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The Foundation of the Hellenic Parliament & the American School of Classical Studies at Athens organize a colloquium:

The Asia Minor Disaster and the Humanitarian Response:
International Philanthropic Organizations and the Arrival of the Refugees in Greece, 1918-1924

Thursday, March 16, 2023
Cotsen Hall, Anapiron Polemou 9 (Google Maps)


16.00-16.15 Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan
Welcome & Introduction

16.15-16.30 David Rodogno
The Context, Limits and Purposes of International Humanitarian Associations' Work: Comparing and Contrasting the Work of European and American Organizations

16.30-16.45 Nikos Andriotis
Η δράση του Αμερικανικού Ερυθρού Σταυρού στην Ελλάδα: σχέσεις με τις ελληνικές Αρχές, προσδοκίες και διαψεύσεις

16.45-17.00 Antonis Klapsis
Transatlantic Philanthropy: The American Red Cross and the Relief of Greek refugees, 1922-1923  

17.00-17.15 Eleni Ioannidou
Η συμμετοχή του Αμερικανικού Ερυθρού Σταυρού στην προσφυγική περίθαλψη (1922-1923)

17.15-17.30 Discussion

17.30-18.00 Coffee Break


18.00-18.15 Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan
“Assimilation of Refugees Astonishingly Extent”: Fake News in the Fall of 1923

18.15-18.30 Eleftheria Daleziou
Humanitarian Relief ante portas: Orphaned Children Under the Care of the Near East Relief in Greece 1922-1924

18.30-18.45 Dimitris Kamouzis
“Save the Children Fund” and the Greek Refugee Crisis of 1922

18.45-19.00 Francesca Piana
Encounters in Medical Aid: The Early Work of the American Women’s Hospitals for Greek Refugees

19.00-19.15 Jack L. Davis
“Lest We Perish”: The $30,000,000 Campaign of the American Committee for Relief in the Near East

19.15-19.45 Discussion

19.45 Reception