Modern Greece

The winning poets at the Palamidi fortress with the town of Nafplio and Bourtzi in the background.

2022 July trip to Greece for the Michael Marks Award-winning poets

August 1, 2022

Last July CHS Greece welcomed the two winning UK poets of the Michael Marks Awards for poetry pamphlets: Rowan Evans, 2019 winner with "The Last Verses of Beccán" (Poetry Award), and Rhys Iorwerth, 2020 winner with "Carthen Denau" (Poetry in a Celtic Language Award).

As part of their awards, the two poets visited various places in Greece, starting off from Olympia where they attended the annual ...

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2022 May 03

Visiting program of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Nantes

Tue May 3 (All day) to Fri May 6 (All day)

Location: 

CHS Greece, Philhellene Square & Otto Street, 21 100, Nafplio, Greece

Full Title:

“Xenia Hotel, Greece. Architecture, Heritage and the Mediterranean City (Part II)” workshop in Nafplio for students of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Nantes (ENSA Nantes)

Organized by:

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Nantes

Academic coordination:

Julien Perraud (associate professor, ENSA Nantes)

Language:

English...

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2022 Jun 18

“American and European Philhellenism and the Liberation of Nafplion: ideas, place, and people at the time of the Greek Revolution” Workshop

Sat - Sun, Jun 18 to Jun 19, 11:00am - 3:00pm

Location: 

CHS Greece, Philhellene Square, and King Otto Str., Nafplio

American and European Philhellenism and the Liberation of Nafplion

  • Full Title: American and European Philhellenism and the Liberation of Nafplion: ideas, place, and people at the time of the Greek Revolution
  • Dates: 18–19 June 2022, 11:00am–3:00pm (on Saturday afternoon visits and/or fieldwork will take place at points of interest around Nafplio).
  • Location: CHS Greece, Nafplio
  • Organized by: CHS Greece, under the aegis of the Municipality of Nafplio (DOPPAT)
  • Open to: All
  • ...
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Athens: City of Wisdom: Historical and Modern Resilience in Greece’s Capital, virtual event

April 7, 2022

The European Union seminar of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies in cooperation with CHS US, CHS Greece, and the Consulate General of Greece in Boston welcome Bruce Clark, author of Athens: City of Wisdom and journalist of The Economist, in a discussion about the largest urban area in southeastern Europe and one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the world, focusing on the factors which have underpinned Athens and Attica...

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Learn about our fellows’ research projects: Francesco Scalora on the Italian philhellenic movement and Cesare Vitali's diary

Learn about our fellows’ research projects: Francesco Scalora on the Italian philhellenic movement and Cesare Vitali's diary

March 24, 2022

Guest post by Francesco Scalora, Early Career Fellow in Philhellenism 2021

Research topic during fellowship: The diary of Cesare Vitali

Within the pan-European phenomenon known as Philhellenism, which resonated explosively throughout the 19th century, Italy, due to its history, geographical location and political status, was prominent in a different way.

Italy offers a particularly important vantage point for understanding the force of Philhellenism in 19th century Europe. The Italian Philhellenic phenomenon is distinguished...

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A town square with a obelisk-shaped monument that receives a few sunrays on a cloudy day.

Call to apply for the Early Career Fellowship in Philhellenism 2022-2023

February 28, 2022

A town square with an obelisk-shaped monument that receives a few sunrays on a cloudy day.

Application deadline: March 27, 2022

The Center for Hellenic Studies offers a fellowship to a postdoctoral researcher to conduct original research on topics related to Philhellenism as a movement of the 18th and 19th century as well as a phenomenon whose manifestations and repercussions persisted in the years that followed.... Read more about Call to apply for the Early Career Fellowship in Philhellenism 2022-2023

Warriors wearing the traditional pleated skirt-like garment, fustanella, siege Athens. Visible in the background is the hill of Acropolis and other ancient monuments.

Online event on the topic of "The Long Italian Philhellenism"

February 17, 2022

Warriors wearing the traditional pleated skirt-like garment, fustanella, siege Athens. Visible in the background is the hill of Acropolis and other ancient monuments.
Georgios Karaiskakis in the Battle of the Acropolis (ca. 1835), oil painting by Johann- Christian Georg Perlberg (1807-1884);Thanassis and Marina Martinou Collection.
 

Harvard's Center for Hellenic Studies will host a one-hour online event on Wednesday, February 23, addressing Philhellenism in Italy throughout the 19th century. Francesco Scalora, CHS Fellow in Philhellenism and Fellow at the Sicilian Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies “Bruno Lavagnini”... Read more about Online event on the topic of "The Long Italian Philhellenism"

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