22nd October, 18.30–19.30 BST: A Greek Dialogues Online Special Seminar in collaboration with 21IN21 to celebrate the bicentenary of Greek Independence.
This seminar, moderated by Liana Giannakopoulou (Senior Research Fellow, Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies and Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics, University of Cambridge) will be a discussion of the representation of independence through art and literature. The speakers are Dr. Aris Sarafianos (University of Ioannina): ‘The Shifting Sands of Philhellenism and the First English Portraits of Byron: From “Preposterous Liberalism” to the “Excuse” of Freedom’; and Professor Dimitris Plantzos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), ‘Public Statues, National Anniversaries, and the Winters of Our Discontent’.
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