Thanassis Hatzopoulos was born in Aliveri (Evia), Greece in 1961, where he lived until 1978.  He studied medicine at the University of Athens, specialising in child psychiatry, and now practises as a psychoanalyst for children and adul…

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Τhe Athens Science Festival, one of the biggest celebrations of science and technology in Greece, is taking place this year on a digital form, from March 27 to 29, 2021, broadcasting live from the “Technopolis” Cultural Center. The t…

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The 23rdThessalonikiDocumentaryFestival is back with 92 films in the Port of Thessaloniki and seven more open-air theatres in the city and 142 on its online platform, from Thursday, June 24 until Sunday, July 4. This year’s summer and hybr…

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“Is this sunny Greece, the Greece of my dreams?” Lord Byron utters upon his arrival in Messolonghi on January 1824 in Nikos Koundouros’ film “Byron, A Ballad for a Daemon”. Exiled from his homeland, expelled from society…

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Award-winning, with rich activity, in criticism, essay, teaching, radio, but mainly in poetic speech, Kostas G. Papageorgiou was one of the main representatives of the generation of the '70s and of those who with their analytical thinking renewed mod…

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Corfu (Kerkyra in Greek) is the capital of the Ionian Islands and occupies a strategic position at the entrance to the Adriatic Sea. Its historic centre, usually referred to as the Old Town, dates back to the 8th century BC. The city is located on th…

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Ioannis Balampanidis was born at Thessaloniki in 1980. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and History from Panteion University of Athens. He is the author of Eurocommunism: From Communist to Radical Left in Europe (Polis, Athens 2015, and Routledg…

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In the context of the celebrations of the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, the Hellenic Parliament in collaboration with the Municipality of Ermoupolis has organised the art exhibition "From the flames of the Struggle. Athens – Erm…

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The Revolution of 3 September 1843 marked the end of absolute monarchy in Greece. The successful uprising, led by the Greek Army with the support of a large part of the Greek people, resulted in the granting of a constitution and the adoption of univ…

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Helene Tzatzimaki was born in Athens in 1986. She is a PhD candidate at the Department of Modern Greek Literature. She has published four poetry collections, all by Melani Editions: The magic of upthrust (2009), After adulthood (2012), Who does a sto…

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