Antiquity is a term with a very wide spectrum of connotations. Nevertheless, emotional intelligence would not be one of the first to come in mind when thinking about Ancient Greece. Bringing to vivid life the emotions of the people of ancient Greece,…

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Poverty in Greece has marked an increase of 40% in the period 2008 to 2015, according to a new report (Armut in Europa – eine multidimensionale Betrachtung) released by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (Institut der deutschen Wirtsch…

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March 6 is the day Melina Mercouri passed away; but also her "Memorial Day". This is the day the Acropolis Museum chose to honor the Greek actress and politician.

Melina Mercouri is one of the great women figures of Greece in the 20th century. A ma…

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Historians, biblical scholars and students of classical Greece alike no longer have to make the trip to the British Library’s reading rooms since most of the British Library’s Greek manuscripts are now accessible online. As a result of th…

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“In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director” - Alfred Hitchcock

There is a worldwide debate about documentaries. The genre keeps expanding and new forms emerge. It is indeed difficult to classify d…

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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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National Hellenic Research Foundation’s Science & Orthodoxy around the World (SOW) project focuses on the dialog between science and religion in the Orthodox Christian world. More than 50 specialists from 15 countries participate from vari…

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Beneath the bustling with life halls of the National Archeological Museum an altogether different world is hidden. Statues, gold jewelry, valuable bronze vessels, as well as personal everyday objects patiently await the moment to become the centre of…

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“Έλλην”, “Ρωμηός”, “Γραικός” (Hellene, Romios, Graikos [Greek]): Three terms which by and large refer to the identity of the Gre…

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How has the large Greek community in Australia been formed? How did the Greeks travel to Australia in the 1950s and 1960s? What were conditions like on ships like The Patris, The Flaminia and the others? What do Greeks remember of that experience? Wh…

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