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Culture

Female Representation and Animations: A Work in Progress

By Panagiota Katsaveli, Whilst growing up I distinctly remember spending endless hours watching my favorite cartoons, mainly my favorite Disney movies with all the well-known...

Books for people who do not like reading

By Niki Angelopoulou, In today’s day and age there are so many different ways to seek entertainment. We have movies and tv shows, clubs and...

More than words: tracing history in language

By Ana López Usó,  Words are carriers of meaning. Pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and nouns are used to define, assure, promise, make commands, express ideas...

Pretend Scorsese hasn’t read you like a book

By George Angelakis, "Pretend It's a City" is a 2021 seven-part documentary series directed by Martin Scorsese featuring interviews and conversations between himself and Fran...

Is the movie “Children of Men” Prophetic?

By Veronika Sinou, Recently I came across the movie “Children of men” and could not help but notice the striking similarities between the current situation...

The depiction of a realistic romantic relationship in “Normal People”

By Panagiota Katsaveli, In TV shows and movies there is a usual pattern of the portrayal of a young couple in love in which the...

When fiction goes beyond the page: the impact of literature on empathy

By Ana López Usó, “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only once.”- George R. R. Martin. When...

What should I watch next?

By Marilena Kagkaraki, It has been that kind of a year when watching a movie might seem like a great option to spend your night...

East Asia and face masks: a long-term love affair

By Theofanis Fousekis,  The region of Asia has a long history behind the usage of protective masks which began well before the outbreak of the...

The problem with geniuses in films and movies

By Niki Angelopoulou, Intellectual, witty, quick on their feet, sometimes awkward or introverted and always very smart. Sounds familiar? These are the archetypal traits of...

Speaking literature: from Shakespeare to Cervantes as inventors of language

By Ana López Usó,  The most common (and correct) thought for the origin of words in the languages we speak is that they either originated...

Exploring the comedy genre in Modern Family

By Mado Gianni, Modern Family. Eleven seasons. Eleven years. So many episodes. Not an easy one to binge on Netflix. Definitely one of the cons...

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Η διαστημική αμέλεια της Κίνας

Του Χρήστου Παπαδόπουλου, Όταν κατά τη δεκαετία του 1950 εκκινούσε ενεργά η προσπάθεια εξερεύνησης του διαστήματος από τις Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες της Αμερικής και τη Σοβιετική...

Τα πρώτα βήματα του Καποδίστρια και η ανιδιοτελής προσφορά του

Του Γιώργου Σαλπιγγίδη, Ο αγώνας για την ανεξαρτησία της Ελλάδας μας παρέχει πλήθος πολεμικών άλλοτε επιτυχών και άλλοτε πάλι όχι. Πέραν όμως από τις ένδοξες...

Scripta Manent: Η άνθηση και ο μαρασμός των «κομμάτων της κρίσης»

Του Κωνσταντίνου-Ειρηναίου Σταμούλη,  Ομολογώ πως η αφορμή του συγκεκριμένου άρθρου δεν προέρχεται από την εγχώρια πολιτική σκηνή, αλλά από την Ισπανία και συγκεκριμένα από τη...

Greenwashing or Real Change?

By Nefeli Kanellou, “Oh no, don’t believe that! It’s just another attempt of greenwashing.” Does that phrase sound familiar? I bet it does. During the last years...