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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


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

Currently, there are two papers running in Modern Greek:

Paper Gr 3

Paper Gr 7


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.