Colourful sunset over famous shipwreck beach. Zakynthos, Greek Islands, Greece

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.
Antikythera Ephebe

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.
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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.