Can the masses be trusted with political power? Is a political elite necessary to run the state? Is majority rule the only way to make decisions in a democracy? There is no pre-modern case study for democracy that is better attested in the evidence, and more thoroughly studied, than Classical Athenian democracy. Professor Mirko Canevaro,… Continue reading “Democracy, consensus and the wisdom of the masses in ancient Athens (and today)”, Prof. Mirko Canevaro, University of Edinburgh
Once a month, you'll all be invited to the "Online Meetings" of The Hellenic Community of Edinburgh (HCE). An open forum for all, HCE's members or not. There are no conditions or commitments; just the need for good spirited friendly dialogue around a particular topic of common interest. The "Online Meetings" aim to form a… Continue reading “Online Meetings” of The Hellenic Community of Edinburgh – “Democracy, consensus and the wisdom of the masses in ancient Athens (and today)”
The Scottish Hellenic Society of Edinburgh was founded in 1965 to promote interests in Greek culture in Scotland; membership is open to all, and the Society runs annually a programme of six talks by visiting speakers on all manner of subjects to do with Greek history and culture from antiquity to the present day. The… Continue reading Upcoming seminars by the Scottish Hellenic Society of Edinburgh
From the Greek Embassy in London: The Embassy of Greece in London, in cooperation with the Delegation of the European Union to the UK, is organising an online information session for Greek citizens in the UK on the EU Settlement Scheme. Chris Benn, immigration lawyer and special advisor to the European Delegation in the UK,… Continue reading Greek Embassy London: Online Information Session on the EU Settlement Scheme
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From Poreia Theatre in Athens: POREIA THEATRE ON DEMAND Poreia Theatre, found in a crucial crossroad, like all theatre organizations worldwide, is trying to develop and adjust to the current challenges by staying active and constantly offering new services. We welcome you to our new digital platform for our on demand performances. On our… Continue reading Greek Theatre in English & Greek: Poreia Theatre launches a new digital on demand platform
From the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs: On the occasion of the celebration of the International Education Day and the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution, the General Secretariat of Higher Education of the Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs and the General Secretariat of Public Diplomacy and Greeks Abroad of the Hellenic… Continue reading Reinforcing bridges between Greek Universities and the Greek Diaspora
December's programme of Greek theatrical performances live streamed from Poreia Theatre in Athens. It includes M. Karagatsis's "The Great Chimera", adapted by Stratis Paschalis and directed by Dimitri Tarlow, which has been sold out since it was first produced and more than 100.000 spectators have watched it in Athens, Thessaloniki, Corfu and Brussels.