My presentation at the EUPADRA inaugural conference


The inaugural conference of the Joint Master in Parliamentary Procedures and Legislative Drafting (EUPADRA) took place on Monday 3 October in the magnificent premises of the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome, Italy. The conference had the title «THE TRANSFORMATION OF PARLIAMENTARY ORGANISATION BY TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION«.


My new paper on parliamentary control


My new paper on Parliamentary Democracy examines parliamentary control in the Hellenic Parliament and the National Assembly of Serbia. The paper is titled «Parliamentary Control of Governmental Actions on the Interaction with European Organs in the Hellenic Parliament and the National Assembly of Serbia» and appears in the Online Papers on Parliamentary Democracy V/2016. It can be found on the PADEMIA website.


My presentation at the PADEMIA annual conference 2016


The annual PADEMIA «Parliamentary Democracy in Europe» conference for 2016 took place between 19 and 20 May 2016 in the historic premises of «La Fondation Universitaire» in Brussels. There I had the opportunity to present in front of a wide audience of international scolars my new paper on “Historical evolution of referenda and applications in contemporary democracy“.


My paper presentation at the IRIS 2016


IRIS 2016 in Salzburg, Austria

At this year’s International Symposium for Legal Informatics (German: Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion, IRIS 2016) that took place between 25-27 February 2016 in the University of Salzburg, Austria, I had the opportunity to present the following paper:

Parliaments in the Digital Era – Innovation, Challenges, and Prospects
by Fotis Fitsilis, Dimitris Koryzis, Dimitris Spiliotopoulos, Günther Schefbeck


Unser Beitrag auf der IRIS 2015


Internationales Rechtsinformatik Symposion IRIS 2015: 26.-28. Februar, Salzburg

Unser schriftlicher Beitrag (auf English): «Crowdsourcing and cooperative law-making»
von Dimitris Spiliotopoulos, Dimitris Koryzis, Fotis Fitsilis und Günther Schefbeck


My paper at the PADEMIA conference in Brussels


On January 28th, 2016 I presented my latest scientific paper at the joint PADEMIA & SUMMIT conference in Brussels, which tackled issues related to the operation of the European Council and its relations with other EU and national institutions. The paper has the title “Parliamentary control of Governmental actions on the interaction with European organs in the Hellenic Parliament and the National Assembly of Serbia” and its abstract can be read here:


My presentation at the Twinning closing event

This is my presentation at the Twinning closing event, on Thursday 23 October 2014, in the House of the National Assembly of Serbia.


EU Twinning Project Event on «Parliamentary transparency“


29th September 2014

The event on “Parliamentary transparency” took place on 29 September 2014 at the House of the National Assembly. It was part of the European Union (EU) Twinning project “Strengthening Capacities of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in the EU Integration Process”. The Twinning project is financed by the European Commission with 1.5 million euro.


EU Twinning Project Seminar on Parliamentary Broadcasting

twinning fitsilis1

The seminar on “Parliamentary Broadcasting”, part of the EU Twinning project “Strengthening the capacities of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in the European integration process”, was held on 18th June 2014 as part of the project component aimed to increase transparency of Parliament’s work and the participation of the civil society in tits activities.


«Popular Economics» now on iTunes!


My new book «Popular Economics: a reference guide in times of crisis» can now be downloaded on your iPad.

Download it from iTunes here.