The emergence of historical research on gender in modern Greek historiography is linked to the feminist movement of the 1970s and 1980s, during which time, several feminist magazines and student groups appeared. This autonomous feminist movement rem…

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The exhibition Light Negative Positive – The Greekness of Chryssa, hosted at MOMus- Museum Alex Mylonas in Thessaloniki, focuses on the concepts of harmony, symmetry, rhythm and order, which are central to the artist’s body of work. The e…

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Α Greek “bohemian” poet, one of the “cursed poets” of Greek literature, Napoleon Lapathiotis (1881-1944) is considered one of the most important poets of the neo-symbolist and neo-romantic school. A controversial figure…

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The Greek national flag has a 200-year history; it was initially conceived during the Greek War of Independence declared against the Ottoman Empire on 1821. Although it has had some variations over the years, it has consistently featured a white cros…

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One of the milestones of 20th century Greek national narrative is the Asia Minor Catastrophe, i.e. the defeat of the Greek Army in the Greek-Turkish war (1919-1922) and the resulting wave of refugees of Greeks from Asia Minor to the Greek state. …

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Ted Papakostas is an archaeologist, who after acquiring his PhD in classic archaeology in 2017, decided to introduce modern Greeks to a different view of antiquity, via his “pop archaeology” project ‘Archaeostoryteller’. The…

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The city of Elefsina, designated as European Capital of Culture 2023, is "showcased" in the exhibition Mystery 29_ Elefsina - Raw Museum, at the Benaki Museum /Pireos 138.

Elefsina in history

Elefsina (Eleusis or Elevsis in Ancient Greek, deriving fr…

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The experiment of English-taught Bachelor programs, which started three years ago in Greek Universities, is proving to be successful. Three programs have already been approved and are operating: a BA in the Archaeology, History, and Lit…

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A model mountain business centre is about to emerge in the village of Vamvakou in Lakonia in the Peloponnese, as part of the Revival project of the village realized by Vamvakou Revival Team. Vamvakou Revival project was launched in 2018 aiming…

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