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Ouzo and out! What’s in it for Greece after ‘exiting’ the Euro 2012?

Theofanis, Exadaktylos (2012) Ouzo and out! What’s in it for Greece after ‘exiting’ the Euro 2012? LSE Greece@LSE (28 Jun 2012). Website.

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My German colleagues were certain: Germany was going to kick Greece out of the euro: but which one? I considered it unprecedented luck being in Berlin on the day of the Greece v. Germany football match for the semis of the Euro 2012 championships, during my participation at the EPSA annual conference. Walking alongside the former East and West Cold War borders, fans had been gathering by the Brandenburg Gate early on to watch the game on the big screens. I was surrounded by thousands of Germans in full attire of flags, face paint and other team paraphernalia and had to remain under the radar about my national identity. The outcome of the game was humbling but the excuse was that a small team like Greece was taking up one of the strongest teams in the world. Nonetheless, the message on the posters on Karl-Marx Allee was clear the following day: Ouzo and Out! (Yet still in the Eurozone.)

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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 14:19
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2023 00:47

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