Lecture on Modern Athens

August 31, 2019 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

A 20 minute visual presentation on the history of modern Athens, from the early 19th century to the present. The presentation will discuss how major historical events such as the establishment of the Greek state in the 1830s, WWII, urbanization in the aftermath of the Civil War, and the 2004 Athens Olympics transformed the Greek capital. Lecturer: Dr. Yiorgios Anagnostou from The Ohio State University.