March 6 is the day Melina Mercouri passed away; but also her "Memorial Day". This is the day the Acropolis Museum chose to honor the Greek actress and politician.

Melina Mercouri is one of the great women figures of Greece in the 20th century. A ma…

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Historians, biblical scholars and students of classical Greece alike no longer have to make the trip to the British Library’s reading rooms since most of the British Library’s Greek manuscripts are now accessible online. As a result of th…

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“In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director” - Alfred Hitchcock

There is a worldwide debate about documentaries. The genre keeps expanding and new forms emerge. It is indeed difficult to classify d…

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National Hellenic Research Foundation’s Science & Orthodoxy around the World (SOW) project focuses on the dialog between science and religion in the Orthodox Christian world. More than 50 specialists from 15 countries participate from vari…

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Beneath the bustling with life halls of the National Archeological Museum an altogether different world is hidden. Statues, gold jewelry, valuable bronze vessels, as well as personal everyday objects patiently await the moment to become the centre of…

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“Έλλην”, “Ρωμηός”, “Γραικός” (Hellene, Romios, Graikos [Greek]): Three terms which by and large refer to the identity of the Gre…

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How has the large Greek community in Australia been formed? How did the Greeks travel to Australia in the 1950s and 1960s? What were conditions like on ships like The Patris, The Flaminia and the others? What do Greeks remember of that experience? Wh…

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Since the outbreak of the war in Syria, Greece has been one of the most important entry points of migrants and asylum seekers. The Greek authorities managed to handle the unprecedented refugee flows in Greece by creating, hosting facilities for refu…

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What kind of methodological and theoretical approaches can be productive in revisiting Cavafy’s work as world literature? How does Cavafy’s appeal as a world literary figure relate to (and challenges) national appropriations of the poet i…

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Greece is one leading destination for those seeking high quality holistic or lifestyle-based services that enhance their personal well-being, slow down the effects of ageing and at the same time prevent, relieve, and sometimes even cure a wide range…

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