Europe in the Face of Populism

Mar 28, 2017

A panel discussion exploring the political future of Europe and the challenge posed by populism, a rising trend threatening the European venture…

Panel discusion on "Europe in the face of populism" at the Hellenic American Union

On the occasion of the 60-year anniversary of the establishment of the European Economic Community (EEC), the predecessor of the European Union, The Hellenic American College / Hellenic American University and the Hellenic American Union, in cooperation with the Greek Section of the Association of European Journalists, are hosting the 8th event of the Dialog for Development series, titled “Europe in the face of Populism”.

Speaking at the event will be:

  • Aristides N. Hatzis, Associate Professor of Philosophy of Law & Theory of Institutions, University of Athens
  • Andreas Andrianopoulos, former Minister
  • Thodoris Georgakopoulos, Editorial Director, DiaNEOsis Institute, Columnist, Kathimerini newspaper
  • Athanasios Papandropoulos, Journalist; Executive Director of the Greek Section of the Association of European Journalists
  • Leonidas Phoebus Koskos, President, Hellenic American University

Populism is a complex phenomenon, which has been gaining more and more ground in both Europe and Greece, and has become quite the commonplace term in political discourse. The crisis in the Eurozone has affected member-countries in different ways. The lack of trust in centrist politics coupled with Euroscepticism has lead to a rise of populists throughout Europe. So, what is the proper attitude that European citizens should have in the face of this phenomenon, and what is the relationship between populism and democracy?

Seats are limited. Please use the online booking platform to reserve your seat(s).

Information

Organizer Hellenic American Union, Hellenic American College / Hellenic American University, Greek Department of the Association of European Journalists
Venue Hellenic American Union Theater
Start Date 28/03/2017
End Date 28/03/2017
Starting Time 18:00
Type Talk - Presentation
Languages: EL
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free
Last Update At: 2017/03/13 - 15:18:25

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