Archive for March, 2014

Το Θαύμα των Ελλήνων

Just click on the title and watch this video. It is worth the time.

The Blessed Olive Tree that Never Dies

By Evaggelos Vallianatos, Scholar; Author The olive tree was a gift of the gods to the Greeks. Goddess Athena planted the first olive tree on the acropolis at the center of Attica. The grateful Greek inhabitants of Attica honored the goddess by naming their polis Athena (Athens). The affection was mutual. Athena adopted and protected Athens. The […]

Online discussions at Athens University of Economics & Business

A series of online lectures – discussions at Athens University of Economics & Business aim to provide the university community and society thoughts and reflections of prominent Greek personalities on the major issues of our time, and their visions for the future. H σειρά διαδικτυακών διαλέξεων – συζητήσεων στο ΟΠΑ αποσκοπεί στο να προσφέρει στην […]

49 Reasons To Love Greece

As posted in BuzzFeed by Alexander Besant. After a few tough years, Greece is resurgent once again. 1. Greeks take their time. 2. They let beautiful moments linger. 3. They are passionate. 4. Like their ancestors, Greeks are still thinkers (and often big talkers). 5. They live closer to nature than we do. 6. For […]

4ο Πανόραμα Επιχειρηματικότητας & Σταδιοδρομίας

4ο Πανόραμα Επιχειρηματικότητας & Σταδιοδρομίας στο Μέγαρο Αθηνών (28-30 Μαρ) Το 4ο Πανόραμα Επιχειρηματικότητας & Σταδιοδρομίας είναι το μεγαλύτερο πολυσυνέδριο σε θέματα επιχειρηματικότητας των νέων και επαγγελματικού προσανατολισμού. Απευθύνεται σε νέους-νέες κυρίως (όχι αποκλειστικά)18-35 ετών, ανεξαρτήτως εκπαιδευτικής κατεύθυνσης. Προγραμματίζεται η συμμετοχή πλέον των 160 διακεκριμένων εισηγητών με τη στήριξη αξιόλογων επιχειρήσεων. Βασικός στόχος του Πανοράματος […]

Greece: Reality where Myth was Born

  The relevant detailed power point presentation is here: PRESENTATION. Now that the Greek Crisis is as it seems coming to an end, it is interesting to highlight some common myths that surrounds Greece and Greeks. The fiscal crisis put Greece in the spot light. It is important to step back and put some things […]

Xylouris – A Family Affair

Greetings, We are Anemon Productions, an independent film company based in Athens, Greece, and think you would be interested in our latest project “A Family Affair.” The documentary follows Greece’s renowned musical clan, the Xylouris family, who originates from the small village, Anogeia, in the island of Crete. “A Family Affair” is a tale of […]

Pericles’ “Funeral Oration”

See the paper published in American Political Science Review posted in the HEC Scholars blog.

UNESCO and Hagia Sophia

Dear Ms. Janssen, My name is Theodore G. Karakostas and I have been writing to the New York Office of UNESCO for some time, with regard to the issue of the Turkish Government’s announced plans to convert the Greek Orthodox CATHEDRAL into a Mosque. This announcement followed on the heels of the actual conversion of […]