Greece Facing the Immigration and Refugee Crisis

Hosted by the Hellenic Observatory

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, United Kingdom


Professor Antigone Lymperaki

Professor Antigone Lymperaki

Mr Lefteris Papagiannakis

Mr Lefteris Papagiannakis

Dr Lilian Tsourdi

Dr Lilian Tsourdi


Professor Kevin Featherstone

Professor Kevin Featherstone

During the past few years Greece has experienced an unprecedented influx of refugees and migrants. How is Greece dealing with this challenge? What does it need to do? What is Europe's response?

Antigone Lyberaki, General Manager, SolidarityNow and Professor of Economics at Panteion University. 

Lefteris Papagiannakis is Vice – Mayor for Migrants, Refugees and Municipal Decentralization in Athens, Greece. 

Lilian Tsourdi is Departmental Lecturer in International Human Rights and Refugee Law, University of Oxford.

Professor Kevin Featherstone is Head of the Hellenic Observatory, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics at the LSE.

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The Hellenic Observatory  (@HO_LSE)  is internationally recognised as one of the premier research centres on contemporary Greece and Cyprus. It engages in a range of activities, including developing and supporting academic and policy-related research; organisation of conferences, seminars and workshops; academic exchange through visiting fellowships and internships; as well as teaching at the graduate level through LSE's European Institute.

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