Participation in the <a href=http://europeanseminars.eliamep.gr/>13th European Seminar,</a> organized by ELIAMEP in co-operation with European Policy Centre at the island of Hydra, 30 June-2 July 2016, on <em>'‘Union, Disunion or Time for a Paradigm Shift?'</em>.</a> The new book of Loukas Tsoukalis entitled:'In Defense of Europe. Can the European project be saved?' is being published by the Oxford University Press on June 16th, 2016. The book will be launched in several european capitals mid-June. The French Republic has named Loukas Tsoukalis Chevalier dans l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur for his contribution to the reflection on the future of the Union and his exceptional engagement in European integration. </a></a> Loukas Tsoukalis was the Pierre Keller Visiting Professor at Harvard University for the Spring Semester 2016. He taught a graduate course on 'The Political Economy of European Integration in Crisis' at the Harvard Kennedy School. </a></a> Has European Integration Reached the End of the Road? On 13 November, Loukas Tsoukalis gave the Cyril Foster Lecture 2014 which is the principal annual guest lecture at the University of Oxford in the field of International Relations.  THESEUS Award 2014 for Outstanding Research on European Integration. The award ceremony took place in Riga, Latvia on December 4 during the Latvia Pre-Presidency Ceremony. Latvia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2015. </a></a> Κeynote lecture at the annual Euroforum Conference of the University of Leuven, the biggest and oldest University in Belgium, together with the President of European Council, Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, on 16 September. You may read the speech <a href=http://www.loukastsoukalis.gr/assets/Does-Europe-Need-a-New-Grand-Bargain-Leuven.pdf>here</a> as well as the speech of <a href=http://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_data/docs/pressdata/en/ec/144894.pdf>Mr. Van Rompuy.</a></a> Article in the <a href=http://www.review2014.de/en/external-view/show/article/in-der-schwersten-krise-europas-geht-es-ums-ganze.html>'Review 2014 – A Fresh Look at German Foreign Policy'</a>, invited by Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Minister of Foreign Affairs.</a> New book entitled <a href='http://www.policy-network.net/publications/4602/The-Unhappy-State-of-the-Union'><em>'The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain'</em></a>, published by Policy Network in partnership with 5 other major European think tanks. You may read the text in <a href=http://www.notre-europe.eu/011-18503-Le-triste-etat-de-l-Union.html'><em>French</em></a>, <a href=http://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/cps/rde/xchg/bst/hs.xsl/nachrichten_121091.htm><em>German</em></a>, <a href=http://www.patakis.gr/viewshopproduct.aspx?id=643072'><em>Greek (published by Patakis)</em></a>, <a href=http://www.realinstitutoelcano.org/wps/wcm/connect/89a5e900439334c5a8a4adfaff0a2f3f/Tsoukalis_triste_estado_de_la_Union_Europa_necesita_nuevo_gran_pacto.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CACHEID=89a5e900439334c5a8a4adfaff0a2f3f><em>Spanish</em></a> and <a href=http://www.demosservices.home.pl/www/files/Raport_Niedoskona%C5%82a%20Unia.pdf><em>Polish</em></a>.</a> <em>The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain</em>
(Athens, Patakis, 2014).</a>  Appeal to European leaders to give Greece more time signed by 50 personalities from the economic and political life. View the appeal <a href='http://savetheeuro.wordpress.com/' target='_blank'>here</a>, as well as relevant references in <a href='http://www.spiegel.de/wirtschaft/soziales/aufruf-von-50-prominenten-europaeern-gebt-griechenland-mehr-zeit-a-835821.html' target='_blank'>Spiegel</a>, <a href='http://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/prominente-pro-europaeer-appellieren-an-politiker-gebt-den-griechen-hoffnung-1.1369594' target='_blank'>Suedeutsche</a>, <a href='http://www.zeit.de/wirtschaft/2012-05/griechenland-euro-aufruf' target='_blank'>Zeit</a>, <a href='http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15985179,00.html' target='_blank'>Deutsche Welle</a>, <a href='http://www.repubblica.it/economia/2012/05/30/news/politici_e_intellettuali_per_la_grecia_sfidano_il_rigore_imposto_da_berlino-36218335/?rss' target='_blank'>La Repubblica</a>, <a href='http://finanza.lastampa.it/notizie/0,470528/Save_the_Euro_un_appello_ai_leader_europei_per.aspx' target='_blank'>La Stampa</a>. <a href='http://www.blod.gr/lectures/Pages/viewlecture.aspx?LectureID=295' target='_blank'>Speech</a> at the event 'For Greece, now!', 22 January 2012, Hall of the Old Parliament. Participation in the event What kind of EU after the crisis? and launch of the book <a href='http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199593842.do#.T8XWVtXVzvY' target='_blank'>'The Delphic Oracle on Europe – Is there a Future for the European Union?'</a>, Brussels, 31 May 2011. <em>The Delphic Oracle on Europe: Is there a Future for the European Union?</em>
(Oxford University Press, 2011). Loukas Tsoukalis and Janis A. Emmanouilidis (eds.)

Public Forum

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Interview to the radio station RIK, on the refugee crisis, 5 December, 2015.

Participation in the political talk show ‘The last word’, 15 February 2015, on the forthcoming Eurogroup meeting.

Interview to the programme Affaires étrangères with Christine Ockrent, on 24 January 2015, on the occasion of the greek parliamentary elections. The interview is available here.

Interview to Bloomberg, on the first round of the Greek local elections, 19 May 2014

Interview to the radio station Athens 9.84,to Foivos Karzis, 10 May 2014, on the occasion of the release of the new book «Η Δυστυχής Ένωση: Η Ευρώπη χρειάζεται μια νέα μεγάλη συμφωνία», Patakis (in Greek). You may hear the interview here (in Greek, in 01.06.00).

Interview to the radio show of www.ertopen.com, with Pericles Vasilopoulos and Anthony D. Papayiannides, 2 May 2014, on the occasion of the release of the new book «Η Δυστυχής Ένωση: Η Ευρώπη χρειάζεται μια νέα μεγάλη συμφωνία», Patakis (in Greek).

Interview on the Main News Bulletin of the Hellenic Public Television, on the developments in Ukraine, 5 March 2014.

Participation in the political talk show ‘Anatropi’, on the strikes in Greek universities, 18 November 2013.

Interview to the Greek radio station SKAI 100,3FM,with Babis Papadimitriou (in 10′), on the developments in Cyprus, 27 March 2013

Interview to the Cypriot tv channel RIK, and the radio station RIK, on the economic developments, 25 March 2013

Interview to the political talk show ‘The New Folders’,in the Tv channel SKAI, on the Greek fiscal programme, 12 March 2013

Interview to CNBC business tv channel,London, 27 February 2013

Interview to the Italian talk show Roma InConTra-Ara Pacis,Rome, 18 February 2013

Interview to the News Bulletin of the Greek tv channel ET1 (27′), on the occasion of the oath-taking of the American President, 21 January 2013

Interview to the political talk show ‘The Correspondents‘, in the Greek tv channel NET, 13 January 2013

Interview on the Main News Bulletin of the Greek tv channel ΝΕΤ (17′),on the disbursement of the tranche and the Greek debt, 23 November 2012

Interview to the political talk show ‘The New Folders’,in the Greek Tv channel SKAI, on the decisions of the Eurogroup, 20 November 2012

Interview to the Greek radio station SKAI 100,3FM (13.30′),with the journalist Sia Kosioni, 13 November 2012

Interview on the Main News Bulletin of the Greek tv channel ΝΕΤ (25′),on the negotiations with the troika and the new measures that need to be voted, 30 October 2012

Statement to the Tv channel CNN,on ‘Lagarde list’, 29 October 2012

Participation in the political talk show NetWeek,of the Greek public tv channel NET, on the current developments and the negotiations with the troika, 15 October 2012

Interview to the Greek radio station SKAI 100,3FM,with Babis Papadimitriou (in 6.10′), on the occasion of the visit of German Cancellor Angela Merkel in Athens, 10 October 2012

Interview on the Main News Bulletin of the Greek tv channel ΝΕΤ (40′),on the economic developments in the Eurozone and Greece, 11 September 2012

