Pavlopetri, off the coast of Laconia in south-eastern Peloponnese, is a submerged prehistoric town, which consists of intact building foundations, courtyards, streets, graves, and rock-cut tombs. It is the oldest complete town ever found underwater;…

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The Greek legislative election will be held on 7 July 2019. The polling stations in the 59 electoral constituencies in Greece will be open from 7:00 to 19:00, while the Greek people will cast their vote for the 300 members of the Greek parliamen…

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Following yesterday’s meeting with Turkey’s Prime Minister Davutoğlu (7.3) on the refugee and migrant situation, in particular as regards the Western Balkans route, the EU heads of state or government issued a joint statement and agreed t…

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Greek film director and script writer Timon Koulmasis was born in Germany in 1961 and has studied History and Philosophy in Germany and France. He has filmed three fiction feature films: “The Waste Land” (1987), “Before the Night&rd…

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Professor Napoleon Maravegias teaches International and European Studies, with a specialisation in Macroeconomic Analysis and European Economic Integration, at the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration of the National & Kapodistr…

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According to Apostolis Fotiadis’ latest opinion piece, "Kicking Greece out of Schengen won’t stop the refugee crisis”, recent media reports that Greece might be facing suspension from the Schengen zone reveal a tendency of cert…

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3 books; 2 sociologists and 1 artist; Greece and Germany; The era of “Great Depression”:

Two social scientists and an artist juxtapose two different ways of speaking about society, science and art. Sociologists Nikos Panayotopoulos (Unive…

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As is usually the case, stereotyping embraces all nation images. George Angeletopoulos and Evangelos Aretaios with their book “Turkey: The Train of the Great Modernisation” (Το τρένο του…

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The Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki was founded in 2001 and it is housed in one of the few buildings of the city center which survived the big fire of 1917. Built in 1904, it was one of the many typical commercial arcades that were constructed between…

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Following the new EU-Turkey deal agreed last Friday (18.3) to address the refugee and migration crisis in Europe and stem the migration flows from Turkey, Greece and the European Union began putting in place the people and the facilities needed to im…

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