The leaders of Cyprus, Greece and Israel have signed a deal that aims to deepen their energy, security and tourism ties in the Eastern Mediterranean. The agreement, signed in  Nicosia last week by Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades,…

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In an opinion piece for the Financial Times this week on Europe’s future amidst crisis titled “Lessons from the past are key to Europe’s survival”, noted British historian Mark Mazower, an expert in modern history of Greece, t…

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On 10 January 2016, Kyriakos Mitsotakis won the intra-party elections and became the new leader of New Democracy. What were the decisive catalysts that made Mitsotakis' victory possible against all odds? What can one expect in the immediate future? T…

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In a Bruegel opinion piece (originally published in Kathimerini daily), economist Ashoka Mody, visiting Professor in International Economic Policy at Princeton University, makes the case for less austerity measures and more growth projects in Gr…

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How can we think Greece’s transition to European Modernity and the relevant discourses especially in relation to the ongoing economic and political crisis?

Professor of History in Athens University Antonis Liakos’ and Hara Kouki’s r…

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After having passed various difficult reforms envisaged by its creditors, Greece deserves now a break, especially in the thorny field of pension reform, argues columnist Mark Gilbert for Bloomberg, in his latest article “Greece deserves a break…

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Paul Mason, Economics Editor for UK’s Channel 4 News, and film director Theopi Skarlatos launched "#ThisIsACoup", a documentary that presents "the story of Greece’s 2015 confrontation with the EU”, covering the seven months bet…

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Τhe Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy's (ELIAMEP) 2015 Annual Lecture took place Wednesday, 16 December 2015, at the French Institute in Greece, with Financial Times chief economics commentator and distinguished author, Martin W…

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Economist Aristos Doxiadis, a venture capital professional and General Partner at Openfund, and Prof. Karl-Heinz Paqué, Professor of Economics and deputy Chairman of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF),…

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In his opinion article "The Eurozone crisis and the future of Europe, as viewed from Greece", Manos Matsaganis, Associate Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, explains that the necessity of imposing austerity measures to combat the economic crisis in a country where prosperity does not seem to be returning anytime in the near future, has become a dire reality both for rulers and their voters.

Matsaganis points out that many misconceptions still abound even about the basic facts of causes and implications related to the Greek economic crisis. At the same time, the need to clarify "what went wrong and why" is an even more urgent task in Greece, being far more affected by the European crisis than any other economy. …

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