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"The Fiscal Pact and the European Social Model: Is a Compromise Possible?"

Start/End Wednesday, December 05, 2012 12:10 PM EST -- 01:15 PM EST
Location Name Room 600, William and June Warren Hall

Please join Professor Katrougalos and the European Legal Studies Center for this topical lunchtime presentation followed by a lively Q&A session.

Lunch will be served.  

George Katrougalos is professor of public law at Democritus University, Greece, presently a Senior Emile Noel Fellow at NYU. He was legal adviser to the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs during the drafting of the EU Constitutional Treaty and to the Greek Mission at the United Nations on Human Rights issues. He has worked as international expert on human rights and institutional building in Albania, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Syria and FYROM.

His main areas of research are comparative constitutional law, human rights law and social rights. Among his monographs are: ‘Crisis and Way Out’, Athens, 2012,  ‘Social Policy and Social Rights at national and international levels’, Athens, 2009 “Southern European Welfare States” (with G. Lazaridis), Palgrave Macmillan, London/New York, 2003, “The Social state in the post-industrial era”, Athens, 1998.

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This event is open to Columbia University students, faculty and staff.