21 in 21

Celebrating the 2021 bicentenary of the outbreak of the Greek War of Independence in 21 Greek-British encounters

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INTERVIEW: Prof Dimitris Papanikolaou on the BBC Greek Service at Bush House

Watch an interview with Professor Dimitris Papanikolaou (Oxford) on the topic of the BBC Greek Service (1939-2005), which was situated in Bush House on the Strand. A second interview, again hosted by Koraes Professor Gonda Van Steen, will feature the work of a research team that will be delving into the archives of the BBC Greek Service.

International History Now: The Greek Revolution

Contributed by Dr George Giannakopoulos, Visiting Fellow, Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College London. George is also the author of this essay published in Jacobin Magazine on 25 March 2021. Take a look at this recent episode in the podcast series ‘International History Now’, which I produce with my LSE-based colleague Dr. Dina Gusejnova. InContinue reading “International History Now: The Greek Revolution”

INTERVIEW: Konstantinos Kalantzis

Prof Gonda Van Steen interviews Dr Kostis Kalantzis. He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Culture, Creative Media and Industries at the University of Thessaly (Volos, Greece). His new book, ‘Tradition in the Frame’, explores the ambivalence of a society expected to conform to outsiders’ perception of the traditional even as it strivesContinue reading “INTERVIEW: Konstantinos Kalantzis”