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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Nikos Erinakis (1988, Athens) is a Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy (Universities of London and Oxford), having studied Economics (AUEB), Philosophy and Comparative Literature (Warwick) and Philosophy of the Social Sciences (LSE). He has publi…

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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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Athena Athanasiou is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences. She has authored the books: Life at the Limit: Essays on Gender, Body and Biopolitics (Athens, 2007); Crisis as a State of Except…

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Considered to be the most important holiday on the Greek calendar and one of the richest in folklore, the celebration of Orthodox Easter is extraordinary throughout Greece. While there are many local customs associated with Easter, there are sev…

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The Cretan Way - A 28-day walk” is a recently published booklet and the brainchild of Luca Gianotti, an Italian walking guide. Part of the Anavasi editions cartographic programme, it includes maps, descriptions, travelogue, GPS tracks, a…

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For the past 56 summers, people from all over the world have been flooding Athens and Epidaurus to experience one of the greatest celebrations of artistic performance in the world, the “Athens and Epidaurus Festival”. Revered figures from…

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The small southeastern Aegean island of Tilos, situated in the Dodecanese between the islands of Rhodes and Kos, will develop by May 2017 an innovative hybrid electricity production and storage plant, becoming the first in Greece and the Mediter…

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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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"...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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