[MGSA-L] McGill Modern Greek Studies Spring 2014 Digest of Events

Tassos Anastassiadis tassos.anastassiadis at mcgill.ca
Tue Mar 25 08:38:11 PDT 2014

McGill Modern Greek Studies Spring 2014 Events on the occasion of the Greek presidency of the Council of the European Union

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1/ March 28th 6-8.30

“Europe” and its “peripheries”: a history full of orientalist stereotypes ?

Venue : Leacock 219


Film screening and panel discussion

Brazilero (Sotiris Goritsas, 2001, with english subtitles)

Panel discussion with :

            Sotiris Gkoritsas (Film director and Artist in Residence)

            Dimitris Gkintidis (Anthropologist, postdoctoral fellow, Seeger Center of Hellenic Studies, Princeton University)

	    Tassos Anastassiadis (History, McGill University)


Co-organized with the McGill Hellenic Students Association


2/ March 31st 11.30-1.00  Lunch talk

Venue : Leacock 927


Dimitris Gkintidis, (Mary Seeger O’Boyle postdoctoral fellow, Princeton University, Seeger Center of Hellenic Studies)


 The ambivalent morality of European Integration: anthropological insights on the circulation of European funds


co-organized by the European Union Center of Excellence, McGill University -Université  de Montréal



3/ April 7th 12-1.30 pm Lunch book launch talk

Venue : Leacock 808


Kostis Kornetis (assistant professor of History, NYU Center for European and Mediterranean studies)


Children of the Dictatorship : Student resistance, cultural politics and the « Long 1960s » in Greece


Discussant : Gavin Walker (McGill University, History)


4/ April 24th  Workshop

Venue : Leacock 808


Taxation and Civic virtue : an interdisciplinary and intercontinental debate


Participants :

            Allison Christians (McGill -Faculty of Law)

            Nicolas Delalande (Sciences-Po  Paris)

            Elsbeth Heaman (McGill University)

            Leonard Moore (McGill University)

            Tassos Anastassiadis (McGill University)


co-organized with the European Union Center of Excellence, McGill-U. de Montréal



5/ May 3rd 2-4pm  Panel discussion on the occasion the 400th anniversary of El Greco’s death

Venue : Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal


Panel participants:
            Andrew Casper (Miami University, Ohio)

            Fernando Marias Franco (Universidad Autonoma, Madrid)

            Eva Struhal (Université Laval, Québec)


Moderated by Tassos Anastassiadis (McGill University)


Co-organized by the Musée des Beaux arts de Montréal, the Spanish Embassy in Ottawa, the Consulate General of Greece in Montreal and the Cretan Association of Montreal


6/ May 9th  11 am – 2pm Double-bill Bi-lingual Keynote for the Day of Europe celebration followed by a reception offered by the Consul generals of France and Greece

Venue : Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal – Auditorium Maxwell Cummings


Alexandre Farnoux (Université Paris-Sorbonne, Directeur Ecole française d’Athènes)

Despina Lalaki (A.S. Onassis Hellenic Studies Center , New York University)


Sauver le patrimoine. Les archéologues face aux crises en Méditerranée orientale: Passé et présent d'une idée. / 

Saving heritage. Archeologists at the forefront of crisis in the Eastern Mediterranean, then and now.


Introduction by Andre Costopoulos (Dean of Students, McGill University)
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