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Filming Greece | “Holy Boom”: Maria Lafi on her Resurrectionless Easter

July 16, 2019 Filming Greece
There is no deus ex machina for the characters in Maria Lafi’s film “Holy Boom”. In fact there is no God at all in this dark drama where multiple storylines interweave to bear witness to the eternal race between human cruelty and kindness as the protagonists…

Reading Greece: Aristea Papalexandrou on Poetry as a Creative Act

July 13, 2019 Reading Greece
Aristea Papalexandrou was born in Hamburg in 1970. She has published five books of poetry: Dio onira prin (Two Dreams Ago, 2000), Allote allou (Once, Elsewhere, 2004), Odika ptina (Songbirds, 2008), Ypogeios (Underground, 2012), Mas propserna (It's Overtaking…

Lavrion, the first company town in Greece: foreign capital, industrial experience and multiethnicity at the turn of the century

July 12, 2019 Culture | Society
Lavrion (or Laurium), located on the southeast coast of Attica, has been an area associated with mining since ancient times. It was an important extraction site for lead glance (Agriantoni 1993), especially during the “Golden Age of Athens” under Pericles in…
“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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