TINOS, JULY 2-7, 2016

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Saturday, July 2, 2016

16:30 (approximately) Departure from Rafina port.
Arrival to Tinos island – Dinner.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Welcome and briefing.

Keynote Speech
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)

Afternoon: Free

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

Afternoon: Free


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

Afternoon: Excursion

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Morning free.
Departure and return to Piraeus port at 19:30 (approximately).