Paxos Festival

Evening Presentations on the Greek Revolution of 1821

Evening Presentations on the Greek Revolution of 1821

“A Souli fighter in Corfu” 1825, Chromolithography, 31χ41 cm., Corfu Gallery By French Philelin, Louis Doupre

 

Friends of Paxos non-profit organization invites you to an evening of lectures around the Greek Revolution of 1821 in association with the History Department of the Ionian University and the Society of Paxiot Studies.

History Professor, Dionisios Tzakis expert on the Greek Revolutionary period will speak to us about the Society of Friends, the Filiki Eteria that helped initiate the struggle for Greek independence.

Athanasios Efstathiou, Professor of Ancient Greek language and literature in the History Department of the Ionian University will present to us the contribution of American Philhellenes to the struggle of the Greeks against the Ottoman Empire.

Spyros Bogdanos, researcher and local historian will talk to us about local fighters participating in the Revolution of 1821.

All presentations will be translated in English live.

 

 26/08 – Loggos School Yard 20:30