[MGSA-L] Public Lecture: "Visions of Freedom in Greek Political Thought, 1770-1821" by Prof. Paschalis Kitromilides, Academy of Athens

Stefanos Katsikas skatsikas at uchicago.edu
Sun Mar 7 16:11:26 PST 2021


Dear friends of Hellenic Studies,

You are cordially invited to attend Prof. Paschalis Kitromilides' virtual lecture: "Visions of Freedom in Greek Political Thought, 1770-1821." The lecture will take place on Saturday March 20, 2021 at 1 p.m. CT. This lecture is part of a series of events that our Center is organizing to honor the bicentennial anniversary of the Greek Revolution of 1821.

Please register in advance for this lecture via the following electronic link:

https://uchicago.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvfu6orDwtG9IhrKXYKN048Pn6m8UUkh7v


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Please find below the lecture's summary, Prof. Paschalis Kitromilides' biographical info and an electronic flyer of the event. We are looking forward to seeing as many of you at the event as possible.

Lecture's Summary:


This is a survey of the gradual articulation of the idea of a free and independent polity for the Greek nation as reflected in Greek political thought  from the 1770s to the outbreak of the Greek Revolution.


Prof. Paschalis Kitromilides' Biographical Information:


Paschalis M. Kitromilides, Ph.D. Harvard University, is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Athens. He has been director of the Centre for Asia Minor Studies since 1980 and was Director of the Institute of Neohellenic Research / National Hellenic Research Foundation (2000-2011). He has held visiting appointments at Harvard and Brandeis Universities, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, the European University Institute and the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies Villa I Tatti in Florence and at the University of Edinburgh. He is a full member of the Academy of Athens since 2020 at the chair of the History of Political Thought.

He is the author or editor of over fifty books and over two hundred and sixty articles and book reviews in academic journals and collective volumes in Greek and English. Besides English and Greek, his books have appeared in Russian, Romanian, Serbian and Bulgarian.


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Stefanos Katsikas, Ph.D.
Associate Director &
Instructional Assistant Professor
Center for Hellenic Studies
University of Chicago
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Chicago, Illinois 60637
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