100 years of the Koraes Chair – a celebration

The Koraes Chair of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature commemorates the ‘founding father’ of the Greek nation-state that came into existence with the Revolution of 1821. It was established during another period of turbulence that would shape the future of the entire European continent, the First World War. The Chair owes its existence to a group of far-sighted individuals, including Eleftherios Venizelos, prime minister of Greece for much of […]


Nikos Kazantzakis: a retrospect, 60 years from his death

The Anglo-Hellenic League presents a lecture by Professor Roderick Beaton on ‘Nikos Kazantzakis: a retrospect, 60 years from his death’. All welcome. Entrance free; but please register with [email protected] Donations welcome. Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS