GPSG Newsflash 04/2019


GPSG Newsflash 04/19
Events and Notices

17 May 2019

The Greek Politics Specialist Group is pleased to share the following details about forthcoming events and opportunities:

1. Lecture at the British School at Athens: Dr Lamprini Rori will deliver a lecture titled ‘Political violence in crisis-ridden Greece: Evidence from the radical right and the radical left’ at the British School at Athens on 20 May, at 19:00. The lecture will be based on a paper co-authored by Vasiliki Georgiadou (Panteion University), Lamprini Rori (University of Exeter) and Costas Roumanias (Athens University of Economics and Business). It presents findings of a  research project funded by the Hellenic Observatory of the LSE  on “Low-intensity violence in crisis-ridden Greece: Evidence from the radical right and the radical left”  that focuses on different expressions of political violence in Greece from 2008 onwards, aiming to identify its repertoires and causes, the actors involved, their targets, aims and consequences.
You can download the poster of the event by clicking here.
2. Seminar at Europe House, London: Dr Lamprini Rori will deliver a seminar titled ‘Mapping the European far right in the 21st century’ at Europe House in London, on 4 June, at 18:00. The seminar is part of the CEG Seminars 2019, which provide a series of academic talks into the changing politics and policies of Europe including Brexit and the UK’s changing relationship with the EU.
For further information about the conference, please click here. You can download the paper by clicking here.
3. Athens Summer School 2019: The Institute of European Integration and Policy of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece) and the Europe Direct hosted at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) are pleased to announce the organisation of the Athens Summer School 2019 to be held on 1-6 July 2019, in Athens. The Athens Summer School is an intensive interdisciplinary 6-day course (28 teaching hours), that provides comprehensive knowledge on policy issues and key challenges that Europe faces in the post-crisis era. The lectures will be delivered in English by distinguished academics and recognized researchers with a thorough academic background and political perception on EU politics and policies.
You can download the full programme of the event by clicking here.
4. Exhibition at the Hellenic Parliament Foundation Exhibition Hall: An exhibition titled ‘Fighting for Peace: Greece-Italy-Spain in the 1980s’ is taking place at the Hellenic Parliament Foundation Exhibition Hall. The key objective of this exhibition is to shed light on peace protests in Southern European countries during the late 1970s and the 1980s. The focus is on Greece, Italy and Spain. The peace protests of the 1980s was a pivotal moment of public protest that activated civil society, renegotiated the parameters of political participation and redefined the understanding of international and domestic security.
You can download the poster of the event by clicking here.


1. Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program: The Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program (GDFP) is a scholar exchange program for Greek universities to host Greek scholars from the diaspora in the areas of collaborative research, curriculum co-development and/or graduate/undergraduate student mentoring and teaching. The GDFP is funded by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) to the Institute of International Education (IIE). The program is administered in collaboration with the Fulbright Foundation in Greece. The GDFP has a two-ended application process. A project request is submitted by a Greek host institution and a scholar application is submitted by a scholar in the diaspora.
The deadline for all project requests and scholar applications is 31 July.
For further information about the fellowship and application procedure, please click here.


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

Kind Regards,
Dimitris, on behalf of the GPSG Executive Committee.