Modern Greek Studies Association

Call for Research Project Proposals 2018

The Hellenic Observatory is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting research initiative to further fulfil and develop its mission and study of contemporary Greece and Cyprus in the field of the social sciences. On this occasion, we invite applications from researchers to conduct time-sensitive and globally competitive policy relevant research on contemporary Greece and/or Cyprus.

Research Themes & Level of Awards

Researchers are invited to submit a research proposal on one of the following themes:

1. £20,000 grant - projects should run for a maximum 24 months (1 award)

1(a) ‘Sources of growth in post-crisis Greece: economic analyses of growth drivers for the Greek economy’

1(b) ‘The role and capabilities of Independent Authorities in Greece in the formulation and implementation of public policy’


2. £8,000 grant - projects should run for a maximum 12 months (2 awards)

2(a) ‘Reforming the state education sector in Greece: Pitfalls and Prospects’

2(b) ‘Understanding the causes and consequences of Low-Intensity Violence as a phenomenon in Greek political and social life’

2(c) ‘An analysis of the relationship between mass media, political parties and private enterprise: comparing Greece and other EU member states’

2(d) ‘The Challenge of Migrant Integration in Greece: The consequences in economic and social terms’

Applications are to be submitted electronically by Sunday 3rd June 2018 (23.59 GMT) in Word format to [email protected] and the subject line of the email should read “HO Call 2018”.

For further information and details on Eligibility and Application Procedure please click here.

For more details on this new Research Programme please click here. Should you have any queries email: [email protected] .