GPSG Newsflash 07/2018

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GPSG Newsflash 07/18

Events and Notices

21 December 2018

Dear Colleagues,

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

GPSG NEWS

  1. GPSG’s new website: The Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG) has a brand-new shiny website and is now live! Visit https://gpsg.org.uk/ and join us to learn more about our activities and get updates on our latest news. You are invited to renew your membership at https://gpsg.org.uk/join/.
  2. Funding Competition: The PSA Specialist Groups ‘Pushing the Boundaries’ Funding Competition allows Specialist Groups the opportunity to bid for additional funding of up to £2,500 for special events and activities beyond their regular programme of activity. Funding can also be used to bring an overseas colleague to a specialist group event/conference or perhaps for publications of a specialist nature.

The Greek Politics Specialist Group (GPSG) of the PSA cordially invites all interested scholars to submit their ideas to Stella Ladi ([email protected]) and Georgios Karyotis ([email protected]) by 1 January 2019.

For more information about the competition and supported activities, please see attached pdf.

3. Winner of the GPSG Call for Papers Competition 2018: The paper titled “Mapping the far-right vote in the European electoral arena: The Greek far-right in cross-national perspective” by Evgenia (Jenny) Eleni Mavropoulou (PhD cand.), Panteion University, has won the £120 prize under the GPSG Call for Papers Competition “Greece: From Economic Rescue to Recovery and Reform?”.

The paper has just been published in GPSG Working Papers series and can be found here.

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EVENTS & CALLS

  1. Book Presentation: The Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus, is organising the presentation of our member’s Dr. Petros Violakis’ book titled ‘Europeanization and Transformation of the EU Security Policy: Post-Cold War Developments in the Common Security and Defense Policy’. The event will take place on Monday 3 December, at 16:00, at the University of Piraeus, Conference Room.

For more information about the event, please see attached pdf.

  1. Call for Applications: The Institute for Small Businesses is interested in collaborating with a Social Scientist with a background in Political Science or European Studies, and expertise in European Social Dialogue.

Applications Deadline: 6 December.

For more information about the call, please see attached pdf (in Greek).

  1. Call for Papers: The University of Sheffield, University of Exeter, University of Oxford (SEESOX) and University of Peloponnese are co-organising a two-day international conference titled ‘Greek Social Movements between Past and Present’ hosted by the American College of Greece and its Institute of Global Affairs on 5-6 April 2019.

PhD Students, early career and senior researchers are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words and a short CV (one page) by 15 December 2018 to Eirini Karamouzi ([email protected]), Lamprini Rori ([email protected]) and Konstantina Botsiou ([email protected]).

For more information about the call and conference, please see below

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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.