Interview to the Greek radio station SKAI 100,3FM,with Babis Papadimitriou (in 10.35′), on the euro crisis and the support of the Greek economy, 28 August 2012

Interview to the Greek radio station SKAI 100,3FM,with Babis Papadimitriou (in 12.25′), on the EU Summit decisions and the negotiations with the troika, 3 July 2012

Interview on the Main News Bulletin of the Greek tv channelΝΕΤ (37′),on the negotiations with the troika on the debt deal, 2 July 2012

Interview to CNBC tv channel,on the results of the Greek elections, 21 June 2012

Interview to Bloomberg TV, on the outlook for the Greek elections, 15 June 2012

Interview to the political talk show ‘The New Folders’,in the Greek Tv channel SKAI, on the crucial next day after the Greek elections, 11 June 2012

Interview to China Central TV,on the current situation in Greece, 25 May 2012

Interview to the Greek radio station Flash 96 and SKAI Radio 100,3FM,with Babis Papadimitriou (11′), on the political developments in Greece, Athens, May 2012

Interview to the French radio station RTL and the Dutch channel NOS,on the recent economic developments, May 2012

Interview to the Main News Bulletin of the Greek tv channel SKAI (7.10′), on the occasion of the G8 Summit, 20 May 2012

Participation in the talk show ‘Elections 2012-The developments’, in the Greek public tv channel NET, 15 May 2012

Interview to the political talk show ‘Code Europe’, in the Cypriot tv channel RIK, 14 May 2012. You may watch the interview in the 45th minute of the video.

Interview to SKAI Radio 100,3FM, with Babis Papadimitriou (12.40′), on the political developments in Greece, Athens, 8 May 2012

Interview to PBS FRONTLINE, on the economic crisis in Europe and USA. You may see the interview here (37th minute of the fourth episode).

Interview to CCTV America, on the Greek national elections and how it could affect Europe, Athens, 24 April 2012

Participation in the political talk show NetWeek, of the Greek public tv channel NET, on the occasion of the Eurogroup meeting and the greek debt crisis, Athens, 20 February 2012

Interviews to Greek tv channels (ΝΕΤ, Σκάι, Alpha) and foreign media (BBC Tv, BBC Radio 5, Financial Times, Irish tv channel RTE), on the vote of the Greek loan programme, Athens, 10-12 February 2012

Participation in the political talk show ‘Αnatropi’, Mega Channel, on the EU Summit and the greek debt, Athens, 30 January 2012

Interview to the Greek radio station Flash 96, on the initiative ‘For Greece, now!’, Athens, 28 January 2012

Interview to ERT World, on the political talk show ‘Alli Selida‘, Athens, 26 January 2012

Statement to the Japanese News Agency ‘Kyodo News’, on the crisis of the Eurozone and the entrance of Greece to the EMU in 2000, Athens, 23 January 2012

Statement to the German public television station ‘ZDF’, on the progress of the Greek reforms, Athens, 20 January 2012

Statement to BBC News, BBC World, on the Greek economic situation and the possible bankruptcy, Athens, 17 January 2012

Interview for the documentary of the Chinese television channel CCTV, on the history of the currency and the current economic crisis, Athens, 10 October 2011

Statements to the foreign tv channels BBC, the Catalan ‘Televisió de Catalunya’, the Irish RTE and the Polish TVN, on the vote of the second Greek austerity programme and the sovereign debt crisis, Athens, 30 June 2011

Statements to Bloomberg BusinessWeek and BBC Radio (Global Business Programme), on economic and political developments in Greece, June-November 2010

Statement to the Brazilian tv channel Globonews, on the current Greek economic and social crisis, 17 May 2010

Statements to the Finish newspaper ‘Aamulehti’, the National Radio of USA, the Czech television and the Australian newspaper ‘Der Standard’ on the Greek austerity measures and the activation of the economic support mechanism, 6 May 2010

Statement to the Canadian Radio, on the current economic developments in Greece, 12 March 2010

Interview on the Main News Bulletin of the Greek tv channel ΝΕΤ, on the occasion of the visit of the Greek Prime Minister to USA, 9 March 2010

Review of the new book of Amb. ret. Vassilis Kaskarelis ‘The perfect storm’, in Kathimerini newspaper, 10 April 2017 (in greek).

Article ‘Υπάρχει ζωή μετά τα εξήντα;‘, Kathimerini newspaper, 26 March 2017 (in greek).

Article “Πώς θα σπάσει ο φαύλος κύκλος”, Kathimerini newspaper, 22 January 2017. (in greek language)

Article “Αναζητώντας σταθερές σε δυσοίωνους καιρούς‘, in a special supplement of Kathimerini newspaper on ‘Greece and the world in 2017′, 31 December, 2016 (in greek language).

Article, ‘Πού πάει η Ευρώπη;’, Kathimerini newspaper, 11 December 2016 (in greek).

Article appearing at the ‘International Spectator’ journal of International Affairs, third issue 2016.

Article on the Economist ‘Reimagining Europe as a drama between priest, sinner and infidel’, on the book ‘In Defence of Europe’, 16 September 2016.

Paul Taylor writes about the book ‘In Defence of Europe’, Reuters, 1 August 2016.

Article, Ζην επικινδύνως στην Ευρώπη, Kathimerini newspaper, 3 July 2016.

Article, Ποιο είναι το χειρότερο, Kathimerini newspaper, 5 June 2016.

Article, Que Europa queremos, El Pais, 2 June 2016. (in Spanish language)

Article, Σε αυτούς που έλαχε, Kathimerini newspaper, 17 April 2016.

Article, Είμαστε ακόμη στη μετάβαση, Kathimerini newspaper, 21 September 2015.

Article, Ποια θα αλλάξει πρώτη;, Kathimerini newspaper, 19 July 2015.

Interview to the German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung on the aftermath of the Greek referendum, 7 July 2015. (in German language)

Article about the referendum, to the cypriot newspaper ‘Fileleftheros’, 5 July 2015.

Article We stay in Europe, Kathimerini newspaper, 30 June 2015.

Interview to Bertelsmann Foundation Flashlight Europe, March 2015 issue. Click here to read to full text of the interview.

Article, Τι δεν θα βρει ο Κινέζος στην Ελλάδα, Kathimerini newspaper, 12 April 2015

Article, Η διαπραγμάτευση και το πατριωτικό καθήκον, Kathimerini newspaper, 15 February 2015

Article, Εκλογική νίκη, εθνικό σχέδιο και συμμαχίες, Kathimerini newspaper, 26 January 2015

Article to the French newspaper Le Monde, on the occasion of the greek parliamentary elections, 23 January 2015

Article, Μια ευχή για το 2015, Kathimerini newspaper, 4 January 2015

Article, Πρόσωπα και θεσμοί, Kathimerini newspaper, 5 October 2014

Article Ο γαλλικός προϋπολογισμός και το ευρωπαϊκό αδιέξοδοKathimerini newspaper, 2 October 2014

Book review Η Ευρώπη εν μέσω οικονομικής κρίσης – Συνέπειες της νομισματικής ένωσης, Nikos Koutsiaras (2013, Papazissis) Οι καιροί αλλάζουν – εμείς; Κείμενα για την ευρωπαϊκή πολιτική οικονομία πριν και μετά την κρίση, published in Kathimerini newspaper, 14 September 2014

Article Περιμένοντας το θαύμα; Kathimerini newspaper, 10 August 2014

Article Όταν οι θεοί τυφλώνουν τους άρχοντες,Kathimerini newspaper, 3 August 2014

Article in the ‘Review 2014 – A Fresh Look at German Foreign Policy’,invited by Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, German Minister of Foreign Affairs, 20 June 2014.

Article Η Ευρώπη αμήχανη, σε δύσκολο σταυροδρόμι,Kathimerini newspaper, 26 May 2014

Interview to thetoc.gr,on the occasion of the release of the Greek version of ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain’ (Patakis, 2014), 19 May 2014.

