15 Οκτωβρίου 2020
|19:00 - 20:30||
Ion Dragoumis: 100 Years After His Assassination
About the Speaker:
Roderick Beaton is Emeritus Koraes Professor of Modern Greek & Byzantine History, Language & Literature at King’s College London, where he taught from 1988 until 2018. Beaton is the author of many books and articles about aspects of the Greek-speaking world from the twelfth century to the present day, including George Seferis: Waiting for the Angel. A Biography (2003); Byron’s War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution (2013), and Greece: Biography of a Modern Nation (2019, now a Penguin paperback). He is completing an overview of Greek history from the Bronze Age to the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution in 2021, to be published in 2021 with the title The Greeks: A Global History. He is a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA, 2013), a Fellow of King’s College (FKC, 2018) and Commander of the Order of Honor of the Hellenic Republic, an award conferred on him by President Prokopios Pavlopoulos in September 2019.
Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan is the Doreen C. Spitzer Archivist of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Natalia studied archaeology at the University of Thessaloniki and at Bryn Mawr College (Ph.D. 1993). In the past decade she has also gained a reputation as an institutional historian writing about the history of American archaeology in Greece. To the lay audience she is known through her blog, From the Archivist’s Notebook, which has featured more than 100 essays since she created it in 2013.
Jenifer Neils is the Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens — the first woman to hold that position in the School’s 136 year history. Before that she was the Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts and the Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History at Case Western Reserve University. Neils has held a number of distinguished fellowships, and has been a visiting professor at the University of California at Berkeley and Johns Hopkins University.
Έδρα «Κοραής» Νεοελληνικής και Βυζαντινής Ιστορίας, Γλώσσας και Λογοτεχνίας - Διευθυντής του Κέντρου Ελληνικών Σπουδών, King’s College London
Doreen C. Spitzer Archivist ASCSA
Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens