The Department of Greek Studies “George Seferis” of Harvard University and the Department of Greek and European Studies “Konstantinos Karamanlis” of the Fletcher School of Tufts University celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution by organizing a two-day international conference entitled “New Revolution ». The conference will take place on September 24-25, 2021.
Distinguished scientists in various fields of research will approach this important event in European history from a comparative and diachronic point of view. Emphasis will be placed on the broader ideological, cultural, political and socio-economic dimensions of the Greek struggle for independence, as well as on its recruitment in later periods.
The conference will be prefaced by the Consul General of Greece in Boston, Stratos Efthimiou, and the professors at the chairs Karamanlis and Seferis, Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos and Panagiotis Roilos respectively. Then, the professors will speak: Mark Beissinger, Alan Herinkson, Costas Douzinas, Patrice Higonnet, Christina Koulouris, Konstantinos Tsoukalas, Konstantina Botsiou, Nikos Alivizatos, Sofia Laiou, Alexandros Kyrou, Dimitris Kairidovos, Elridos Kyridovis, El Evangelos Pronzas, Costas Kostis, George Alogoskoufis and Petros Vamvakas.
Information about the detailed program of the Conference can be found on the websites: tinyurl.com/harvard-classics-events and tinyurl.com/karamanlis-events, while those who wish can attend the conference online at: tinyurl.com/greek-revolution.