Interview to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung,16 May 2014

Article Η πιο κρίσιμη διαπραγμάτευση,Kathimerini newspaper, 11 May 2014

Interview to the Greek newspaper TO VIMA, 27 April 2014, on the occasion of the publication of the new book  ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain’, published by the think tank Policy Network.

Article Necesitamos un nuevo pacto en Europa,in the Sunday edition of the Spanish newspaper El País, 6 Απριλίου 2014, on the occasion of the publication of the new book ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain‘.

Article Το ελληνικό αδιέξοδο,Kathimerini newspaper, 24 November 2013

Article Η Οδύσσεια της οικογένειας Γ. Βασιλείου. Οδοιπορικό μιας εποχής,Kathimerini newspaper, 20 October 2013

Article Το νέο κόμμα: ρήξη με το παρελθόν;Kathimerini newspaper, 8 September 2013

Comment in the publication Future of Europe ObserverCenter for European Integration Studies (ZEI), University of Bonn, July 2013, vol 1, no 2

Article Η ΕΡΤ και ο χορός του Ζαλόγγου,Kathimerini newspaper, 23 June 2013

Interview to the Brazilian newspaper Estado de S.Paulo,3 May 2013

Article Europe’s debt overhang: It is costly being in denial for too long,EurActiv.com, 25 April 2013

Article Η Θάτσερ, η εποχή της και εμείς,Kathimerini newspaper, 21 April 2013

Interview to the newspaper Fileleytheros, Cyprus, 6 April, 2013

Article Ο Κ. Καραμανλής και η ευρωπαϊκή πορεία της χώρας,Kathimerini newspaper, 10 March 2013

Article Μοιάζουμε με την Ιταλία;Kathimerini newspaper, 3 March 2013

Article Από το Euro 2004 στο καμένο Αττικόν, on ‘Το φανταστικό μουσείο της εποχής μας’, Ta Nea, 19-20 January 2013

Article Φέτος θα κριθεί η μάχηKathimerini newspaper, 13 January 2013

Article Αντιμέτωποι με την κρίση της Ιστορίας, Kathimerini newspaper, 4 November 2012

‘Steering Europe out of the Crisis’, Policy Network paper, on the occasion of the Progressive Governance Conference, 12 October 2012.

Article Ο δικός μας γόρδιος δεσμός,Kathimerini newspaper, 30 September 2012

Article Κάντε το για την Ελλάδα,Kathimerini newspaper, 5 August 2012

Article Η νέα διαχωριστική γραμμή δεν θα κρατήσει πολύ,Kathimerini newspaper, 15 July 2012

Interview to the Turkish Hürriyet Daily News, 7 July 2012 (in English).

Op-ed in the German online magazine ‘The European’, 5 July 2012 (in German). You may read the op-ed in English here.

Article Die letzte Chance,in Germany’s Business and Financial Daily Handelsblatt, 25 June 2012 (in German)

Article Έχουμε πολύ λίγο χρόνο,Κathimerini newspaper, 18 June 2012

Article Η χαμένη αξιοπιστία της χώρας,Kathimerini newspaper, 17 June 2012

Interview to the Cypriot newspaper ‘Fileleytheros’ (Sunday edition), 3 June 2012. Read here the first page of the newspaper and the interview.

Article Το ελληνικό φυλάκιο στα ευρωπαϊκά σύνορα, Kathimerini newspaper, 27 May 2012

Statements to the newspapers The Boston Globe and the Financial Times, on the Greek elections and the political developments, Athens, 7 and 8 May 2012

Interview to the Brazilian newspaper O Globo, on the European Union crisis and its transnational challenges, Athens, 5 May 2012

Interview to the Danish journal Raeson,on how the debt crisis has affected foreign policy in Greece, Athens, 3 May 2012

Article Ο ρόλος του ηγέτη στην κρίση,Kathimerini newspaper, 29 April 2012

Statement to the Norwegian newspaper ‘Morgenbladet’,on the Greek economic and political situation, Athens, 11 April 2012

Article Οι ποιητές και η κρίση,Kathimerini newspaper, 1 April 2012. This text was published with some cuts.

Statement to the Brazilian political magazine VEJA, on the recent developments and the Greek economic crisis, Athens, 23 March 2012

Interview in the Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv, on political and economic situation in Greece, London, 10 March 2012.

Article ‘The zero-sum game is political suicide’, in The Future of Economic Governance in the EU’, Policy Network, March 2012

Article ‘A growth package with structural reforms for Greece and Europe’s South‘, Newsletter Interface, Confrontations Europe, no 74, March 2012

Article ‘Ελλάδα και Ευρώπη: Η μεγάλη αντίφαση’, in S. Ioannides (ed) ‘Economic crisis and governance‘, IOBE, 2012

Article Νέες δυνάμεις στο προσκήνιο, Insert ‘Forum’, Ethnos newspaper, 18 February 2012

Statement to Washington Post, on Greek government austerity measures, Athens, 9 February 2012

Article Για ένα ανατρεπτικό πλειοψηφικό ρεύμα, by N. Alivizatos and L. Tsoukalis, Kathimerini newspaper, 5 February 2012

Statements to the French newspaper Challenges, the German Die Zeit and the Spanish El Pais, on political and economic situation in Greece, Athens, January 2012

Article Ας πνιγούμε, να ησυχάσουμε!, Kathimerini newspaper, 8 January 2012

Article Η Ευρώπη σε επικίνδυνο σταυροδρόμι, The Athens Review of Books, issue 25, January 2012

Statement to Kathimerini newspaper, in the article Καμπή για το μέλλον της ΕΕ η κρίση του ευρώ, 18 December 2011

Article Έφθασε η ώρα να πληρωθεί ο λογαριασμός, Ta Nea, 3 December 2011

Article Εθνική κυριαρχία σε μια χρεοκοπημένη χώρα, Kathimerini newspaper, 20 November 2011

Article Ο φόβος του ακροβάτη και το χαμένο δημοψήφισμα, Kathimerini newspaper, 6 November 2011

Article Και αν βγαίναμε επιτέλους από το καβούκι μας;, Kathimerini newspaper, 16 October 2011

Interview to the Japanese newspaper ‘Yomiuri Shimbun’, on the current debt crisis in the Eurozone, the consequences and what Greek people currently think of Europe and the Euro, Athens, 3 October 2011

Interview to the Japanese newspaper ‘The Asahi Shimbun’, on the Greek governance from a political and historical point of view, Athens, 30 September 2011

Statements to the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, on the Greek taxation system, and the Portuguese News Agency Lusa, on the current Greek debt crisis, Athens, 21 September 2011

Article Επιτέλους, πολιτική συναίνεση!, Kathimerini newspaper, 28 August 2011

Article Ριζοσπαστική παρέμβαση, Ethnos newspaper, 23 August 2011

Article Επτά μαθήματα για την κρίση, Kathimerini newspaper, 31 July 2011

Article Η γιορτή των δημαγωγών, Kathimerini newspaper, 17 July 2011

Statement to the Dutch magazine ‘De Groene Amsterdammer’, on Greek debt crisis, Athens, 23 June 2011

Article The Real Reboot Greece Needs, The Νew Υork Times, 21 June 2011

Statements to the German newspaper Die Zeit, the Danish political magazine Ræson and the Czech economic newspaper Hospodářské noviny, on the occasion of the ECOFIN meeting for the Greek economy, Athens, 20 June 2011

Article Πού φτάνουν τα όρια της διαµαρτυρίας; Ο φαύλος κύκλος, Ta Nea, 11-12 June 2011

Statement to the newspaper Irish Times, on the Greek debt crisis, 4 June 2011

Article Μια κοινωνική συμμαχία με αγανακτισμένους, Kathimerini newspaper, 5 June 2011

Interview to the website Poleconomix, June 2011

Interview to the magazine GK, Kathimerini newspaper, ‘Αν πιστεύετε ότι η Ελλάδα πρέπει να επιστρέψει στα Βαλκάνια…’, June 2011

Article ’1981-2011. Αντί να περιμένουμε τους βαρβάρους’, in the Tribute ‘Greece-EU’, Kathimerini newspaper, 29 May 2011

