On the 18th September, The Jean Monnet Chair for the European Union's Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies participated at the "Awards for Educational Promotion in Border Areas ", that were organized by the Greek National Commission of UNESCO and took place at the Acropolis Museum.
The Selection Board, in which Dr. Foreini Asderaki was part of, awarded 10 teachers of the Primary Education, coming from the Border Areas of Greece. The inclusion of UNESCO priorities as well as the linking of their work with the needs of the local community were taken into account in the evaluation of the candidates.
The teachers that have been awarded for 2017 are:
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:
IDSS (previously known as Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies - CISS) is a section of the International Studies Association dedicated to the application of an interdisciplinary perspective to the study of international, transnational, and regional issues, with special emphasis on sources of conflict, patterns of change and continuity, and the development of societies and institutions within the international system. The Section encourages innovative research and exploration of paradigms and methodologies in analyzing these complex phenomena. IDSS actively seeks to bring scholars, policy makers, and practitioners together in a cooperative effort to achieve a synergism between divergent disciplines and perspectives.
Therefore, this year, The Comparative and Interdisciplinary Studies Section (CISS), in collaboration with the School of Political Science at the University of Bologna and its Department of Political and Social Sciences, organized a conference on Cooperation and Contestation in World Politics.
The Jean Monnet Chair for the European Union's Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies participated with the paper "Migration crisis, from securitization to militarization: Challenges for EU and the Eastern Mediterranean Region", Foteini Asderaki (University of Piraeus-Greece), Eleftheria Markozani (PhD student, University of Piraeus).
Jean Monnet Chair on EU Policies for Education, Training, Research and Innovation and the Laboratory for Education Policy, Research and Development, and Interuniversity Cooperation of the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus organised seminar on Thursday, June 15th 2017 18.00-21.00 Room 335 titles: "Research on EU: Seeking for reliable resources"
Assistant Professor, Jean Monnet Chair on EU Policies for Education, Training, Research and Innovation, Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus
Dr. Nikolaos Lampas
Adjunct Lecturer at the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus
Dr. Charis Kountouros
Deputy Head of the European Parliament Information Office in Greece, Head of Public Relations, Communications and Networks