The Snake Charmer by Nina Maria Paschalidou

A Film Documentary by Nina Maria Paschalidou* Cyprus, Greece, 2017, 58 min The Snake Charmer follows Amir Khan, one of the most popular and influential Bollywood actors in India today, on a journey across India, as he uses his gifts as a charmer to lure his audience into adopting radical new ideas and practices concerning the way men treat …

Nyaya and Aristotelian Logic: A Comparative Study

ATHENS CENTER FOR INDIAN & INDO-GREEK STUDIES RESEARCH DEPARTMENT Section: Indo-Hellenic Studies Type of Work: Research Thesis Title: “Nyaya and Aristotelian Logic: A Comparative Study” Researcher’s name: Dimitrios Chaniotis* Started: December 2016. Status: Ongoing Languages: English, Greek, Sanskrit Contact, e-mail:  [email protected] AIM & REQUIREMENTS The currently undertaken research project, aims at comparing the origins of logic as …

Mythological connections between Greece and India, in the eyes of Devdutt Pattanaik

Renowned Indian writer Dr Devdutt Pattanaik gave on March 21, 2017 a lecture on the theme, “From Apollo to Dionysus, Vishnu to Shiva: Mythological connections between Greece and India” on the occasion of the publication of his new book Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths by Penguin India. The event was organized by the Greek Embassy at the India International …

“Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths” by Devdutt Pattanaik

The well-known Indian writer and mythologist, Dr Devdutt Pattanaik has recently authored a book entitled “Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths,” in which he explores the ancient Greek Mythology from an Indian perspective of view. The book has been published by Penguin India. The author searches to find common roots between Greek and Hindu …

The Snake Charmer – World Premiere in Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

The Snake Charmer follows India’s leading Bollywood star Aamir Khan on his quest to change the way men treat women in India. Until recently, Khan was used to portraying macho men looking for vengeance and was part of an industry accused of encouraging sexual violence. The film follows the actor in and out of Bollywood, …

DEMETRIOS GALANOS: INDIKON METAFRASEON PRODROMOS

by Demetrios Galanos (1760-1833) A collection of three Sanskrit texts that were first translated into the Greek language by the Pioneer  Indologist Demetrios Galanos the Athenian. The volume, published under the title Ινδικών Μεταφράσεων Πρόδρομος  (The Forerunner of the Indian Translations, Athens, 1845, ed. G. Typaldos and G. Apostolides, pp. xlviii + 155), contains Galanos’ short biography …

Life in Nagaland

Dimitra Stasinopoulou’s photographic collection from the northeastern state of Nagaland in an e-book format. click on the photo to see the collection The State of Nagaland, The Land of the Great Warriors, was cut off for years due to political unrest and was only opened to visitors in the last few years. It lies in the far North-Eastern …