Article En finir avec la mal gouvernance grecque, Le Temps, 25 May 2011

Article Το πέταγμα της πεταλούδας και οι αραβικές εξεγέρσεις, Vice Versa magazine, issue 2, May 2011

Article Τα μυαλά χρειάζονται αναδιάρθρωση, Kathimerini newspaper, 17 April 2011

Article Οφέλη και κίνδυνοι, Kyriakatiki Eleftherotypia newspaper, 20 March 2011

Interview to the Cypriot newspaper Fileleftheros, 20 March 2011

Article Η λύση δεν θα ‘ρθει από τις Βρυξέλλες, Kathimerini newspaper, 13 March 2011

Article Κερδισμένοι και χαμένοι των εξεγέρσεων, Kathimerini newspaper, 6 February 2011

Article Γερμανική παραγγελιά, Ta Nea, 5 February 2011

Opinion article Οργάνωση και κανόνες, included in the article ‘Τι δημοκρατία έχουμε; Καθηγητές πανεπιστημίου, συγγραφείς και δημοσιογράφοι δίνουν απαντήσεις’, Ta Nea, 29-30 January 2011

Interview to N. Chrysolora, Kathimerini newspaper, Ισχυροί σύμμαχοι, επιχειρήματα και αξιοπιστία, 23 January 2011

Article Ο κίνδυνος απαξίωσης της δημοκρατίας, To Vima, 16 January 2011

Article Θα αντέξει η Ευρώπη στην κρίση; Και εμείς; Kathimerini newspaper, 26 December 2010

Article Προοδευτικοί της οπισθοδρόμησης (with H. Moutsopoulos), To Vima, 26 December 2010

Article Η Ευρώπη σε εποχή λιτότητας, Kathimerini newspaper, 7 November 2010

Article What lessons should the world learn from Greece?, Globe Asahi / World Economy, 1 November 2010

Statements to the French newspaper Les echos, the Russian magazine Arguments and Facts and the Dutch newspaper Redacteur De Groene Amsterdammer, on issues related to the Greek economic and political situation, June-November 2010

Article Το φάσμα του λαϊκισμού, Kathimerini newspaper, 10 October 2010

Article ‘Schaüble’s “Hamlet scenario” risks heavy casualties amongst the actors‘, Commentary on Wolfgang Schaüble, Europe’s World, Autumn 2010

Article Ποιος θα επενδύσει στην καταστροφή;, Kathimerini newspaper, 5 September 2010

Statements to the Chinese economic newspaper ‘Economic Observer’, on the Greek economic measures and the investment opportunities in Greece, 28 July 2010

Article Όταν σκάνε οι φούσκες…, Kathimerini newspaper, 30 May 2010

Article Να κοιταχτούμε στον καθρέφτη, Ta Nea, 10 May 2010

Statements to the French newspaper Le Temps (4/5/2010) and the Spanish El Mundo (25/3/2010), on the economic crisis and its consequences.

Article Ας πούμε και μια αλήθεια…, Ta Nea, 23 April 2010

Article Ζητούνται ηγέτες που θα εμπνεύσουν και θα πείσουν, Kathimerini newspaper, 18 April 2010

Interview to the Portuguese newspaper Jornal de Negocios, 7 April 2010

Article Αντέχουμε την αλλαγή;, Kathimerini newspaper, 14 March 2010

Article Crise grecque et failles européennes, Le Temps, 8 March 2010

Statement to Reuters, on the Greek debt crisis, Athens 22 February 2010

Statements to foreign media: Economist, BBC Radio, Kyodo News, Channel 4 News, Les Echos, RAI 3, France Inte, on the economic and political developments in Greece, 10 February 2010

Article Τα παρεπόμενα της κρίσης, Kathimerini newspaper, 7 February 2010

Statements to the Brazilian blog O Estado de Sao Paulo, on the consequences of the debt crisis in Greece and the Eurozone, 4 February 2010

Statements to the Danish Berlingske Tidende, the Financial Times and the Swedish public television and radio stations, on the financial crisis and its consequences, Athens, 2 February 2010

Interview to the Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, on how to deal with the financial crisis, 28 January 2010

Interview to the website Touteleurope.fr, ’La Grece n’aura pas besoin d’etre renflouee par l’UE’, 19 January 2010

Article Πολλαπλές αναγνώσεις μιας κρίσης, Kathimerini newspaper, 3 January 2010

Keynote lecture: ‘60 years after the Rome Treaty: time to reboot the European Project?‘, at the Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels, 22 March 2017.

Presentation of the book ‘In defence of Europe’ in Rome, with the participation of the Under-Secretary for European Affairs of Italy, Sandro Gozi.

Speaker at a special event organized by Istituto Affari Internazionali, on the occasion of the 60 years after the ratification of the Treaty of Rome, Rome 20 March 2017.

Discussant at the presentation of the book of Ambassador ret., Vassilis Kaskarelis, ‘The perfect storm’, 14 March 2017.

Participation in a panel discussion on the future of Europe at the Delphi Economic Forum, 28 February 2017.

Participation in a panel discussion on Brexit and the EU Foreign Policy with Prof. Karen Smith, Megaron Plus, 15 February, 2017.

Lecture on the future of Europe: ‘Can the European project be saved?’, Info Point, European Commission, Brussels 23 January, 2017.

Speaker at the Hellenic Observatory of LSE, on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Institute, on ‘Greece: Modernisation and Europe 20 years on’, 25 November, 2016.

Keynote speaker at the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin, on the Economic and Monetary Union in the Euro Area, 23 November, 2016.

Participation in a workshop on: ‘Europe Unbound’, organized by the University of Oxford, 21-22 November, 2016.

Speaker at the discussion held by the Alumni Association of the American College of Greece, on “The economic dimension of geopolitics and the future of Europe”, on 2 November 2016.

Speaker at the 5th International Symposium of Thessaloniki ‘The world in 2017 and beyond: In search of stability‘, held by the Northern Greece Entrepreneurs Cultural Society,the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Navarino Network, on 22 October, 2016.

Participation in the Conference ‘Greece’s turn?’ organized by the Fletcher School, Tufts University on 14 October 2016.

Presentation of the book ‘In Defence of Europe: Can the European project be saved?’ at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University, 13 October, 2016. Discussion followed with Boston University Professor, Vivien Schmidt.

Participation in a conference organized by the Ditchley Foundation on ‘The EU divorce and after: rebuilding Britain’s relationships’, Oxford, 6-8 October, 2016.

Participation in a debate organized by the BBC World Questions regarding the future of Europe after the Hungarian referendum on the refugee relocation, Budapest 5 October, 2016.

Participation in a conference organized by YPO, on the challenges facing the EU, Athens 23 September, 2016.

Speaker at the Athens Democracy Forum, on the US Elections. Among the co-panelists are Paul Krugman and Ian Lesser, 14 September, 2016.

Award of the Legion of Honor of the French Republic. The President of the French Republic has named Loukas Tsoukalis Chevalier dans l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur for his contribution to the reflection on the future of the Union and his exceptional engagement in European integration.

First speaker at the international conference Menendez Pelayo, in Santander, northern Spain, on ‘Europe’s multiple crises-is there a way out?’, 29 August, 2016.

Presentation of the book: ‘In Defence of Europe: Can the European Project be saved?’, at the Rafael Del Pino Foundation, in Madrid, on 15 June, 2016. You can watch the presentation here.

Discussion with Herman Van Rompuy on the future of Europe: ‘Vision for Europe, Can the European Project be saved?’, at the European Policy Center, 6 July, 2016.

Presentation of: ‘In Defence of Europe: Can the European Project be saved?’, at Fundacion Rafael del Pino in Madrid, 16 June 2016.

Presentation of the new book: ‘In Defence of Europe: Can the European Project be saved?’, at the Policy Network in London, 15 June 2016.

Participation in seminar and launch of the new book: ‘In Defence of Europe: Can the European Project be saved?’, at the University of Oxford, St. Anthony’s College, 14 June 2016.

Participation in the Progressive Governance Conference organized jointly by Policy Network and the Swedish Social Democratic Party, 26 and 27 May 2016.

Participation in the 25th Annual Hymen Minsky Conference on: ‘Will the Global Economic Environment constrain US Growth and Employment?’Levy Institute, 13 April 2016.

