Two panel discussions: ‘Europe’s unfinished business – the Balkans’, in cooperation with the South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX)

SEESOX

  • February 19 & 20, 2010
  • University of Macedonia

Two panel discussions were held at the University of Macedonia on the occasion of the February 20-21 round table on “Europe’s and NATO’s Unfinished Business: The Balkans,” organized by the Navarino Network in cooperation with SEESOX and the support of the University of Macedonia, sponsored by NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division and Sani Resort SA.

PART I:

Friday, February 19, 2010, 18:00
Tele-conference room, 1st floor, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, Thessaloniki

Welcoming Remarks:
  • Professor Ilias Kouskouvelis, Rector, University of Macedonia;
  • Associate Professor Dimitris Keridis, Dep. of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia.
Chair: Filios Stangos, Journalist, NET, Athens
Panelists:
  • Laza Kekic, Economist Intelligence Unit, Regional Director, Central & Eastern Europe & Director, Country Forecasting Services, London;
  • Othon Anastasakis, Director of SEESOX at the University of Oxford, Oxford;
  • Kostas Ifantis, Associate Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens;
  • Dimitris Keridis, Associate Professor.
Discussant: Despina Syrri, Member of the International Advisory Committee, Navarino Network, Thessaloniki

PART II:

Monday, February 22, 2010, 12:00
Conference room, 1st floor, University of Macedonia, 156 Egnatia Street, Thessaloniki

Chair: Dimitris Keridis, Associate Professor, Dep. of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia

Panelists:
  • Sonja Licht, President of Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence, Belgrade;
  • Elaine Papoulias, Director, Kokkalis Program on Southeastern and East-Central Europe, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Boston;
  • Menderes Çinar, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Baskent University, Ankara
Discussants:
  • Effie Voutira, Associate Professor, Dep. of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia;
  • Despina Syrri, Member of the International Advisory Committee, Navarino Network, Thessaloniki