Developments in the European Asylum policy Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 18.00 (online, through the link  https://authgr.zoom.us/j/438548836) The Jean Monnet Chair “The fundamentals of European integration: Democracy, institutions and policies” of the School of Political Sciences (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) invites you to the lecture by Ms.  Danai Papadopoulou, staff member of the LIBE Committee of […]

Invitation to an online discussion Trafficking and smuggling of migrants at the times of the coronavirus Wednesday, May  13, 2020, 17.00 (online through the  link  https://authgr.zoom.us/j/438548836) The Jean Monnet Chair “The fundamentals of European integration: Democracy, institutions and policies” of the School of Political Sciences (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)  invites you  to  the  discussion with […]

The ChairJean Monnet “The Foundations of European unification: democracy, institutions and policies” invites you to the lecture by Dr. Brendan Mullan on

“US Politics in 2020: Population, Political Parties and Populists”

Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 18.00.

Room 319 (Law and Political Sciences building)

Brendan Mullan is Associate Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University (MSU). He holds a Ph.D. in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA (Hons) degree from The Queen’s University, Belfast Northern Ireland. His research focuses on the demographic and socio-political processes underlying public policy, international migration, and globalization. He is the author-editor of 3 books and 90+ scholarly and policy-related publications, presentations and reports on demography, international migration, and public policy. His most recent publications include “Emigration and The Sending State” in The International Handbook of International Migration, (Routledge, 2019); and “The Sociology of Inequality and the Rise of Neo-Inequality” (Sociological Focus, 2017). He teaches Political Sociology, Inequality, Public Policy, and Statistical Methods. For 15+ years, he has co-led the MSU Education Abroad program (“Contemporary Culture, Politics, and Society”) on the island of Lesvos. Dr. Mullan was Associate Dean of the MSU College of Social Science (2006-2008) and Executive Director of the MSU Dubai campus in the United Arab Emirates (2008-2010). Ηe was elected President of the American North Central Sociological Association (2016). He is a charter-founding member of the American Sociological Association’s section on the Sociology of Development and was elected its first secretary-treasurer.

The Chair Jean Monnet had the pleasure to invite, in the context of a lecture, Ms Georgette Lalis, former staff member of the European Commission and former head of the Athens office of the European Commission’s Task Force for Greece (2011-15). Ms Lali gave a particularly interesting lecture on : “The Europeans in Greece during the crisis: what went wrong“.

The lecture took place in the framework of the postgraduate course “European policy, international relations” of the Postgraduate Programme on “Governance and regional development”.

The European Union and the Greek crisis-revisiting the past

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6-9 pm. Hall 319 (Law School Building)

18.00     Registration and welcome words

18.15     Keynote speaker:  Georgette Lalis, former head of the Athens office of the European Commission’s Task Force for Greece (2011-15): “The Europeans in Greece during the crisis: what went wrong

19.15     interventions:  ioannis Papageorgiou Associate Professor, School of Political Sciences: “institutional lessons from the EU crisis”

19.30      Questions-Discussion

20.30     closing intervention.  Georgios Andreou, assistant Professor, School of Political Sciences “the future of the EU after the crisis”

The event is organised by the Jean Monnet Chair “the Foundations of European integration: democracy, institutions and policies” in the framework of the postgraduate course “European policy, international relations” of the Postgraduate Programme on “Governance and regional development”.

  Ms. Georgette Lalis studied law (University of Strasbourg). Between 1981 and2016, she was a civil servant for the European Commission and served as Director of Maritime Transport, Consumer Goods (medicines, vehicles, cosmetics, medical devices, biotechnology), innovation and Energy policy. Between 2011 and 2015, she was the head of the Athens office of the European Commission’ s Task Force team. She was a lawyer and, between 2001 to 2004 she was head of the Ktimatolgio/Hellenic Cadastre.

Lecture by Dr Georgios Kostakos: “from Rio 92 to the European Green Deal: Action against climate change at global and European level – achievements and challenges”.

Wednesday 8 January 2020 at 15.00.
Room 319 (Law School building).

The Chair Jean Monnet “The Foundations of European unification: democracy, institutions and policies” invites you to the lecture by

Dr Georgios Kostakos

expert on issues of international governance and climate change, entitled: “from Rio 92 to the European Green Deal: Action against climate change at global and European level – achievements and challenges” to be held on Wednesday 8 January 2020 at 15.00 in room 319 (Law School building).

Dr. Georgios Koskakos (graduate of the School of Mechanical Engineering of the NTUA and PhD in international relations at the University of Kent -UK) has served with the UN Secretariat in New York between 2000-2012 and on UN missions around the world during the period 1994-96. He has also worked with the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and the University of Athens. In the last four years, he has been a thematic coordinator for climate action with the European consortium Neemo EEIG, which monitors the implementation of actions financed by the EU’s LIFE programme. He has co-founded and directs the Foundation for Global Governance and Sustainability (FOGGS) based in Brussels.

Διάλεξη Αλέξανδρου Παπαϊωάννου: «Η μετάλλαξη του περιβάλλοντος ασφαλείας στην Ευρώπη και οι προκλήσεις για την Ελλάδα». Παρασκευή 13 Δεκεμβρίου. 13.00. Αίθουσα 212 (κτήριο ΝΟΠΕ).
H Έδρα Jean Monnet “τα θεμέλια της Ευρωπαϊκής ενοποίησης: δημοκρατία, θεσμοί και πολιτικές» σας καλούν στην διάλεξη του κ. Αλέξανδρου Παπαϊωάννου, στελέχους του Υπουργείου Εξωτερικών με θέμα: «Η μετάλλαξη του περιβάλλοντος ασφαλείας στην Ευρώπη και οι προκλήσεις για την Ελλάδα» που θα πραγματοποιηθεί την Παρασκευή 13 Δεκεμβρίου και ώρα 13.00 στην αίθουσα 212 (κτήριο ΝΟΠΕ).

Ο Αλέξανδρος Παπαϊωάννου σπούδασε Διεθνείς Σχέσεις στο London School of Economics και έχει μεταπτυχιακό δίπλωμα στην Ευρωπαϊκή Πολιτική και Διοίκηση από το Κολλέγιο της Ευρώπης, Μπριζ, Βέλγιο. Είναι διπλωματικός Υπάλληλος του Υπουργείου Εξωτερικών και έχει υπηρετήσει στις Πρεσβείες της Ρώμης, της Μόσχας, της Αγίας Έδρας, της Τύνιδας, καθώς και στη Μόνιμη Αντιπροσωπεία στην Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση. Εργάστηκε επίσης στα γραφεία του Υπουργού Εξωτερικών Γιώργου Α. Παπανδρέου και
του Υφυπουργού Διεθνών Οικονομικών Υποθέσεων και Αναπτυξιακής Βοήθειας, Μιλτιάδη Βαρβιτσιώτη. Έχει εργαστεί για πολλά χρόνια ως Σύμβουλος Πολιτικής στη Μονάδα Σχεδιασμού Πολιτικής στο Γραφείο του Γενικού Γραμματέα του ΝΑΤΟ και στη συνέχεια στη Διεύθυνση Πολιτικών Υποθέσεων και Πολιτικής Ασφάλειας του ΝΑΤΟ, όπου ασχολείτο πρωτίστως με τις σχέσεις με την ΕΕ. Από τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2019, είναι Διπλωματικός Σύμβουλος του κ. Γιώργου Κουμουτσάκου, Αναπληρωτή Υπουργού Προστασίας του Πολίτη για θέματα μετανάστευσης.