Category Archives: Greek Elections

Feb 2 2015

Greek MPs Pro European But Weary of European Institutions

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By Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos and Yannis Tsirbas Syriza, a radical left party critical of the functioning of the EU institutions, won the Greek parliamentary elections of 25 January 2015 and formed a government coalition with the smaller right-wing eurosceptic party of … Continue reading

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Jan 29 2015

From hope to concern and from concern to hopefulness

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By Vassilis Monastiriotis SYRIZA’s central pre-election motto was ‘hope’ – ‘hope is coming’. In fact, what would perhaps describe better the pre-election sentiment of the Greek public, including a big part of SYRIZA’s voters, is the word ‘concern’: concern over … Continue reading

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Jan 27 2015

Syriza’s win and the Greek elections: many shades of grey

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By Maria Kyriakidou Reading the press headlines all over Europe today, one gets the impression of a schizophrenic Europe, with images of glory and gloom about what Syriza’s win means for the future of the Eurozone being painted by different newspapers. … Continue reading

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Jan 27 2015

Greek elections 2015: a short overview

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By Vassilis Paipais First reactions after such ambiguous and hotly disputed events always hide considerable dangers and possible errors of judgement. Nevertheless, some analysis has to be attempted bearing in mind that many unknowns remain to be seen and many riddles … Continue reading

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Jan 19 2015

Can Greece make the choice?

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By Professor Kevin Featherstone So, Greece has reached the end-game, but it is one with uncertain choices.  A political shambles has led the country to this point and more political games may be on the way.  To many European observers, … Continue reading

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