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Greece: Educational Conferences

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   History of Science in Science Education
The 7th International Conference for History of Science in Science Education under the title “Adapting Historical Knowledge Production to the Classroom” is taking place at the University of Athens from Monday July 7th to Friday July 11th. The idea of the conference is experts to exchange views on establishing the history of science in science education. Continue reading


Media and Communications Students’ Conference in Greece

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   The Secretariat General of Communication – Secretariat General of Information is hosting the “6th Media and Communications Students’ Conference” on its premises on May 15-16, an event jointly organised with the Media and Communication Departments of the University of Athens, Panteion University and the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki. Graduating students of media and communication studies will take part in thetwo-day event, while topics to be discussed include: Greece’s international image, crisis communication management, social responsibility and media reliability. Minister of State and Government Spokesman Theodoros Roussopoulos will simulate a media briefing exercise with students’ participation.

The Greek Language, Ancient & Modern

 (GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   The Greek Language is one of the earliest attested Indo-European languages, spoken today by approximately 12 million people in Greece, Cyprus, Albania, Bulgaria, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Italy, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Egypt, Jordan and in emigrant communities around the world, including Australia, United States, Canada, Germany and elsewhere. Continue reading

Turkey Unveiled in the Greek Bridge Magazine

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   The Bridge magazine (www.bridge-mag.com) reports on European integration, Southeast Europe and the East Mediterranean.  The current issue now online (Issue 7), titled “Turkey Unveiled” presents an overall image of Turkey touching upon its political, economic and cultural aspects. Contributions include Conservatism Globalism vs Defensive Nationalism (Ziya Önis, Koç University), From Domestic Crisis  to Regional Challenge (Ioannis N. Grigoriadis, University of Athens), Out of the box: Turkish media going global (Esra Arsan, Bilgi University), Performance and prospects of Turkish economy (Inan Demir, Finansbank).  Continue reading

Greece in Publications

» Poetry

“Affirmation: Selected Poems 1986-2006” is a compilation of poems by Haris Vlavianos, recently circulated by Ireland’s biggest publisher Dedalus, in English. His latest collection was translated by Professor Mina Karavada (University of Athens) and is forwarded by Michael Longley, a Belfast-born, forceful figure in contemporary poetry. Born in Rome in 1957 but raised in Athens, Vlavianos took up the work of author, poet, editor, and translator of the Greek literary journal “Poetry,” and the website Poetry International. Continue reading

Studying opportunities in Greece

» Master Southeast European Studies

The University of Athens Department of Political Science and Public Administration – Master’s Degree in Southeast European Studies will accept 25 students for the academic year 2008-2009. Application deadline is Μay 15, 2008. Continue reading