A roundtable discussion was organised by The Crisis Observatory of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) on November 9th entitled «What is the Risk of ‘Brexpulsion’, and Should It Be of Concern to Greeks?». The main speaker of the meeting was Iain Begg, Professorial Research Fellow, European Institute, London School of Economics. The roundtable discussion was held at ELIAMEP’s offices with the participation of academics and technocrats.
On October 30th a closed workshop of the research programme FRAGMEX was successfully held at ELIAMEP. The workshop was entitled “Greece, Germany, Europe: Public Discourse and Attitudes in Society and Politics during Crisis”. Three research papers were presented during the workshop: “The image of the EU and Germany in the Greek political discourse”, by Maria Zafeiropoulou and Aspasia Theodosiou “The attitudes of Greek elites on EU and Germany”, by Anastasia Papakonstantinou “Public discourse …Read More
On May 28th at 17:00 in the afternoon, a closed conference was held at ELIAMEP for the presentation of the paper of Stella Ladi (Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and History of Panteion University), entitled “Is it true that the Greek public sector is extremely large?”, which was published on the website of the Crisis Observatory in the Unit Understanding the Greek Crisis (in Greek).
14 May 2015: Α public debate was held at Tech Ministry in Thessaloniki, entitled: “The Presentation of the research programme FRAGMEX”. The discussion was carried out with the presentations of Mr. Thodoris Rakopoulos, Researcher at the Department of Social Anhtropology of the University of Bergen, Mr. Dimitris Sotiropoulos, Associate Professor at the Political Science and Public Administration Department of the University of Athens and with the presentation of Mr. Vasilis Stefanis phd student at the Computer Engineering & Informatics Department …Read More
A closed meeting-discusion was held by The Crisis Observatory of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) in 18 May entitled «Fixing Europe». The main speaker of the meeting was Dr. Simeon Djankov, Visiting Fellow of Peterson Institute for International Economics and ex Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Bulgaria. Djankov’s speech was remarked by George Pagoulatos, Professor at the Economic University of Athens while the discussion was coordinated by …Read More
24 March 2015: a closed meeting-discussion was held at ELIAMEP, entitled: “Aspects of the European Crisis: Experiences and Views from Germany”. The discussion was carried out in English with the participation of researchers, technocrats and representatives of Greek and German stakeholders. During the meeting, the results of specific studies were presented, which were carried out by German researchers from the universities of Duisburg-Essen and Bonn. Together with the Crisis Observatory …Read More
Dr. Dimitris Katsikas, head of the Crisis Observatory, participated in a meeting of the Standing Committees of the Greek Parliament on Social Affairs, on Public Administration, Public Order and Justice, and on Economic Affairs (Tuesday, March 10). The aim of the meeting was to discuss -with extra-parliamentary stakeholders- the new draft law entitled: “Arrangements for immediate action to address the humanitarian crisis, the organisation of the Government and governmental institutions, …Read More
17 February 2015: a closed meeting-discussion was held at ELIAMEP, with the participation of researchers, technocrats and journalists engaged in the fields of social policy, poverty and social exclusion. During the meeting, the findings of the “Social Profile Report on Poverty, Social Exclusion and Inequality Before and After the Crisis in Greece”, by D. Katsikas, A. Karakitsios, K. Filinis and A. Petralias, as well as of the Policy Paper by …Read More
The 2nd Annual Conference of the Crisis Observatory took place on Tuesday, 16 December at the French Institute of Greece (Athens). Co-organised by the Crisis Observatory and EuropeDirect ELIAMEP (central information service), the event attracted broad public and media attention: overall, more than 400 people attended the various sessions of the conference. More specifically, the first session of the conference (The Social Consequences of the Crisis in Europe: An Overview), …Read More
On 25 September 2014, Associate Professor at the University of Athens Dr. Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos and Dr. Dimitris Katsikas, Head of the Crisis Observatory of ELIAMEP, participated in the event “Impacts of the Financial and Economic Crisis”, which was held in Berlin. The professors presented their findings in the context of the research programme entitled “Fragmentation and Exclusion: Understanding and Overcoming the Multiple Impacts of the Crisis (FRAGMEX)”, concerning poverty …Read More