In October 2015, the Greek Parliament approved a bill that drastically reforms the media landscape in the country.

The new law was required for the following reasons:

1. Compliance with international standards

2. Transparency and democracy

3. Op…

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Maria Karamessini is the President and Governor of  the Greek Public Employment Agency  (OAED) and Professor in Labour Economics and Economics of the Welfare State at Panteion University.

Professor Karamessini has published widely on s…

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Despina Lalaki is a sociologist who works in the areas of historical and cultural sociology, social theory and Modern Greek Studies. She is particularly interested in long-term social and cultural changes, the changing modes of consciousness, the hi…

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Reading Greece is a new venture of Greek News Agenda. It will encompass a number of interviews with the new generation of Greek writers, who have attracted the attention of foreign readers and are increasingly translated into foreign languages.

As an…

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Michalis Spourdalakis is Professor of Political Science at the University of Athens. Since April 2014 he is also the Dean of the School of Economics and Politics. Professor Spourdalakis is a founding member of SYRIZA and a member of the board of the…

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Tassos Boulmetis’ film "Mythopathy" was awarded the Best Feature Film award at Hellas Filmbox Berlin Festival, on January 22, 2017.

Holder of the keys to a nostalgic, bittersweet cinematic universe, director Tassos Boulmetis was born in Consta…

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The Cretan Way - A 28-day walk” is a recently published booklet and the brainchild of Luca Gianotti, an Italian walking guide. Part of the Anavasi editions cartographic programme, it includes maps, descriptions, travelogue, GPS tracks, a…

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Renowned Greek poet Constantine Cavafy was born in Alexandria, Egypt, on 29 April, 1863. A cosmopolitan by birth, Cavafy travelled for the first time to Greece in the summer of 1901, accompanied by his brother Alexandros. His stay in Athens constitut…

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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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The art exhibition Urgent Conversations: Athens – Antwerp (October 31, 2016 - January 29, 2017) – co-curated by Katerina Koskina and Bart De Baere – is the first temporary exhibition in the long overdue opening of Greece’s Nat…

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