“Athos Digital Heritage”: The treasures of Mount Athos available to all

By |2020-12-23T12:53:10+03:00December 23rd, 2020|Online news / Blog|

The treasures of Mount Athos are now digitally available to all at the “Athos Digital Heritage” website. Over 2 million digital images of documents, books, manuscripts and 27 thousand artefacts, as well as 3D imaging of monuments, virtual tours of monasteries and educational apps, are now online , enabling both the public and scientists to [...]

Projecting Greek identity to an international audience: from “Who are we?” to a global networking of Greece and Greeks

By |2020-12-22T13:38:56+03:00December 22nd, 2020|Online news / Blog|

George-Stylianos Prevelakis in discussion with Evanthis Hadjivassiliou and A.D. Papagiannidis A.D.Papagiannidis: "On behalf of economia Publishing, I would like to welcome you at this 17th Thessaloniki International Book Fair to a discussion of two books, both of George Prevelakis, a professor Emeritus of Geopolitics at the Sorbonne/Paris I University and presently a Permanent Representative of [...]

The Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Greece: all hands on deck

By |2020-12-21T12:40:31+03:00December 21st, 2020|Online news / Blog|

The Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Greece: all hands on deck by Antonis D. Papagiannidis In Greece too, an all-hands-on-deck situation results from the preparations for the vaccination effort against the Covid-19 pandemic to succeed. All of the National Health System assets have been already mobilized; the private sector is asked to join in, with pharmacies [...]

Of old dogs and much-needed new tricks

By |2020-12-14T11:55:58+03:00December 14th, 2020|Online news / Blog|

Of old dogs and much-needed new tricks by Antonis D. Papagiannidis It is said – righty enough – that you don’t teach old dogs new tricks. But in the current turn of things the adoption of “new tricks”, of new ways to face threats and their dire consequences is imperative. First, a confession: in a country [...]

Of sanctions and talks

By |2020-12-07T12:25:12+03:00December 7th, 2020|Online news / Blog|

Of sanctions and talks by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Less than a week after Turkey completed its months-long seismic searches for hydrocarbons over large swathes of the Eastern Mediterranean in areas Greece (and Cyprus) consider belonging to their respective continental shelves (and EEZs) and withdrew seismic vessel Oruc Reis, but also less than a week before [...]

Of rivers and streams, of the ESM and the HFSF

By |2020-11-30T12:40:30+03:00November 30th, 2020|Online news / Blog|

 Of rivers and streams, of the ESM and the HFSF by Antonis D. Papagiannidis At the confluence of rivers, or of streams, or even of rivers and streams, one finds turbulence. Such turbulence may look picturesque from some distance; it may bring just trouble or give birth to new set-ups. So it goes with the [...]

Dancing with recession and reboot of the economy

By |2020-11-23T12:14:15+03:00November 23rd, 2020|Online news / Blog|

Dancing with recession and reboot of the economy by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Up to the last day before the 2021 Budget was tabled at the Greek Parliament – it is expected to be discussed starting December 11, voted upon December 15 – the officialdom and the political leadership of the Ministry of Finance were grappling [...]

The era of gunships is back – “Europe” opts for suave diplomacy

By |2020-11-16T18:30:13+03:00November 16th, 2020|Online news / Blog, Χωρίς κατηγορία|

The era of gunships is back - “Europe” opts for suave diplomacy by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Nagorno-Karabakh, the Armenia-controlled enclave within Azerbaijan and the theatre of armed conflict for the last weeks before a truce of sorts has been imposed at Russian instigation, is hundreds of miles away from the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. [...]

Greek public opinion and the US election: other peoples’ troubles or hopes

By |2020-11-09T12:37:17+03:00November 9th, 2020|Online news / Blog|

Greek public opinion and the US election: other peoples’ troubles or hopes by Antonis D. Papagiannidis Joe Biden is President-elect, Donald Trump sulks away. Still, the last week – day by day – worked as a test case of how far the politics of far-away nations, little understood in their technicalities, can capture the imagination [...]

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