (Voice of Russia), World Service Edition about the Eurogroup meeting on Greek proposal (20/12/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live radio interview to Pantelis Mitroulas, NERIT Radio (18/2/2015)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in an article by Joao Werner Grando in the EXAME Business Magazine (Brazil), (18/2/2015)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a radio interview to Lucy Burton at the BBC World Service (17/2/2015)
  • Dr Spyros Economides was interviewed on Greece and overtures to Russia, China and the US, Newshour, BBC World Service Radio (11/2/2015)
  • Dr Spyros Economides was interviewed on 'Will China or Russia rescue Greece? Probably not.' CNN (11/2/2015)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in the article by Seppo Ylonen published in the newspaper Kaleva (Finland, February 2015)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in the article 'Monastiriotis o nowych pomysłach rządu: Wiosną Grecja może być na dnie' ("Monastiriotis talks about the new ides of the government") (Gazeta Prawna, 5/2/15)
  • Dr Spyros Economides participated in a panel discussion on ‘Greece, Russia and the EU’. ‘Free Thinking’, BBC Radio 3 (5/2/15)
  • Dimitris Sourvanos  wrote an Op-Ed in the Moscow Times "Is Greece Russia's Greatest Ally in Europe?" (4/2/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview to the BBC World Service programme Newsday, concerning the talks between the Greek Finance Minister and various European officials in France and Italy (2/2/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview to Popi Tsapanidou at Star Channel about the post-election financial situation in Greece (2/2/15)
  • Dr Spyros Economides was interviewed on the 'Greek ‘strategy’ for securing new deal with EU partners’, 'PM, BBC Radio 4 (2/2/2015)  
  • Dimitris Sourvanos was interviewed on the Greek elections (1/2/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis wrote an editorial for the Intereconomics Journal, vol.60, no.1, titled 'The end of austerity?' (29/1/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was interviewed on the Greek elections by George Holloway on the show 'Sputnik - Orbiting World', ep. 63, to be aired on January 31 (RT, 29/1/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in the article 'Greek PM Alexis Tsipras represents a radical break with the past' (The Australian, 28/1/15) (Subscription only)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was interviewed by LBC radio on the Greek election results (28/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gave a live interview to Russia 24 (28/1/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live studio interview to Farnaz Ghazizadeh for the 6.30pm news bulletin (BBC Persian, 27/1/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in the article 'Alexis Tsipras: will Greece’s new PM rock the casbah?' (The Times, 27/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was cited in an article in the Mexican press regarding the Greek election results (28/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was interviewed on the Greek election results (JazzFM Business Breakfast, 28/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was quoted in the article '‘Strange bedfellows’ in Greece’s new anti-austerity government'' (CNN International, 28/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was interviewed live by Christianne Amanpour on the Greek election results (CNN, 27/1/15)
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an interview in the Spanish newspaper 'La Razon' (27/1/2015)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview to Simon McCoy for the 8.30 AM BBC News bulletin (BBC News, 26/1/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in the article 'Greek elections: Jail fails to deter far-right Golden Dawn' by Laurence Peter (BBC News, 26/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was quoted in the article 'Leftist leader Alexis Tsipras takes office as Greece's prime minister' (Los Angeles Times, 26/1/5)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was cited in the Baltimore Sun on the Greek election results (26/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was interviewed on the Greek election results by Irish UTV (26/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone gave a live interview in Radio France International (26/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was interviewed on the Adam Boulton Programme (Sky News, 26/1/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave an interview on the Greek elections to Alison Comyns, which appeared on the 6.30pm news bulletin ‘Ireland Live’ (UTV, 23/1/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview to Philippa Thomas at BBC World channel for the 7pm BBC World News bulletin (23/1/15)
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis gave a live interview on the Greek elections on the Business News programme (Sky News, 22/1/15)
  • Dr Spyros Economides gave an interview in the 'Voice of America' (22/1/2015)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was quoted in an article by the UAE newspaper Khaleej Times (21/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was quoted in an article by the Danish newspaper Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten (20/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone was quoted in an article by the Chilean newspaper El Mercurio (20/1/15)
  • Professor Kevin Featherstone asked  ‘Can Greece make the choice?’ in an Op-Ed in Kathimerini (Greece) ahead of Sunday’s elections. He questioned what choice the voter was being offered and whether the choices offered could be delivered. Owing to an editorial error, mistakes appeared in the published version. Click here  for the correct version in Greek and English version.
  • Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis was quoted in in an article by Jonathan Berr published on 5 January at CBS News titled “Is Greece heading for the "Grexit"?”
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GreeSE Paper no.88
Panagiotidis, Theodore; Printzis, Panagiotis
On the Macroeconomic Determinants of the Housing Market in Greece: A VECM Approach|
January 2015

