Hellenic Association of Political Scientists

The Hellenic Association of Political Scientists:

HAPSc, having the profile of a Scientific – Professional Association constitutes one of the most important and active organizations of Greece, holding a distinguished position in the scientific sphere of the country. Aiming to the progress and enrichment of Political Science both within and out of the Greek borders, HAPSc functions, since its establishment, as a think tank mechanism which encourages interdisciplinary dialogue and pluralist approaches to Global Politics. HAPSc as an organization is:

  • In Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN – ECOSOC).
  • A member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).
  • Associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications (UN – DGC).
  • A member of the International Political Science Association (IPSA).

Find the Organizing Committee below

President: Symeon Sidiropoulos, President of HAPSc (University of Piraeus)


Eva Karamichail (University of Groningen) – Keynote Speakers Coordination
Souzana Chatzivasileiou (Democritus University of Thrace) – PR, PA, IR Manager & Press Office
Elisavet Moundroulea (University of Piraeus) – Partnerships & Financial Coordination
Alkinoos Emmanouil – Kalos (Athens University of Economics & Business) – Speakers Coordination


Dimitris Kritas, PhD can. (University of Crete)
Dr. Stelios Tsagkarakis (University of Crete)
Athanasios Venitsanopoulos (Royal Holloway University of London)
Panagiota-Iris Efthimiou, Phd can. (University of Piraeus)
Foteini Theiakou (Tufts University)
Maria Arnaoutaki (University College London) – HAPSc Director General


Dr. Maria Drakaki (University of Crete)
Evaggelos Spanos (European Law and Governance School)
MariaGavriella Anagnostopoulou (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)
Stavros Tasiopoulos, PhD can. (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)