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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Since 2014, Greece has introduced “Greece-My Residence” a very favourable golden visa programme which applies to all non-EU citizens who purchase a property in Greece (law 4251/2014). According to the latest official report, issued by the…

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Corruption has been a recurring theme in the public debate for some years, both in Greece and abroad, with regard to the causes of the economic crisis in the country. However, according to the latest Transparency International’s Corruption Perc…

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It may not be the lost city of Atlantis, but it is close enough! Egypt’s sunken cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus, known in modern times as the lost kingdom of Cleopatra, was not something anyone expected to find beneath the sea off…

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“Hope is a waking dream” and “knowing oneself is the beginning of all wisdom” are only two examples of thoughts, representing universal and eternal truths expressed over 20 centuries ago by the Greek philosopher and scientist…

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Maria Petmesidou (Ph.D. Oxford University) is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at Democritus University of Thrace, and Fellow of CROP (Comparative Research on Poverty) of the International Social Science Council under the auspices of UN…

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“The light of Greece opened my eyes, penetrated my pores, expanded my whole being”

Henry Miller, The Colossus of Maroussi

Henry V. Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was born in Yorkville, NYC. His life is chronicled both by…

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Angela Davis, academic, author and prominent political activist for the Civil Rights, feminist, and prisoners' rights movements, was in Athens for two days (11-12 December 2018) to deliver the 11th Annual Lecture in memory of Nicos Poulantzas…

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Does cash rebate sound Greek to you? It is actually the Greek incentive to attract investments in the audiovisual sector. For many decades Greece hasattracted many international productions due to its unique light and locations. The Ministry of Digi…

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Christos Papatheodorou is Professor of Social Policy, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He has been Dean of the School of Social, Po…

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