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HUMBLE VISIONARY AND SILENT REVOLUTIONARY: ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH BARTHOLOMEW CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF SERVICE
Bartholomew has transformed the relative political weakness of his office into an exceptional strength, staking out a compelling spiritual vision and coherent moral voice in a world that longs for authenticity and stability. Read more
The biggest and oldest repository of Greece’s archaeological riches is celebrating its 150th birthday with a small but jam-packed exhibition. Read more
Elena Kountoura, Greece’s alternate minister for tourism, said Monday that 2016 has been “another great year for Greek tourism,” with international arrivals up 7 percent in the nine months through September compared with the year before. The four summer months from July were the best ever for the sector, she said. Read more
On the isle of Kefalonia, mandoles aren’t just a local speciality—they’re something to obsess about. Read more
Flash Physics: Oldest planet-forming disc spotted, Greek researcher wins 2016 Farinella Prize, nanoantennas produce fast optical switches
The 2016 Paolo Farinella Prize has been awarded to Greek physicist Kleomenis Tsiganis at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, for his work on the applications of celestial mechanics to the dynamics of planetary systems, including the development of the “Nice model”, which describes the migration of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune during the early phases of the solar-system’s evolution. Read more
Last month the Hellenic American Project (HAP) opened its doors at Queens College, CUNY. Located in the Rosenthal Library, HAP is an archive of digitized material available to individuals interested in researching the Greek- American experience. Read more
George Pagonis’ path from Greek diner to Greek empire. Read more