Nineteen years after the adoption of the law establishing it as a cultural entity, the Greek National Museum of Contemporary Art is ready to open its doors to the public for the first time. An iconic modern industrial structure and a signature exampl…

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Michaela Prinzinger was born in 1963 in Vienna, Austria. She studied Byzantine and Modern Greek Philology as well as Turkology in Vienna (1981-86). An academic assistant at the Free University of Berlin from 1990 to 1995, she was also a Post-Doc Fell…

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In 2017, Greek News Agenda published more than 100 interviews, as part of our contribution to an ongoing dialogue about political, economic, social and cultural developments in Greece. As the economic crisis becomes part of the country&rsq…

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Routes in Teaching Modern Greek as a second/foreign language” is a distance training programme, which supports and promotes teaching and learning Greek as a foreign/second language. Implemented by the Centre for the Greek Language, it ha…

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Third Man Records, rock star Jack White’s label, released a 2-disc compilation of “primeval Greek village music” called “Why the Mountains are Black”. Remastered from Grammy-award-winning producer Christopher K…

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Mark Blyth is a Scottish political economist whose research focuses upon how uncertainty and randomness impact complex systems, particularly economic systems, and “why people continue to believe stupid economic ideas despite buckets of evidence…

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The economic crisis plaguing Greek society during the last few years has undeniably inspired artistic production in the country. Whether it’s a book or a film, a painting or a documentary, Greek  artists are quite interested in depicting t…

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Investment in research could offer a way out of the crisis and conduce to growthstated Nektarios Tavernarakis, who was recently elected as the Director of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), one of the largest re…

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Ithaca laundry is a mobile laundry service aimed at homeless people in Athens: a van fitted with washing machines and tumble dryers, collecting unwashed clothes from people residing in the streets and returning them clean and dry. It has been founded…

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Atlantis Books in Santorini is the most interesting bookstore in the world, according to leading National Geographic magazine. That’s another yet distinction for the legendary bookshop, which has gained international attention and acclaim since…

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