Renowned Greek poet Constantine Cavafy was born in Alexandria, Egypt, on 29 April, 1863. A cosmopolitan by birth, Cavafy travelled for the first time to Greece in the summer of 1901, accompanied by his brother Alexandros. His stay in Athens constitut…

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It has been noted that the financial crisis since 2009 is to a degree connected with the upsurge of creativity in filmmaking. And "it has coincided with a number of acclaimed, international prize-winning films by a generation of Greek filmmakers who…

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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 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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Last month (20.10) the Greek Parliament adopted a new law that will create a supportive legal environment for the development of Social and Solidarity Economy. According to Alternate Labour minister Rania Antonopoulos, the law provides solutions to i…

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US-based electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Inc, owned by  Elon Musk, who also owns aerospace company Space X, has set up ‘Tesla Greece’, a local research and development subsidiary located in Athens. Tesla’s engineering and…

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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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In a statement to Athens News Agency for May Day, Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou underlined the government's determination to crack down on employers flouting labour law, targeting in particular the practice of undeclared or under-…

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Ιn the 15th LSE Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture (The Hypocrisy of European Moralism: Greece and the Politics of Cultural Aggression, 4 November 2015) Harvard University Professor of Anthropology Michael Herzfeld explored Western moralism abo…

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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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