The web portal Study in Greece is campaigning for the promotion and international visibility of Greek Universities and the comparative educational advantages of our country. In particular, the campaign focuses on the foreign language study…

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One of the exhibitions worth visiting this Summer is “Yannis Gaitis’, the Crowd and Loneliness” which will be running through October 2021 at the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa- G.I. Katsigras Museum. The show, which is co-curated…

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In the spring of 2020, during the Covid-19 lockdown period in Greece, the staff and administration of a nursing home in a northern suburb of Athens decided to self-isolate within the facility so as to rule out the possibility of infection. Their vol…

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At the start of June, Greek author Auguste Corteau hit bookshelves in the English-speaking world for the first time with The Book of Katerina, his personal, shocking and uproariously funny novel, a fictionalized account of his mother’s life-lon…

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The Intercalated Olympic Games were conceived as a series of international athletics competitions that would take place every four years, halfway between the actual Olympics, and would always be hosted in Athens. However, they were only held once, in…

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Nikos Panayotopoulos is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Communication and Media Studies of the University of Athens. He is the director of the annual trilingual review of social research Κοινων&io…

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The web portal Study in Greece is campaigning for the promotion and international visibility of Greek Universities and the comparative educational advantages of our country. In particular, the campaign focuses on the foreign language study…

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Patricia Kolaiti was born in Athens and grew up in the island of Aegina. She has published the poetry books Celesteia (Nefeli Publishings, 2007, nominated for the 2008 Diavazo First Book Award), The Lithopedion (Nefeli Publishings, 2016) and The Retu…

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The modern Olympics were established in the late 19th century, thanks to the efforts of a movement led by Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee, who wished to revive the practices and ideals of the ancient Olympic Games.…

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The island of Samos, in the north-east Aegean, used to be an important maritime and commercial power in antiquity, especially from the 7th century BC, establishing colonies on the Ionian coasts, in Thrace and the west of the Mediterranean. Its commer…

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