Between two worlds: the British Council and Anglo-Greek literary interactions,1945-1955

Ημερομηνία έναρξης: 26-01-2012

Ημερομηνία λήξης: 27-01-2012

Τόπος: British School at Athens

This conference will be held at the British School at Athens, Souedias 52, Athens, on 27 and 28 January 2012. All sessions will take place in the Upper House.

The conference will aim to assess the contribution of the British Council to the development and promotion of Greek literature during this period and to a greater appreciation of Greek culture among Britons, as well as to a greater appreciation of British culture and English literature among Greeks. It will also aim to investigate the cultural, political and ideological background to these activities. Papers will be given by academic researchers from Britain, Greece and the USA. In addition, a number of people who were connected with the Council’s activities at the time will talk about their experiences.

The language of the conference will be English, with the exception of one paper in Greek.

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