Sheffield, 2015


65th Political Studies Association Annual International Conference
City Hall & Town Hall, Sheffield
“Civic Pride”
30 March – 1 April, 2015

GPSG Panels

Panel I: Crisis, Austerity and its Disconents: Socio-Economic and Political Factors

Monday 30th March 11:30 – 13:00
Town Hall – Ante Room
Panel Chair: Dr Lamprini Rori

  • George Papaioannou (University of Essex), “The Effect of Fiscal Consolidation and Economic Crisis on Patronage: The Case of Greece”
  • Alexandra Prodromidou (International Faculty, University of Sheffield) and Pavlos Gkasis (International Faculty, University of Sheffield): “Debt Crisis- Infused Political Resistance in Greece
  • Sotirios Karampampas (University of Sheffield), “Political Opportunities and Collective Action Frames of Revolutionary Groups During the Economic Crisis in Greece (2009-2014)”
  • Georgios Karyotis (University of Glasgow) and Wolfgang Rudig (University of Strathclyde), “Greeks Breaking Bad: The Drivers of Vote Choice in the 2015 Parliamentary Election”


Panel II: Discourse and Framing as Instruments of Political Mobilization

Monday 30th March 16:00 – 17:30
Town Hall – Ante Room

Panel Chair:  Professor Petros Vamvakas


GPSG Annual General Meeting and Book Launch

Tuesday 31st March 12:30 – 13:30
City Hall – North Hall

Book Launch: The Politics of Extreme Austerity: Greece in the Eurozone Crisis, Palgrave MacMillan, edited by G. Karyotis and R. Gerodimos


Panel III: Greek Party Politics Transformed

Wednesday 1st April 11:00 – 12:30
Town Hall – Ante Room

Panel Chair: TBC

  • Theodore Chadjipadelis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), “Greece 2009-2014: The Analysis of Electoral Competition
  • Lamprini Rori (Bournemouth University), “Party Funding and Changes in Party Competition
  • Petros Vamvakas (Emmanuel College, Boston), “PASOK, Populism, and Effective Europeanization”
  • Vasilis Leontitisis (University of Sheffield), “The Rise and Fall of a Green Party: The Greek Ecologist Greens (2009-2015)