Eastern Mediterranean 10 Years Since the Arab Spring & the Eurozone Crisis
Date(s) - 06/22/2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Institute of Eastern Mediterranean Studies at Emmanuel College
One Week Ten Lecture/Presentations Two Panel Discussions 20 Regional Experts from 10 different countries Film Series Blog Discussion
Since travel to the region is prohibited this summer, the EC Institute of Eastern Mediterranean Studies in cooperation with the Constantine G. Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic and European Studies and the Institute of International Relations will be hosting a one-week program of focused lectures, presentations, panel discussions and films.
The one-week program will bring regional experts in two sets of lectures aimed at assessing Democracy, Energy and Geopolitics and on the Role of Leadership, Diplomacy and Statecraft in this changing security environment of the Eastern Mediterranean, 10 years after the “Arab Spring” and the “Eurozone Crisis. ” The presenters will be from the different countries of the region, as well as a mixture of policy makers, diplomats, and academics.
The program is aimed at the novice and the practitioner, so as to bring an understanding of the forces active in the region. and ultimately lead to a panel discussion on Saturday, June 27, 2020 summarizing the presentations of the week and to project and outline the challenges to come in the region.
The program will be open to registered participants and will be free of charge.
Participants will have access and be encouraged to participate in an ongoing blog throughout the week. In addition a film series will be available during the week, to all registered participants. Participation to the entire program is encouraged.
The full program will be announced by June 8, 2020 and registration will be open until June 21,2020.
Each day will include two lectures as well as the screening of a film as part of an Eastern Mediterranean Film Festival, representing films from different countries in the region.