Gennadius Library



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The exhibition The Free and the Brave is open free of charge
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December 7, 2021

Hours of the Gennadius Library during the Holidays

The Gennadius Library will remain closed the following days: Tuesday, December 21, 2021 from 2:00 pm Friday, December 24, 2021 Saturday, December 25, 2021 Friday, December 31, 2021 Saturday, January 1, 2022 Thursday, January 6, 2022

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December 2, 2021

Webinar - 1821: Ideology and History in the 20th Century

Watch our latest webinar organized by Gennadius Library and learn more about how many of Greece's key ideological and political struggles from the First World War to the present have been played out through and around shifting historical interpretations of 1821.

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December 2, 2021

Video Archive: Voices of the Lost Children of Greece, 1948-1968

Watch the video of archive from our inspirational lecture with Gonda Van Steen and Mary Cardaras, regarding the adoption movement of Greece in 1948 - 1968

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The Free and the Brave: American Philhellenes and the ‘Glorious Struggle of the Greeks’ (1776–1866)

  • May 25, 2021
  • Until: December 12, 2021
  • Thursday - Sunday, from 12:00 - 18:00
  • Ioannis Makriyannis Wing of the Gennadius Library

The United States Mediterranean Squadron and the Greek War of Independence: The Operation on Mykonos and the Role of the Pirate Mermelechas

  • December 14, 2021
  • 7.00pm (Greece) - 12.00pm EDT (USA)
  • ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens