Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy

The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) is a private, independent, non-profit research and training institute, based in Athens, Greece. Its mission is to conduct research and provide policy makers, academics and the public at large with authoritative information and substantiated policy recommendations. ELIAMEP’s expertise spans over a wide range of fields: European integration; migration; democracy, Greek foreign policy; human rights and civic participation; good governance; security, international relations and conflict resolution (with a special focus on the Balkans, the Middle East and the wider Mediterranean); media and political communication studies and more.

Dia Anagnostou

Senior Research Fellow

Head of WP3 EU-external differentiation


Dia Anagnostou is a Senior Research Fellow at ELIAMEP and Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics at Panteion University of Social Sciences. Anagnostou has held research positions at Princeton University and the European University Institute in Florence, and she has coordinated or been involved in several international research projects. She has done extensive research on the influence of EU and international norms and institutions in domestic policies, in areas such as minority protection, migration, human rights, gender equality, as well as anti-corruption and good governance. Over the past ten years her work on human rights has specifically focused on the role of international courts and legal institutions. Her book publications include Rights and Courts in Pursuit of Social Change: Legal Mobilisation in the Multi-Level European System (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2014); and The European Court of Human Rights: Implementing the Strasbourg’s Judgments into Domestic Policy (Edinburgh University Press, 2012).

Filippa Chatzistavrou

Research Fellow


Filippa Chatzistavrou is a Research Fellow at ELIAMEP and an Adjunct Lecturer/Research Associate in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of Athens. Her research interests are in the field of European integration theory, EU institutional governance and EU political sociology. She is ELIAMEP’s coordinator of the project Towards a Citizens Union (Co-funded by Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Actions 2017). Her recent publications include 'Mobilising for Democracy during Austerity in Greece' in Blockmans & Russack (eds), Direct Democracy in the EU and the Myth of a Citizens' Union (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2019) and Who Governs Europe? Power Structures after the Economic Crisis''(Tziola Publications, 2018).


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