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eoxEuropean Economic Area Financial Mechanism

Panteion University - Department of Political Science and History

in collaboration with Athena Research and Innovation Center in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies

Principal Investigator: Vasiliki Georgiadou

SodaNet logoThe So.Da.Net network is the Greek research infrastructure for the social sciences.

The Centre for Political Research participates in this programme in cooperation with the universities of the Aegean, Athens, Thrace, and the NCSR (EKKE). On behalf of the Centre, Prof. Yannis Voulgaris is the scientific coordinator. Prof. Christina Koulouri and Assoc. Prof. Vassiliki Georgiadou and a team of researchers, PhD candidates and post-graduate students from Panteion University also participate in the programme. CPR collects and processes data on: a) Politics, Parties and Political Culture; b) Economy and Society; and c) the Political and Social History of Greece.

cessdalogoParticipation in the development and utilization of the European Research Infrastructure.

The project was co-funded by GSRT and the Operational Programme «Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship» (OPCE ΙΙ). Principal Investigator: Prof. Y. Voulgaris


The CPR participated in a network of academic departments and a private company within the framework of the project: “Socialdatanet: A Network for the Development of Comparative Research and Secondary Analysis”. The project was publicly funded by the GSRT.

THALIS - University of Macedonia

The proposed project seeks to:

design a system of empirically recording political and social radicalism in Greece,

manage the system through the establishment of an Observatory and, finally,

draw on the findings of the inventory in order to design public policies.

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Portuguese National Funding Agency for Science, Research and Technology (Project ref: PTDC/IVC-CPO/2247/2014), 4/4/16 ongoing.

civiceduThe German Federal Agency for Civic Education and the Robert Bosch Foundation offer scholarships for the project Shaping Europe – Civic Education in Action. Eleni Stathopoulou will participate in this project, from 20.01.2014 until 11.04.2014 in Academy Frankenwarte (AF) in Würzburg.



The present research project explores aspects of Cold War culture emphasizing on the Greek case. To this aim the focus is on US cultural diplomacy targeted to Greece from the early 1950s to the late 1960s. Our basic assumption is that this is a complex process that tries to balance between often opposite goals (e.g. modernization goals, anti-communist strategy etc.) and ultimately produces hybrid outcomes (aspects of Americanization, emergence of anti-Americanism. The archival research took place and was completed in June 2012 (Roosevelt Study Center, Middelburg, Netherlands), while the processing of the main findings and the final synthesis is still ongoing.

Comparative Indexes at the Fields Society, Economy, Human Resources, Perspectives.


Center for Political Research - Panteion University