New Perspectives on the Greek Revolution: An International Conference

Ημερομηνία έναρξης: 24-09-2021

Ημερομηνία λήξης: 25-09-2021

Τόπος: Online

Co-Sponsored by the George Seferis Chair of Modern Greek Studies, Harvard University, and the Karamanlis Chair of Hellenic and European Studies, Fletcher School, Tufts University. The conference is co-organized by Constantine Arvanitopoulos and Panagiotis Roilos
Friday, 24 September 2021
11:30-11:45 ET (Boston Time)
Introductory Remarks 
Constantine Arvanitopoulos (Fletcher School, Tufts University), Panagiotis Roilos (Harvard University)
Panel I
Chair: Panagiotis Roilos (Harvard University)
Mark Beissinger (Princeton University)
Greek Revolution in Comparative Perspectives 
Alan Henrikson (Fletcher School, Tufts University)
Great Power Intervention and the Independence of Greece: The Theory and Diplomacy of National Liberation 
Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck, University of London)
1821 and Philosophy 
Patrice Higonnet (Harvard University)

Modern Nationhood and Diplomatic Circumstance


Panel II
Chair: Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck, University of London)
Panagiotis Roilos (Harvard University)

Early Philhellenism and the Formation of Modern Hellenism


Christina Koulouri (Panteion University)

Commemorating Revolution: A Transnational Approach to Modern Greek National Memory


Konstantinos Tsoukalas (University of Athens)

Symbolic Aspects of National Anniversaries: Greece, 1821-2021


Konstantina Botsiou (University of The Peloponnese)
Timely Revolutions: Greece and the Great Powers, from 1821 to the Pax Americana
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Panel III
Chair: Nikos Alivizatos (University of Athens)
Alexandros Kyrou (Salem State University)
Korais and Jefferson: A Friendship Conceived in Hellenism, a Bond Born in Revolution
Sophia Laiou (Ionian University)
Between an Empire and a Revolution: The Ottoman Greek Bourgeois in 1821 
Dimitris Keridis (Panteion University)
Going West, Balancing the Rest: Marketing the Greek Cause Then and Now
Elizabeth Prodromou (Tufts University)

Transnational Religion and Territorialized Church: Reflections on Orthodox Christianity, the Greek Revolution and Geopolitics

Panel IV
Chair: Elizabeth Prodromou (Tufts University)
Spyridon Vlachopoulos (University of Athens)
The Constitutions of the Greek Revolution 
Nikos Alivizatos (University of Athens)
Alexander Mavrokordatos, Founding Father of Greek Constitutionalism 
Constantine Arvanitopoulos (Fletcher School, Tufts University)
The Greek War of Independence in Historical Perspective
Kostas A. Lavdas (Panteion University)
The Unfulfilled Promise: Republican Potential and Power Politics in the 1820s 
Panel V
Chair: Constantine Arvanitopoulos (Fletcher School, Tufts University)
Kostas P. Kostis (University of Athens)
Thoughts on the Greek War of Independence 
George Alogoskoufis (Athens University of Economics and Business)

 The Three Historical Cycles of the Greek Economy from 1821 until Today


Evangelos Prontzas (Panteion University)

From the Social Authenticities of the Greek Occupied Territories to the Nationalization of Public Economic Framework


Petros Pizanias (Ionian University)

All Strive to Enjoy the Land: The Agricultural Question from the English to the Greek Revolution: A Comparison


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