Discussion on "Good students, bad students"

Dr. Livingtson Merchant was the featured participant in a round table discussion on the theme «Good students, bad students» on December 17, in the Bissell Library. Dr. Merchant was joined by a group of ACT faculty and a small cohort of Maria Patsarika's freshman honors students.   Livingston Merchant was… More

The Crisis of the EU and the Future of Greece

   It might well have been the inverse: «The Crisis in Greece and the Future of the EU».  Semantics aside, the core problem I will address is whether the ever imminent bankruptcy, and potential collapse, of the Greek state is a European problem. What better place to discuss this than… More

Repo[we]rGreece visits ACT

On December 11, the Dukakis Center teamed up with representatives of the Athens-based civil society initiative Repo[we]rGreece. Alexandros Costopoulos and retired US diplomat Alec Mally met with several dozen ACT and study abroad students to discuss the mission of their initiative, launched in the fall of 2011. Repo(we)rGreece is a… More

Εvents on multiculturalism and identity

The Dukakis Center hosted two events on cross-cultural understanding featuring Livingston Merchant, Jr., former President of Robert College, who has spent much of the last two years in predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Iraq (December 10, Niarchos Teleconference Center) and Hercules Millas, an expert on Greek-Turkish relations (November 14, Bissell… More


Inaugural Business & Politics Forum   The Dukakis Center and the Anatolia Business School co-hosted the inaugural Business & Politics Forum on Wednesday, December 5, at the Elektra Palace Hotel in downtown Thessaloniki. Well over 200 people came to hear invited panelists Stephen Grey (Reuters), Dennis Martinis (McKinsey), Efi Stefopoulou… More

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