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The Greek Economy and Greek-German Relations

Greek Community Club
206-210 Lakemba St, Lakemba
Date
4 Jul 4–6pm
Language
English
Free

Talks and discussion with Akis Haralabopoulos and Costa Vertzayias.

A presentation on recent economic developments in Greece co-ordinated by the Greek Studies Programme at UNSW Sydney and the Foundation for Hellenic Studies.

Akis Haralabopoulos will discuss: (a) Recent economic conditions in Greece; (b) Austerity or economic reform in response to the Global Financial Crisis, and (c) Was “Plan B” really ever an option?; and (d) Reality and recovery for Greece.

Costas Vertzayias will reflect on aspects of the Greek-German relationship, including: (a) Germans in the War of Independence; (b) Germany’s relationship with the Ottoman Empire and Turkey, and in particular (c) The complicated problem of German reparations for WWII.

The public talks will be followed by Q&A.