Speaker at the Center of European Studies of the University of Harvard on:’Governing Europe after the Crisis – Efficiency and Legitimacy Challenges’, 12 April 2016.

Participation in the Center of European Studies Director’s Seminar on : ‘The Emerging European Disunion’, 11 April 2016.

Lecture at the University of Harvard on: ‘Europe’s multiples crises: is there a way out?’, 31 March 2016.

Lunch talk with Prof. Vivien Schmidt at Boston University on the european crisis: ‘Europe in crisis- is there a way out?‘, 30 March 2016.

Lecture at Princeton University on: ‘Europe’s multiple crises: is there a way out?’, 23 March, 2016.

Lecture at Princeton University on: ‘Greece’s never ending crisis : is there light at the end of the tunnel?’, 22 March,2016.

Speaker at the Boston Council on Foreign Relations on: ‘Europe’s Multiple Crises: Is There a Way Out?’, 2 March 2016.

Moderation of a discussion held at the Harvard Kennedy School on: ‘The Greek Crisis and the Euro: Is there a Way out?’ on February 20th, 2016. The speakers of the panel were: Dimitris Daskalopoulos, Former Chairman of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV); Athanassios Orhpanides, Professor of the MIT and former governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus; Eva Kaili, Member of the European Parliament; and Ed Parker, Managing Director of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Team at Fitch Ratings, London. The panel discussion was part of the annual European Conference 2016, organised by the students of the University of Harvard.

Welcoming remarks at the ‘Civil Society Dialogue on Europe’, organized by the Das Progressive Zentrum, at the Impact Hub Athens, December 7, 2015. Public discussion with the German Minister of State for Europe, Michael Roth, follwed.

Participation in a conference  organised in Rome on 13-14 November 2015 for the 50th Anniversary of the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI). He spoke in the first session on ‘Governing Europe: the Challenges of Differentiated Integration’. The programme of the event is available here.

Participation in the Annual TATRA Summit in Bratislava. Professor Loukas Tsoukalis participated in a night owl session on November 4th, along with David Lidington, Minister of State for Europe of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Jean-Claude Piris, former Legal Counsel, Council of the European Union and Ambassador Peter Jarvocik, Permanent Representative, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the EU. Simon Nixon, Chief European Commentator, The Wall Street Journal moderated the discussion.

Participation in a panel discussion on the european crisis, at a Conference organized by the Networking European Citizenship Education in Thessaloniki, on 23 October, 2015.

Participation in the 6th TedX Academy on Evolution, at the Athens Concert Hall, on September 26, 2015.

Podcast on the Greek referendum by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), July 3rd, 2015.

Participation as a speaker in the panel debate on ‘State of the Union’ – Is there a need for a ‘new pact’ and are we ready for it? organized by the European Policy Centre (EPC), in collaboration with leading foundations and think tanks, to be held in Brussels on Wednesday, 17 June. Co-panellists include Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign And European Affairs of Belgium, ElmarBrok and DanutaHübner, MEPs.For more information visit http://www.newpactforeurope.eu/

Speech at a conference organized by the Council for the United States and Italy, on June 5 and 6, in Venice. He participated at the opening panel discussion on ‘Europe and the 2015 elections: Greece, UK, Denmark, and Spain’. Among the many distinguished speakers who will participate at the conference: Joaquin Almunia, former Vice-President of the European Commission; Peter Sutherland, Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman, Google; Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, Chairman of the Board, SNAM and Chairman of the Board, Société Générale along with the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Paolo Gentiloni and the Minister of Economy and Finance, Pier Carlo Padoan.

Welcome remarks at the conference on ‘Greece and the EU: Learning from the past, shaping the future’ jointly organized by Europe Direct ELIAMEP, Europe Direct of the City of Athens and Europe Direct ACCI on the occasion of Europe day, 13 May 2015.

Speaker at a wokshop on ‘ Greece and the Eurozone’, organized by IOBE (Foundation for Economics and Industrial Research), on April 29, 2015.

Keynote speaker on Greece at the dinner organized by Euro 5050 on the occasion of a workshop held in Frankfurt on March 30. Participants include high level economists, bankers and officials from various national backgrounds.

Speaker at the annual fair of the Athens College, on Saturday 28 March 2015.

Keynote speaker at Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe in Bologna, on 26 March 2015. The title of his lecture will be  ’Europe in crisis: is there a way out?’. The event will be sponsored by Evens Foundation.

Discussant for the lecture of Professor Kevin Featherstone, on: “European obligations and national state cultures: a bridge too far?”. 23 March 2015 at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall.

Speaker at the public debate on ‘Social justice in the EU and Greece: How to prevent a lasting social division?’, on March 20th 2015. The event was held in order to discuss the findings of the “Social Justice in the EU” study, a recent publication of the German think tank Bertelsmann Stiftung. For more information click here.

Speaker at the Ideas Lab, organized by CEPS, on the need for a European Treaty Reform, Brussels 26 February 2015. Please find here the full programme of the workshop.

2nd Annual Conference of the Crisis Observatory, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy. Coordinator of the Round-table discussion ‘Towards a Lost Decade? The Challenge of Solidarity and Inclusive Growth in Europe’. The conference took place on December 16, 2014 at the French Institute.

THESEUS award 2014 for outstanding research on European integration. The award ceremony took place in Riga, Latvia on December 4 during the Latvia Pre-Presidency Ceremony. Latvia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2015. For more information on the award press here.

Keynote speaker at the conference ‘Redesigning EMU governance in light of the Eurozone crisis’ of the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB). The title of his speech was ‘The Eurozone Crisis: The Big Picture’. You can find the programme of the conference here.

Cyril Foster Annual Lecture, Oxford November 13th 2014. Has European Integration Reached the End of the Road?On 13 November, Loukas Tsoukalis gave the Cyril Foster Lecture 2014 which is the principal annual guest lecture at the University of Oxford in the field of International Relations. Click here for the text of the lecture.

Participation in the book presentation ‘Europe in the Storm’ by Herman Van Rompuy. Papadopoulos Publishing, the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and the French Institute of Greece organised the presentation of the Greek edition of the book Europe in the storm: Promise and prejudice authored by the first President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy. The event took place on Friday 7 November 2014.

Speech at the meeting of the High Level Group on Own Resources, Brussels 15 October 2014.  The task of the Group is to undertake a general review of the EU own resources system, which should be guided by the overarching objectives of simplicity, transparency, equity and accountability. The group is chaired by Mario Monti, former Italian Prime Minister and former European Commissioner.

Presentation of the book ‘The Unhappy state of Union: Europe Needs a new grand bargain’ in London, 7 October 2014. The book presentation and lecture was organized bu UCL (University College London).

Participation in a lecture on ‘The Future of the EU’ at King’s College London, on October 6. The panel discussion brought together three leading experts on the EU, Professor Brigid Laffan, Director at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, European Institute University, Florence and Professor Anand Menon, Director of the Europe in Crisis Project, King’s College, London. The event was part of the Europe in Crisis Project of King’s College. Yoy may find here a short comment on the crisis in Southern Europe.

Κeynote lecture at the annual Euroforum Conference of the University of Leuven, the biggest and oldest University in Belgium, together with the President of European Council, Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, on 16 September.  You may read the speech here as well as the speech of Mr. Van Rompuy. For more information you may see the programme here.

Speech at the opening session of the annual meeting of the European Social Network, held in Rome, 7-9 July 2014, on the occassion of the Italian Presidency. Mr. Giuliano Poletti, Minister of Labour and Social Policies in Italy, and Mr. Nicola Zingaretti, President of Lazio Region, spoke at the same panel. For more information you may visit the official site and watch the video of the meeting.

Participation in the 11th European Seminar, organized by ELIAMEP in co-operation with European Policy Centre at the island of Halki, 3-6 July 2014, on ‘Integration or Disintegration? Which way forward for Europe?’

Book launch event for the title ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain’ in Rome, 30 June 2014. The event was organized by Instituto Affari Internazionali one day before Italy assumes the Presidency of the European Council. You may see the invitation here.

