HELLENISM IN THE ORIENT or THE SPREAD OF THE GREEK CIVILIZATION IN ASIA

Dr. Potitsa Grigoratou – Parnassos (The pictures of the paper are available in the Photo Gallery “Hellenism in Asia“)   The ancient Macedonians followed Alexander all the way to India and assisted him to build his empire which survived -divided into smaller ones- for three centuries after his death (in 323 B.C.) These three post-Alexander centuries …

Asian Studies in Ionian University

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[Unfortunatly the Department could not start funcioning so far. For uptades please visit the Ionian University’s site HERE] The Presidential Decree 76/2009 by which the Department of Asian studies is established in the Ionian University was published in the Official Journal of the Hellenic Republic (Government Gazette) issue A 95/22-06-2009.   Pursuant to the above mentioned Presidential …

Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Nobel laureate for peace (2007) declared honorary doctorate in the University of Athens

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Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Nobel laureate for peace (2007) and Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was declared honorary doctorate in the Department of Geology and Geoenvironment of the University of Athens. With this symbolic act the Greek academic community wishes to acknowledge the immense contribution of the Indian scientist to the field of environment. The awarding ceremony took place …