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The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University: Greece’s Turn?: Litmus Test for Europe

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AGENDA

Thursday, October 13th      **CLOSED SESSION**
Preceding Friday’s open agenda at Tufts University, Thursday, October 13th will feature a closed-door session touching on a number of issues facing Greece and Europe today that will help inform the greater dialogue surrounding the conference.

 

Friday, October 14th      **OPEN TO THE PUBLIC**
 Breed Memorial Hall
 51 Winthrop Street
Medford, MA 02155
Directions
 8:30  Registration & Coffee
 9:00  Opening Remarks:

  • Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean of International Business and Finance, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
 9:05  The Dean’s Welcome

  • James Stavridis, Dean of The Fletcher School, Tufts University
    former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO
 9:10  Keynote Address:

Introduction by:

  • James Stavridis, Dean of The Fletcher School
 9:30  Panel: Can the Birthplace of Democracy Survive the Failure of Democracy?

 Co-Chairs:

  • Kostas Lavdas, Professor of European Politics, Panteion University, Athens, and Director, Crete Center for Political Research and Documentation (KEPET), former C. Karamanlis Chair, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
  • Dimitris Keridis, Professor of International Politics, Panteion University, Greece Senior Advisor, The Konstantinos G. Karamanlis Foundation Director, Navarino Network & Olympia Summer Academy Deputy Director, Institute of International Relations

Panelists:

10:30: Break
10:45  Special Discussion: The Sudden Stop and Greece’s Transition

  • Olivier Blanchard, C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; former Chief Economist, IMF
  • Carmen Reinhart, Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Moderator:

  • George Alogoskoufis, C. Karamanlis Chair, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and Former Minister of Economy and Finance, Greece
11:15  Keynote Address:

Introduction by:

11:45  Panel: Where Next for the Greek Economy?

Chair:

  • Yannis Ioannides, Max and Herta Neubauer Chair and Professor in Economics, Tufts University

 Panelists:

12:45: Lunch
 1:45  Fireside Chat: Opportunities for Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Is the Greek Crisis «Too Good to Waste?»

 Moderator:

  • Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean of International Business and Finance, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
 2:15  Lightning Round with the Winners of the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award (HEA)

 2:30  Recap of Thursday’s Greece’s Turn? Closed-Door Sessions

  • «First: The Good News,» and
  • «Greece’s Changing Security Matrix in a Shifting Europe»

Discussants:

  • Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean of International Business and Finance, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
  • Diana Chigas, Associate Provost and Senior International Officer, Tufts University
  • Elizabeth Prodromou, Professor of Conflict Resolution, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
 2:50  Keynote Address: The Roots of Anti-Europeanism and Anti-Americanism

Introduction by:

  • Yannis Ioannides, Max and Herta Neubauer Chair and Professor in Economics, Tufts University
3:15: Break
 3:40  Introducing the Winner of the Greece’s Turn? Undergraduate and Young Professional Essay Contest
 3:45  Panel: Grexit, the Euro Crisis, Brexit and the Future of the European Union

Chair:

  • Laurent Jacque, Walter B. Wriston Professor of International Finance and Banking, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

 Panelists:

 4:45  Closing Remarks and The World After November 8th

  • Bhaskar Chakravorti, Senior Associate Dean of International Business and Finance, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
5:00: Closing Wine & Cheese Reception

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