January, 2018

201818Jan18:00The Treaty of Westphalia and the Seperatist Movements of our Days18:00

Event Details

Angelos Syrigos
Associate Professor of International Law and Foreign Policy, Panteion University, Athens

Evanthis Hatzivassiliou
Professor, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Athens

When: Thursday, January 18, 18:00

Where: 17b Ipitou Street, Plaka, Athens

Organized by: Institute of Diplomacy & Global Affairs

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

Angelos Syrigos (Athens, 1966), is associate Professor of International Law and Foreign Policy at the Department of International and European Studies at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens.

He is a graduate of the Law Schools of the National University of Athens and of the University of Bristol, England where in 1994 he was conferred the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the field of public international law.

He has served as Secretary General of Population and Social Cohesion of the Greek Ministry of Interior (August 2012 and May 2015) and Secretary of the Ministry of Education responsible for Intercultural Education (2007-2009)

He has published three books and several articles on Greek-Turkish relations, the law of the Sea, the Cyprus issue, the Balkans, minorities and migration.

Evanthis Hatzivassiliou was born in 1966. He graduated from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1987, and received his MA and his Ph.D. in International History from the London School of Economics in 1989 and 1992 respectively. He currently serves as Professor (Post-war History) and as head of the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens. He is a member of the Academic Committee of the Foundation of the Greek Parliament for Parliamentarianism and Democracy; the chairman of the Academic Council of the Constantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy; a Fellow of the Eleftherios Venizelos Foundation; and a member of the Greek-Turkish forum. His recent publications include:

  • Greece and the Cold War: Frontline State, 1952-1967 (London and New York: Routledge, 2006)
  • Greek Liberalism: the Radical Trend, 1932-1979 (Athens: Patakis, 2010). In Greek.
  • NATO and Western Perceptions of the Soviet Bloc: Alliance Analysis and Reporting, 1951-1969 (London: Routledge, 2014)
  • The NATO Committee on the Challenges of Modern Society, 1969-1975: Transatlantic Relations, the Cold War and the Environment (Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2017)