The European Periphery and European Integration

The European Periphery and European Integration: A one day conference 

Newman House,
85 St. Stephen’s Green,
Tuesday, 3 December 2013

This conference is funded by Irish Research Council and is hosted by UCD Geary Institute. Registration is free but places are limited.


To register please email, with the subject line ‘European Integration’, before Tuesday 26 November 2013.


9.00-9.20 Arrival, registration

9.20-9.30 Welcome: Niamh Hardiman (UCD)

9.30-10.15 Spyros Blavoukos (AUEB, Athens): European integration filtered through domestic politics: The political economy of diversity

10.15-11.00 Sebastián Royo (Suffolk University): After the fiesta – What can we learn from the economic crisis in Spain?

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break

11.30-12.15 Niamh Hardiman (UCD): What we talk about when we talk about core and periphery

12.15-13.00 Seán Ó Riain (NUIM): One and a half explanations of Ireland’s  collapse – Between market liberalism and the incomplete European project

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.45 George Pagoulatos (AUEB, Athens): The Greek enigma

14.45-15.30 Sebastian Dellepiane (U. Strathclyde, Glasgow): The political economy of Portugal’s discontents

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

16.00-16.45 Alexandre Afonso (KCL): Who does the dirty work? Blame avoidance and party strategies in the Eurozone crisis

16.45-17.00 Final thoughts

17.00 End of Conference


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