Past Events


  • Neni Panourgia, New Schoolf for Social Research and Columbia University, "There is no end to mourning here..."; "Giving an account of the precarious self in Greece of the crises". April 30, 2014, 3 pm, York University, Vari Hall1152, in association with the Department of Anthropology.. Neni Panourgia Poster (PDF)
  • Vassilios Lambropoulos, University of Michigan, Performing Poetry with Pantelis:Why can't one hundred Composers get C.P. Cavafy right?". April 28, 1-3 pm, York University, Accolade West 002. Vassilis Lambropoulos Lecture (PDF)
  • Kostis Kornetis, New York University, "Children of the Dictatorship". Student Resistance, Cultural Politics and the 'long 1960s' in Greece". April 25, 5 pm, OISE 5280. Kornetis talk poster (PDF)
  • Leo Panitch, York University,The possibility and challenges of the Left in government in Greece and the May 25 European elections,  April 21, 6 pm, OISE 2211 The Greek Left and European elections (PDF)
  • George Syrimis, Yale University, "The End of an Era? Religious Fanaticism and the Fourth Century A.D. in the Poetry of C. P. Cavafy". Tuesday 15 April, 2014, 6.30 pm. HCAAO Lecture 2014 - Munk poster (PDF)
  • Hellenic Canadian Academic Association of Ontario (HCAAO) annual Distinguished Guest Speaker Series. Campbell Conference Room, Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place.
  • 105 Documents for 105 Years: Photo Exhibit at Greek Community Gala Highlighted by Donation Announcement , March 22, 7 pm, 2014. Greek Canadian History Project
  • "In the Presence of my Neighbours", A Film Documentary by George Gedeon, Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5 pm. LSB 103, York University. In Association with the Centre for Jewish Studies, PRESENCE OF MY NEIGHBOURS - POSTER (PDF)
  • Daphne Lappa, Visiting Fellow, Columbia University, 'Religious Conversion in the Venetian Casa dei Catecumeni and the conceptual boundaries of the notion of fluidity", December 2, 2013, 12-2 pm.
  • "Smyrna. The destruction of a cosmopolitan city 1900-1922". Screening of a documentary, York University on Thursday, November 28, 2013, 6:30pm. Flyer SMYRNH (PDF)


  • Andrew Horton, University of Oklahoma, A Tribute to Theo Angelopoulos and his “Cinema of Contemplation’, University of Toronto, March 8, 2013.
  • Costas Douzinas, Birkbeck College, London: ‘Between catastrophe and resistance: Greece and the future of Europe’, Munk School of Global Affairs, April 4, 2013. Douzinas' Lecture Poster (PDF)
  •  Vassilis Gounaris, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: ‘Clio meets Alexander the Great: Reassessing the Historiography of the Macedonian Question (19th-20th centuries)’, York University History Department, January 31, 2013. Basil Gounaris (PDF)
  • Stan Draenos, book presentation, ‘Andreas Papandreou: The making of a Greek democrat and political maverick’, Canadian Institute of Mediterranean Studies, St Michael’s College, University of Toronto, December 10, 2012. Draenos (PDF)
  • Konstantina Zanou, Visiting Fellow New York University,"Between two patriae: Transnational Patrionism in the Ionian Islands and the Adriatic 1800-1830", Thursday, 2 December 2012, History Department Common Room,12-2pm. Zanou-poster (PDF)
  • The Revolutionary 1820s: revolution, liberalism and empire in Southern Europe’ (with Adrian Shubert), Conference, York History Department, October 18, 2012.
  • Demetra Sfendoni-Mentzou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: ‘Aristotle, the Philosopher for all Sciences’, York University, Founders College, October 17, 2012.


  • Panos Hatziprokopiou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: ‘From the “fenceless vineyard” to European Union Centre of Excellence, April 11, 2012.
  • the “sinking boat”: Migration and social change in Greece at times of crisis’, with the York
  • "From Revolution to Regress. Conference on Greek history from the revolution to the present crisis", Royal Ontario Museum Theatre, 7 April 2012, 10.00 , 7th April Conference at the ROM (PDF)
  • Greek History lectures, PanMacedonian Association, 6 April 2012, 7 pm PAMMAKEDONIKI POSTER (PDF)
  • Nikos Skoutaris, Maastricht University, ‘On Sovereign Debt Crisis and Sovereignty: A
  • Constitutional law perspective’, York University EU Centre of Excellence, March 8, 2012.
  • Nikos Skoutaris, Maastricht University, ‘Federalism: The European Union’s Uncommon
  • Principle’, York University EU Centre of Excellence, March 6, 2012.
  • Michalis Psalidopoulos, Fletcher School of Diplomacy, Tufts University, ‘Financial Crises in History: Any Relevance for Greece?’, York University EU Centre of Excellence, December 1, 2011.
  • Roundtable discussion: ‘The European Union in crisis?’. European Union Centre of Excellence, York University, Lecture series ‘Whose (de)fault is it anyway?’ organized with Peer Zumbansen and the EU Centre of Excellence, York University, March 1, 2011.
  • Wednesday, 27 April, 5 pm, 7th Floor York Research Tower. Lecture by Paris Papamichos-Chronakis, University of Crete, " Living together in late Ottoman and post-Ottoman Salonica. Greeks, Jews and Muslims and the transformation of middle-class sociality, 1900-1922". In asscociation with the Centre for Jewish Studies
  • Thursday, 7 April 2011, 7:00pm The Corruption of the Past: Greek Heritage Politics in Global Perspective (PDF) with Professor Michael Herzfeld, Harvard University