Modern Greek Studies Association

Symposium 25 ▷ ▷

Anna Triandafyllidou

The MGSA’s 25th biennial Symposium will be held at Stockton University, located near Atlantic City in Galloway, New Jersey, on November 2-5, 2017 (Th. pm through Su. am). The Symposium keynote address, entitled “Globalization and the return to the national: Perspectives on Greece’s ongoing crisis,” will be delivered by Anna Triandafyllidou. Dr. Triandafyllidou is Professor at the Global Governance Programme (GGP) of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS), European University Institute. From 2004 through 2012, Professor Triandafyllidou was a Senior Fellow at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) in Athens, where she headed a successful migration research team. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies.

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The National Hellenic Society and the American College of Greece (ACG) have just announced the program dates for Heritage Greece 2017. Heritage Greece 2017 is a generously sponsored journey to Greece tailored to connect students with their Greek identity and roots through a cultural immersion experience. The program has also been building a vibrant alumni network. 

Please share the program dates of June 8-25, 2017 with your students, as well as the application deadline and the eligibility criteria.
More information can be accessed here. Deadline April 3, 2017.

Mr. Arthur Dimopoulos, Executive Director of the National Hellenic Society, can assist you with further information as well. 


The 2017 MGSA Bulletin is available to download.

Journal of Modern Greek Studies JMGS

The latest issue, Vol. 34, No. 2, is available online.

A Request from the Editors

The recent (or latest) Crisis in Greece (and beyond) has resulted in a wealth of scholarly production that addresses all aspects of this crisis--economic, social, political, intellectual. Although the Journal has a database of manuscript reviewers, we are finding ourselves in need of a broadened pool of potential reviewers especially for the following topics:

  • Current political parties and electoral structures
  • Migration--both immigration and emigration
  • Contextualization of the financial dimensions of the crisis
  • Labor (history of labor movement, flexible labor, trade unions, migrant labor)
  • The rise of Chrysi Avgi
  • Privatization of public lands
  • The Greek Church and church history

If you would like to be considered as a reviewer please email
the editors indicating your willingness to do so.
* Please note that only published authors (in peer reviewed journals and/or presses) can act as reviewers, regardless of seniority or official position and title.

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