Birmingham Modern Greek Translation Series: launch of book by Thanasis Valtinos

The Society for Modern Greek Studies invites you to a Celebration of 20 years of the Birmingham Modern Greek Translation Series and a Launch of the translation of The Last Varlamis by Thanasis Valtinos.

The event will take place at 7:00 pm on Friday 13 May 2016, at the Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS. Admission is free, but please let the Secretary know if you wish to attend, by sending an email to:

Speakers will include:
Professor Dimitris Tziovas (series editor, University of Birmingham)
Dr Dimitris Paivanas (independent scholar, Athens)
Professor Stathis Gauntlett (in absentia) (translator, University of Melbourne)
and Thanasis Valtinos (writer and President of the Academy of Athens)

Information about all the volumes in the Birmingham Series can be found here.

This event, which is sponsored by the Ouranis Foundation and the A.G. Leventis Foundation, will be recorded and streamed by

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You can watch the video here.