1-30 June 2020: Course Project Greece: Athens

The Department of Modern Greek Studies of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) offers online in cooperation with the St. Thomas Polytechnic-OMSGSA and UvA’s Illustere School the course Project Greece: Athens. Period: 1-30 June 2020 (academic year 2019-2020, block 6) Description: The course is an introduction to various aspects of urban…

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February-June 2020: The CENSUS Project

With the support of the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, the Marilena Laskaridis Endowed Chair of Modern Greek Studies at the University of Amsterdam has begun a new collaboration with the CENSUS of Modern Greek Literature project, which is led by Prof. Wim Bakker (Prof. Emeritus, Byzantine and Modern Greek Philology, University of…

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POSTPONED 18-20 May 2020: International ΚΕΓ-Exams Modern Greek

In verband met de internationale crisis rond het coronavirus worden de Internationale Certificaatsexamens Nieuwgrieks (ΚΕΓ-examens) 2020 uitgesteld tot november 2020 (KEΓ-besluit d.d. 16-03-2020). De nieuwe data zullen aangekondigd worden in april 2020. Inschrijving: 1 februari tot en met 22 maart 2020. Inschrijvingen die reeds voltooid en goedgekeurd door ons examencentrum zijn,…

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16 January 2020: Lecture: The Art and Architecture of Crete between Venice and Byzantium

Speaker: Dr. Maria Georgopoulou, Director of the Gennadius Library, American School of Classical Studies in Athens (ASCSA). Title: The Art and Architecture of Crete between Venice and Byzantium Time: 11.00-12.30 a.m. (incl. a short break) Location: University of Amsterdam (UvA), Spuistraat 134, room 1.04, Amsterdam Language: English Abstract This talk examines…

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January-June 2020: Varialezingen-Lectures

1st Lecture Thursday 16 January 2020, 11.00-12.30 a.m. Speaker: Dr. Maria Georgopoulou, Director Gennadius Library, ASCSA (American School of Classical Studies in Athens). Location: PCH, UvA, Spuistraat 134, zaal 1.04, Amsterdam Language: English Title: Venice’s Colonies in the Greek World     2nd Lecture (on the occasion of the International…

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23 november 2019: Lecture: “Still waiting for barbarians”

Title:  “Still waiting for barbarians” (gratis toegankelijk/free access) Speaker: Prof. Dr. Maria Boletsi, Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies, University of Amsterdam Language: English Location:  Podium Mozaïek, Bos en Lommerweg 191, 1055 DT Amsterdam Date & time: November 23, 2019,  7.00 –  10.00 p.m. Abstract: Short lecture with Q&A questions in English…

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14 November 2019: Lecture: Memory of Asia Minor in Contemporary Greek Culture

Guest speaker: dr. Kristina Gedgaudaite, Laskarides Visiting Research Fellow in Modern Greek Studies 2019, UvA Title: Smyrna in your pocket: Memory of Asia Minor in Contemporary Greek Culture Time: 3.00-5.00 p.m. Location: PCH, UvA, room 1.05, Spuistraat 134, Amsterdam Language: English Abstract This talk will address the long-term legacies of forced migration…

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8 November 2019: Lecture: Writing in a city in-crisis: Stencil graffiti in Nicosia

Guest speaker: dr. Pafsanias Karathanasis, Social Anthropology, PhD Laskarides Visiting Research Fellow in Modern Greek Studies 2019, UvA Title: Writing in a city in-crisis: Stencil graffiti in the Old Town of Nicosia Time: 3.30 p.m. Location: Doelenzaal, UB, Singel 425, Amsterdam Language: English Abstract Τhe Old Town of Nicosia, the historic centre…

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September-December 2019: Varialezingen/Lectures

Lezing 1 Vrijdag 13 september, 15.30 uur  dr. Pieter Borghart, Neograecus en classicus Taal: Nederlands Titel: De literatuur van de Griekse crisis Plaats: Belle van Zuylenzaal, UB, Singel 425, Amsterdam Lezing 2 Dinsdag 8 oktober, 13.00-15.00 uur  dr. I. Pachoundakis en dr. E. Spyrou, Vice-Presidents of Council at the St.…

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15 May 2019: Greek film screening

On the evening of May 15 there will be a program with Greek short films that address the theme of the International Workshop “Urban Crisis-Scapes: On Walks and Ruins” in different ways. Organisation: Prof. Dr. Maria Boletsi (Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies, Universiteit van Amsterdam ) & Dr. Eva…

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21-23 May 2019: International ΚΕΓ-exams Modern Greek

NEW DEADLINE FOR APPLYING: MARCH 30, 2019 Η προθεσμία για την υποβολή αιτήσεων για τις εξετάσεις Πιστοποίησης Επάρκειας της Ελληνομάθειας Μαΐου 2019 παρατείνεται έως και τις 30/3/2019. De Internationale Certificaatsexamens Nieuwgrieks (ΚΕΓ-examens) 2019 zullen plaatsvinden in Amsterdam als volgt: 21 mei 2019: niveaus A1, A2, B1 22 mei 2019: niveaus…

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15 May 2019: Lecture: Notes on the “Greek Weird Wave”

Varialezing: Lecture of the Dept. of Modern Greek Studies, UvA (in cooperation with the NGNS and the Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies, UvA) Title: How to do a cinema of biopolitics: Notes on the “Greek Weird Wave” Guest-speaker: Dr. Dimitris Papanikolaou, Associate Professor of Modern Greek, University of Oxford, Fellow…

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13 april 2019: Handgeschreven religieuze boeken en ikonen in Oost & West

Manifestatie Scriptorium Collectief Datum en tijd: zaterdag 13 april 2019 Plaats: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU), de Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam Kosten: geen Aanmelden: mail ‘Manifestatie Scriptorium Collectief’ plus datum (13 april) naar stefanroye@hetnet.nl  Nader programma (tijd en plaats) volgt na inschrijving. Meer info: www.pthu.nl/scriptorium-collectief/   &   Scriptorium Collectief Het Scriptorium…

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6 april 2019: Documentary & Lecture: On shared heritage in the Balkans and the Mediterranean

Title: Whose is this Song? On shared heritage and nationalist feuds in the Balkans and the Mediterranean Title documentary film: “Whose is this Song?” Director: Adela Peeva Duration documentary: 70 mins Speaker: Prof. Dr. Maria Boletsi, Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies, University of Amsterdam Language: English Location:  Podium…

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