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#event On 19 September, Yanis Varoufakis will be at the Institute for a public lecture on European democracy. Register now for this exceptionnal event! graduateinstitute.ch/events/_/events/corporate/2017/greece-europe-the-democratic-spa
Yanis Varoufakis is a Greek economist, academic and politician, who served as the Greek Minister of Finance from January to July 2015, when he resigned. He is the author of several books on the European debt crisis, global financial imbalances and game theory, and is the co-founder of the pan-European political movement DiEM25.
This lecture forms part of Public Space and Local Democracy in Contemporary Athens, and will be preceded by a public workshop from 16:00 to 18:00 where urban planners from two leading architecture schools will present their recent innovative projects in the Athenian city centre focussing on the twin issues of public spaces and public participation.
Organised by the Graduate Institute’s Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy, Fondation Braillard Architectes and the Club Diplomatique de Genève.