Refugee Crises in Greece, 1922-2022: Ancient Histories in Modern Contexts

Friday 27 May 2022

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’.

The winner of the 2022 Niki Marangou PhD Dissertation Prize for the best dissertation completed in Modern Greek Studies in the UK will also be announced prior to the lecture.

Organised by the Society for Modern Greek Studies.


The Hellenic Centre


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