Ιn the 15th LSE Hellenic Observatory Annual Lecture (The Hypocrisy of European Moralism: Greece and the Politics of Cultural Aggression, 4 November 2015) Harvard University Professor of Anthropology Michael Herzfeld explored Western moralism abo…

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An exhibition of works of renowned Greek engraver A. Tassos (1914-1985) is being held at Athens’ Benaki Museum (3.12.2015 – 31.1.2016) on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth.

With the aid of modern technology and digital re…

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The Center for the Greek Language next examinations for the “Certificate of Attainment in Greek for Professional Purposes” take place next month (15.01.2016); the registration deadline expires today.

These exams are taken by professi…

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As Yale University professor Patricia Felisa Barbeito recently put it (Greece’s crime noir goes global, Yale News, 2.12.2015), in Greece, there is real exhaustion with political and economic narratives” and “it’s up to the art…

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The Hellenic Art Galleries Association, following the success of Gallery Weekends 2013 and 2014, is holding Gallery Weekend 2015, dedicated to galleries in Athens and Thessaloniki. The event is organized in collaboration with Art-Athina, the City of…

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An updated Athens Guide (Winter 2015- Spring 2016) is now available and in the process of being delivered to 96 leading hotels in Athens. The Guide is published by City Contact, under the auspices of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourism Age…

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Orhan Pamuk in Athens
 
Celebrated Turkish author - and winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature - Orhan Pamuk, will deliver a lecture at the Athens Concert Hall, on December 10, on the occasion of the publication of his new book,…

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Fourteen Greek cities rich in history, culture and stunning natural landscapes are bidding for the title of the European Capital of Culture in 2021, aiming to promote their cultural heritage and identity to Europe and the world:Piraeus, the hist…

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The Diachronic Museum of Larissa was inaugurated on November 28, displaying the outstanding archaeological and byzantine finds from the Larissa area, from the Middle Palaeolithic to the late Byzantine times, including exceptional disco…

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In 2011, a team of artists and researchers began a journey across the country, aiming to bring to the forefront human stories that have the power to move, inspire and create spaces for self-reflection. The Caravan Project is a travelogue wh…

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