Documenta, one of the world’s biggest international modern art exhibitions, has been held in the German city of Kassel since 1955. For the first time the exhibition will take place in two cities - Kassel and Athens (8.4-17.9.2017), this time un…

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Kostas Vergopoulos is professor of Political Economy at the University of Paris VIII. He has written several books and his articles are regularly published in the Greek and international press. He talked to our sister publication Grèce Hebdo*&…

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Another emblematic museum directly linked to an archaeological site - like in the cases of Vergina, Delphi and Olympia - is expected to open this year in Greece: the Eleutherna Museum. Spread across 2,000 square meters, the museum's space will be div…

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Routes in Teaching Modern Greek as a second/foreign language” is a distance training programme, which supports and promotes teaching and learning Greek as a foreign/second language. Implemented by the Centre for the Greek Language, it ha…

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Starting from October 2015 the Secretariat General for Information & Communication (Γενική Γραμματεία Ενημέρωσης &&nb…

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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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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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The 25th Symposium of the US-based Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA) is scheduled to take place November 2-5, 2017, in Stockton University, New Jersey, US. The Symposium will be hosted by the Interdisciplinary Center for Helleni…

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A Week of Irish Music, Art, Poetry and Culture, organized by Friends of Paxos and supported by Culture Ireland and the Embassy of Ireland in Greecewill take place on the island of Paxos from July 6 - 10, 2017. The Irish Win…

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This April 21st marks the completion of 50 years since the imposition of the Colonels’ dictatorship in Greece. On April 21, 1967, in the small hours of the morning, army tanks roam the streets of Athens as a military coup led by Colonels Papado…

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