Despina Lalaki is a sociologist who works in the areas of historical and cultural sociology, social theory and Modern Greek Studies. She is particularly interested in long-term social and cultural changes, the changing modes of consciousness, the hi…

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Maria Karamessini is the President and Governor of  the Greek Public Employment Agency  (OAED) and Professor in Labour Economics and Economics of the Welfare State at Panteion University.

Professor Karamessini has published widely on s…

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Aris Fioretos is a Swedish writer. He was born in 1960 in Göteborg to Greek and Austrian parents - Fioretos’ father left Greece in the early 1950s, married an Austrian while in exile in Vienna and then moved to Sweden with her. He studied…

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A new industrial scholarship program for Greek enterprises launched by the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation aims to tackle a dual issue: that Greek researchers a…

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The art exhibition Urgent Conversations: Athens – Antwerp (October 31, 2016 - January 29, 2017) – co-curated by Katerina Koskina and Bart De Baere – is the first temporary exhibition in the long overdue opening of Greece’s Nat…

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A pocket guide about Greece, published by the Secretariat General for Media and Commucation, containing interesting facts about politics, economy, tourism, cultural heritage, education, language, arts and other aspects of Greek life.&n…

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By Sotiris Mitralexis*

A spectre is haunting Greece, the spectre of the East-West divide. “Modern Greece between East and West” seems to be a subject that preoccupies Greeks—scholars, politicians, public intellectuals, journalists a…

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A new Journal on Modern Greek Studies began its publication in December 2015. Modern Greek Studies Online, published by the Society for Modern Greek Studies, UK, is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal for the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences th…

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Michaela Prinzinger was born in 1963 in Vienna, Austria. She studied Byzantine and Modern Greek Philology as well as Turkology in Vienna (1981-86). An academic assistant at the Free University of Berlin from 1990 to 1995, she was also a Post-Doc Fell…

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Evi Gkotzaridis is a historian with interests in historical Revisionism, 20th century Irish history and the ‘long’ Greek Civil War period (1946-1974). She was born in Thessaloniki and raised in Paris. She holds a PhD in Irish History and…

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