TINOS, JULY 2-7, 2016
SEMINAR TENTATIVE PROGRAM
Saturday, July 2, 2016
16:30 (approximately) Departure from Rafina port.
Arrival to Tinos island – Dinner.
Sunday, July 3, 2016
Welcome and briefing.
The Power of Metaphor and the Fate of Europe
Nicholas Onuf, Professor Emeritus of International Relations, International University of Florida
[Professor Nicholas Onuf is in Greece with a Fulbright Foundation scholarship].
The threat of populism in Europe
Othon Anastasakis, Director of SEESOX, Senior Research Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford University
Human Flows and Social Implications
Frank Duvell, Senior Researcher at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford (TBC)
Monday, July 4, 2016
The determinants of humanitarian policy: an evaluation of immigration and foreign policy interests
Brad Blitz, Deputy Dean, School of Law, Middlesex University
Can the wave of migration be contained? The cases of Greece and Turkey
Angelos Syrigos, Professor, Panteion University, former Secreatry General on Migration
The humanitarian context
Apostolos Veizis, Director of Medical Operational Support Unit Athens (SOMA), Medecins Sans Frontieres
Afternoon: Discussion with Professor Amikam Nachmani, Bar Ilan University, about his recent book “Rape and War: The most vicious weapon in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Civil Strife”.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
NATO’s involvement in stemming human movements
Representative to join us through Skype
The Syrian Conundrum
Sotiris Roussos, Professor of Middle-Eastern Studies, University of Peloponnese
The unraveling of the Middle East state system
Prof. Efraim Inbar, Director, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, Bar-Ilan University
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The expansion of Jihadism
Harry Papasotiriou, President of the Institute of International Relations & Mary Bossi, Professor, University of Piraeus
The role of US in pan-regional affairs
Harry Papasotiriou, President of the Institute of International Relations
Russia’s involvement in Syria and the wider periphery
Constantinos Filis, Director of Research Programs, Institute of International Relations
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Departure and return to Piraeus port at 19:30 (approximately).