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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In a statement to Athens News Agency for May Day, Labour Minister Effie Achtsioglou underlined the government's determination to crack down on employers flouting labour law, targeting in particular the practice of undeclared or under-…

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Renewed research over the past decades reconstructs a vivid history of Greek medicine, synonymous with Hippocrates, Dioscorides and Galen, its daily practice in antiquity, the long and tenacious efforts of physicians and scientists to understand the…

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Last March, 26year old Alexi Pappas, a Greek-American athlete based in Oregon, qualified to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, wearing the colors of the Greek Olympic Team.  The young distance runner, who specializes in the 5,000 and 10,000…

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Prime minister Alexis Tsipras concluded today (6/7) a successful five-day official visit to Beijing and Shanghai aimed to broaden the strategic importance of Sino-Greek cooperation and lure Chinese investments to Greece.

Both sides appeared very ple…

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After a period in which immigration to Greece has monopolised public attention, media discourses, state policies and academic research - and rightly so – a shift appears to be underway as emigration is back in the agenda. Shrinking opportunitie…

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Reading Greece is a new venture of Greek News Agenda. It will encompass a number of interviews with the new generation of Greek writers, who have attracted the attention of foreign readers and are increasingly translated into foreign languages.

As an…

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Work has begun early this month to save the holiest shrine in Christendom. A place of pilgrimage, faith passion and mystery, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is one of the most popular religious sites in the world. The cavernous basilica…

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Christos Papatheodorou is Professor of Social Policy, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He has been Dean of the School of Social, Po…

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Ancient Greek civilization constitutes one of the cornerstones of western civilization and modern Greece has inherited a vast cultural heritage, preserved in more than 150 archeological museums and collections around the country, the vast majority of…

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