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Below are news regarding the Finnish Institute at Athens, such as information about changes in staff, new publications and calls for papers.

Riikka P. Pulkkinen has been awarded the Greek State Prize for Literary Translation

MA Riikka P. Pulkkinen, a Finnish translator and literary scholar living in Athens, has been awarded Greek State’s annual Prize...
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Karl Johan (Joni) Hertell 25th June 1939 – 9th February 2024

Joni Hertell was the central figure in the so-called Support Delegation of the Finnish Institute at Athens, which provides financial...
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New Grifos volume is out!

The second volume of the electronic series Grifos by the Finnish Institute at Athens has been published! Written by Leena...
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Remembering President Martti Ahtisaari

The Finnish Institute warmly remembers President Martti Ahtisaari who passed away yesterday on October 16th. Ahtisaari served as the President...
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FIA thanks Maria Martzoukou for her time at the Institute!

Last Wednesday and Thursday, the Finnish Institute at Athens paid tribute to Maria Martzoukou, on the occasion of her retirement.
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MA, M.Soc.Sci Lassi Jakola appointed as the next Assistant Director

MA, M.Soc.Sci Lassi Jakola has been appointed as the Finnish Institute’s next Assistant Director. The current post holder Antti Lampinen...
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The Constant Participant conference: Final program and Zoom Link

We are pleased to release the final program for the upcoming conference "The Constant Participant: Constructing and Affirming Identity through Material Culture in Ancient Greek Sanctuaries and Modern Museums". The conference will take place in Athens from May 8th to May 10th, 2024. The Finnish Institute at Athens will host...
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SAVE THE DATE: 16 May 2024, 7 p.m. The Eastern Hall, Academy of Athens Panepistimiou 28, 10679 Athens GREETINGS: Paschalis Kitromilides Member of the Academy of Athens - Professor Emeritus, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.  Jari Gustafsson Ambassador of Finland to Greece and Albania REPORT OF THE ACTIVITIES OF...
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Event in Greek: Presentation of the MELAP Field Season 2023

On 18 November at 6 pm onward, the Finnish Institute at Athens together with the Municipality of Domokos and the...
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Seminar: News on the bronze statues from Riace

On 9 November the Finnish Institute at Athens houses a seminar on the Riace Bronzes on its premises at Zitrou...
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International Symposium: La laideur – Du corps physique au corps politique

On 21–22 September, the Finnish Institute at Athens – together with the Swedish Institute at Athens, l'Université Paris I, l'Université...
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Collaboration: Crime Fiction Stories II

Maria Martzoukou will represent the Institute at the festival Crime Fiction Stories II in Ioannina. She will participate in a...
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Places and Canvases of Communication: Identity of Odessa and altering walls

International workshop at the Finnish Institute at Athens, 8-9 June On Thursday 8 June 2023 the Finnish institute has a...
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Event: LET ME TELL YOU… / ΝΑ ΣΟΥ ΠΩ… an exhibition by Karin Eremia

“The works span between 2020 – 2023 and while slightly different in technique or approach, they are all unified by...
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The Finnish Institute at Athens invites you to the Annual Meeting on May 17th!

The Finnish Institute at Athens invites you to the Annual Meeting on Wednesday May 17th, 7pm. The event will be...
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Event: Protection of the Environment in Armed Conflicts

International workshop on the topic "Protection of the Environment in Armed Conflicts" to take place at the Institute Thursday 4...
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Markers of Northernness in Greek Ethnography and Geography 10-11 December 2022

An international workshop at the Finnish Institute at Athens that has gathered together a range of scholars to present on...
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