Society AGM, Prize-giving and Lecture

The Society for Modern Greek Studies invites you to attend

 the Annual General Meeting (members only), prize-giving, and lecture,

to be held on Friday, 27 May 2022, 6:30pm (AGM), 7:30pm (prize-giving and lecture),

in the Friends’ Room at the Hellenic Centre,16-18 Paddington Street, London

Schedule of Events:

6:30pm: AGM: the agenda, the AGM 2021 minutes, and the accounts will be circulated in advance

7:30pm: Prize-giving: the 2022 Niki Marangou PhD Dissertation Prize for the best dissertation completed in Modern Greek Studies in the UK

7:45pm: Lecture: Dr David Wills: ‘Refugee Crises in Greece, 1922-2022: Ancient Histories in Modern Contexts’

An illustrated talk in which Dr David Wills will explore British representations of the refugee crises which took place in 1922 and from 2015 onwards. Contemporaneous accounts by British travellers, journalists and aid workers reveal the persistence of ancient history within the descriptions of modern ‘odysseys’.

8:45pm: Wine reception