Professor of cell biology at Harvard Medical School and chair at the College de France Spyros Artavanis-Tsakonas not only has knowledge and experience in every facet of biomedical research, but also a vision about how his homeland could benefit.
A former diplomatic editor for Sky News who is an expert on international relations, a gunpowder-scorched former journalist and writer of several critically acclaimed books, the 61-year-old Tim Marshall recently spoke to Kathimerini on a wide range of subjects.
Award-winning Greek-American crime writer says he hopes we will come away from pandemic ‘with a greater appreciation of our existence.’
The National Historical Museum in Athens has launched a fascinating program of exhibitions, publications and events celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Greek War of Independence, which began with a proclamation of revolution against Ottoman rule in the Peloponnese on March 17, 1821.
On November 1, 2015, the Samos Divers Club was called in by the local coast guard to help with a vessel in distress off the northeastern coast of the eastern Aegean island.
Unlike so many others who left Greece amid the brain drain during the country’s 10-year crisis crisis, photographer Yannis (John) Pitsakis and his architect sister Garyfalia came back home after working respectively in London and Rotterdam.
With two cruise liners anchored in the port of Argostoli, the streets of Kefalonia’s capital were packed with tourists. “Thankfully it’s a bit quieter here,” Professor Roderick Beaton said as we walked into a seaside restaurant on the Ionian island where he was on holiday with his wife.