Greece through the eyes of the travellers from the North

The Nordic Narrative in Athens


In the presence of all the Nordics in Athens, the official opening of the exhibition "Greece through the eyes of the travellers from the North" will take place at the Swedish Institute on Tuesday 19 February at 19.00 with a lecture on "Nordic travellers in Greece: From the Vikings until Today". The old admiral [Kanaris], who knew of our visit, came to meet us at the top of the stairs. [...]

Till Torstens minne


Vi har nåtts av nyheten att Torsten Kälvemark, vår tidigare styrelseordförande har gått bort vid en ålder av 77 år. Torsten tillhörde den numera sällsynta skaran av ämbetsmän i statens tjänst som också är humanister och skriftställare. Under sin långa karriär var han bland annat kulturråd i London samt arbetade för Vetenskapsrådet och Högskoleverket. [...]

The Athens Greek Religion Seminar by F. Dibble


Flint Dibble  (American School of Classical Studies at Athens) will give a talk entitled  Meat on the Bones: Zooarchaeological Patterns of Ancient Greek Sacrifice at the Swedish Institute (Mitseon 9), Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at 15.00. [...]

Call for papers: Vikings in the Mediterranean

International Conference in Athens, Greece 28-30 November, 2019


The “Viking Age,” roughly 750-1050 CE/AD, is usually associated with the raids or wholesale movement of people from Scandinavia along the coasts of western and Atlantic Europe. Few non-specialists associate the same Norse populations with eastern Europe (the Rus), although they have had a comparably significant role in the political history of that part of the world. [...]

Swedish aid to Greece during the famine of WW2, a talk by Marie Mauzy

The Nordic Narrative in Athens


Στο πλαίσιο της διοργάνωσης του Δήμου Αθηναίων Αθήνα 2018, Παγκόσμια Πρωτεύουσα Βιβλίου και του προγράμματος «Οι Βόρειες Χώρες αφηγούνται», οι Πρεσβείες και τα Ινστιτούτα των Βορείων Χωρών (Δανία, Νορβηγία, Σουηδία, Φινλανδία), το Προξενείο της Ισλανδίας στην Αθήνα και η Βιβλιοθήκη των Βορείων Χωρών έχουν την τιμή να σας προσκαλέσουν στην ομιλία της Marie Mauzy , [...]

Hjalmar Gullberg och det godartade utanförskapet

Föredrag av Jonas Thornell


Välkomna till ett föredrag om Hjalmar Gullberg, hans dikter och tid i Grekland. På o nsdag den 23 januari kl. 19.00 håller Jonas Thornell från Hjalmar Gullberg-institutet ett föredrag med titeln Hjalmar gullberg och det godartade utanförskapet. Skribenten Jonas Thornell berättar om Hjalmar Gullbergs dikning och leverne. [...]

The Athens Greek Religion Seminar by E. Koulakiotis


Elias Koulakiotis  will give a talk entitled Arrian the priest: Religious expertise in local and imperial context at the Swedish Institute (Mitseon 9), Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at 15.00 15.00 . Welcome! Attached files: Seminar flyer , Abstract For any questions about this or coming seminars, please contact the organizer Jenny Wallensten (jenny.wallensten[at]sia[dot]gr) [...]

All texts in archive: 156

Recent by Category

Institute News



Cultural Events


Alternative Archives

Reports from Projects


Text Calendar