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202230Nov14:3015:20The Impact of U.S. Midterm Elections14:30 - 15:20

Event Details

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | 14:30-15:20 (student activity hour)

Where: Arts Center Auditorium, The American College of Greece

Organized by:
ACG Institute of Global Affairs (IGA)

 

About the event

A discussion about the impact of U.S. midterm elections addressed to ACG students, faculty and staff.

 

Presenters:

Dr. Harry Papasotiriou, Professor of International Relations, Panteion University, Director of the Institute of International Relations (IDIS)

Dr. Constantinos Filis, Associate Professor of International Relations and European Affairs, Director of the ACG Institute of Global Affairs (IGA)

Moderator:

Dr. Nikos Lampas, Assistant Professor of International Relations and European Affairs, Member of the IGA Academic Advisory Board

202224Oct14:3015:20War in Ukraine, 8 months after Russia's attack14:30 - 15:20

Event Details

When: Monday, 24th October 2022

Where: The American College of Greece, Student Lounge

Organized by:
ACG Institute of Global Affairs (IGA)

 

The Institute of Global Affairs (IGA) of The American College of Greece is pleased to invite ACG students, faculty and staff to a discussion about the on-going War in Ukraine, eight months after Russia’s attack.

 

Presenters:

Dr. Constantinos Filis, Director, ACG Institute of Global Affairs (IGA)

Dr. Constantine Papadopoulos, Member of the IGA Academic Advisory Board

Dr. Nikos Lampas, Member of the IGA Academic Advisory Board

 

202229JunAll Day02Jul2nd Global Politics Summer Academy “Promoting Cooperation and Stability in the Eastern Mediterranean”(All Day)

2nd Global Politics Summer Academy

Event Details

Applications deadline extended to Friday, April 29, 2022


When: Wednesday 29th June – Saturday 2nd July 2022

Where: The American College of Greece

Organized by:
ACG Institute of Global Affairs (IGA)
Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)

 

The Institute of Global Affairs (IGA) of The American College of Greece and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ΕLIAMEP) are pleased to invite applicants to the 2nd Global Politics Summer Academy in Athens, Greece. The Summer Academy will provide participants with a plethora of insights and different perspectives on the current security landscape of the Eastern Mediterranean.

The 2nd Global Politics Summer Academy will cover the following topics:

  • Climate crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Managing Migration in the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Ending unending conflicts: The Greek-Turkish dispute and the Cyprus problem
  • Western Perspectives on the Eastern Mediterranean
  • China, Russia, and the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Dealing with security challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean

Sessions will include preparatory seminars, lectures, class discussions and “simulation-type” group work. All sessions are given in English. Participants should submit an essay one week after the completion of the Summer Academy. The best essays will be published as ELIAMEP Policy Briefs.

 

Academic Coordinators:

Dr. Constantinos Filis, Director, ACG Institute of Global Affairs; Associate Professor, American College of Greece

Prof. Panayotis Tsakonas, University of Athens; Head, Security Programme, ELIAMEP

 

THEMATIC AGENDA


 

WHY APPLY:

  • Learn from distinguished academics, diplomats and policy experts about the latest developments in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
  • Make new contacts and network with people from Europe and the Mediterranean region.
  • Participate in preparatory seminars with tips from experts.
  • Participate in working groups.
  • Publication of the best essays.

ADMISSION:

The program is designed for:

  • Undergraduates and graduate students from Greece and abroad, in the fields of political science, law, international relations, security and ‘area studies’
  • Policy practitioners
  • NGO representatives
  • Embassy officials
  • Military academies graduates
  • Media representatives

Please provide the following documents in English:

  • Statement of purpose (max 200 words), highlighting the relevance and potential benefit of the Summer Academy’s topic to applicant’s work
  • CV

 

APPLICATIONS:

You may apply online here.

Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2022

Maximum number of participants: 30

An official certificate of language is not required from the applicants, but applicants should have a good command of English in order to be able to follow the teaching and participate in class discussions.

 

TUITION FEES:

  • 150 € (Students)
  • 200 € (Professionals)
  • 120€ (ACG Students)

Early Bird discounts:

 

  • 130€ (Students)
  • 100€ (ACG Students)

To be eligible for the early bird you have to apply before the 28th of February 2022 and pay before the 30th of April 2022.

 

CERTIFICATE:

Upon successful completion of the summer school, participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

LOCATION & CONTACT:

The Summer Academy will be held at the American College of Greece (6, Gravias Street, 153 42 Athens, Greece).

 

For more information, please contact Marianna Vasilopoulou at [email protected]

202209Mar(Mar 9)17:3030(Mar 30)20:002nd IGA Distinguished Speakers Series in Diplomacy & International Relations: “Heading towards a New World Order”17:30 - 20:00 (30)

IGA Fellows Series Modern Diplomacy

Event Details

When: March 2022 | 17:30 – 20:00 (Greece)
Where:
Deree Faculty Lounge

Organized by:
Office of Public Affairs
ACG Institute of Global Affairs (IGA)

 

About the IGA Distinguished Fellows Series Masterclass

This exclusive Masterclass, is addressed to Deree students of all majors. Priority will be given to students majoring in International Relations & European Affairs at Deree and have completed 60 credits and above, as well as Deree parallel study students of International Relations or Law, in their 3rd of 4th year of study at the public university.

