2015-06-11-ΛΕΥΚ-Σημαία-της-Ευρώπης

Culture and Crisis, a Seminar – Nicosia

Frederick University, Panteion University and HFC–Nicosia invite you the seminar:
The Crisis and the Future of Europe: From Economics to Politics, from Politics to Culture.
University Frederick (G. Freiderikou 7, Pallouriotissa, Nicosia)
Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 16:30 to 21:30

The event will be addressed by the Minister of Finance of Cyprus, Mr. Harris Georgiades and the Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus Dr. Costas Kadis.

The event aims to investigate the effects of the crisis on the political systems of Greece and Cyprus and to what degree this affects the future of the European Union. Leading professors and academics will explore wider areas of concern and issues diffused in Greece, Cyprus, Europe and internationally that are related to the financial sector, social and political sciences, economics and culture.
Special emphasis will be put on the perspective and processes of the EU in the fragile, modern, international environment and the interaction and interconnection between economy, politics and culture. Keynote speakers of the meeting are former minister and chairman of the board of the National Bank of Greece, Professor Louka Katseli and former minister and former representative of Greece to the IMF, Professor Panagiotis Roumeliotis.

The event marks the official inauguration of the bilateral cooperation between Frederick University and Panteion University at the research and postgraduate levels in the fields of humanities, political and social science.

The full program of the seminar is as follows:

16.30 – 17.00 Welcome
Michael Frederick, Council President Frederick University
George Demosthenes, Rector Frederick University
Gregory Tsaltas, Rector of Panteion University

17.00 – 17.40 Opening Lectures
Louka Katseli, professor, University of Athens, former chairman of the board of the National Bank of Greece, former Minister
Panagiotis Roumeliotis, professor, Panteion University, former minister, former representative of Greece to the IMF

17.40 – 19.00 Round Table Discussion A: The Crisis in Greece and Cyprus: Financial and Political Parameters
Christos Clerides, associate professor of law, head of department of law, Frederick University
Theodoros Panagiotou, professor of economics, ethics and entrepreneurship, director CIIM
Ismene Kriari, professor of constitutional law, vice rector of academic affairs and human resources, Panteion University
Alexander Paparsenos, economist, business consultant
Moderator: Dr. George Trantas, board member, Hellenic Foundation for Culture

19.00 – 19.30 Break

19.30 – 21.00 Round Table Discussion B: The Crisis and the Future of Europe: Economy, Politics and Culture
Gregory Tsaltas, professor of international law, rector, Panteion University
Stelios Perrakis, professor of european institutions, associate dean for international relations and european educational programmes, Panteion University
Dimitris Kairidis, professor of international relations, Panteion University
Christodoulos Yiallourides, professor of international affairs, dean of the School of International Studies of Communication and Culture, Panteion University, president, Hellenic Foundation for Culture
Moderator: Panayiotis Touliatos, professor of architecture, Frederick University

21.00 – 21.30 Conclusions
Irene Heila, professor of international relations, chairman, Department of International, European and Regional Studies, Panteion University
John Voudouris, assistant professor of european law, Frederick University
Christodoulos Yiallourides, professor of international affairs, dean of the School of International Studies of Communication and Culture, Panteion University, president, Hellenic Foundation for Culture