1st webinar:  “The Global Context of the Greek Revolution: Women as Agents of Change”
- Friday, October 29, 2021 at 2:39 PM -

Also see: https://hub.uoa.gr/webinar-the-global-context-of-the-greek-revolution/    In view of the Bicentennial of the Greek Revolution (1821-2021)— as part of the activities of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA)—this webinar seeks to explore, inspire, and promote interdisciplinary exchange, research, discussions, and collaboration on the unknown aspects of the Greek War of independence, including the pre and post revolution period, in addition to women’s firsthand accounts that reveal experiences hidden form history.  

     As regards the interdisciplinarity agenda—namely thinking across disciplines, particularly relevant in the social sciences—the Sociology Studies Lab of the Theoretical and Social Studies Department at the School of Physical Education and Sport Science (SPESS) of the NKUA, in collaboration with the Hellenic Studies Program and History Department at California State University (CSUS), Sacramento California seeks to inspire and initiate discussions/webinars that include women’s contributions in Ottoman society, and specifically beginning with the Ottoman Turkish domination in 1453.

     Professor Dr. Katerina Lagos, Director and Coordinator of the Hellenic Studies Program at CSUC will present: “The Global Context of the Greek Revolution”, Professor Dr. Irene Kamberidou, Director of the Sociology Studies Lab at the SPESS/NKUA: Les Hellenes, through the eyes of women travelers of the 17t, 18th and 19th centuries, and Asst. Professor Dr. Vaso Seirinidou, Department of History and Archaeology, School of Philosophy (NKUA):  Dealing with violence in revolutionary Greece.

The second webinar, in the Greek language, will be held Friday, December 17, 2021 (17.00-19.00)  https://hub.uoa.gr/webinar-the-global-context-of-the-greek-revolution/