2014 Graduate Research Colloquium in Modern Greek Studies

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

SCHOOL OF HISTORY AND CULTURES

 

THE SOCIETY FOR MODERN GREEK STUDIES

&

CENTRE FOR BYZANTINE, OTTOMAN & MODERN GREEK STUDIES

 

2014 Graduate Research Colloquium in Modern Greek Studies

 

Thursday 12 June 2014, Lecture Room 1, Arts Building

 

11.00-13.00 Session 1  Chair: TBA

Georgia Tsatsani (University of Birmingham), The Modern Greek translations of Jean-Baptiste Racine during the nineteenth century: Antiquity, independence and cosmopolitanism

 

Panagiotis Petridis (University of Birmingham), Alexandros R. Rangavis? The Lord of Morea: Fiction and Diplomacy

 

Georgia Kouta (King?s College London), A diasporic discourse on Irredentism: Anglo-Hellenic League?s propaganda regarding the ?Megali Idea?

 

Maria Rizou  (King?s College London), The loans of the National Bank of Greece to the Greek refugees from Romania and Bulgaria (1917-1920)

 

13.00-14.00 Lunch

 

14.00-16.15   Session 2       Chair: TBA

 

Ioanna Skordi, (King?s College London),  «με την ιερή που Σ? το θρεψε Πλατωνική μανία»: the case of Angelos Sikelianos

 

Ioannis Stamos (University of Birmingham), Aristos Kambanis (1883-1956) and To Neon Kratos

 

Jessica Kourniakti (University of Oxford), Alexander the Great in education under the dictatorship of the Colonels (1967-1973)

 

Klairi Angelou (University of Bristol), Modern Greek sculpture: in quest of a national and international identity (as seen through the work of Jeanne Spiteris-Veropoulou, 1920-2000)

 

Varvara Mystaka, (University of Oxford) Reclaiming the Artist: The viewing of Jiannis Kounelli?s art by the Modern Greek audience.

 

16.15-16.30 Tea & Coffee

 

16.30-18.30 Session 3   Chair TBA

 

Dimitris Kalantzopoulos (King?s College London), The creation of a new political space in colonial Cyprus: KKK and AKEL, 1931-1950

 

Nicoletta Hadjipavlou (King?s College London), From a World War to an Armed Struggle: representations of British Colonial rule in the poetry of Costas Montis

 

Aglaia Despoina Giannakou (University of Birmingham), Spyros Plaskovitis? The Dam and Vassilis Vassilikos? The Leaf: characterization and the Kafkaesque atmosphere

 

Spyridon Chairetis (University of Oxford), Between Victimhood and (Queer) Resistance: Exploring the Representation of Male Homosexuality in Οι Απαράδεκτοι

 

 

 

 

Please fill the registration form and return it to Professor Dimitris Tziovas, Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman & Modern Greek Studies, School of History & Cultures, University of Birmingham, B155 2TT, asap, Tel: 0121-4145769, fax: 0121-4143595, e-mail: d.p.tziovas@bham.ac.uk