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


The MGSA’s 27th biennial Symposium was 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, presented the address "Greek Centennials: Commemorating Victories and Defeats” on Friday, October 14th. We hope to have the video shortly

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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