GPSG Newsflash 02/21




GPSG Newsflash 02/21
Events and Notices

13 April 2021
Dear Colleagues,

The Greek Politics Specialist Group is pleased to share the following news and details about events, publications and calls for papers:


1. GPSG-BSA Webinar – Monday 19/4, 17.00-18.00 (GMT)The third webinar of the GPSG/BSA research webinar series on Modern Greek Studies will take place on Monday 19 April 2021, 17.00-18.00 (GMT). Dr Antonis A. Ellinas, Associate Professor at the University of Cyprus will give a talk on Right-wing extremism and antifascist mobilization in Greece. His presentation will be commented by Dr Vasiliki Georgiadou, Professor of Political Science at Panteion University.

For more information, please click here.

Pre-registration is mandatory. Please click here.

2. GPSG Working Paper #34GPSG is pleased to announce the publication of Working Paper #34 titled ‘The EU’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic: Policies of Integration, Recovery and Resilience’, authored by Alexandros Kyriakidis. The paper offers an analysis of the EU’s socioeconomic response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the broader effects of that response on the theorizing of the EU integration process.

You can download Working Paper #34 by clicking here.

3. GPSG Webinar – Monday, 17/5, 14:00 (GMT)The Greek Specialist Politics Group (GPSG) of the Political Studies Association (UK) and the Center for Research on Democracy and Law of the University of Macedonia (Greece) are co-organizing an online webinar titled “The EU’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic: Policies of Integration, Recovery and Resilience” on Monday, 17 May, 14.00 (GMT), with Dr. Alexandros Kyriakidis, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Macedonia (Greece), as the speaker. The webinar will feature the results of research conducted by Dr. Kyriakidis and funded by the GPSG, as presented in the GPSG’s Working Paper no. 34, on the EU’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic (EURI, RRF, etc.), and their impact on the process, direction and theorizing of EU integration.

Assoc. Prof. Stella Ladi (Panteion University, Greece; Queen Mary University of London, UK), will discuss the results of the research, and Assist. Prof. Panagiota Manoli (University of Peloponnese, Greece) will chair the webinar. The webinar will be conducted in English, and will be streamed live, freely accessible and with no registration, on Facebook. There will be the option of submitting questions to the participants through Facebook comments during the live streaming.

For more information, you may visit the Facebook page of the event.

Tuesday 25/5 16:00-17:30 (GMT)The Hellenic Observatory, LSE is pleased to invite you to a presentation and discussion of The Oxford Handbook of Modern Greek Politics, edited by Kevin Featherstone and Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos. This groundbreaking volume provides a panorama of Greek politics from the transition to democracy in 1974 to the present day. Its 43 chapters are written by leading Greek and international specialists, providing unprecedented breadth and authority. Join the editors in a discussion with Brigit Laffan, Kalypso Nicolaidis and George Tsebelis, concerning its major arguments and themes and the challenges for Greece.This online public event is free and open to all but pre-registration is required. Registration will open after 10 am via Zoom on Tuesday 11 May. 

For more information about this event, please click here.


Η Επιστημονική Επιτροπή της επιθεώρησης Περιφέρεια πρόκειται να εκδώσει ειδικό αφιέρωμα το οποίο θα εστιαστεί στη μελέτη της  χωρικής διάστασης της συμμετοχής της Ελλάδας στην ευρωπαϊκή ολοκλήρωση. Οι ενδιαφερόμενοι καλούνται να αποστείλουν στην ηλεκτρονική πλατφόρμα της επιθεώρησης περίληψη (abstract) 200 λέξεων – η οποία θα περιλαμβάνει  το ονοματεπώνυμο, την ιδιότητα και το ερευνητικό ίδρυμα του ενδιαφερόμενου, καθώς και τον τίτλο του προτεινόμενου άρθρου – ως τις 20 Απριλίου 2021. Η Επιστημονική Επιτροπή θα αξιολογήσει τις υποβληθείσες προτάσεις και θα γνωστοποιήσει τις αρχικές επιλογές της στις 30 Απριλίου 2021. Τα κείμενα των άρθρων θα πρέπει να αποσταλούν στην ηλεκτρονική πλατφόρμα της επιθεώρησης ως τις 31 Ιουλίου 2021. Ακολούθως, η Επιστημονική Επιτροπή θα τα αξιολογήσει μέσω διαδικασίας τυφλής κρίσης και θα γνωστοποιήσει τις τελικές επιλογές της στις 15 Σεπτεμβρίου 2021.

Για περισσότερες πληροφορίες, πατήστε εδώ.


  • Walczak, B. and Lampas, N., (2020). Beliefs on Refugees as a Terrorist Threat. The Social Determinants of Refugee-related Stereotypes. Studia Migracyjne-Przegląd Polonijny, (2 (176)), 53-70.
  • Lampas, N. (2020). Did Securitization Fail to Contain the Covid-19 Pandemic? The Case of Greece. HAPSc Policy Briefs Series, 1(2), 35-41.

If you would like to share any news, new publications, advertise events or calls for papers, please contact Dimitris Skleparis.