Programme

08:45 – 09:15 Coffee and registration
09:15 – 09:30 Welcome / Introduction to the Network

Dimitris Katsikas, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and ELIAMEP

09:30 -11.00 PUTTING THE EUROPEAN CRISIS MANAGEMENT TO THE DEMOCRACY TEST:

EUROPEAN AND NATIONAL ASPECTS

Chair: Christian Ghymers, IRELAC
The impact of European crises on Italian politics.
Eleonora Poli, Instituto Affari Internationali (IAI)
The Greek political system in the memoranda era: implications for democracy
George Andreou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
The condition of Portuguese democracy before and after the Troika intervention
André Freire, ISCTE-IUL- Lisbon University Institute
EU’s legitimacy after the MoUs: The political legacy of an economic crisis
Dimitris Katsikas, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and ELIAMEP
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 – 12:45 FROM ECONOMIC TO POLITICAL CRISES IN LATIN AMERICA: IMPLICATIONS FOR DEMOCRACY
Chair: Stephanie Griffith Jones, Columbia University and IDS, Sussex University
Venezuela’s multiple crises – Can the international community avert the implosion of the country?
Kai Lehman, University of São Paulo
Brazil – The Fall of a Giant: Greed, Corruption and Abuse of Power

undermining Democracy

Andrea Hoffmann, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro
Bettina Guilherme, IRELAC
Challenges to Democracy in Latin America today
Olivier Dabène, Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Sciences Po
12:45 – 13:30 Light Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 KEYNOTE SPEECH: CRISIS AND THE FUTURE OF DEMOCRACY IN EUROPE
Vivien Schmidt, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration, Professor of International Relations in the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Professor of Political Science, Boston University Boston University
14.20 -15:50 ROUNDTABLE: ASSESSING THE RESULTS OF THE EUROPEAN ELECTIONS: THE WAY FORWARD FOR EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AND DEMOCRACY
Loukas Tsoukalis (Chair), President of ELIAMEP and Sciences Po
George Pagoulatos, Athens University of Economics and Business and ELIAMEP
Christian Ghymers, President, IRELAC
Stephanie Griffith Jones, Columbia University and IDS, Sussex University
15:50 – 16:00 Concluding Remarks

Loukas Tsoukalis, President of ELIAMEP and Sciences Po

The event will be held in English.

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