Athena Athanasiou is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. She has authored the books: Life at the Limit: Essays on Gender, Body and Biopolitics (Athens, 2007); Crisis as a State of Except…

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The Expert Group for the Review of Greek Labour Market Institutions, tasked with helping Greece and the international institutions (European Commission, European Central Bank, European Stability Mechanism, International Monetary Fund) reach an agreem…

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The Internet revolution on the 21st century is not just a technological revolution but  constitutes a decisive step towards bringing the physical and digital world even closer. Lately, everybody is talking about “The Internet of Things&rdq…

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Most people in the world have some knowledge about the natural beauty of Greece but little is known about the components of this natural beauty. Although Greece is mostly famous for its beautiful islands, the sea and the warm sun, what is less known…

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in his greeting speech on Thursday at an conference on "Public Administration, Democratic Governance and Social Solidarity" held for the 30-year anniversary of the operation of the National Center of Public Administratio…

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The Greek Parliament has recently approved (20.2.2016) the government’s "parallel programme", a package of social justice measures meant to soften the social impact of the austerity measures agreed with the institutions under Greece's third ba…

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The International Hellenic University (IHU) was established in October 2005 by Law No. 3391 and is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. The IHU is Greece’s first public university where programmes are taught exclusively in English and offers a total…

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Drifting Cities, the emblematic trilogy of Stratis Tsirkas, an established novelist in the international literary scene, has turned 50, and is still considered one of the most popular and widely read works of literature in Greece.

The trilogy (The Cl…

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This month, the public in Greece will have a last chance to visit “The Equilibrists”, a grand exhibition, devoted to a new generation of young Greek and Cypriot artists, running through October 23, 2016 at the Benaki Museum (Pireos Street…

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The ‘Triodion’ period preceding Lent and Orthodox Easter has begun, and with it come fun and joy! Carnival season in Greece (Apokries) lasts three weeks and is marked by celebrations throughout the land, with music, dancing, masquerades a…

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