[MGSA-L] Workshop at Columbia University, April 23-24, 2015: The Colonels' Dictatorship and its Afterlives

Dimitris Antoniou dmtrsntn19 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 20:14:02 PDT 2015

Dear list members,

Columbia University's Program in Hellenic Studies is organizing a two-day
workshop entitled "The Colonels' Dictatorship and its Afterlives" to take
place April 23-24, 2015 at Deutsches Haus. Workshop sessions will be
devoted to the discussion of pre-circulated papers and attendance is open
to the public. Please find attached the workshop's poster and below the
workshop's program.

With all good wishes,
Dimitris Antoniou

*Thursday, April 23 *

 *9.00-9.20 *Coffee

*9.20-9.30 *Welcoming Remarks

*9.30-10.30 *--- *A blurred gaze** from abroad  (part I)*

Alexandros Nafpliotis (National Hellenic Research Foundation)

*“Creating a Modern Sparta”: Georgios Papadopoulos through the lens of
British diplomacy*

Respondent: Ioannis Stefanidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

*10.35-11.35 *--- *A blurred gaze** from abroad  (part II)*

Foteini Dimirouli (University of Oxford)

*A View on the Greek Dictatorship from the ‘Lighthouse’ of The New York
Review of Books (1967-1974)*

Respondent: Stathis Gourgouris (Columbia University)

*11.40-12.40 --- **The junta as a modernizing force? (part I)*

Michalis Nikolakakis (University of Crete)

*The Colonels on the beach: tourism during the Greek military dictatorship

Respondent: Kostis Kornetis (NYU)

*12.40-13.20 *Lunch

*13.20-13.30 --- **Exhibition “Destination April 21st!” *

Curators: Benjamin Moe  (Columbia University) and Nia Yancopoulos (Columbia

*13.30-14.30 --- **The junta as a modernizing force? (part II)*

Paschalis Samarinis (National Technical University of Athens)

*Urban Politics, Planning and Public Discourses on the City*

Respondent: Andreas Kakridis (University of Athens)

*14.35-15.35* *--- **Making history (part I)*

Jessica Kourniakti (University of Oxford)

*‘Cultural Offenders’: Receptions of the military Junta as ‘Kitsch’ in the
Greek press since 1974*

Respondent: Dimitris Antoniou (Columbia University)

*15.40-16.40* *--- **Making history (part II)*

Eleni Kouki (University of Athens)

*Between the Political and the Academic. How to approach junta’s
monuments *Respondent:
Effi Gazi (University of the Peloponnese)

*16.40-17.00* Coffee break

*17.00-18.00 Roundtable Discussion *with Mark Mazower (Columbia University)

*Friday, April 24 *

 *9.00-9.30 *Coffee

*9.30-10.30 **--- **Torture and the ethics of acknowledgement  (part I)*

Janis Nalbadidacis (Humboldt University of Berlin)

*In the Dungeons of the Dictatorship. A Comparative Study of Centers of
Torture in Argentina and Greece during the Period of Dictatorship*

Respondent: Katerina Stefatos (Columbia University)

*10.35-11.35 --- **Torture and the ethics of acknowledgement  (part II)*

Anna Papaeti (University of Göttingen)

*The Dark Side of the Tune: Music, Sound, and Silence in the Junta’s
Detention Centres*

Respondent: Patricia Barbeito (RISD)

*11.40-12.40 ---  **Metapolitefsi by litigation (part I)*

Chloe Howe Haralambous (University of Oxford)

*Making History (Disappear) – Greece’s Junta Trials and the Staging of
Political Legitimation*

Respondent: Dimitris Kousouris (University of Konstanz)

*12.40-13.30 *Lunch

*13.30-14.30* --- *Metapolitefsi by litigation (part II)*

Leonidas Cheliotis (LSE) & Sappho Xenakis (Birkbeck College)

*Punitiveness after Dictatorship: Law and Order in Greece since 1974*

Respondent: Kostis Karpozilos (Princeton University)

*14.35-15.35* --- *Private Memory, Public Commentary* *(part I)*

Eirini Kotsovili (Simon Fraser University)

"*It’s not politics, it’s personal: examining literary narratives in the
post-dictatorship era"*

Respondent: Anna Maria Sichani (University of Ioannina)

*15.40-16.40 --- **Private Memory, Public Commentary* *(part II)*

Rosa Vasilaki (LSE)

*Legacy and Legitimation: Public Narratives of the Police in the aftermath
of the Colonels’ Dictatorship*

Respondent: Peter Bratsis (CUNY)

*16.40-17.00* Coffee break

*17.00-18.30 Roundtable Discussion *with Neni Panourgiá (Columbia
University & New School for Social Research), Jo Labanyi (NYU), and
Katherine Hite (Vassar College)

*18.30* Reception
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