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!


  • 7th European Congress of Modern Greek Studies. See Calls for papers
  • Peter Mackridge: obituary by Roderick Beaton. See Other news
  • Peter Mackridge (1946-2022) R.I.P. See Other news
  • "100 Years of Askitiki": a one-day conference on Kazantzakis. See Calls for papers
  • The 2021 Niki Marangou PhD Dissertation Prize: the winners. See Other news
  • The 2022 Niki Marangou Translation Prize: Call for submissions. See Other news
  • Conference on Philhellenism and the Greek Revolution of 1821: Call for papers. See Calls for papers
  • "Athens Unpacked": podcasts by Sofka Zinovieff. See Other news
  • The SMGS is an active contributor to a rich, year-long programme of events celebrating the bicentenary. See 21in21 and Society Events