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Reading Greece: Stamatis Polenakis on Art and Poetry as a Distant Memory of Paradise Lost

March 25, 2019 Reading Greece
Stamatis Polenakis was born in Athens in 1970. He studied cinematography in Athens, and attended Spanish literature and culture courses in Madrid (Complutense University). He has published six poetry collections: Το χέρι του χρόνου [Hand of time] (Omvros,…

American and British Philhellenes

March 22, 2019 Culture | Society
“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts have their root in Greece” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley The word Philhellenism derives from the Greek word philos (friend) and Hellenism (the study and appreciation of Greek language, culture and…

Vassilis Maragos: “Every people benefits from a deeper understanding of its neighbours”

March 21, 2019 Rethinking Greece
The Balkan region has long been associated with violent conflict, ethnic unrest and the fragmentation of states. Political scientist Vassilis Maragos’ recently published the book «Only of this boast I: that I loved the fatherland». Romantic patriotism and…
“4.1 miles”: A documentary on refugee crisis ...
“4.1 miles” a student film by Daphne Matziaraki on the refugee crisis has been voted on ...
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Greece in the World: 6 foreign language websites
Starting from October 2015 the Secretariat General for Information & Communication ...
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Greece’s move towards universal health coverage
Fundamental vision of the reform efforts made by the Greek Ministry of Health, is the universal ...
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Reading Greece: Michaela Prinzinger on ...
Michaela Prinzinger was born in 1963 in Vienna, Austria. She studied Byzantine and Modern Greek ...
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Reading Greece: The Vision of Filippos Tsimpoglou ...
The National Library of Greece, under the direction of Dr. Filippos Tsimpoglou, General Director, ...
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Reading Greece: Vassilis Lambropoulos on New ...
Vassilis Lambropoulos has been C. P. Cavafy Professor of Modern Greek and Director of the Modern ...
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Restoring labour rights: a pilot project to ...
In a statement to Athens News Agency for May Day, Labour Minister Effie ...
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Rethinking Greece: Ares Kalandides on rebuilding ...
Ares Kalandides is a Berlin-based urban planner and consultant in place branding. He is the founder ...
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Rethinking Greece: Johanna Hanink on Ancients, ...
Johanna Hanink is Associate Professor of Classics at Brown University, US. Her work focuses on ...
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Study in Greece: International Master's ...
Did you know that Greece offers many studying opportunities at Master’s degree level ...
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