Scope:

This masterclass aims at leading students to understand how current challenges and crises, especially in the broader European area and neighborhood, shape a new world order. Through the presentation of different perspectives and insights, as well as through thought-provoking dialogue, it aims at enabling students to further understand key global trends and dynamics, while developing their critical thinking.

The Masterclass will be offered free of charge and attendance to all four lectures is strongly recommendedA certificate of attendance will be issued for participants who attend all lectures.

  • Applicants must express their interest at: [email protected]
    Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Required for participation: Certificate of Covid-19 Vaccination or Covid-19 Disease Certificate, as per the latest public health regulations.

 

Lecture 1 of 4 – Wednesday, March 9

Speaker:

Emmanuella DoussiDr. Emmanuella Doussis
Senior Policy Advisor; Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, European Integration, European environmental policy, Climate change

Emmanuella Doussis is a Professor of International Institutions at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, director of the Institute of European Integration and Policy and UNESCO chairholder on climate diplomacy.

She has studied political science and law at the University of Athens and at the Sorbonne in Paris (Paris I). After a first Master’s in Public International Law, she completed a second one in Environmental Law and a phd in International Law. She has been visiting professor at the Universities of Bourgogne, Grenoble-Alpes and Aix-Marseille, and visiting fellow at the University of Geneva and the European University Institute in Florence. She is a member of the ILA Committee on the role of international law in sustainable management of natural resources and the Greek National Committee for Adaptation on Climate Change. She has published alone or in collaboration with other authors ten books, and numerous articles in peer-review international journals.

Her research interests include international and European environmental policy, the role of international institutions in the promotion of sustainable development, climate diplomacy, including the EU climate diplomacy, international settlement of disputes. Her more recent book concerns the role of international law in effectively managing climate change.

You may find here a detailed CV.

 

Lecture 2 of 4 – Monday, March 21

Speaker:

Konstantinos Tsimonis

Konstantinos Tsimonis
Lecturer in Chinese Society, King’s College London

Konstantinos Tsimonis is a Lecturer in Chinese Society at the Lau China Institute, King’s College London. He has a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies where he also taught courses on Chinese, East Asian and comparative politics.

His articles have appeared in the Journal of Youth Studies, Modern China and the Chinese Journal of International Politics, among others. His upcoming monograph titled “The Chinese Communist Youth League: Juniority and Responsiveness in a Party Youth Organization” will be published by Amsterdam University Press. Konstantinos is currently working on a British Academy funded research project on China’s “Balkan Corridor

You may find here a detailed CV.

 

Lecture 3 of 4 – Wednesday March 23

Speaker:

Sotiris Roussos

Sotiris Roussos
Associate Professor of International relations and religion in Middle East and the Mediterranean, Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Peloponnese and Head of the Centre for Mediterranean, Middle East and Islamic Studies (CEMMIS)

He is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Peloponnese and Head of the Centre for Mediterranean, Middle East and Islamic Studies (CEMMIS). He has also taught Middle East Politics and International Relations at the Department of International and European Studies of Panteion University, Athens. He obtained a BA in History at the University of Athens and an MA in Near and Middle East Area Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. In 1991 he was awarded with the Scholarship of Alexander S. Onassis Foundation and, in 1994, he obtained a Doctorate in Modern History of the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies. He has served as a Senior Middle East Expert at the Greek Foreign Ministry since 1997. He was member of the Task Force for the Palestinian Refugees and Water Issues of the EU Special Represenative Amb. M. Moratinos and of the International Informal Group on the Status of Jerusalem. He has been one of the main organisers of the Peace Inititiave «Athens Meetings» between Israelis and Palestinians in the period 1997 – 2000 as well as of the Middle East Regional Forum of Local and Regional Women Entrepreneurs, held in Athens, in June 2008. Sotiris Roussos was, in 2009, appointed Personal Envoy for the Mediterranean Partners of the President – in – Office of the OSCE. He was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) in 2012.

Lecture 4 of 4 – Wednesday, March 30

Speaker:

Thanos Dokos

Thanos Dokos
National Security Advisor

Thanos P. Dokos received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Cambridge University and has held research posts at HSFK (Frankfurt, 1989-90) and the Center for Science and International Affairs (CSIA) at Harvard University (1990-91). He served as the Director for Research, Strategic Studies Division, Hellenic Ministry of National Defence (1996-98) and as an Advisor on NATO issues to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-1999). He served as the Director-General of ELIAMEP. He has taught at the Universities of Athens and Piraeus, the Hellenic National Defence College, the Diplomatic Academy and the Hellenic National Security School. His research interests include global trends, international security, Greek-Turkish relations & Mediterranean security.

 

For more information, please contact Office of Public Affairs, [email protected] or +30 210 6009800, ext. 1509