Broadening the concept of Greek identity as an approach to facilitate immigrant integration processes

Besides a devastating economic crisis, Greece is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis unparalleled in recent times. The country, which constitutes a major entry point for refugees and migrants fleeing war-torn areas, persecution or conditions of extreme poverty, is struggling to offer adequate protection and even basic supplies to those in need. Only during the […]

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Making sense of the Greek elections

The Greek election is over and SYRIZA returns to power having secured an emphatic victory over its main political rival, New Democracy. Although the pre-election opinion polls had predicted a close contest between the two parties, the official results proved them wrong; SYRIZA received 35.46% of the vote, which translates into 145 seats in the […]

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Merkel’s choice between bad or worse

For Germans, the Greek crisis is again the single most important political topic. The German government finds itself in a difficult position after the Greek ‘No’ to the financial aid package. Whatever will be the result of the renewed negotiations after Sunday’s summit – a new rescue package, some form of a haircut or debt […]

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