 
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The evolution of wage returns across the Greek regions during the crisis
 Monastiriotis, Vassilis
To be published in the Conference Proceedings of the Regional Studies Association Winter Conference, London, 27-28 November, 2014

 
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Convergence through Crisis? The Impact of the crisis on the wage returns across the Greek regions
Monastiriotis, Vassilis

Region et Developpement, 2014, November, vol.39

 
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The regional impact of EU association agreements: lessons for the ENP from the CEE experience|
Monastiriotis V., Kallioras D. and Petrakos G
LEQS Discussion Paper No80, October 2014

 
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Between equity, efficiency and redistribution: An analysis of revealed allocation criteria of regional public investment in Greece
|Monastiriotis V
. and Psycharis Y.
European Urban and Regional Studies, 2014 ,vol.21, No.4, pp.445-462

 
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Economic Crisis, Social Solidarity and the Voluntary Sector in Greece
|Sotiropoulos, Dimitri A, Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory and Bourikos, Dimitris
Journal of Power, Politics & Governance June 2014, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 33-53

 
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The social situation of Greece under the crisis; Basic socio-economic data for Greece, 2013
|Sotiropoulos, Dimitri A, Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory
Report published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, May 2014

 
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Civil Society in Greece in the Wake of the Economic Crisis
|Sotiropoulos, Dimitri A
, Visiting Fellow, Hellenic Observatory
Report published by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and ELIAMEP, 2014

 
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External conditionality and the debt crisis: the ‘Troika’ and public administration reform in Greece
Featherstone, Kevin
, Journal of European Public Policy, September 2014

 
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The Subjective Experiences of Three Generations during the Greek Economic Crisis
|Chalari, Athanasia, World Journal of Social Science Research. 1(1): 89-109, 2014

 
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Resolving Cyprus: New Approaches to Conflict Resolution|
Author: Ker-Lindsay, James
Published by I.B. Tauris, August 2014

 

For more details on the Hellenic Observatory publications click here|

Timelines of the crisis

European Central Bank: http://www.ecb.europa.eu/ecb/html/crisis.en.html|

The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/business/interactive/2012/oct/17/eurozone-crisis-interactive-timeline-three-years|

Bruegel: http://www.bruegel.org/blog/eurocrisistimeline/|

Athens Centre for International Political Economy (ACIPE): http://www.idis.gr/acipe/timeline/|

CNN­­ International News: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/06/23/greece.crisis.timeline/|

BBC News: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13856580|

Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_debt_crisis_timeline|

Blogs, analysis and monitoring

Hellenic Observatory (Greece@LSE): http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/greeceatlse/category/the_greek-debt-crisis/|

Crisis Observatory, ELIAMEP: http://crisisobs.gr/en/the-observatory/|

Policy Analysis Research Unit (Athens University of Economics and Business): http://www.paru.gr/|

The Greek Crisis blog: http://www.greekcrisis.net/|

Greek Economists for Reform: http://greekeconomistsforreform.com/|

Greek Public Policy Forum: http://www.greekpublicpolicyforum.org/|

Protagon: http://www.protagon.gr|

Greek Ministry of Finance: http://www.minfin.gr/portal/en|

European Commission, Economic and Financial Affairs: http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/index_en.htm| 

 

 

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