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13-16 October, 2022 · York University, Toronto, Canada


The MGSA’s 27th biennial Symposium will be held at York University, Toronto, Canada on 13-16 October, 2022

The Modern Greek Studies Association Executive Board, the Program Committee, and the Local Arrangements Committee look forward to welcoming to Canada scholars and friends from around the world in the spirit of lively intellectual exchange. We also eagerly anticipate getting to know Toronto's vibrant Greek Canadian community, its history, and its neighborhoods.

MGSA 27th Symposium Keynote Address

koulouriChristina Koulouri, Professor of Modern and Contemporary History & Rector at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, will present the address "Greek Centennials: Commemorating Victories and Defeats” on Friday, October 14th from 6:00-7:30 pm.

Christina Koulouri is Professor in Modern and Contemporary History and Rector of Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences (Athens, Greece). She studied at the University of Athens (Department of History and Archaeology), the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne where she also received her PhD. She was Visiting Research Fellow at Université de Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne (2010), Princeton University (2017) and the University of Regensburg (2019). Awarded with the Nikos Svoronos Prize (1993), the Delphi Prize (2012), and the Vikelas Plaque (2018). Author of several books and articles on the teaching of history, the history of historiography, national identity, memory, public history, and the history of sports and the Olympic Games. Her last book received the National Essay Prize in Greece and was translated in English: Historical Memory in Greece, 1821-1930. Performing the Past in the Present (Routledge 2022).


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Conference Registration Fees

These fees include the cost of lunch on Friday and Saturday

MGSA Regular Member

US$ 130

MGSA Student Member

US$  50

Non-Member Registrant

US$ 150

Non-Member Adjunct Faculty / Student

US$  50

Non-Member Accompanying Person/Spouse

US$  50


US$  90

Friday Only Registration

US$  70

Saturday Only Registration

US$  70

Audiovisual needs, only if these exceed the standard computer and screen projection equipment.

Note: standard equipment provided includes projector, screen, Internet access, VGA cable, podium with microphone, sound, and panelists table with at least one microphone. Participants bring their own computer, connecting cords, and clicker. Please contact only if you need more than any of the standard equipment items listed above.