The 21st edition of Art-Athina, the International Contemporary Art Fair of Athens, will open its gates next week at the Faliro Pavilion (Taekwondo Stadium), kicking off on Thursday, May 26 and running through Sunday, May 29, under the auspices of the…

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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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Ithaca laundry is a mobile laundry service aimed at homeless people in Athens: a van fitted with washing machines and tumble dryers, collecting unwashed clothes from people residing in the streets and returning them clean and dry. It has been founded…

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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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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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“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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The spectacular archaeological discovery of the so called “Griffin warrior” – who got his name from two items inside the tomb which depict a griffin - has once again made international headlines, following a facial reconstruction th…

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"...2017 will be a crucial year to tackle the refugee crisis. The faster implementation of the relocation scheme from Greece to EU countries, so as to reach the 30,000 target set for the year, as well as the…

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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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In October 2015, the Greek Parliament approved a bill that drastically reforms the media landscape in the country.

The new law was required for the following reasons:

1. Compliance with international standards

2. Transparency and democracy

3. Op…

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