Santander Visiting Fellow’s Conference: Model Transitions? Rethinking the “success story” of Southern European Democratization

Santander Visiting Fellow’s Conference: Model Transitions? Rethinking the “success story” of Southern European Democratization

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 - 9:00am to 6:15pm
Convenor: 
Maria Elena Cavallaro (Santander Fellow, St Antony's College), Kostis Kornetis (Carlos III University, Madrid)

Model Transitions?  Rethinking the “success story” of Southern European Democratization

Santander Fellowship Workshop. St Antony’s College, Oxford. 18 May 2016. Convenor: Maria Elena Cavallaro, Kostis Kornetis (Carlos III University, Madrid)

 

Programme:

9.15am           Opening remarksPaul Betts (ESC Director, St Antony's College), Maria Elena Cavallaro (Santander Fellow, St Antony’s College), Kostis Kornetis (Carlos III University, Madrid)

First Panel from 9.30 – 11.15am: Conflicting memory of transition today. Chair Tom Buchanan (Kellogg College)

9.30am           Lost in Transition? Ideology and party politics in parliamentary memory debates in Portugal.   Filipa Raymundo (Instituto de Ciencias Socias, Lisbon)

9.55am           Memories of dictatorship and transition in the years of the Great Recession.Alejandro Quiroga (Newcastle University)

10.20am         Public memory of Transition in  Greece and Spain  Kostis Kornetis (Carlos III University, Madrid)  

10.45am         Discussion

 

11:15               Coffee break

Second Panel from 11:45 – 1.30pm: Legacy of Europeanism.  Chair: Julio Crespo MacLennan (Cervantes London)

11.45pm         Surviving the Crisis? The Portuguese party system and the challenges of the EU. Antonio Costa Pinto (Instituto de Ciencias Socias, Lisbon)

12.10pm        Protest as democratic practice: Peace Movements in Greece  during the Eighties. Eirini Karamouzi (Sheffield University)

12.35pm         The Resistance of the Myth: Europeanism in Spain from the Transition to the Outbreak of the Economic Crisis. Maria Elena Cavallaro (St Antony’s College)

1pm                 Discussion

1.30pm           Lunch break in the ESC garden or Common Room (dependent on weather)

Third Session from 2.30 – 4.15pm:  Uses of the Past by Grassroots Political Actors. Chair: Othon Anastasakis (St Antony's College)

2.30pm           How National Histories shaped the Politics of Crisis: Souther European Contrasts.   Robert Fishman (Carlos III University, Madrid)

2.55pm           From the ‘Unfinished Revolution’ to the ‘Defense of the Revolution’: Framing the Transition in Austerity-era Portugal.  Pedro Ramos Pinto and Tiago Carvalho (Cambridge University)

3.20pm           Revolution Betrayed: Radical Alternatives to the Greek Transition. Kostis Karpozilos (St Antony’s College)

3.45pm           Discussion

4.15pm           Coffee break

Roundtable Discussion from 4.45 – 6.15pm

4.45pm           Roundtable Discussion with panellists: Othon Anastasakis (St Antony's College), Nancy Bermeo (Nuffield College), Tom Buchanan (Kellogg College), Antonio Costa Pinto (ICS, Lisbon), Robert Fishman (Carlos III University, Madrid), , Laurence Whitehead (Nuffield College)

6.15pm           End of conference.