Nikolas Evantinos was born in Ierapetra, Crete, 1982. He studied History and Archeology and pursed post-graduate studies on Modern Greek Literature at the University of Crete. He has published five books of poetry. His first book Μικ&rh…

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Not many other architects have left their imprint on the urban landscapes of Greece like Ernst Ziller. Known for buildings such as the Presidential Mansion and the National Theatre of Greece, he not only played an important part in shaping the city o…

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Elena Maroutsou was born in Athens in 1967. She studied History at the School of Philosophy (University of Athens) and pursed postgraduate studies in Literature and the Visual Arts at the University of Reading, UK. She teaches Modern Greek Liter…

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Thanassis Hatzopoulos was born in Aliveri (Evia), Greece in 1961, where he lived until 1978.  He studied medicine at the University of Athens, specialising in child psychiatry, and now practises as a psychoanalyst for children and adul…

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As the number of study programs taught in a foreign language is gradually increasing in Greek Universities, catering for a variety of needs ranging from bachelor degrees to short term courses and summer schools, the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

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Chestnuts and the Greek winter are almost synonymous. In fact, a winter sight most loved and ever so familiar to Greeks - one that has inspired painters, novelists and song makers - is the sight of the chestnut-seller (“kastanás&rdq…

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Minos Efstathiadis is an author and playwright. He studied Law in Athens and in Hannover. His play The Meal received the prize for Original Play, was shortlisted for the Eurodram international contest in Germany and has been translated into English,…

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The 27th of January has been designated by the United Nations as the annual International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. The date marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration and Extermination Ca…

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Dimitra Kolliakou (b. 1968) grew up in Athens. She studied classics at the University of Athens (NKUA) and obtained a PhD in linguistics from the University of Edinburgh. She taught linguistics at Newcastle University (1995-2010) and lived in various…

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