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The Hellenic Observatory in collaboration with the National Bank of Greece and with the support of the LSE Hellenic Alumni Association is delighted to announce a new series of Athens Lecture.The purpose of this series is to provoke vibrant discussion and debate about a range of key topics and subjects within the social sciences. The agenda is kept deliberately broad and the lectures are intended to be accessible to a general audience.

 

 Upcoming Events  

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Golfing with Trump: economic decline, inequality, and the rise of populism in the US

Thursday 1 October 2020, 16:00-17:30 UK Time

Speaker: Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, Professor of Economic Geography, LSE

Discussants: Dimitris Kairidis, Member of Parliament, Hellenic Republic; Professor of International Politics, Panteion University of Athens, Greece.
Antigone Lyberaki, Economist, Professor of Economics at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece.

Chair: Vassilis Monastiriotis, Associate Professor in Political Economy, LSE; Director of LSEE: Research on South Eastern Europe

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Besley

Trust, Resilience and the Effectiveness of Government: lessons from the COVID crisis

Thursday, 3 December 2020, 18.30-20.00 UK Time

Speaker: Sir Tim Besley, School Professor of Economics of Political Science; W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics, Department of Economics, LSE

Discussants: Maria Petmesidou (DPhil Oxford University), Professor Emerita of Social Policy, Democritus University, Greece
Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos, Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Athens

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Past events

Athens Lectures Series at the National Bank of Greece 2019/20

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Assessing the Economic Impact of COVID-19

Thursday 7 May 2020, 16:00-17:30

Speakers:
Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, European Institute, LSE
Simeon Djankov, Research Fellow, Financial Markets Group, LSE
Panos Tsakloglou, Professor of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
Miranda Xafa, CEO of E.F. Consulting Ltd; Senior scholar at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Chair: Kevin Featherstone,  Hellenic Observatory Director, LSE  

This event was part of LSE's public event series - COVID-19: The Policy Response

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Dame Minouche Shafik in Conversation with Mr Costas P. Michaelides: where is the world economy going and what can we do about it?

Thursday 27th February 2020, 18:45-20:30

Speaker: Dame Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics & Political Science
Discussant: Costas P. Michaelides, Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of Greece
Welcome Address: Dr Eleni Doundoulaki, LSE Hellenic Alumni Association President
Venue: NBG, Auditorium of the Karatzas Mansion, 1st Floor 

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Travers

The Future of British Politics after BREXIT

Thursday 10th October 2019, 18:45-20:30

Speaker: Tony Travers, Professor in Practice, Department of Government, LSE
Discussant: Alexis Papahelas, Editor-in-Chief of 'Kathimerini'
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Hellenic Observatory Director, LSE
Venue: NBG, Auditorium of the Karatzas Mansion, 1st Floor 

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Athens Lectures Series at the National Bank of Greece 2018/19

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Building Social Capital and Trust: the role of corporate social responsibility 

Thursday 16 May 2019, 18.45-20.30

Speaker: Ane Tamayo, Professor of Accounting, LSE
Discussant: Sophie Daskalaki- Mytilineou 
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies; Hellenic Observatory Director

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The Future of Eurozone: what reforms are needed

Thursday 14 March 2019, 18.45-20.30

Speaker: Paul De Grauwe, John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, LSE
Discussant: Helen Louri-Dendrinou, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies; Hellenic Observatory Director

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From the Mediterranean Crisis to Brexit: transformations and challenges of citizens' European identity

Thursday 17 January 2019, 19.00- 20.30

Speaker: Michael Bruter, Professor of Political Science and European Politics, LSE
Discussant: Effie Fokas, Senior Research Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies; Hellenic Observatory Director
Venue: Megaron Karatza, Aiolou 82, 105 51 Athens, Greece

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Athens Lecture Series at the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

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Lifestyle solidarity - corporate branding, celebrity culture and the digital media

Thursday 31 May 2018, 19:00

Speaker: Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science
Discussant: Dimitri A.Sotiropoulos, Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Head of the European Institute 
Venue: Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Athens 

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Trump and  the Future of American Power

Monday 26 March, 2018

Speaker: Peter Trubowitz, Head of International Relations & Director of the US Centre LSE
Discussant: Dimitris Keridis, Professor of International Politics, Panteion University, Greece
Chair: Spyros Economides, Associate Professor in International Relations, Director of the Hellenic Observatory

Time: 19:00-20:30
Venue: Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Simon Hix

Where is Brexit heading? 

Monday 5 February, 2018
Speaker: Simon Hix, Professor of Political Science, LSE
Discussant: George Pagoulatos, Professor of European Politics and Economy, Athens University of Economics and Business
Chair: Spyros Economides, Associate Professor of International Relations and European Politics, LSE 
Time: 19.00-8.30
Venue: Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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Megaron Plus Lecture Series

A 3 year series of  public lectures  at the Megaron Mousikis in Athens, organised by the Megaron Plus, the London School of Economics and Political Science in collaboration with the Hellenic Alumni Association of the London School of Economics and the Hellenic Observatory.

Find out moreAthens Lectures Series at the National Bank of Greece 2018/19

 

 

 

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