A Reading in Greek and English in the Company of Poet Yiannis Doukas

The Program in Modern Greek Studies cordially invites you to A Reading in Greek & English in the Company of Poet Yiannis DoukasYiannis Doukas was born in Athens (1981). He studied philology at the National and Kapodistrian University and Digital Humanities at King’s College London. He earned his Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Galway, where he worked on intertextuality in Late Greek Epic and its digital representation.

(Distributed April 20, 2023)

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)
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