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Event Series

Greek Study Group


After 40 inspiring years, the Greek Study Group presented its final event on November 10, 2014 with a symposium entitled "The Greek Crisis and the Meaning of Europe." The event featured a keynote address by Sir Christopher Pissarides, the 2010 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Monetary and Fiscal Policies and the Labor Market in the Eurozone
November 10, 2014
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Sir Christopher Pissarides – Regius Professor of Economics, London School of Economics; 2010 co-recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
What Is Greece and Why It Appears to Fail So Often?
April 11, 2014
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Stathis N. Kalyvas – Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science, Yale University; Director, Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Yale University
Social Europe and the Greek Crisis Social Europe and the Greek Crisis
March 12, 2014
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Manos Matsaganis – Associate Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business
How to Combine Fiscal Consolidation and Growth within a Monetary Union
October 23, 2013
4:45pm - 6:30pm
  • John Mourmouras – Chief Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister, Greece; Professor of Economics, University of Macedonia
Book discussion of "Enlightenment and Revolution" by Paschalis M. Kitromilides (Harvard University Press) Book discussion of "Enlightenment and Revolution" by Paschalis M. Kitromilides (Harvard University Press)
October 4, 2013
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Nicos Panou – CES Speaker
  • Chair Eleni Mahaira-Odoni – Political Historian and Artist
  • Respondent Paschalis M. Kitromilides – CES Speaker
The Social Consequences of Adjustment in Greece: Public Health After the Welfare State Disappears
April 26, 2013
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Alexander Kentikelenis – Research Fellow, Program on Negotiation at Harvard University; PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge (UK)
The Resolution of the Euro Crisis and the Future of the EU
April 16, 2013
6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Lucas Papademos – Former Prime Minister of Greece, 2011--2012, Kennedy School of Government; Former Vice President, European Central Bank, 2002-2010; Former Governor, Bank of Greece, 1994--2002
Politics, Economics and the Euro Area Crises
February 15, 2013
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Athanasios Ophanides – Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, Sloan School of Management, MIT; Former Governor, Central Bank of Cyprus
The European Financial Crisis and Women: a Report from Greece and the EU The European Financial Crisis and Women: a Report from Greece and the EU
October 24, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Anna Diamantopoulou – former Greek Minister of Education, current member of the Greek Parliament; former European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunity; 2012 Fisher Family Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Classical Spies: American Archaeologists with the OSS in World War II Greece
October 18, 2012
4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Susan Heuck-Allen – Visiting Professor, Brown University; Visiting Professor, Rhode Island School of Design
How Migration is Transforming Greece
September 6, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Jennifer Cavounidis – Senior Research Fellow, Center for Planning and Economic Research, Athens, Greece
The Changing Political Economy In Greece and the Euro Area
May 22, 2012
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Gikas Hardouvelis – Chief Economist and Director of Research, Eurobank Group; Professor of Finance and Economics, University of Piraeus; Minister of Finance (2014-2015), Greece
Is Lack of Civic Capital a Culprit in the Greek Crisis?
April 20, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Elias Papaioannou – Assistant Professor of Economics, Economics Department, Dartmouth College; Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard University
A Satirical Criticism of Divine Liturgy: A Greek Journalist A Satirical Criticism of Divine Liturgy: A Greek Journalist
April 10, 2012
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Greek Segmentary Society and the Current Crisis
November 3, 2011
4:15pm - 6:00pm
Greece Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Structural and Physical Violence in the Public Sphere Greece Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Structural and Physical Violence in the Public Sphere
October 20, 2011
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Michael Herzfeld – Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences Director, Thai Studies Program, Asia Center, Harvard University ; Director, Thai Studies Program, Asia Center, Harvard University ; Faculty Associate, CES, Harvard University
Youth Political Identity in Contemporary Athens
April 14, 2011
4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Othon Alexandrakis – Hannah Seeger Davis Fellow, Program in Hellenic Studies, Princeton University
The Dissemination of Liberal Economic Thought and the Rise of Nationalism in South-Eastern Europe in the 19th Century
April 6, 2011
2:15pm - 4:00pm
  • Michalis Psalidopoulos – Professor, Department of Economics, University of Athens; Constantine Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic and Southeastern European Studies, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
The New Sick Man of Europe? Greece in Crisis
February 11, 2011
5:15pm - 7:00pm
The Greek Crisis of 2009 -- and the Future of the EMU The Greek Crisis of 2009 -- and the Future of the EMU
April 30, 2010
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Yannis Ioannides – Max and Herta Neubauer Chair and Professor of Economics, Tufts University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Francesco Giavazzi – Professor of Economics, Bocconi University, Milan; Visiting Professor, MIT
Electoral Misgovernance Cycles: Wildfires and Tax Evasion in Greece
April 8, 2010
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Spyros Skouras – Department of European and International Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business
Greece: An Institutionalized Riot System?
November 6, 2009
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Stathis N. Kalyvas – Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science, Yale University; Director, Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence Yale University
Political Economy and Geopolitics of Energy in Eurasia
March 31, 2009
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Michael Caramanis – College of Engineering, and untill recently Chairman of the Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE), G, Boston University
  • Alexandros Yannis – Karamanlis Chair of Hellenic and Southeastern European Studies, Fletcher School, Tufts University, and EU Council, Brussels
  • Mr. Mehmet Ögutcu – Senior Executive, BG Group, London; Honorary Fellow, London School of Economics and the University of Dundee
Leaders in World Shipping Business: Greek Shipping Family Firms
November 5, 2008
5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Gelina Harlaftis – Professor of History, Ionion University, Greece
  • Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. – Visiting International Scholar, Harvard Business School
Incorporation Strategies towards Greek Repatriate Groups in Contemporary Greece
October 9, 2008
4:15pm - 6:00pm
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