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London court to consider extradition of Antonia Ilia to Greece

London court to consider extradition of Antonia Ilia to Greece

Posted on Thursday, 30 October 2014, at 1:04pm

A London appeals court is to consider Greece’s request for the extradition of Antonia Ilia to Greece on November 21, instead of Wednesday as originally scheduled. The decision was taken during a brief High Court session on Tuesday, after Ilia’s lawyers asked that Macedonia... [ Read more ]


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Features

Populism and Crisis Politics in Greece, by Takis S. Pappas

Populism and Crisis Politics in Greece, by Takis S. Pappas

Posted on Thursday, 30 October 2014, at 1:01pm

In the 1970s, as Greece emerged from the era of military dictatorship, it looked towards the future with confidence. It embraced political liberalism, became the 10th European Community member, enjoyed a long period of economic growth underwritten in part by the financial... [ Read more ]


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Music

Ladies sing the ‘Greek Blues’

Ladies sing the ‘Greek Blues’

Tuesday, 28 October & Thursday, 6 November & Sunday, 23 November 2014

The Trilogy of the Greek Blues is a three-part celebration of rembetiko music – also known as the ‘Greek Blues’ – which originated in Smyrna, Turkey, from the 1920s onwards. Like other urban subcultural musical forms – such as the Blues, Fado and Tango... [ Read more ]


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Lectures

Kostas Simitis at the LSE

Kostas Simitis at the LSE

Tuesday, 9 December 2014; 6:30-8:00pm

BOOK LAUNCH: The European debt crisis: the Greek Case The Eurozone is a full monetary union but an imperfect economic and fiscal union of member states with different structural features; the mature economies of the European North differ significantly from the less mature... [ Read more ]


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Art

Art in the Cypriot community: an exhibition by 8 prominent British Cypriot artists in the UK

Art in the Cypriot community: an exhibition by 8 prominent British Cypriot artists in the UK

Tuesday, 4 November - Saturday, 8 November 2014; 12:00-7:00pm

To mark the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus and of the formation of the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK, and as part of a wider programme of cultural and social events to commemorate these twin anniversaries, the Federation is staging a public... [ Read more ]


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Social

ZERTEO collection

ZERTEO collection

Thursday, 6 November & Saturday, 8 November 2014; 11:00am–7:00pm

ZERTEO’s much anticipated collection is finally available in London for two days only! The collection will comprise mostly of jewellery with precious and semi-precious stones in fashionable designs and of course ZERTEO’s famous decorative pieces. The prices are ranging... [ Read more ]


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Other

ZERTEO collection

ZERTEO collection

Thursday, 6 November & Saturday, 8 November 2014; 11:00am–7:00pm

ZERTEO’s much anticipated collection is finally available in London for two days only! The collection will comprise mostly of jewellery with precious and semi-precious stones in fashionable designs and of course ZERTEO’s famous decorative pieces. The prices are ranging... [ Read more ]


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Theatre – Film

Ladies sing the ‘Greek Blues’

Ladies sing the ‘Greek Blues’

Tuesday, 28 October & Thursday, 6 November & Sunday, 23 November 2014

The Trilogy of the Greek Blues is a three-part celebration of rembetiko music – also known as the ‘Greek Blues’ – which originated in Smyrna, Turkey, from the 1920s onwards. Like other urban subcultural musical forms – such as the Blues, Fado and Tango... [ Read more ]


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Out of London

The Annexation of Cyprus by the United Kingdom on 5th November 1914: An Enduring Turning Point?

The Annexation of Cyprus by the United Kingdom on 5th November 1914: An Enduring Turning Point?

Wednesday, 5 November 2014; 7:15-9:30pm

The Society for Modern Greek Studies invites its members and non-members to a public lecture to mark an important centenary: ‘The Annexation of Cyprus by the United Kingdom on 5th November 1914: An Enduring Turning Point?’   Date: Wednesday 5th November 2014 Venue:... [ Read more ]


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Recurring

Hellenic Nights at Elysee Bar

Hellenic Nights at Elysee Bar

Fridays and Saturdays; 11:00pm - 4:00am

Hellenic Nights party rocking Elysee Bar! Fridays (Ladies free) and Saturdays at the first floor of Elysee Bar The most popular Greek nights in London are designed to offer to all of you memorable Greek weekend nights similar to the ones back home. HELLENIC NIGHTS ARE... [ Read more ]


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