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State Transformation and the European Integration Project: Lessons from the financial crisis and the Greek paradigm

Evangelos Venizelos, former Deputy Prime Minister of Greece (2011–12, 2013–15), Minister of Foreign Affairs (2013–15), Minister of Finance (2011–12), Minister of Defence (2009–11) and former Leader of PASOK (2012–15). He currently serves as a member of the Greek parliament and is Professor of Constitutional Law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Summary: The financial crisis that erupted in the eurozone not only affected the EU’s financial governance mechanisms, but also the very nature of state sovereignty and balances in the relations of member states; thus, the actual inequalities between the member states hidden behind their institutional equality have deteriorated. This transformation is recorded in the case… Read More »