[MGSA-L] Hellenic Observatory Upcoming Events

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June at the Hellenic Observatory

18th Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture
Migration Crisis and its Impact for Europe
Tuesday 22 June 2021, 13:00-14:30 (UK) / 15:00-16:30 (GR)

Greece has been at the epicentre of much of the migration crisis in the Mediterranean. The accommodation and processing of asylum-seekers and refugees in Greece has proved both challenging and controversial. But there are also major implications of the crisis for the European Union and its individual member states in their burden-sharing. What are the lessons from this humanitarian crisis on Europe’s shores? We explore the ways forward.

Speaker: Notis Mitarachi, Minister of Migration & Asylum of the Hellenic Republic
Discussant: Maria Gavouneli, Associate Professor of International Law, Faculty of Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics; Hellenic Observatory Director

Find out more<https://www.lse.ac.uk/Events/2021/06/202106221300/migration>
Register here<https://lse.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JCoB7kJbShOiysS822vuZw>

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The Greek War of Independence: re-appraising its economic legacies
Thursday 24 June 2021, 16:00-17:30 (UK)/ 18:00-19:30 (GR)

How far may the economic problems of the modern Greek state be attributed to the nature of its origins? It’s small, albeit enlarging, size; the lack of popular trust in public institutions and authority; the recourse to patrons and to ‘rent-seeking’; and, its own vulnerability to external powers: are these path-dependent features that overwhelm the scope for change?
This panel will discuss the inheritance of 1821 for the course of development taken by modern Greece and how it has structured options and choices. When, and how, has or might such historical determinism be overcome?

Speakers:
Maria Christina Chatziioannou, Director of the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation
Andreas Kakridis, Assistant Professor of Economic History, Ionian University
Stathis Kalyvas, Gladstone Professor of Government, All Souls College, University of Oxford
Chair: Joan Roses, Professor in Economic History, LSE

Find out more<https://www.lse.ac.uk/Events/2021/06/202106241600/independence>
Register here<https://lse.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8Y04BdtPRkGwSShfDW5V4w>

*This event hosted by the Hellenic Observatory, is part of the 21 in 21<https://lse.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=0cffe523acd8e0bbaa83d3ab1&id=a1694f3dd1&e=a9acf6c911> activities, celebrating the 2021 bicentenary of the outbreak of the Greek War of Independence in 21 Greek-British encounters. The 21 in 21 events are sponsored by the A.G. Leventis Foundation<https://lse.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=0cffe523acd8e0bbaa83d3ab1&id=be161bf8c7&e=a9acf6c911>.


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