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Julie Vullnetari (University of Southampton)
20 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series Remittances are arguably the most researched dimension of the Migration-Development relationship. With over US$460 billion remitted to low and middle-income countries in 2017,... Read more
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Ece Temelkuran (Journalist and Author)
14 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Book presentation An urgent call to action from one of Europe’s most well-regarded political thinkers. How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship is a field guide to spotting... Read more
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Zana Vathi (Edge Hill University)
13 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series Based on qualitative research with migrants, their children and key informants in Albania, this presentation will investigate the experiences of return migrants with social... Read more
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Mustafa Cakmak (Keele University)
6 February 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series In the context of an increasingly transnational world highlighted by proliferating population movements, diasporas have been reconsidered and reconceptualised as agents of... Read more
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Elena Genova (University of Nottingham)
30 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
The Other Bulgaria is a term deeply embedded in the Bulgarian socio-political discourse in relation to outward migratory flows, which have seen a 10% decrease of the country’s population between 1992... Read more
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Tena Prelec (University of Sussex)
23 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series Members of the Serbian diaspora, especially those vocal in representing their home country’s views, have previously been regarded as leaning towards nationalistic stances. The... Read more
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Maria Koinova (University of Warwick)
16 January 2019 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
SEESOX Seminar Series This presentation introduces findings from the European Research Council Starting Grant “Diasporas and Contested Sovereignty” directed by Dr. Maria Koinova at Warwick University... Read more
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Yaprak Gürsoy (Aston University), Simon Waldman (King's College London; Istanbul Policy Center)
28 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract As Britain prepares to leave the European Union, London is looking to develop bilateral relations with non-EU countries. Turkey was one of the countries identified as an important trade and... Read more
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Behlül Özkan (Marmara University, Istanbul)
23 November 2018 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Light lunch provided Relations between Turkey and Germany is one the most understudied subjects of Turkey’s foreign policy, despite the fact that there are close to three million Turks living in... Read more
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Maria Eleni Koppa (Panteion University)
15 November 2018 - 12:30pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Abstract The difference between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia over the name of the small country dominated the bilateral relations between the two countries since 1991,... Read more
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Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford), David Madden (St Antony's College, Oxford), Elizabeth Roberts (Weidenfeld Scholarships Programme)
14 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HR
In 2014, the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War, SEESOX arranged a symposium at St Antony’s putting the spotlight on South East Europe, the region in which the initial spark of the... Read more
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Ezgi Başaran (St Antony's College, Oxford), Charles Enoch (St Antony's College, Oxford), Mehmet Karli (Centre for International Studies, Oxford; St Antony's College, Oxford)
12 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
This panel discussion will address the situation in Turkey after the presidential elections of 24 June 2018 from a constitutional, foreign policy and political economy perspectives. Mehmet Karli will... Read more
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Xenophon Kappas (Captain Vassilis and Carmen Constantakopoulos Foundation)
7 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Based on his 20 yeasr experience in civil society work in Greece, Xenophon Kappas will give us a historical overview of the development of civil society in Greece. He'll discuss the impact of the... Read more
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Anna Irene Baka (Scientific Associate, Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR)), Kostas Bakoyannis (Regional Governor of Central Greece), Dimitris Christopoulos (Professor of Comparative Politics, Panteion University), Pavlos Eleftheriadis (Professor of Public Law, University of Oxford), Alexander Kitroeff (Associate Professor of History, Haverford College), Kyriakos Pierrakakis (Head of Research DiaNEOsis), Kostas Poulakis (Secretary General, Ministry of Interior), Stavros Theodorakis (Leader of the political party To Potami)
29 October 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Main stage, Onassis Cultural Centre, Syngrou Avenue 107, Athens 117 45
Please register here 18:00-19:15: Diaspora and political participation 19:15-20:30: The vote of Greeks abroad The economic crisis that Greece is faced with since 2010 together with its multifaceted... Read more
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Ino Afentouli (NATO Public Diplomacy Division), Richard Caplan (Linacre College, Oxford), Lucas Kello (DPIR), Marilenna Koppa (Panteion University, Athens)
23 October 2018 - 7:00pm
Megaron Plus, Vass. Sophias & Kokkali, Athens 115 21
The international community is facing major security challenges: among others, the return of geopolitics; unprecedently high migration flows; climate change-induced security threats; and renewed... Read more

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