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CAS/Millercomm Lecture: A System Fit for Purpose? The Challenge of Governance in Greece

Speaker

Kevin Featherstone, professor of Contemporary Greek Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science

Date Nov 14, 2013
Time 4:00 pm  
Location

Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum (map)

Event type Lecture
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Originating Calendar European Union Center Events

Why do Greek governments fail? Governments in Athens have achieved great national projects in key historical periods, but the current crisis has exposed endemic problems in the capacity of governments to deliver reform. These problems will continue to impact on Greece's way out of the crisis, whatever the terms of its "bail-outs." As such, they will define key central challenges not only for Greece, but also for the European Union in managing a heterogeneous union.

Hosted by: Modern Greek Studies Program

In conjunction with: Center for Global Studies, Center for International Business Education and Research, Cline Centre for Democracy, European Union Center, Department of Economics, Department of French, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Department of History, Department of Linguistics, Department of Political Science, School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics, Spurlock Museum, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations

Free and open to the public