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News Greece » Culture: Challenging rape culture in Greek spaces

News channel or source: https://www.dailyemerald.com/2018/01/22/challenging-rape-culture-greek-spaces/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

From Congress to Hollywood, sexual assault scandals are hitting the headlines in a pervasive wave of call-outs and push-backs against rape culture. At universities, rape culture is magnified in fraternity and sorority life — numerous academic studies and ...

News Greece » Culture: Greeks Experience ‘Cultural Shift’ on Smoking

News channel or source: http://greece.greekreporter.com/2018/01/20/greeks-experience-cultural-shift-on-smoking/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Panagiotis Behrakis, Director of the Public Health Institute at the American College of Greece and Head of SmokeFreeGreece, said there had been a “cultural shift” in attitudes to smoking. Dr. Panagiotis Behrakis, played a crucial role in running the ...

News Greece » Culture: Cast Of Netflix's 'Step Sisters' Responds To Cultural Appropriation Criticism

News channel or source: https://www.bet.com/celebrities/news/2018/01/19/step-sisters-netflix-cultural-appropriation.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Hayward also stressed that this is coming from a place of authentic experience for him, as he is a member of a fraternity himself who is familiar with stepping and Greek culture firsthand. "I'm an Alpha, so definitely throughout the writing of the film and ...

News Greece » Culture: Greece-Italy Launch Three-year Cultural Cooperation

News channel or source: https://news.gtp.gr/2018/01/22/greece-italy-launch-cultural-cooperation/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Greece and Italy have launched a three-year cooperation aiming to further strengthen the cultural ties of both countries. The announcement follows the memorandum of cooperation οn culture signed last September between the two countries. The new agreement ...

News Greece » Culture: New maritime and cultural agreements with Greece

News channel or source: http://cyprus-mail.com/2018/01/12/new-maritime-cultural-agreements-greece/
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Greece and Cyprus will sign three separate agreements for stronger cooperation in maritime, cultural and environmental issues in Nicosia next week, it was announced on Friday. The agreements will be signed on the sidelines of the trilateral summit between ...

News Greece » Culture: Neolithic girl’s reconstructed face unveiled at Acropolis Museum in Greece

News channel or source: http://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/29588-neolithic-girl%E2%80%99s-reconstructed-face-unveiled-at-acropolis-museum-in-greece.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Aggelos Skordas reports at greekcitytimes.com that a neolithic girl’s reconstructed face was unveiled at Acropolis Museum in Greece, in the following article: Avgi, a young girl aged 9,000 years old, among the first inhabitants of what is today known as ...

News Greece » Culture: Greek Culture Unearthed in War-Torn Syria

News channel or source: http://world.greekreporter.com/2018/01/17/greek-culture-unearthed-in-war-torn-syria/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Amid the bloody conflict in Syria, evidence of ancient Greek culture in the war-torn Middle Eastern country has recently been unearthed. Three Byzantine mosaic panels have been discovered inside an archaeological site during a Syrian army mine-clearance ...

News Greece » Culture: Learning “Greek” in Ohio: the curious story of how immigration keeps old dialects alive

News channel or source: https://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/science-and-technology/learning-greek-in-ohio-the-curious-story-of-how-immigration-keeps-old-dialects-alive
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

I would occasionally accidentally use Greek words with American school friends ... And we'll also send you a weekly newsletter with the best new ideas in politics and philosophy of culture, which you can of course unsubscribe from at any time Prospect ...

News Greece » Culture: Pope to meet with Rome’s Ukrainian Greek Catholic community

News channel or source: http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=34914
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

CWN Editor's Note: The meeting will take place at the Basilica of Santa Sofia (background)in Rome. The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.

News Greece » Culture: Florida Frontiers: Greek Culture and Epiphany in Tarpon Springs

News channel or source: http://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2018/01/02/florida-frontiers-greek-culture-and-epiphany-tarpon-springs/997695001/
Publication date: uesday 02 January 2018

Since 1906, people have gathered at Spring Bayou in Tarpon Springs each January 6th to watch young men compete to find a submerged wooden cross. Today, thousands attend the ceremony. The unique Epiphany celebration is one example of the Greek culture that ...