The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) are co-organizing an International Conference on the Treaty of Lausanne. The Conference is under the patronage of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic Ms. Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

The Conference will be held in English, on 12 & 13 June 2023.

Monday 12 June at the Argyriadis Amphitheater, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Tuesday 13 June at the A.Tritsis Ampitheater, Municipality of Athens Cultural Center

The 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne offers the opportunity for an in-depth, international, cross-disciplinary dialogue on the Treaty and its provisions, its relevance today and its contribution to the evolution of relations between Greece and Turkey as well as the geopolitical balance in the wider region.

The Conference proceedings will be recorded by the Bodossaki Foundation (Blod).

You can watch the Conference here.

The publication by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens of a collective volume with the Conference papers will follow.

You may find the agenda here.

Pre-registration is required. Please RSVP by Thursday 9 June here.


Organizing Committee:

Maria Gavouneli, Professor of International Law, Faculty of Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens; Director General, ELIAMEP

Ioannis N. Grigoriadis, Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair of European Studies, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University; Senior Research Fellow, Head of Turkey Programme, ELIAMEP

Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, Professor of Postwar History, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Secretary-General, Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliamentarism and Democracy

Triantafyllos Karatrantos, Senior Research Fellow, ELIAMEP

Irene Keremidou, Project Manager & Researcher, ELIAMEP

George Pagoulatos, Ambassador to the OSCE; Professor of European Politics and Economy, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB)

Panayotis Tsakonas, Professor of International Relations, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Senior Research Fellow, Head of Foreign Policy & Security Programme, ELIAMEP