On October 18th join us for an interesting webinar in Greek. A Byzantinist and two Ottomanists will explore "1821 from the East."

*The webinar will be in Greek.

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Gennadius Library



The Gennadius Library is open by appointment
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The exhibition The Free and the Brave is open
Thursday-Sunday from 12.00 to 18.00 free of charge.



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October 8, 2021

First Potamianos Lecture a Resounding Success

A capacity crowd attended Cotsen Hall and thousands more watched online as Dr. Peter Frankopan delivered his first lecture of the Thalia Potamianos Annual Lecture Series.

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July 10, 2021

The “Greek Chronicles” of Messolonghi and Lord Byron: from the Byroniana collection of Joannes Gennadius.

The Byroniana collection of the Gennadius Library that focuses on Lord Byron, contains a valuable testimony from Messolonghi: a very rare issue of the newspaper The Greek Chronicles (issue 29) that announces his death.

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June 14, 2021

Libraries Re-Opening

We are pleased to announce that as of Monday June 14, both Gennadius and Blegen Library will be open for registered users, by appointment.

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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

1821 from the East

  • October 18, 2021
  • 7:00pm (Greece) 12:00pm U.S. (EDT)
  • Webinar

Βοστώνη, η πρωτεύουσα του Αμερικανικού φιλελληνισμού

  • October 20, 2021
  • Until: October 21, 2021
  • 7:00μμ (Ελλάδα) / 12:00μμ Η.Π.Α (EDT)
  • Webinar