September 1922: The Great Fire of Smyrna
A hundred years after the cosmopolitan city burnt to the ground, the truth about who started the fire and why remains a point of contention.
The Romanticization of the Mediterranean
The idea that the disparate nations bordering the Mediterranean Sea represent a single region is the product of the nineteenth century.
The Antikythera Shipwreck Keeps Revealing Wonders
In the first century B.C.E., a Roman ship sank near the Greek Island of Antikythera. In 1900 some off-course sponge divers discovered the wreckage.
Alexander The Great… Globalist?
Globalization is the watchword of our time, but maybe Alexander The Great was the first global citizen.
In Greece, “Ochi” Again
The Greeks rallied under the word "ochi", or no, as the Italians attempted to gain control of Greece during 1940-1941.
Greece in Crisis: Foucault and The Nuance of Power
Without a more nuanced understanding of the power dynamics at play, economic coercion will fail to bring Greece back into the European fold.