LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAM: USA Congress Simulation

Saturday, May 5, 2018 (11:00-17:00)
Sunday, May 6, 2018 ()11:00-17:00)

LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAM

USA Congress Simulation

Academic Supervisor: Professor Harry Papasotiriou

TEACHING:
Harry Papasotiriou, Professor of Panteion University; Director, I.I.R.
Kostas A. Lavdas, Professor of Panteion University

SEMINAR DATES:
Saturday, May 5, 2018 (11:00-17:00)
Sunday, May 6, 2018 ()11:00-17:00)

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS AND ATTENDANCE FEES:
Thursday, May 3, 2018

APPLICATIONS:
All those concerned can send their application form with a short CV:
– By email deca@idis.gr (Maria Deca)
– In person (Monday-Friday 10:00-14:00) at the I.I.R.’s premises.
– By fax: 210 3313575

DESCRIPTION:
In this unique seminar, the participants will have the opportunity to gain a better perspective on the US political system and legislative process. After attending the two lectures given by academic experts, the participants will take the floor in a simulation of the United States Congress, each representing either a state in the US Senate or the people of a congressional district of a state in the US House of Representatives. This year’s bill will be about Gun Control.

The lectures and simulation will be conducted in English.

DRAFT PROGRAM:

  • Congress: The electoral and legislative process.
  • Interest groups and legislation.
  • Simulation: phase I and II.
  • Conclusion.
  • Assessment.

ATTENDANCE FEES:
50 € for the students and intern researchers of the I.I.R. Students should also submit their student identity.
70 € for all individuals.

FEES’ PAYMENT:
Attendance fees should be settled till Thursday, May 3, 2018:

– In any EUROBANK* branch.
– Through e-banking.
Please state in the “DESCRIPTION” the name of the participant and forward the receipt of the payment at the email address: laina@idis.gr (Popi Laina)

*Bank number: 0026.0105.30.0200099114

ΙΒΑΝ: GR6002601050000300200099114
SWIFT CODE-BIC CODE: ERBKGRAA

Account holder:
Institute of International Relations.

READING FILES:
Study Guides and Brief Rules of Procedure will be sent in due time.
Seminar reading files will be distributed to the participants.

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE:
At the end of the Simulation a Certificate of Attendance
will be awarded to the participants.

Thank you for your kind interest!

Download the application form

 

See also: https://usacongressmodel2018.wixsite.com/usacongressmodel