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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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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Last month (20.10) the Greek Parliament adopted a new law that will create a supportive legal environment for the development of Social and Solidarity Economy. According to Alternate Labour minister Rania Antonopoulos, the law provides solutions to i…

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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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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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“We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts have their root in Greece”
― Percy Bysshe Shelley

The word Philhellenism derives from the Greek word philos (friend) and Hellenism (the study and appreciation of Gre…

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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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The Epidaurus Lyceum is an ambitious new project of the Athens and Epidaurus Festival. From July 4th to July 19th, Epidaurus Lyceum will be the meeting point for 150 actors, drama teachers, directors, musicians, choreographers, theatre theorists, ant…

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Iannis Xenakis was a Greek-French architect, mathematician and one of the 20th century’s most influential European composers. He applied his studies and research in mathematics, statistics, physics, architecture and philosophy into his composit…

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A film friendly country since the beginning of the 20th century –when Joseph Hepp shot The adventures of Villar (1924) in Athens–, Greece is proud to have provided perfect locations and excellent crews to international classics (Zorba th…

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