Acclaimed Greek Studies Scholar Peter Mackridge Passes Away
Peter Mackridge, an acclaimed translator and scholar of modern Greek, has died, it was announced on Friday. Mackridge was born in the UK in 1946 and studied modern Greek and French literature at St. Johns College, Oxford. He became an emeritus...
British Professor Peter Mackridge Granted Honorary Greek Citizenship
British Professor Peter Mackridge was granted honorary Greek citizenship during a ceremony in London earlier in the week for his services to Greek studies. Mackridge, Professor of Modern Greek at the University of Oxford from 1996 until his early retirement...
NYU Provost’s Love Affair With Greece Started at a Taverna on Crete: Meet Dr. Katherine Fleming
American historian and academic Katherine Elizabeth Fleming became an Honorary Greek Citizen in 2016 for her contributions to Greek culture.
Australian Scholar Investigates Greek History in Northern Territory
Greek-Australian associate professor George Frazis had one wish when he was a child, to study the history of Greeks in Darwin. When he was young, his father moved to the Australian city from Athens, leaving his family behind. Since...
Charles Darwin University Appoints Greek Artist as Greek Studies Ambassador
Charles Darwin University in Australia has appointed Greek artist Nikos Kourkoulis as its first Greek studies program ambassador. The artist was honored to be chosen and stated that he would use his position to promote the program. In fact the...
Cooperation Agreement Between Greek and Russian Universities
A new cooperation agreement was signed between the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, based in Moscow which consists of 19 schools. The agreement was signed by Dean of Aristotle University, Professor Pericles...
Greeks Have a Long History in Thailand
According to an old saying, there is a Greek person under every rock, meaning that Greeks have spread out across the world, and they are getting involved in the everyday lives of their respective countries. Costantin Gerachi, also known as...
Woman Teaches Greek to South African Children
Jabavu East Primary School is operating as a hearth of Greek culture and civilization in the area of Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, thanks to the tireless and voluntary efforts of teacher Ava Papatheofilou. “We teach Greek through songs and...
Greek Studies Degree in Macquarie University
In the context of enhancing the knowledge of Greek, the Macquarie University of New South Wales in Australia is establishing a degree in Greek Studies. This will be the first full degree that will be offered by a high educational...
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates $1 million to York U
University students from Greece can hope for a better tomorrow, thanks to a $1 million donation to York University from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. This generous gift will support exchange students from Greek universities pursuing studies at York U. “With...
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