Book Launch: Romanian translation of “Medieval Islamic Political Thought in Dialogue with the Humanist Tradition of the Italian Renaissance” by Vasileios Syros

Prof. Vasileios Syros, Greek Chair at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, was invited to Bucharest, Romania, to the presentation and panel discussion of the Romanian translation of his work Medieval Islamic Political Thought in Dialogue with the Humanist Tradition of the Italian Renaissance. The book (Gândirea politică islamică medievală în dialog cu tradiţia umanistă a Renaşterii italiene) was published …

TAGORE IN EUROPE: A GRECO-HUNGARIAN PERSPECTIVE

Tagore in Europe: A Greco-Hungarian PerspectiveBy Prof. Andreas KatonisPublisher: Langers International, New Delhi, IndiaFirst edition: November 2022Pages: 248 Book Review by Elisavet Katona Andreas L. Katonis offers a new, rich in details contribution, to Rabindranath Tagore’s 1926 visit to Europe, narrowed down to two among the numerous countries seen by the Indian poet, Hungary and …

Launch of the Greek translation of the “Unfinished Memoirs” of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

The Greek translation of the “Unfinished Memoirs” of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was launched as part of a special event organized on March 16, 2022 in Athens on the occasion of the celebration of 50 years of Greek-Bangladeshi diplomatic relations. Speech by Prof. Dimitrios Vassiliadis Honorable State Minister of Culture Mr. K.M. Khalid,Honorable General Secretary of …

“The School of Athens” in Bengali

By Prof. Sakti Sadhan Mukhopadhyay* The School of AthensAuthor : Shaktisadhan MukhopadhyayPublisher : Virasat Art Publication, Kolkata, 2012Category : Non-fiction, 164 pagesPrice : 300 INR The framed fresco, The school of Athens (1508—1512), was painted by Raphael (1483—1520), a great artist of the Italian Renaissance, under the patronage of Pope Julius II. It was intended …

Some Greek–related publications of the Greek Club Kyklos in Kolkata

By Ujjal Ghosh* The “Greek Club KYKLOS” was founded in 1988 by the renowned polyglot linguist Asit Chakraborty (1935-2003) and a few other friends of the Greek civilization in Kolkata. Since then the Club has increased in numbers and provides regular Greek language courses every Monday evening at its premises (Lokenath Apartment, 74A, Nagendra Nath …

Agreement for the publication in the Greek language of the “Unfinished Memoirs” of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

This year Bangladesh celebrates the 100th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. To honor this auspicious occasion it was decided that the “Unfinished Memoirs” by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman should be translated and published in the Greek language. The relevant agreement thereon was signed on June 25, 2020 by H.E. …

Online presentation and discussion on the book “Taste of Hemlock” by the Bangladeshi diplomat Sujan Debnath

You are cordially invited to attend the online presentation and discussion on the Bangla book on Socrates and Classical Greece “Taste of Hemlock” by the Bangladeshi diplomat Sujan Debnath On Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 16:00 hrs GMT (19:00 hrs Greek Time, 22:00 hrs Bangladesh Time) Free participation. Link for joining in Zoom HERE  Program: …

REVELATION OF HINDI-STYLE SONGS IN GREECE

THE REVELATION OF HINDI-STYLE SONGS IN GREECE Original Greek title: ΙΝΔΟΠΡΕΠΩΝ ΑΠΟΚΑΛΥΨΗ by Helen Abadzi & Manuel Tassoulas Rendered into English with Commentaries by Radhika Yeddanapudi (2016) Around the year 1954, there appeared in Greece from the magical land of India, films with haunting melodies that had been well hidden in the records of some …