Glasgow, 2017


67th Political Studies Association Annual International Conference

 Technology and Innovation Centre, Glasgow

10-12 April 2017

Day 2, Tuesday 11th April
Session 5 13:30–15:00
New Security Threats in Southern Europe

Chair: Dr Noëlle Burgi (CNRS-Centre Européen de Sociologie et de Science Politique-University Paris I) Graham Hills 512
Discussant: Dr Georgios Karyotis (University of Glasgow)
Room: Conference Room 5

– Dr Dimitris Skleparis (University of Glasgow) ‘A Europe without Walls, without Fences, without Borders’: Greek Migration and Asylum Policies amid the ‘Migration Crisis’
– Professor Petros Vamvakas (Emmanuel College) Migration, Food Insecurity and Populism from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean
– Professor Marilena Simiti (University of Piraeus) Economic Crises and Urban Riots
– Vasileios Karakasis (Leiden University) Decision-making on Energy security within a Conflict Environment: The Case of Cyprus

Session 6 15:30–17:00
Populism in Power: The Greek Experience

Chair: Dr Giorgos Katsambekis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Discussant: Professor Yannis Stavrakakis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
Room: Graham Hills 512

– Alessandro Albertini (Sant’anna School of Advanced Studies) Are Syriza and Podemos Populist on Facebook? An Analysis of Political Communication of the First Three Months of 2016
– Panos Panayotu (University of Essex) Towards a Transnational Populism; A Chance for European Democracy? The Case of DiEM25
– Dr Giacomo Loperfido (Universidad de Barcelona), Dr Theodora Vetta (University of Barcelona) Social Disintegration in Greece and Italy: the Enemy Within
– Dr Emmanouil Tsatsanis (Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL)), Dr Ioannis Andreadis (Aristotle University Thessaloniki), Dr Eftichia Teperoglou (CIES-IUL & Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ) Populism From Below: The Ideological and Social Correlates of Populist Attitudes in Greece


Day 3, Wednesday 12th April
Session 7 09:00 – 10:30
Social and Political Transformations in Southern Europe

Chair: Dr Angelos Chryssogelos (University of Limerick)
Specialist Group: Greek Politics
Room: Graham Hills 512

– Dr Dimitris Tsarouhas (Bilkent University) and Dr Georgios Karyotis (University of Glasgow), Changing Attitudes towards European Integration at Times of Crisis: The Case of Greece
– Michail Theodosiadis (Goldsmiths, University of London) Common Decency and the European South: Reshaping Identities in the Era of the Eurozone Crisis
– Dr Noëlle Burgi (CNRS-Centre Européen de Sociologie et de Science Politique-University Paris I), Professor Philip Golub (American University of Paris), Eleni Kyramargiou (National Hellenic Research Foundation) Cores and Peripheries: How the Management of the Eurozone Crisis Generated Enduring Structural Dependencies and Inequalities in Greece – the Case of the Port of Piraeus
– Jonas Van Vossole (Centre for Social Studies – Coimbra, Portugal/University of Ghent, Belgium) Electoral Reconfiguration in Portugal: Implications for Democracy

Session 8 11:00–12:30

Party Politics and Political Conflict in Greece

Chair: Professor Marilena Simiti (University of Piraeus)
Discussant: Dr Emmanouil Tsatsanis (Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL))
Room: Graham Hills 512

– Dr Vasiliki Tsagkroni (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Christos Vrakopoulos (University of Reading) How Responsive are Populist Governing Parties in Europe?
– Argyrios Altiparmakis (European University Institute) The Restructuration of Political Conflict in Greece, 2007-2015
– Davide Vittori (Luiss University) and Valeria Tarditi (Universita della Calabria) What Are We Gonna Be When We Grow Up? SYRIZA Institutionalisation and its New “Governing Party” Role’
– Dr Angelos Chryssogelos (University of Limerick) The Fragmentation of the Greek Right, 2009-2015

Session 9 13:30–15:00

The Political Economy of the Greek Crisis

Chair: Dr Dimitris Tsarouhas (Bilkent University)

Specialist Group: Greek Politics
Room: Graham Hills 512

– Saliha Metinsoy (University of Oxford) IMF Programmes and Democracy: Democratic Institutions in Greece in 2010

– Professor John Ryan (London School of Economics) Does the Greek Crisis Show that the European Central Bank is Unaccountable and Incompetent?
– Dr Ozgun Sarimehmet Duman (London School of Economics) The Political Economy of Privatization Policies in the Aftermath of the Economic Crisis in Greece

Please address all enquiries to our 2017 panel convenor, Dr Georgios Karyotis at [email protected]


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