Istanbul, 1 June 2006

ELIAMEP, in cooperation with the Hellenic Obervatory – the European Institute, London School of Economics and the Center for European Studies, Istanbul Bilgi University organized a one-day conference on Greece, Turkey and the EU: Domestic Parameters, External Variables.


  • Panel 1: Domestic Parameters

Prof. Thanos Veremis
Vice President, ELIAMEP
Professor of Political History, University of Athens

Dr. Spyros Economides
Deputy Director of the Hellenic Observatory
Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Greek Studies, LSE

Dr. Harry Tzimitras
Coordinator of Greek – Turkish Studies
Assistant Professor of International Law, Istanbul Bigli University

  • Panel 2: External Variables

Prof. Kevin Featherstone
Director of the Hellenic Observatory and the European Institute
Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies, LSE

Prof. Panayiotis  C. Ioakimides
Member of the Board of Directors, ELIAMEP
Professor of European Integration, University of Athens

Dr. Umut Ozkirimli
Coordinator of Greek – Turkish Studies
Associate Professor of Politics, Istanbul Bigli University