Moderator of the public debate ‘Creating Jobs: Europe’s biggest challenge after the crisis’, co-organized by the Crisis Observatory of ELIAMEP and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation/ Athens Office, Aegli – Zappeion, 19 June 2014. Speakers were: Prof. Dr. Peter Bofinger, Chair for Monetary Policy and International Economics, University of Würzburg; Member of the German Council of Economic Experts, Mr. Dimitri Papalexopoulos, Vice President, Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV), Prof. Savvas Robolis, Prof. Emeritus, Panteion University; Former Scientific Director of the Trade Union’s Institute of Labour, INE-GSEE and Mr. Dimitris Tsigos, President, YES – European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs and member of the Hellenic Start-up Association.

Book launch event for the title ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain’ in Thessaloniki, in Cultural-Educational Center G. & H. Krassas, 18 June, 2014

Participation in the Annual Council Meeting of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), Rome, 12-13 June 2014. For more information you may click here.

Policy Briefing on ‘The unhappy state of the Union. Time for a new “grand bargain”, organized by the European Policy Centre (EPC) and the Bertelsmann Stiftung, in Brussels on 11 June, on the occassion of his new book ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain’. The presentation was followed by a question and answer session jointly chaired by Janis A. Emmanouilidis, EPC Director of Studies, and Thomas Fischer, Executive Director of the Brussels Office of the Bertelsmann Stiftung.

Participation in the expert panel debate with Mr. Joaquín Almunia, Vice-president of the European Commission, in the framework of the conference on ‘The EU after the European elections’, organized by the think tank Policy Network, London, 5 June 2014. You may see the programme here.

Keynote speaker in the debate on ‘State of the Union after the EP elections’, Warsaw, 27 May 2014, on the occasion of the release of the Polish version of ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain’.

Participation in the Governance Report 2015 edited volume Authors Workshop, at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, May 26, 2014. The main subject of the Governance Report 2015 will be the future of the EU.

Speech to the members of the Committee of Permanent Representatives in the European Union (COREPER II),on ‘Does Europe Need a New Grand Bargain?’, Zappeio, 22 May 2014. The two-hour debate was coorganized by ELIAMEP and the Permanent Representation of Greece in Brussels. Mr. Janis Emmanouilides, Research Director of the European Policy Centre (EPC) in Brussels (‘The State of the Union and future prospects for European integration’) and Mr. Thanos Dokos, Director General of ELIAMEP (‘Increasing turbulence in Europe’s neighbourhood(s)’) also participated in the debate.

Book launch event for the Greek version of the title: ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain’, published by Patakis Publishers, Monday 5 May, at Stoa tou Vivliou. Speakers in the event were Mr Tassos Giannitsis (Former minister, Professor emeritus at the University of Athens), Ms Anna Diamantopoulou (President of DIKTIO-NETWORK for Reform, former European Commissioner and Minister), Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis (Minister of Administration Reform and e-Governance), Mr George Stathakis (SYRIZA MP and Professor at the University of Crete) and the author. Ms Matina Stevis (correspondent of The Wall Street Journal in Brussels) moderated the discussion. You may read the report (in Greek) of the event and watch the video.

Speech at the international conference on ‘Ten Years After the 2004 EU Enlargement: Achievements and Next Steps’, Vienna, 24-25 April 2014. You may watch the video of the speech here.

Participation in the international conference on ‘Non peripheral partners: Greek-Spanish relations within the European Union’, organized by ELIAMEP and the Royal Institute Elcano, Madrid, 10 April 2014.

Presentation of the new book ‘The Unhappy State of the Union: Europe Needs a New Grand Bargain’, in the Spanish Royal Institute Elcano, 9 April 2014.

Keynote Speaker in the conference ‘From Austerity to Growth and Recovery: overcoming the socio-economic consequences of Greece’s Crisis’, organized by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Zappeio, Athens, 20 March 2014. You may read the programme here.

Introduction to the lecture delivered by H.E. the President of Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck,on ‘Europe: Our common heritage and future’, organised by ELIAMEP and German Embassy in Athens, on 6 March 2014 at the Acropolis Museum, in the presence of H.E. the President of the Hellenic Republic, Dr. Karolos Papoulias. You may read the introduction (in Greek) and the speech of Mr. Gauck.

Public debate on ‘New Pact for Europe’ and presentation of the report, 26 February 2014. You may watch the video of the event here (in Greek).

Κeynote lecture at the launching event for ACCESS Europe, a new European Centre set up jointly by the two big universities of Amsterdam. The title of the keynote lecture was ‘What Kind of Europe After the Crisis?’, and the discussants were Frank Vandenbroucke, Professor and former Minister of Belgium, and Brigid Laffan, Director of the Schuman Centre at the European University Institute in Florence. The event took place in Amsterdam on 22 January with the participation of the Dutch Minister of Education. You can find more information here as well as the video of the speech.

Participation in the Progressive Forum,Keramikos, Athens, 18 January 2014. You may see the programme here (in Greek).

Speech at the launch of the book ‘Greece in the Euro: Economic Delinquency or System Failure?’written by Research Fellow of ELIAMEP, Dr Eleni Panagiotarea. Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis (Minister of Administration Reform and e-Governance) and Professor Gikas Hardouvelis (University of Piraeus) also spoke on the book. The event took place at Onassis Cultural Centre, 13 January 2014. You may watch the video of the event here (in Greek).

Speech at the open discussion on ‘Is National Consensus Possible in Greece?;’ in the framework of the 1st Annual Conference of the Crisis Observatory of ELIAMEP, 13 December 2013. You may watch the video of the discussion here (in Greek).

Speech at the public debate on ‘Dilemmas, challenges and opportunities for Greek foreign policy’, which was organised by ELIAMEP, IOBE, KANTOR, the Citizens Movement, Transparency International – Greece and Megaron Plus, 12 December. You may see the video of the event here (in Greek).

Moderator of the discussion on ‘Global governance out of order?’, Mr Pascal Lamy (former Director General of World Trade Organization and Honorary President of Notre Europe-Institute Jacques Delors) was the keynote speaker. The event was organised by the French Institute in Greece, in co-operation with ELIAMEP’s Crisis Observatory on 9 December 2013. You can watch the video of the discussion here.

Speech at the book launch event for the title: ‘A Contemporary Odyssey’an autobiography by former President of Cyprus George Vassiliou, held in the University of Cyprus, 29 November 2013. You may read a reference of the Cypriot press here (in Greek). On 15 October the book launch event also took place in the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Former Prime Minister of Greece Costas Simitis and the author also talked on the book. You may read the speech of Loukas Tsoukalis here (in Greek).

Participation in the panel discussion on ‘What Binds Europe Together?‘,at the Presidential Residence, Schloss Bellevue, 26 November, on an invitation by the Federal President of Germany, Mr Joachim Gauck. His fellow panelists were: Mr. Andrea Bolaffi (Italy), Mrs. Sylvie Goulard (France), Mr. Ivan Krastev (Bulgaria) and Mrs. Daniela Schwarzer (Germany). The panel was chaired by Mrs. Petra Pinzler, journalist from Die Zeit. The Federal President gave an introductory speech and also closed the session with some final words. You may watch videos from the discussion here -1234.

Speech at the international conference in Belgrade on ‘The Fate of Democracy: Global Challenge, Local (Non) Responses’.This is the 10 year anniversary event of the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence, 14 November 2013. You can find the programme here.

Participation in the conference of the Levy Economics Institute, on ‘The Eurozone Crisis, Greece and the Experience of Austerity’, Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, 8-9 November 2013. You may see the programme here.

Speech at the public event organised by the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Amphitheatre of the Old Parliament Building, Athens, 7 November 2013.

Public talks at Harvard University, on the general theme of Europe in a Post-Crisis World, 31 October and 1 November 2013. In the opening session, the fellow panelists were Lawrence Summers, former Secretary of the Treasury of the United States and former President of Harvard University, Professor Peter Hall and Professor André Sapir, chaired by Professor Jeffry Frieden. You can find here the programme and the video of the opening session.

