Greek to Me: A Memoir of Academic Life

Greek to Me: A Memoir of Academic Life

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 5:00pm
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Venue: 
Seminar Room, European Studies Centre, 70 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HR
Speaker(s): 
Richard Clogg (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Convenor: 
Richard Clogg (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Discussant: 
Stathis Kalyvas (All Souls College, Oxford; Peter mackridge (St Cross College, Oxford)
Series: 
SEESOX

Greek to Me: A Memoir of Academic Life is an engrossing tale of academic and political intrigue. An extensive personal archive enables the author to throw light on the secretive ways of academic institutions against the background of the study of the modern history of Greece.

Richard Clogg is an Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford. He previously taught at the University of Edinburgh, where he had been an undergraduate, and at the University of London, where latterly he was Professor of Modern Balkan History. He has published widely on the modern history and politics of Greece. His publications include A Concise History of Greece (translated into 13 languages, including all the languages of the Balkans); A Short History of Modern Greece; Parties and Elections in Greece; Politics and the Academy: Arnold Toynbee and the Koraes Chair; Anatolica: Studies in the Greek East in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries and Anglo-Greek Attitudes: Studies in History. He has been awarded the Gold Cross of the Legion of Honour by the Hellenic Republic.