The Future of Greece and the Euro Zone Event, January 24th

On January 24 2013, the Workers’ Rights Student Coalition at Columbia Law School will host an INET-sponsored evening with top political leadership from SYRIZA, Greece’s dominant opposition party and anticipated next government, to discuss the challenges facing Greece and the euro zone and SYRIZA’s plans for reform.

The evening will feature the head of SYRIZA and Leader of the Greek Opposition, Alexis Tsipras, on SYRIZA’s plans for national governance, as well as panels on financial reform and macroeconomic recovery with Rena Dourou, MP and Critic of the Opposition for Foreign Relations and European Issues, George Stathakis, Greek MP and Critic of the Opposition for the Economy, and top SYRIZA Economic Advisor Yiannis Milios.

Other panelists include INET grantee Katharina Pistor, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School;Mathew Forstater, Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Thomas Ferguson, Director of Research Programs, the Institute for New Economic Thinking; Mark Weisbrot, Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research; Helen Ginsburg, Professor Emerita of Economics, Brooklyn College, City University of New York; and Rania Antonopoulos, Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College.

The event is part of the Modern Money and Public Purpose series, and is co-sponsored by the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, the Institute for New Economic Thinking, the Center for Global Legal Transformation, the Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy, and the Columbia Hellenic Assocation. It will take place at 6.00pm in Room 104, Jerome Greene Hall, 435 West 116th Street, New York.

The event will be livestreamed for those unable to attend. Check back here on the day of the event for the stream link.