On May 8th, 1945, the formal acceptance by the Soviet Union and the Western Allies of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender marked the end of World War II in Europe. During the years of the War, most of Europe was under Nazi occupation. As a rule, w…

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Greek America, particularly its contemporary manifestations, is little understood. The goal of Bridge is to contribute to its mapping through analysis, as well as through the circulation of, ethnographic, autobiographical, and literary materia…

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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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Balkans & Black Sea Cooperation Forum (BBSF), the first ever conference in the Balkans & Black Sea Region goes live on May 25th & 26th 2017, at Serres, Central Macedonia, Greece. The main theme of the 1st BBSF, “Cultural Tourism, a…

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Maria Karavela, Hilton Gallery, Athens (1971), scraweled an eloquent plea of "Help"

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the seizure of power in Greece by a group of right–wing army officers (21 April 1967) imposing for…

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The Summer Schools of the University of the Aegean constitutes a unique opportunity for researchers around the world to participate in state-of-the-art research activities and exchange innovative ideas while exploring the Aegean Islands. At the same…

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Since its inception in 1955 the “Athens and Epidaurus Festival” was staged at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in an attempt to bridge modern recollections of antiquity with contemporary artistic output. In recent years the Festival forged a…

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2016 was set as the “Year of Greece in Russia and Russia in Greece” with an agreement signed by the two countries in 2013. The “celebratory Year" was an initiative that highlighted mutual interests and promoted bilateral relati…

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Surprise and subversion of the spectator expectations. The vision of Adam Szymczyk,Artistic Director of documenta 14, starts to unravel, calling the public to “unlearn what they know”. On April 8, documenta 14 opens its exhibition in Ath…

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DESTE Foundation’s “Liquid Antiquity” latest project explores the possibility of reinventing classicism and argues for its enduring influence on contemporary art. Conceived by Brooke Holmes, Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanit…

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