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Peripheral and ‘domestic’ challenges for the EU: Terrorism and population flows

A discussion by
Constantinos Filis, PhD
Director of Research Programs, Institute of International Relation

When: Thursday, June 8, 6:30 p.m.

Where: 17b Ipitou Street, Plaka, Athens

Organized by: Institute of Diplomacy & Global Affairs

For more information, please contact: 210 600 9800 ext. 1107

Constantinos Filis, PhD

Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece Director of Research Programs, Institute of International Relations
Dr. Filis, is Head of the Centre for Russia, Eurasia and South-eastern Europe at the Institute of International Relations since 2005. He was elected in November 2007 and served for two years as Senior Associate Member at St Antony’s College, Oxford University. Between 2008 and 2010, Dr. Filis, was a Research Fellow at South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX), Oxford University. In July 2012, he was appointed, by the Board of Directors, Director of Research Programs at the Institute of International Relations, of Panteion University. Between December 2013 and January 2015 he served as Chairman of Project Management Group at the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change. From mid-2013 to early 2015 he served as a Member of the Committee of the Center for Security Studies, where he examined the threat of forms of radicalism to national security. He has conducted a number of studies for public and private organizations and advised international and Greek corporations. Dr. Filis, currently lectures at the Hellenic Naval Staff and Command College and at the Hellenic National Defense College. He is also teaching in post-graduate degrees in Greek universities, emphasizing on geopolitics-geo-economics, energy and peace/Olympic studies. He is currently a member of the Greek-Turkish Forum, as well as the Greek-Russian Society and Director of the International Olympic Truce Centre. He recently published a book entitled Refugees, Europe, Insecurity, by Papadopoulos publications.