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Modern Greek Section

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 papers Gr.3, Gr.6 and Gr.7. Details below.



Welcome to the Modern Greek section. Here you will find information about staff, papers and news and forthcoming events in the Modern Greek Section.

For 2016-17 there are three papers running in Modern Greek:


Paper Gr 3, "Introduction to Modern Greek language and culture" - available at Part IB and Part II

Paper Gr6, "Myth Matters: Receptions of mythology in Modern Greek Literature and Culture" - available at Part II

Paper Gr 7, "The History and Structure of Modern Greek" - available at Part II. This paper may not be available after Tripos 2017.



Recent News and Upcoming Events

The Caryatids' Lament: The 'Elgin Marbles' in Modern Greek Literature. A lecture by Dr Georgia Gotsi, Monday 30th November at 5pm in LB1.

The Linguistics of Modern Greek - A series of open lectures, Fridays at 1pm in Sidgwick Site Lecture Block room 1.

The Catherine Grigoriou-Theocarakis Prize 2015.

Please see our news and events pages for more news.