3On April 1, 2019 a study visit was conducted in the context of the Joint Eastern-Mediterranean Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, which is coordinated by two Jean Monnet Chairs, at the University Ben Gurion and the University of Piraeus (Sharon Pardo-Jean Monnet Chair ad personam and Foteini Asderaki-Jean Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies)

Description of the Study Visit

“The main Challenges for Europe, Greece, Israel”
Sharon Pardo, Professor, Jean Monnet Chair ad personam, Director of the Regional Eastern-Mediterranean Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Research and Teaching of the European Studies (Excelem)
Foteini Asderaki, Associate Professor, Jean Monnet Chair, Dept of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus.

“The European Monetary Union and the Financial Crisis”
George Galanos, Assistant Professor, Dept of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus

“The Migration Crisis: The official program of child refugee education and examples of non-formal education actions”
Elena Karagianni, Refugees’ Education Coordinator in Schisto Camp, Art Teacher

“How well do you know Europe?” an interactive Q&A game
“European Elections, Participation, Radicalization and Youth”
Plessia Vasiliki, Sotiriou Sotirios, Stephanos Stagakis, undergraduate students

“Greece in the middle of disputes”
Petros Liakouras, Professor, Vice-Chair of the Dept of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus 


Parallel Seminar, Ceremony Hall
“Vichy France and the Jews: The Impact of Memory on Historiography”
Renée Poznanski, Head, The Simone Veil Research Centre for Contemporary European Studies, Yaacov and Poria Avnon Professor of Holocaust Studies, Department of Politics and Government (Emerita), Ben Gurion University of the Negev.

The students visited the Archeological Museum of Piraeus and both Professors and Students visited the Greek Parliament