Modern Greek Section

Modern & Medieval Languages

Modern Greek Section

Greece: An original painting by Elizabeth Bailey

Right: "Greece: An original painting by Elizabeth Bailey"

Please see our news and events page for details of current and forthcoming items of interest in the Modern Greek section.

Important notice

New admissions to Modern Greek for the MML Tripos are suspended until further notice. However, existing undergraduate students can still take Paper Gr 3, "Introduction to Modern Greek language and culture" and, for 2015-16 and 2016-17 Paper Gr 7, "The History and Structure of Modern Greek".


Welcome to the Modern Greek section. On this site, you will find information about news and forthcoming events as well as Paper Gr 3 and Paper Gr 7. Information about how to contact us can be found here.


The Linguistics of Modern Greek - A series of open lectures, Fridays at 1pm in RFB room 331
Paper Gr 3.
Paper Gr 7.
The Catherine Grigoriou-Theocarakis Prize 2015.

Upcoming Event

MODERN GREEK ALUMNI LUNCH – Saturday 26 September 2015
12.00 for 12.45, Selwyn College Cambridge

All former students of Modern Greek are invited to an Alumni Lunch to be held at Selwyn College on Saturday, 26 September 2015. After lunch Professor Roderick Beaton (Peterhouse 1970-1977), Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and Literature at King’s College London, will give a short talk on a topic of Modern Greek interest. The cost is £40 per person.

The event coincides with the University’s Alumni Weekend, so it will be very easy to combine the Modern Greek reunion lunch with attendance at other events in the course of the weekend (25-27 September, see

Alumni are asked to contact Sheila Scarlett for further information and a booking form.

For more news, see: News and Events.

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