Michaelmas 2019 Term Calendar

Michaelmas 2019 Term Calendar

Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in the Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford  OX2 6HR

Week 0
Contemporary Greek diaspora in the UK and beyond
Thursday, 10 October 2019, 18:00
Panellists: Foteini Kalantzi (SEESOX, St Antony's College, Oxford); Antonis Kamaras (SEESOX Diaspora in Greece); Kalypso Nicolaidis (SEESOX, St Antony's College, Oxford); Yiannis Paraschis (Athens International Airport); Manolis Pratsinakis (Onassis Research Fellow at SEESOX, St Antony's College, Oxford); Alexandros Sarrigeorgiou (Eurolife, Greece)
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16–18 Paddington Street, Marylebone, London W1U 5AS

Week 2
Wednesday 23 October, 17:00
Book discussion
Measuring Peace: A panel discussion*
Panellists: John Alderdice (Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict (CRIC)); Richard Caplan (Department of Politics and International Relations); Jessie Hronesova (Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford); Neil MacFarlane (Department of Politics and International Relations)
Chair: Andrea Ruggeri (Centre for International Studies (CIS))
Please register your attendance at https://measuringpeace.eventbrite.co.uk
In cooperation with CIS
*To mark the publication of Richard Caplan's new book, Measuring Peace: Principles, Practices, and Politics (OUP)

Thursday 24 October, 17:00 
Greece after the crisis: Stocktaking, legacies and prospects
George Pagoulatos (Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB))
Chair: David Madden (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 3
Wednesday 30 October, 17:00
Peace movements in Southern Europe in the 1980s
Eirini Karamouzi (Sheffield University)
Chair: Paul Betts (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
In cooperation with the Faculty of History

Week 4
Monday 4 October, 17:00
Book discussion
The Last Bluff: How Greece came face-to-face with financial catastrophe & the secret plan for its euro exit
Viktoria Dendrinou (Bloomberg); Eleni Varvitsioti (Kathimerini)
Discussant: Tim Vlandas (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Chair: Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Thursday 7 November, 12:00
Albania’s 'noncompetitive' local elections: A means to what end?
Stefan Szwed (CIS Oxford; OSCE); Gjovalin Macaj (Leiden University)
Chair: Charles Enoch (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Light lunch provided  

Week 5
Wednesday 13 November, 17:00  
Turkey/Russia arms deal: What can NATO do?
Ziya Meral (Centre for Historical Analysis and Conflict Research);
Discussant: David Logan (British Institute at Ankara)
Chair: Ezgi Basaran (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 6
Wednesday 20 November, 17:00
European elites’ discourses of the Greek crisis
Dimitris Papadimitriou (University of Manchester)
Chair: Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford)

Week 7
Wednesday 27 November, 17:00
Unresolved issues in the Western Balkans: Progress or deterioration?
Jessie Barton Hronešová (Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford); Adis Merdzanovic (SEESOX Research Associate)
Chair: David Madden (St Antony’s College, Oxford)