Levantine Alternatives: Greeks in Constantinople, Smyrna and Alexandria after 1821

The fifth lecture in the 1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War Of Independence Revisited is by Dr Philip Mansel.

This series of online talks have been organised by The Hellenic Centre

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A lecture by Dr Philip Mansel about how the Greeks who left the new kingdom and went to live in these cosmopolitan cities contributed to the development of the fledgling kingdom.

Philip Mansel

Is a historian of courts and cities, and of France and the Ottoman Empire. He was born in London in 1951 and educated at Eton College, where he was a King’s Scholar, and at Balliol College, Oxford, where he read Modern History and Modern Languages. Following four years’ research into the French court in 1814-1830, he was awarded his doctorate at University College, London in 1978.

1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War of independence Revisited

A series of events organised by The Hellenic Centre to celebrate 1821.

See all lectures in the series