Tracey A. Rosen: "Greek Selves and Chinese Others: Locating "Globalization" in Pre-crisis Athens"

Years before announcing its high-profile “Belt and Road” global infrastructure initiative in 2013, the Chinese government earmarked Greece as a strategic, geopolitical gateway for Chinese manufacturing into Europe (China’s largest trade partner). Prior to 2000, the modern Chinese and Greek nation-states shared no significant historical relationship. Yet in wake of China’s accession to the WTO and Greece’s accession to the Eurozone, Sino-Hellenic bilateral relations were kindled and rapidly intensified.

(Distributed February 24, 2023)

Stelios Michalopoulos: "Tracing the Legacy of the Greek-Orthodox Refugees from Anatolia in Greece: A Centennial Assessment."

Professor Stelios Michalopoulos (Eastmann Professor of Political Economy, Brown University) presents findings from two ongoing projects regarding the economic, political, and artistic impact of refugees from Anatolia in Greece over the last century. The local and aggregate impacts of refugee resettlement on human capital (schooling) and structural transformation in about 11,000 settlements in Greece will be discussed alongside the refugees’ artistic expression, as reflected in the songs by artists of refugee origin.

(Distributed November 30, 2022)

"Archaeology, Nation, and Race": A Book Presentation and Panel Discussion

The Program in Modern Greek Studies, with support from the C.V. Starr Foundation Lectureships Fund, cordially invites you to join us for "Archaeology, Nation, and Race": A Book Presentation and Panel Discussion. Authors Raphael Greenberg (Tel Aviv University) and Yannis Hamilakis (Brown University) will present their new book, Archaeology, Nation, and Race: Confronting the Past, Decolonizing the Future in Greece and Israel (Cambridge University Press, 2022).

(Distributed April 20, 2022)
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