Κeynote speaker at the ‘Sino-European Strategic Dialogue’, organized by the leading European and Chinese international relations institutes, CICIR, Asia Centre, DGAP and EUISS, in Beijing, 21-22 October 2013. The subject of the speech was the political economy of European integration and perspectives for the future.

Alcuin Lecture 2013 at the University of Cambridge, on ‘Is there a future for the European Union – and with Britain in it?’, 17 October 2013. You may find the lecture here.

Speech at the Economic Conference AGORA, in the 4th Athens Biennale, 12 October 2013. You may find more details here.

Moderator of the discussion on ‘Technology as a spark for growth’. Mr. Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google, was the keynote speaker of the event, held on Athens Concert Hall, 10 October 2013. You may find the video here.

Speech at the 8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations,Warsaw, 19 September 2013. Professor Hubert Zimmermann (Philipps University Marburg, Germany), Professor Fritz Scharpf (Max Planck Institute, Cologne), Professor Henrik Enderlein (Hertie School, Berlin), Dr Guntram Wolff (Bruegel, Brussels) and  Dr Simona Leila Talani (King’s College, London) also participated in the roundtable discussion on understanding the Euro Crisis. You can find more information here.

Moderator of the lecture of the Prime Minister of Italy,Mr. Enrico Letta, on ‘How can Europe Come out of the Crisis?’ Athens, 29 July 2013. For more information click here.

Participation in the 10th European Seminar of ELIAMEP, on ‘Europe in Crisis – Citizens in Protest’, held in Nafplio, 4-7 July 2013. For more information click here.

Speech at the public debate ‘Crisis and the Financial Sector: Developments and Prospects in Greece and Europe’,co organized by the Greek International Business Association (SEVE) and ELIAMEP’s Crisis Observatory, Thessaloniki, 17 June, 2013. For more information click here.

Participation in the debate on European economic crisis, in the framework of the three-day seminar of the programme ‘European Young Leaders: 40 under 40′, co organised by EuropaNova και Friends of Europe, Athens, 13 June 2013. You may see the programme here.

Moderator of the discussion on ‘The euro: assessment and prospects’. Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg and former Eurogroup President, was the keynote speaker. The event was co-organised by the Embassy of Luxembourg in Athens, Megaron-the Athens Concert Hall and ELIAMEP, 10 June 2013. For more information click here.

Moderator of the discussion on ‘Working together towards European recovery’. President of Eurogroup and Minister of Finance of the Netherlands, Jeroen Dijsselbloem was the keynote speaker. The event was coorganized by the Crisis Observatory of ELIAMEP and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens, 31 May 2013. You may see more information here.

Speech at a public debate in Zagreb,on the future of Europe, 20 May 2013. The debate took place in view of the country’s adhesion to the EU on 1 July 2013. Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and former Foreign Minister of Croatia Tonino Picula, MEP Andrej Plenković and Professor at Cambridge University Brendan Simms also participated in the panel.

Lecture series on the Euro crisis in Brazil,invited by the Brazilian research institute Fundação Getulio Vargas. Specifically, he gave a lecture to ‘2013 School on the European Union‘ (6-7/5), participated in the 2nd Europe Day Conference (8/5) and in the 2nd Workshop on European Union Research (10/5).

Speech at the public debate organised by the French-German Youth Office (OFAJ/DFJW),in co-operation with the French and German Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Thessaloniki, 20 April 2013. You can find more information on the public debate and the seminar here.

Speech to the Association of Greek Businessmen, on the eurozone crisis and challenges for Southern states, Athens, 18 April 2013. You may see the programme here (in greek).

Speech at the event on ‘Signing of the Athens EU enlargement Treaty 2003: 10 years later‘, organized on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the signing of the EU’s enlargement Treaty, by the Embassies of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Malta, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia, in cooperation with the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)  and the Europe Direct Information Center at ELIAMEP, 16 April 2013

Speech at the public debate on ‘How to restore Greece’s lost credibility’, co-organized by ELIAMEP, IOBE, KANTOR, the Citizens Movement, Transparency International-Greece and Megaron Plus, 21 March 2013. You may access the speech and the video of the event here (in Greek).

Speech at the Symposium ‘Konstantinos Karamanlis: then and now’,organised by the Karamanlis Foundation and Megaron Plus, 6 March 2013. You can access his speech and the video of the event here (in Greek).

Speech at the international conference on ‘Prospects for Revival in the Eurozone-and what place for Britain in Europe?’, co-organised by the Policy Network, the European Commission’s UK Representation and the City of London Corporation, 28 February 2013. Professor Tsoukalis spoke on the eurozone crisis at the same panel with Olli Rehn, Vice-President of the European Commission. Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council was the keynote speaker.

Keynote speaker in the debate ‘The Greek crisis and the Eurozone: a cure worse than the disease?’organized by Istituto Affari Internazionali in Rome, 6 February 2013. Lorenzo Bini Smaghi, former member of the ECB Executive Board was among the speakers. You may access the invitation of the event here.

Moderator of the public debate ‘Greek Universities: The complete makeover’, organized by ELIAMEP, IOBE, KANTOR, the Citizens Movement, Transparency International – Greece and Megaron Plus, 13 December 2012. For more information click here. You may also watch the video here (in Greek).

Speech to MPs and policy-makers of the Italian Democratic party, on the crisis in Greece and Europe and an exit strategy, Rome, 14 November 2012

Speeches on ‘Legitimacy: Technocracy vs Populism’, in a series of seminars on the European crisis, organised by the University of Oxford (St. Anthony’s College) and the European Council on Foreign Affairs, as well as in the Black Coffee Morning event, organised by ECFR, 23-24 October 2012.

Opening keynote address at the Progressive Governance Conference, organized by the think tank Policy Network in Dublin, 12 October 2012. The Conference brought together high level politicians and analysts from across Europe. You may read the paper entitled ‘Steering Europe out of the Crisis’ here.

Speech on ‘Where next for the politics of the Eurozone crisis?’, at the event organized by the Institute of International and European Affairs, Dublin, 11 October 2012. You may watch the video here.

Moderator of the discussion on the financial crisis,in the event of the MDA Hellas Association, with keynote speaker Prof. Christopher Pissarides (Nobel 2010), Athens, 5 October, 2012

Speech on ‘Reform-Crisis-Europe’, at the conference organized by the Alumni Association of the National School for Public Administration and the Region of Attica, on ‘Redesigning the Public Administration’, in the Acropolis Museum, October 5, 2012. See the programme here.

Speech at the First International Symposium of Thessaloniki, on ”The Decline of the West and Europe?”, Thessaloniki, 30 September 2012. View video (in Greek) and more information.

Speech in the University of Sussex, at the 20th Anniversary Conference of the European Institute, on ‘The Future of Europe: Progress or Decline?’, 28 September 2012. View the programme here.

Speech at the launch of the book ‘Bright Day’ by Amanda Michalopoulou, (in greek) in Hystorical Archives-Museum of Hydra, 21 July 2012. You may see the invitation here.

Participation in the 9th European Seminar of ELIAMEP, on ’Global Europe in a Changing World: How to Avoid Irrelevance’, Poros, 21-24 June 2012. You may see the programme and more information here.

Speech at the event ‘Euro or Drachma?’, organized by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Athens, 13 June 2012. View the invitation here.

Speech on the Euro Crisis, at the Workshop organized by the Council for the United States and Italy, Venice, 8-9 June 2012. Mr. Mario Monti, Prime Minister of Italy, was among the keynote speakers. View the programme of the workshop here. See details here.

Speech at the event ‘Quo Vadis Europa?’, held in the Ministry of Finance in Nicosia, on 2 May 2012, in view of the commencement of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU. You may see the invitation here.

Participation in the conference “Reflections on the Current Crisis: Euro American Perspectives”,Florence, 23-24 April 2012

Speech at the conference ‘The Founders of European Integration’, organized by Konstantinos G. Karamanlis Foundation, on 27-28 March 2012. The title of his speech was What are the stakes today?

Participation in the conference ‘The future of economic governance in the EU’ co-organized by the think tank Policy Network and the European Commissions’ UK representation, London, 8 March 2012.

