[MGSA-L] The Keeley Book Prize Winner

Kostis Kornetis kornetis at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 01:52:52 PDT 2015

Dear Professor Keeley,

Thank you for you kind message.
I am very grateful to the Modern Greek Studies Association and to the
Keeley Book Prize Committee for offering me the opportunity to be
considered as a candidate. I feel blessed to have received such an
important award.

Yours sincerely,
Kostis Kornetis

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 10:07 PM, Edmund L. Keeley <keeley at princeton.edu>

> I want to express my congratulations to the Keeley Book Prize
> Committee for its conscientious work, and to the winner, Kostis Kornetis
> for the recognition the Committee has granted him.
>     Edmund Keeley
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Hess, Frank [flhess at indiana.edu]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 15, 2015 9:23 AM
> *To:* mgsa-l at uci.edu
> *Subject:* [MGSA-L] The Keeley Book Prize Winner
> I and the other members of this year's Keeley Book Prize Committee, Doxis
> Doxiadis and Chrisy Moutsatsos, would like to congratulate Kostis Kornetis
> on winning the 2015 prize for *Children of the Dictatorship: Student
> Resistance, Cultural Politics, and the 'Long 1960s' in Greece.  *
> The deliberations this year were extremely difficult.  Nine books were
> submitted, and the quality of the scholarship was uniformly high.  It
> appears that our field, indeed, is resting on very solid intellectual
> foundations.  In the end, we felt that Kornetis' book best addresses the
> criteria for the Keeley Book Prize.  It is a scholarly rigorous study,
> based on copious interviews and archival research, that is innovative in
> its use of microhistory and cultural artifacts to elucidate the structure
> of feeling of the *eptaetia.  *It examines a period and a set of events
> that are central to any scholar seeking to understand contemporary Greece,
> correcting common misconceptions and greatly expanding our understanding of
> everyday life under the junta.  Finally, it contains a comparative
> element, building bridges to similar events both in France and Spain, thus
> widening our understanding of Greece's relationship to broader European
> trends in politics and culture.   It is, in short, exemplary of the type
> of scholarship that the MGSA seeks to support.
> Sincerely,
> Frank
> Franklin L. Hess, Ph. D.
> Coordinator, Modern Greek Program
> Senior Lecturer, Institute for European Studies
> Indiana University
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Kostis Kornetis
Conex Researcher
Facultad de Humanidades: Historia, Geografía y Arte
Universidad Carlos III

Children of the Dictatorship: Student Resistance, Cultural Politics and the
"Long 1960s" in Greece

Learning Culture Through City Soundscapes
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