When: Monday, 15 May 2023, 9:00-10:30 CEST (Vienna time)
Where: Online, Concordia Cloud/Webex
Registration deadline: Sunday 14 May 2023, Noon. Registered participants will receive a Webex link one day before the event.
What do Greek Voters care about?
George Siakas is as an Assistant Professor of Political Behavior at the Department of Political Science at the Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh), as well as Research Director of the Public Opinion Research Unit (PORU) at the University of Macedonia Research Institute. Based in Thessaloniki.
Does foreign policy depend on the election results?
Alexandra Voudouri, is a research fellow at the prestigious ELIAMEP think tank and a journalist, currently working as a Brussels correspondent for the Greek newspaper Kathemerini. Voudouri’s expertise is Greek foreign policy and European Affairs. Based in Brussels.
Migration: between Silence and Reality
Angeliki Dimitriadi, migration expert, is Head of the Migration Unit and Funded Programmes Manager at ENA Institute for Alternative Policies. Based in Athens.
On 21 May 2023, Greece holds general elections using a simple proportional representation system. A total of 36 parties and party coalitions will compete for 300 seats in the parliament.
While international observers expect surveillance and corruption scandals to dominatevoters’ concerns, public opinion expert, George Siakas, explains that voters’ concern focuses on economic issues and poverty.
While Siakis will zoom on internal issues, Voudouri will explore different foreign policy scenarios, should the opposition win. Dimitriadi will explain the current situation and policies regarding migrants and refugees.
Austrian and international journalists, thinktank analysts, and academics.
Number of participants: Maximum 70
Brief presentations followed by a live Q&A
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