We opt for creating a better Europe, a more democratic and social one”, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said yesterday (29.6), after the second day of the European Council of 27 EU member-states on the outcome of the British referendu…

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Eirini Agathopoulou is a pharmacist, former Member of Parliament with SYRIZA (2012-2015) and Chairwoman of the Board of the Research Centre for Gender Equality (2015-present).

The Research Centre for Gender Equality (KETHI) was founded in 1994, with…

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Renowned Greek poet Constantine Cavafy was born in Alexandria, Egypt, on 29 April, 1863. A cosmopolitan by birth, Cavafy travelled for the first time to Greece in the summer of 1901, accompanied by his brother Alexandros. His stay in Athens constitut…

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Athens commemorates the 74th anniversary of its liberation from the Nazi Occupation with a series of events taking place throughout the month of October in several venues across the city under the title “12 October - Free Athens”. Exhibit…

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The ‘Triodion’ period preceding Lent and Orthodox Easter has begun, and with it come fun and joy! Carnival season in Greece (Apokries) lasts three weeks and is marked by celebrations throughout the land, with music, dancing, masquerades a…

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His writing, his impressions of Greece and his Greek intellectual circle

The monuments of the past evoke their deserved wonder, but it is not these that finally win pride of place in the memory and affection; it is the live Greeks themselves: not the…

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Developed by the Hellenic Studies Program of the Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada), the Odysseas online language tutor is an interactive learning program designed to teach the Greek language and culture on the Internet using elec…

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A pocket guide about Greece containing interesting facts about politics, economy, tourism, cultural heritage, education, language, arts, and other aspects of Greek life. 

 

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Noëlle Burgi is a political scientist and sociologist, a researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), currently working at the Centre Européen de Sociologie et de sSience Politique (CESSP) of the University of Pa…

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