Welcome to the Society for Modern Greek Studies


The Society exists to promote teaching and research in Modern Greek Studies throughout the United Kingdom. It organizes regular events, disseminates information, and collaborates with other related institutions and organizations. Its online journal Modern Greek Studies Online began publication in 2015. The Society also acts as the UK national body representing our subject and is affiliated to the European Society of Modern Greek Studies. If you support the aims of the Society, please join us!


  • BSA 1821 Research Fellowship in Modern Greek Studies. See Research Fellowships
  • University of Amsterdam, Modern Greek Studies, 3-year PhD fellowship, call for applications. See Studentships
  • The SMGS is an active contributor to a rich, year-long programme of events celebrating the bicentenary. See 21in21 and Society Events
  • The SMGS and The Hellenic Centre bring you the series 'Greek Writers in English', a series of online talks delivered every Wednesday at 7pm (UK time) from 10 February until 3 March. See Society Events
  • Announcements of two new books by Violetta Hionidou. See Recent publications
  • Princeton University, Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies, Thirteenth Annual International Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies, with an open theme 'Works-in-Progress: New Approaches', to be held online on Friday, May 7, 2021. See Calls for papers
  • "The Greek War of Independence and the Americas", Princeton and Colombia Universities Conference. See Calls for papers
  • British School at Athens. Visiting Fellowship 2021-2022. See Research Fellowships
  • British School at Athens. EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIP 2021-2022. See Research Fellowships