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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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