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Open Event: “Crisis Management and Democracy in EU and Latin America: Lessons Learned”

The complex connection between the European and Latin American economic crises and their impact not only on the political systems of the countries affected but also on the quality of democracy itself was at the core of the conference “Crisis Management in EU and Latin America: Lessons Learned” held on June 27th by the Crisis Observatory of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). How were the Greek …Read More

Head of Crisis Observatory, D. Katsikas, comments on the forthcoming snap elections, on the Austrian press.

D. Katsikas, Head of Crisis Observatory, spoke to the Austrian newspaper Der Standard about the forthcoming parliamentary snap elections of July 2019 in Greece. Dr. Katsikas mentioned among others: “When SYRIZA was formed in 2012, it promised to bring about policy change, a catharsis where the old practices would no longer occur.” He noted that voter turnout will be crucial but it is unclear to what extent it will be …Read More

D. Katsikas, Head of Crisis Observatory, comments the results of the European parliament elections 2019 in Greece, on the Italian press.

D. Katsikas, Head of Crisis Observatory, spoke to Stefano Carrer and the Italian newspaper Il Sole 24 ORE about the result of the European parliament elections 2019 in Greece. Dr. Katsikas noted: “The victory of New Democracy was not really a surprise, since it had been indicated for months by opinion polls, as was the difference between the parties. In the latter stages of the campaign Alexis Tsipras’ personal involvement, …Read More

Participation of Dr. Katsikas, Head of the Crisis Observatory, in the 2nd International Conference “Europe in Discourse”

Dr. Katsikas, Head of the Crisis Observatory participated in the 2nd International Conference “Europe in Discourse”, whose headline theme for 2018 was “Agendas of Reform”. The Conference took place on September 21-23 in Athens, Greece. Dr. Katsikas organized a thematic panel on the “Framing the Crisis: Public Discourses and Attitudes on EU and Germany in Greece during the Crisis”. He also participated in the panel as a speaker; his presentation …Read More

Chair of the A. G. Leventis Foundation

The ‘A. G. Leventis Foundation Research Chair’ is a new research programme focusing on European political economy issues of Greek interest. The Chair is funded by the A.G. Leventis Foundation and has been in operation since October 2017. As part of the Chair’s activities a research project entitled “Reforms in Public Administration during the crisis: Review, Description, Evaluation” is carried out for the period 2017-18. The project is coordinated by …Read More

Participation of Dr. Katsikas, Head of Crisis Observatory, in International Seminar for the research programme Jean Monnet Network “Crisis-Equity-Democracy for Europe and Latin America”

Dr. Katsikas, Head of Crisis Observatory participated in the International Seminar “Crises and Institutions in Latin America and Europe”, which took place on October 30, in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The seminar was held in the framework of the bi-regional research programme Jean Monnet Network “Crisis-Equity-Democracy for Europe and Latin America” in which the Crisis Observatory participates. Dr. Katsikas referred to European citizens’ perceptions vis a vis the European Union after …Read More