The Northern Greece Entrepreneurs Cultural Society and the Navarino Network are organizing the 4th Thessaloniki International Symposium in World Affairs, on October 18, 2015, at Olympion theatre.
4th Thessaloniki Symposium in World Affairs
THE WORLD IN 2016 AND BEYOND
Thessaloniki, October 18, 2015
Subject: Russia after UkraineAnne Barnard, Beirut Bureau Chief, The New York Times, Beirut
Subject: Report on a changing Middle EastFlorian Bieber, Professor, University of Graz & Director, Center for South East European Studies, Austria
Subject: The Balkans today: a progress reportThanassis Cambanis, Journalist, Beirut & Adjunct Professor, Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs, New York
Author of the book ‘Once upon a revolution: an Egyptian story’ (Simon & Schuster, New York 2015), which is considered an essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the political and religious crosscurrents currently roiling the Middle East.
Subject: The new Middle East after the Arab Spring
Subject: The eurozone after the crisis?Joan Hoey, Regional Editor-Europe, The Economist Intelligence Unit, London
Subject: Greece and the euro zoneJoseph H. H. Weiler, President, European University Institute, Florence
Professor Weiler is known for the Lautsi v. Italy case of the European Court of Human Rights. He represented the prevailing parties and managed to reverse an earlier decision by the court’s Chamber, thus upholding the right of Italy to display crucifixes in public school classrooms.
Subject: Keynote address on Europe
The working languages of the Symposium will be Greek and English.
Simultaneous translation will be available.
Certificates of participation will be awarded.
Located in the downtown area of Thessaloniki, on the Plateia Aristotelous, Olympion Cinema is a popular cinema hall. The grand facade of the theater, housed in an impressive building that was built in the 1920s, looks especially beautiful in the night, when it is all alight and glowing. The theater is also one of the venues of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival.
In advance payments will open on September 1st, 2015.
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Ms Aspa KYRIAKI
546 22 - Thessaloniki
tel.: +30 2310 260.322
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