Politeia: an International Conference of Political Scientists @ Zappeion, 27-29 September, 2019

Topic of 2019:  “Europe at the Crossroads: Leadership, Challenges and State of Play”

Politeia is an International Conference of Political Scientists organized, for the first time in Athens, the capital of Greece, by the Hellenic Association of Political Scientist under the Auspices of  H.E. President of the Hellenic Republic, Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos. Upon approval, the Politeia Conference is included in those actions using the emblem of the United Nations Academic Impact. Bringing together researchers from all the fields of social science, the conference aims to promote enriching and pluralist dialogue over various aspects of Regional, European and Global Politics.

The Hellenic Association of Political Scientists, aware of the multilevel challenges, that the EU faces and the interdisciplinary nature of the issues that arise regarding international relations, public policies, political behavior, etc. in the current social, political and economic conditions, announces the organization of the Politeia Conference, an International Conference of Political Scientist, on the present and future of the EU and the role of political scientists in the analysis of both the European state of play and the rising challenges. Researches from all fields of social science (including political science, economics, psychology, sociology, history and social anthropology) are invited to participate. Interdisciplinary approaches are particularly welcome, as are papers with a comparative analytical perspective.

Official languages of the conference: English, Greek.

Politeia Conference will be held with the support of the European Commission (Representation in Greece). The conference will cover a broad range of issues. Submissions should be related to European Politics. Other topics on International Relations and Political Science will be also considered.

Moreover, the Politeia Conference is supported by the United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) for Greece and Cyprus. The conference will cover a broad range of issues. Submissions should be related to European Politics. Other topics on International Relations and Political Science will be also considered. The conference supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign. Its topics touch upon the 17 UN SDGs.

The conference will cover a broad range of issues. Submissions should be related to European Politics. Other topics on International Relations and Political Science will be also considered. The conference supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Campaign. Its topics touch upon the 17 UN SDGs.

Topics

  • Political, Economic and Social State of Play in the EU and the challenges at the Global level
  • EU Foreign Relations, EU – USA Relations, EU – China Relations
  • Sustainable Development and the EU responses to the UN SDG
  • Europe: A large maritime zone; The shipping sector as driving force for development
  • Technological Development, Environmental and Energy Politics in the EU
  • Challenges and Stakes for the Public Policy Complex at the European Level
  • Citizenship, Education and Employment in the EU
  • Euroscepticism, Brexit
  • Migration – Refugee Crisis and EU Policies
  • Inequalities, welfare policies and social cohesion

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