Speech at the event ‘For Greece, now!, 22 January 2012, Hall of the Old Parliament. You may watch the video here.

Participation in the debate on ‘The lack of leadership’, organized by Bodossaki Foundation, Megaron Plus, 1 January 2012. You may watch the video here.

Moderator of the discussion on ‘Tax evasion and Social Justice‘, co-organized by ELIAMEP, IOBE, KANTOR, Citizens’ Movement, Athens, 13 December 2012

Speech Our national crisis: is there an exit?, in Navarino Network, Thessaloniki, 5 December 2011

Speech at the workshop ‘A Growth Agenda for Greece’, organized by the think tank Bruegel, Brussels, 23 November 2011

Participation in the panel on euro crisis, during the meeting of ECFR Council, on ‘The Reinvention of Europe: How to stop Europe falling apart’, Warsaw, 10 November 2011

Participation in the Dahrendorf Symposium and presentation of the paper ‘The Political Economy of the Crisis: The End of an Era? Berlin, 9 November 2011. You may watch the video of the panel ‘Europe as a political economy

Participation in the workshop ‘What future for internationalism in 21st century social democracy?’, co organized by the think tank Policy Network, the think tank of the Dutch Labour Party, Wiardi Beckman Stichting and the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Brussels, 5 October 2011

Keynote speaker in the Annual Lecture of the Journal of Common Market Studies, in King’s College, London, 28 September 2011

Participation in the conference ‘Resolving the European Debt Crisis’, organized by Peterson Institute for International Economics and Bruegel, and presentation of the paper ‘Greece in the euro area: Odd man out, or precursor of things to come?’, Paris, 13-14 September 2011

Participation in the first Serbia-EU Forum, on ‘Overcoming the crisis, moving towards the European Union’, Belgrade, 8-10 September 2011

Participation in the ELIAMEP European Seminar 2011, on ‘Adjusting to the Crisis: Policy Choices and Politics in Europe‘, Poros island, 7-10 July 2011

Main speaker of the event on ‘Beyond the economic crisis: EU and Greece‘, organized by the European Parliament Office in Cyprus and OPEC, Nicosia, 1 June 2011

Speech at the event ‘What kind of EU after the crisis?’, organized by ELIAMEP and European Policy Centre, Brussels, 31 May 2011. This event also coincided with the publication of the book The Delphic Oracle on Europe – Is there a Future for the European Union? (OUP, 2011) co-edited by Loukas Tsoukalis and Janis A. Emmanouilidis.

Participation in the international conference of the South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) on ‘Whose crisis? Greece’s politics, economy and society in an era of uncertainty’, Oxford, 26-28 May 2011

Participation in the round table discussion on Greece in the European Union for thirty years: Assessment and Perspectives, Geneva, 24 May 2011

Speech at the event ‘Greece and Europe: The great contradiction’, organized by the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research (IOBE), Athens, 16 May 2011

Participation in the Progressive Governance Summit ‘A post-crisis agenda for the centre-left. Securing shared prosperity’, along with heads of state and government, as well as leading political thinkers and policymakers. Chairperson of the final session of the Summit on ‘Social democracy beyond the nation-state; do we have a distinctive international agenda?’, Oslo, 12-13 May 2011. You may watch the video here.

Speech at the Training Institute of PASOK, on ‘Where Europe goes: Economic Policy, Institutions, Greek Position’, 21 March 2011

Speech on ‘What Europe should we envisage following the economic crisis?’, in the Economist Conference “The Fourth Cyprus Summit: Leadership Strategy for Cyprus’s Unity and Prosperity”, Nicosia, 17-18 March 2011

Main speaker of the event ‘What could be the future of Greece in a rapidly changing world’, organized by the Corfu Reading Society and the Bodossaki Foundation, Corfu, 11 March 2011

Participation in the workshop ‘The crisis in Greece: the scientists’ perspective’, organized by the Bodossaki Foundation and Megaron Plus, 1 March 2011
Speech at the conference ‘Democracy, Constitution and European Sympolity’, organized by the Centre for European Constitutional Law – Themistokles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation (CECL), 17-18 February 2011

Speech at the conference ‘Democracy, Constitution and European Sympolity’, organized by the Centre for European Constitutional Law – Themistokles and Dimitris Tsatsos Foundation (CECL), 17-18 February 2011

Participation in the international conference on the future of Europe, organized by Policy Network in partnership with the European Commission’s UK Representation, London, 11 February 2011

Visiting Speaker in the University College London, Faculty of Laws, London, 10 February 2011

Participation in the workshop ‘Crisis in the euro area, the Economic and Monetary Union and the future of the EU’, organized by the Turkish think tank Economic Development Foundation, Istanbul, 25 January 2011

Speech on ‘The international economic crisis and Greece’, in the 13th Scientific Rheumatologists Meeting of NW Greece, Metsovo, 21 January 2011

Participation in the panel on ‘Europe on a crossroad – the double crisis of the world economy and the euro has put EU in a tight spot’, with the Bulgarian Prime Minister, Mr. Boyko Borisov, and EU Commissioner, Mrs Kristalina Georgieva, in the framework of the event organized by the Bulgarian economic newspaper Capital Weekly, Sofia, 16 November 2010

Participation in a roundtable discussion on European economic governance, in the framework of the event ‘Les Journées de l’Economie’, with the participation of Mr. Jean-Claude Trichet, Lyon, 11 November 2010

Lecture series on the economic crisis and the future of the euro on East Coast universities. Specifically, in Princeton University (title ‘Is there life for the EU after the crisis?’, 27.10.10), in Yale (title ‘The European Economic Crisis’, 1.11.10), in Boston University (title ‘Crisis the Mother of Change: The euro and European integration’, 2.11.10), in Harvard (title ‘The Future of the Euro, 3.11.10)

Participation in the event ‘The Crisis of Capitalism: How Important are Values in American, German, and European Responses?’, organized by the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies, Washington, 29 October 2010

Speech at the dinner of the Annual Conference of the European Union Institute for Security Studies, on ‘The euro crisis’ impact on the perception of the EU as a global player’, Paris, 21 October 2010

Lectures on ‘The EU in a Changing World: Domestic & Global Challenges’ in the European Studies Institute in Moscow (ESI), 12-15 October 2010

Speech on the European solidarity in the high-level forum of European think tanks, organized by Notre Europe, Barcelona, 30 September 2010

Speech at the seminar on ‘La France et l’Europe face à la crise Économique’, organized by the Centre d’ Analyse of the French Government, Paris, 20 September 2010. The title of the speech was ‘La crise de la dette grecue et l’euro’.

Speech at the internal workshop ‘The Spread of the Crisis on Real Economy and the Public Finances in the EU,’ organized by the EPP Group and CRIS Committee of the European Parliament, Brussels, 1 July 2010

Participation in the ELIAMEP European Seminar 2010, on ‘Economic Governance in the Eurozone and the EU: Drawing lessons from the crisis‘, Sounio, 10-13 June 2010

Participation in the discussion ‘From the Lisbon Treaty to the Eurozone Crisis: A New Beginning or the Unraveling of Europe?, organized by Brookings Institution, Washington, 2 June 2010

Chairperson of the session ‘The New EU Framework for Confronting Global Challenges’ in the Annual Global Jean Monnet Conference organized by the European Commission, in cooperation with ECSA-World, European Parliament, Brussels, 25 May 2010

Speech at the roundtable discussion on ‘Heterogeneity and Coherence in the European Union – Challenges for the EU Council Presidency of Belgium’, organized by Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations and Bertelsmann Stiftung, Brussels, 28 April 2010

Speech at the symposium ‘The EU in 2020: fit for what purpose?’, organized by Policy Network and Terra Nova, for the launching of the French translation of the report “An EU fit for purpose in the global age: can we rise to the challenge?”, Paris, 22-23 April 2010

Speech at a public hearing, organized by the Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis of the European Parliament, Brussels, 18 March 2010

Participation in the conference ‘Post-Lisbon: The future of the European Union’, organized by Policy network and IDEAS, Madrid, 26 February 2010. The event marked the launching of the Spanish translation of “An EU fit for purpose in the global age: can we rise to the challenge?”.