20 May 2022: International symposium: Revisiting the Greek War of Independence

International symposium: 1821-2021. Revisiting the Greek War of Independence: Intellectual Landscape and Global Resonances

When: Friday, 20 May 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Doelenzaal, Amsterdam University Library, Singel 425, Amsterdam
 Organizers: Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation & Marilena Laskaridis Chair of Modern Greek Studies & Department of Modern Greek Language & Culture, University of Amsterdam
Under the aegis of the Embassy of Greece
For the full program of the Symposium see here.

Organized on the occasion of the bicentenary in 2021 of the Greek War of Independence, this symposium brings together scholars from the international community whose research explores the War of Independence from different – Greek, Ottoman, and international – perspectives, the intellectual climate that preceded and surrounded it, and the event’s global resonance from 1821 to the present. The symposium is an occasion for revisiting the War of Independence from a variety of angles and presenting unpublished material from the Ottoman archives, Eastern and Western Europe that may shed new light on this event’s resonances within and beyond Greece.

Registration: The event is held on site but can also be attended online through zoom.
To attend the event on site, register by sending an email to: pagoni@laskaridisfoundation.org
To attend the event online through zoom, register here:

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