The Netherlands Institute at Athens is organizing a two day workshop on 13-14 September 2021 in Athens with the title “The Greek War of Independence and the Ottomans: Impact, Perceptions and Transformation within and beyond the Empire” on the occasion of the anniversary of 200 years of the Greek war of independence. Register in advance for this meeting through this link.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
The program is as follows:
Monday 13 September
17:00-18:00 Key-note Speech
E.J. Zürcher (Leiden University):
State, nationhood and citizenship: the dilemmas of the Ottoman army in the age of nationalism.
18:15 – 20:00 Panel 1: Ottoman/Turkish Perspectives of the Greek Revolution
Dilek Ozkan (University of Athens):
Ottoman perceptions of the Greek Revolution, and resettlement of the Muslim refugees of the Peleponnese.
Leonidas Moiras (University of Athens) and Alexandros Lamprou (Marburg University):
Ottoman and Turkish Perceptions of the Greek Revolution and Greek irredentism.
Tuesday 14 September 2021
10:00 – 12:00 Panel 2: The Greek Revolution and the Balkans
Elmira Vasileva (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences):
Protestant missionaries and the Greek Revolution
Dimitris Stamatopoulos (University of Macedonia):
The Ecumenical Patriarchate and the dissolution of the Phanariot system: from Moldovlachia to Constantinople.
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break & Coffee
13:30 – 16:00 Panel 3: Alternative Narratives
Nikos Christofis (Shaanxi Normal University):
Different Discourses on the Greek War of Independence in Cyprus
Panos Kourgiotis (Hellenic Open University):
Egyptian perceptions of the Greek Revolution; war and the emergence of modern Egypt.
Aristides N. Hatzis (University of Athens):
’The Absolute Barbarians’ as victims: The Perception of the Ottomans in the British Press during the Revolution and the case of the Tripolitsa massacre.
Leonidas Moiras, Alexandros Lamprou, Tryfon Bampilis