The 28-hour seminar “Hate Speech in Greece and Europe” begins on Wednesday 28 November, from 16:00 to 21:00 in Thessaloniki.
The seminar will continue on Thursday 29 November, 16:00-21:00, Friday 30 November, 15:00-21:00, Saturday 1 December, 15: 00-20: 00 and will end on Sunday 2 December, 16:00-22:00.
The seminar is an initiative of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence “Research on Crucial Issues of European Integration” of the University of Macedonia in collaboration with the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence “European Constitutionalism and Religion(s)” at the Aristotle University School of Law.
On Wednesday 28 November at 19:00 the seminar will include a two-hour lecture by the Dean of the School of Law, Professor Elisavet Symeonidou-Kastanidou on the criminal treatment of hate speech.
Professors of the University of Macedonia, Ioannis Papadopoulos, Nikolaos Zaikos, Rebecca Pedi and Despina Anagnostopoulou, Professor of Law in Thessaloniki, Lina Papadopoulou, Dr. Athina Giannakoula (IM, AUTH), and Dr. Nikolaos Gaitenidis (UoM) and PhD candidate Chrysothea Basia (UoM) will teach at the seminar.
The seminar will analyze the relevant provisions of the ECHR and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights, reports of institutions of international conventions and pacts (CERD, ICCPR), EU and Greek law as well as the case law of the Greek courts.
Up to 50 people can attend the seminar free of charge. Due to the limited number of seats subscription is required. Absences can be up to 8 hours.
The seminar is funded by the Erasmus + program, Jean Monnet Action.