This year's Summer School titled “European Economic and Social Governance” has been held from 10 to 20 July 2017 at the island of Lesbos, on the premises of the University of the Aegean.
The Summer School “European Governance”, based on the topics of governance, pluralism and trans-nationalisation aims to contribute to the development of research activities in the fields of democracy, EU citizenship and awareness, comparative European politics, international organisation, EU enlargement and human rights. Emphasis was given to the study of practice of governance at national and European level.
The Jean Monnet Chair for the European Union's Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies and the Educational Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Co-operation Laboratory of the University of Piraeus, provided an in depth analysis on the deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union's Governance and co-organised a Eurogroup Simulation.
Laboratory of Education Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation of the Dept. of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus, organised session titled as "Education and Democracy: European policies and tools" at the International Conference of International Sociological Association "Democracy and participation in the 21st century", that took place in Lisbon on 12-15 of July 2017. On behalf of the Laboratory were presented two papers:
The Jean Monnet Chair on “European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies” (EduTRIP) participated in the workshop "Students4Europe: Europe of Today, Europe of the Future" organized by the Teachers4Europe Thessaly Network in cooperation with the Europe Direct Information Centre of the Thessaly Region.
The Jean Monnet Chair for the European Union's Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies participated in the International Conference "The World In Disarray" that was organised by the East Mediterranean and Middle East Laboratory, the Postgraduate Department on International and European Studies and the Postgraduate Studies Program on Energy, Strategy, Law and Economics of the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, G. Kranidiotis Amphitheater.
Dr. Foteini Asderaki chaired the "New Regionalism and the Eastern Mediterranean" panel, which analyzed the consequences of shifting alliances in the Eastern Mediterranean, the security issue of Turkey, the transition to a multipolar international system on the new East Mediterranean region and the security implications for Europe according to Systematic Geopolitical Analysis through the current immigration crisis.
The Jean Monnet Chair for European Policies in Education, Training, Research and Innovation and the Laboratory of Educational Policy, Research, Development and Inter-university Cooperation, participated in the scientific conference on "Erdogan's Turkey. Strategic Objectives for Regional Reforms" organized by the Turkish and Eurasian Studies Laboratory. In particular, Dr. Fotini Asderaki participated in the debate on "Strategic rearrangements in the Middle East and Turkey after the referendum".