After a period in which immigration to Greece has monopolised public attention, media discourses, state policies and academic research - and rightly so – a shift appears to be underway as emigration is back in the agenda. Shrinking opportunitie…

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The worldwide study of Price Waterhouse Coopers “Cities of Opportunity 6”, analyzes the trajectory of 30 cities, all capitals of finance, commerce, and culture—and, through their current performance, seeks to open a window on what m…

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In this week’s Events & Culture Agenda: Athens Photo Festival at Benaki Museum, Greek & Canadian Artists’ Exhibition at TAF, Greek Jazz Panorama, Athens Pride 2016 and Syros Triathlon.

  • Photography | Athens Photo Festival 2016

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Stepping up efforts to put the economy back on a growth track after almost seven years of recession, Greece introduced yesterday (6.6) to parliament its new development draft bill, aiming to create new jobs and achieve growth through incentives promo…

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On May 26-27, there took place the Third Workshop on 'Romeyka and the languages of the eastern Black Sea' at Queens' College, Cambridge. Romeyka [Muslim Pontic Greek, Rumca] is the last surviving variety of Greek spoken in north-eastern Turkey, in th…

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After almost 40 years of successful circulation in Istanbul, the historic Diaspora newspaper “Echo” (“HΧΩ”) published this June the first issue of a 24-page monthly Greek edition.

With an editori…

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Last March, 26year old Alexi Pappas, a Greek-American athlete based in Oregon, qualified to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, wearing the colors of the Greek Olympic Team.  The young distance runner, who specializes in the 5,000 and 10,000…

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“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece” said Percy Bysshe Shelley, a renowned English poet of the 19th century whose enthusiasm for the stirrings of independence in Greece prompted…

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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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Starting this Saturday June 4th and until July 2nd, the Rebetiko Carnival 2016 will offer music lovers in London and other U.K. cities the opportunity to experience and enjoy the history and beauty of the Rebetiko music genre with gigs, workshops and…

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