Sotiris Walldén studied economics in Sweden and France and has a Ph.D. from the University of Athens. From 1996 to 2014 he was an official at the European Commission, mostly dealing with enlargement. He has also served, inter alia, as secretar…

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A Thessaloniki Museum of Photography exhibition (Portrayals of History, Voula Papaioannou - Dimitris Harissiadis 1940 - 1960, open until 10.9.2017), curated by Alexandra Moschovi and Manolis Skoufias, presents Voula Papaioannou (1898-1990)…

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artist: Alexandros Vasmoulakis, photo: LeBasse Projects

A vibrant capital in the midst of economic and migratory crisis, a metropolis of contrasts, a cultural hub in constant flux, Athens’ many facets are what make it one of the most interesti…

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In its first attempt to return to the bond market in three years as its debt crisis eases, the Greek government officially launched the process for a new bond offering on Monday (24.07) afternoon. Greece  invited holders of its 4.75 percent out…

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On Saturday 1st July 2017, the LSE Hellenic Observatory hosted the 8th Biennial PhD Symposium on Contemporary Greece and Cyprus. The core aim of the Symposium was to provide a platform for exchange of knowledge and ideas between you…

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Yiorgis Yerolymbos is a photographer and architect with a Ph.D. from the School of Art and Design of the University of Derby, UK. His photographic work has been published in a number of books on landscape and architectural photography. His work focus…

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Lina Venturas is Professor of History and Sociology of Migration at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens. She has studied history and sociology in France and Belgium. Using historical and sociological approaches her curr…

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Constadina Voulgari-Kontesopoulou was recently crowned winner in the regional (Mediterranean) semi-final of an international culinary competition, in Tel-Aviv, with her signature partridge dish "Ellinon Gefsis" (Greeks’ tastes). Consisting of…

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Evi Sachini is the Director of the National Documentation Centre (EKT), the national institution for documentation, information and support on science, research and technology issues. She is also member of the board of directors of the National Hell…

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Although the mapping of the Cultural and Creative industry (CCI) in Greece has been a top priority for the Ministry of Culture and Sports since 2006, it was only until recently that the CCI in Greece has been the subject of a comprehensive study. Th…

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