On Saturday 1st July 2017, the LSE Hellenic Observatory hosted the 8th Biennial PhD Symposium on Contemporary Greece and Cyprus. The core aim of the Symposium was to provide a platform for exchange of knowledge and ideas between you…

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Yiorgis Yerolymbos is a photographer and architect with a Ph.D. from the School of Art and Design of the University of Derby, UK. His photographic work has been published in a number of books on landscape and architectural photography. His work focus…

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Lina Venturas is Professor of History and Sociology of Migration at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens. She has studied history and sociology in France and Belgium. Using historical and sociological approaches her curr…

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Constadina Voulgari-Kontesopoulou was recently crowned winner in the regional (Mediterranean) semi-final of an international culinary competition, in Tel-Aviv, with her signature partridge dish "Ellinon Gefsis" (Greeks’ tastes). Consisting of…

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Evi Sachini is the Director of the National Documentation Centre (EKT), the national institution for documentation, information and support on science, research and technology issues. She is also member of the board of directors of the National Hell…

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Although the mapping of the Cultural and Creative industry (CCI) in Greece has been a top priority for the Ministry of Culture and Sports since 2006, it was only until recently that the CCI in Greece has been the subject of a comprehensive study. Th…

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Folegandros is the island of good measure. The mild tourism development of the last two decades has allowed the island to preserve the full extent of its character and physiognomy. At the same time, however, modern infrastructure and organized touris…

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Stavros Papagianneas is Managing Director of StP Communications consultancy. He has previously served as Communication Officer at the European Commission and as Press Officer and Spokesperson to various diplomatic missions in Brussels. He specialises…

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Greek Philologist and Linguist Thomais Sioura (1986) had an innovative idea for a mobile app which was recently brought to life: an Ancient Greek to English mobile app dictionary.

After four years of research, and a wealth of information from a thor…

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Historein's review new issue on "Greek Historiography in the 20th Century: Opening a Research Agenda" (editor: Effi Gazi) addresses themes and trends in the Greek historiography of the twentieth century. It also approaches historiography as an index…

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