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Archaeological Society

22 Panepistimiou Street
Athens, Greece

February 2019

The Work of the School in 2018 and lecture by Roderick Beaton “1919: Venizelos’ Asia Minor policy revisited”

February 28 @ 7:00 pm
Archaeological Society, 22 Panepistimiou Street
Athens, Greece
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The Work of the School in 2018 by Professor John Bennet (Director, BSA) and lecture by Professor Roderick Beaton (King's College London), "1919: Venizelos' Asia Minor policy revisited" - One hundred years ago this year, in on 2/15 May 1919, Greek troops landed in Smyrna. For many the event was a vindication of Venizelos’s policies and a prelude to the fulfilment of the ‘Grand Idea’ of expanding the Greek state to include the entire Greek nation in the east. The…

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