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February 2021

Foteini Dimirouli, “C.P. Cavafy in the World: Origins, Trajectories and the Diasporic Poet”

February 1 @ 7:00 pm UTC+2

“artwork ©Dimitris Kamenos, with permission” Dr Foteini Dimirouli (University of Oxford), “C.P. Cavafy in the World: Origins, Trajectories and the Diasporic Poet” Abstract How does an author writing in a minor language enter world literature? C.P. Cavafy’s journey from relative invisibility to global visibility was long and tumultuous, determined by his debts to both the Greek and Alexandrian cultural settings. Theories of world literature highlight the ways in which nations formulate their internal canons on the basis of crucial validation…

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John Bennet, “Work of the BSA 2019-2020” & Robin Osborne “Archaeology and the rewriting of early Athenian history”

February 9 @ 5:30 pm UTC+2

Professor John Bennet (BSA Director), "Work of the BSA 2019-2020" & Professor Robin Osborne (BSA Vice-Chair), "Archaeology and the rewriting of early Athenian history"   5.30pm (UK) / 7.30pm (Greece)

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Panel Discussion: “1821: The Migration of Revolutionary Ideas” (Pt 1)

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+2

Image: Painting by Ioannis Moralis   A Panel Discussion chaired by Roderick Beaton, Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature, King’s College London, co-organised with the British School at Athens. Ideas about making a revolution – ideas that are in themselves revolutionary: these two back-to-back panel discussions, one in Athens, the other in London, will revolve around both concepts, as ways of understanding the outbreak of revolution by Orthodox Christian, Greek-speaking subjects of the Ottoman empire in the spring…

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Panel Discussion: “1821: The Migration of Revolutionary Ideas” (Pt 2)

February 22 @ 6:00 pm UTC+2

Image: Painting by Ioannis Moralis   A Panel Discussion chaired by Roderick Beaton, Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature, King’s College London. Co-hosted with the Hellenic Society. Ideas about making a revolution – ideas that are in themselves revolutionary: these two back-to-back panel discussions, one in Athens, the other in London, will revolve around both concepts, as ways of understanding the outbreak of revolution by Orthodox Christian, Greek-speaking subjects of the Ottoman empire in the spring…

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March 2021

Foteini Kalatzi , ‘A ‘bare life’ in the borderlines of the Mediterranean’

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+2

Foteini Kalatzi (SEESOX, University of Oxford), ‘A ‘bare life’ in the borderlines of the Mediterranean’ Discussant: Dimitris Skleparis (Newcastle University) Research webinar series on Modern Greek Studies organised by the British School at Athens and the Greek Politics Specialist Group Organisers: Eirini Karamouzi (University of Sheffield) and Lamprini Rori (University of Exeter) Hosted by the British School at Athens) Monday 1 March, 5pm (UK) / 7pm (Greece)

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Professor Voula Tsouna, “Issues in Epicurean philosophy of mind and science: The method of multiple explanations in Epicureanism”

March 31 @ 5:00 pm UTC+2

Professor Voula Tsouna (University of California), "Issues in Epicurean philosophy of mind and science: The method of multiple explanations in Epicureanism" Co-organized by the BSA and the Research Centre for Greek Philosophy (Academy of Athens)   Wednesday 31 March, 3.00pm (UK) / 5.00pm (Greece)

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April 2021

Professor Voula Tsouna, “Issues in Epicurean philosophy of mind and science: The Epicurean notion of επιβολή.”

April 1 @ 5:00 pm UTC+2

Professor Voula Tsouna (University of California), "Issues in Epicurean philosophy of mind and science: The Epicurean notion of επιβολή." Co-organized by the BSA and the Research Centre for Greek Philosophy (Academy of Athens)   Thursday 1 April, 3.00pm (UK) / 5.00pm (Greece)

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Antonis Ellinas , ‘Antifascism in Greece: Actors, resources, and tactics’

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+2

Antonis Ellinas (University of Cyprus), ‘Antifascism in Greece: Actors, resources, and tactics’ Discussant: Vasiliki Georgiadou (Panteion University) Research webinar series on Modern Greek Studies organised by the British School at Athens and the Greek Politics Specialist Group Organisers: Eirini Karamouzi (University of Sheffield) and Lamprini Rori (University of Exeter) - Hosted by the British School at Athens) Monday 19 April, 5pm (UK) / 7pm (Greece)

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Ian Collins, “John Craxton: A Life in Greece”

April 27

Image: Self Portrait, 1946-7, oil on canvas. Private collection. Image courtesy of Christies, copyright John Craxton Estate.   Born into a bohemian family in London, the painter John Craxton (1922-2009) was a nomad who yearned to live and work in Greece. He achieved his goal from 1946 and enduring joy coloured his ensuing pictures. Long best known for Patrick Leigh Fermor book jackets, Craxton is the subject of a new biography from Ian Collins and Yale University Press. The author…

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May 2021

Maria Mina, “Light at the end of the tunnel: illuminating the changing uses of cavernous spaces in the prehistoric south-east Aegean”

May 10 @ 7:00 pm UTC+2

Professor Maria Mina (University of the Aegean), "Light at the end of the tunnel: illuminating the changing uses of cavernous spaces in the prehistoric south-east Aegean"   Monday 10 May, 5.00pm (UK) / 7.00pm (Greece)

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June 2021

Susannah Verney , ‘Researching Greek Attitudes towards European Integration through Eurobarometer surveys’

June 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm UTC+2

Susannah Verney (University of Athens) , ‘Researching Greek Attitudes towards European Integration through Eurobarometer surveys' Discussant: Eirini Karamouzi (University of Sheffield) Research webinar series on Modern Greek Studies organised by the British School at Athens and the Greek Politics Specialist Group Organisers: Eirini Karamouzi (University of Sheffield) and Lamprini Rori (University of Exeter) - Hosted by the British School at Athens) Monday 14 June, 5pm (UK) / 7pm (Greece)

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