• Newsletter December 2017

    Newsletter December 2017

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  • RESEARCH AWARDS 2018-2019

    RESEARCH AWARDS 2018-2019

    Deadline: Friday 27th April 2018

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  • VISITING AND EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIPS

    VISITING AND EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIPS

    Applications are invited for a Visiting Fellowship & an Early Career Fellowship at the British School at Athens for 2-3 months in the academic year 2018-19 in any branch of the arts or sciences related to Greece. 

    Deadline: Friday 13th April 2018

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  • THE MACMILLAN-RODEWALD & THE RICHARD BRADFORD McCONNELL STUDENTSHIPS

    THE MACMILLAN-RODEWALD & THE RICHARD BRADFORD McCONNELL STUDENTSHIPS

    The British School at Athens offers two annual Studentships for advanced doctoral or postdoctoral research in any area covered by the School’s mission statement. Applications are open to students engaged in advanced postgraduate research at UK universities.

    Deadline: Friday 13th April 2018

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Literature, Arts and History in the Work of Niki Marangou

Conference

9.30 - 19.30 Saturday 23 September 2017

at the British School at Athens, Souedias 52, 106 76 Athens

Programme

 

9.30 – 10.00 REGISTRATION - INTRODUCTION

10.00 – 11.30 SESSION 1. ‘SIMPLICITY AND MASTERY OF EXPRESSION’

Maria Nikolopoulou: The polyphony of memory: Claire Mitsotaki’s Niki as a phoenix, Niki as a palm-tree

Flora Manakidou: Peripatetic ‘ecphrasis’ in the poetry of Niki Marangou: the miracle of the everyday

Eleni Papargyriou: Literature and photography: the case of Niki Marangou

11.30 – 12.00 BREAK

12.00 – 13.00 SESSION 2. THE ‘SWEET LAND OF CYPRUS’: FICTION AND REALITY

Nikos Falagkas: Biography as fiction: Evangelos Louizos from the Generation of the Thirties to Is the Panther Alive?

Polina Tambakaki: Niki Marangou and ‘The Maid of Athens’: Cyprus and female writing, trauma and narrative

13.00 – 14.30 BREAK

14.30 – 15.30 SESSION 3. THE POETRY OF NIKI MARANGOU

Nicoletta Hadjipavlou: Reconfiguring the past in the poetry of Niki Marangou

Evripides Garantoudis: People and places in the poetry of Niki Marangou

15.30 – 16.00 BREAK

16.00 – 17.30 SESSION 4. NIKI MARANGOU AND HISTORY

Maria Mandamadiotou: The invasion of 1974 in Niki Marangou’s Eighteen narrations: memory and history

Frangiski Ambatzopoulou: Niki Marangou and Cypriot women’s narratives

Sia Anagnostopoulou: The different temporalities of Cyprus in the work of Niki Marangou

17.45 – 19.30 CLOSING SESSION: ‘REMEMBERING NIKI’

Michalis Ganas

Dionysis Kapsalis

Edmée Leventis

Julia Tsiakiris

Miltiades Hatzopoulos

Anna Boghiguian

Events

  • 26 February 2018
    Dr Stacey Prickett, "Dancing nations at the Athens Festival: cultural diplomacy during the Cold War"
  • 27 February 2018
    Dr Lente Van Brempt, "The production and trade of Cypriot copper in the Late Bronze Age - From ore to ingot: unravelling the metallurgical chain"
  • 05 March 2018
    Dr Stephen Lambert, "Attic inscriptions online"
  • 12 March 2018
    Dr Eirini Karamouzi, "Troublemaker or Peacemaker? Andreas Papandreou, the policy of peace and the Cold War"