Thessaloniki: History, Art, Politics, Culture, People. On Wednesday, September 25, the SNF DIALOGUES will travel to Thessaloniki, exploring its characterization as the “new Berlin,” looking toward its future, and examining the coexistence of old and new there. Guest speakers will open a discussion about the multiple faces of a city that has been, and continues to be, a cultural and historical reference point, not only for Greece, but also for the wider region and Europe. The event will take place at Warehouse C, Pier A, Port,Thessaloniki at 18:30.
Orestis Andreadakis, Director of Thessaloniki Film Festival
Yiannis Boutaris, President of the Holocaust Museum of Greece
Maria Kavala, Assistant Professor of Modern History, School of Political Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Ieroklis Michaelides, Actor
Georgia Tsiamanta, Project Manager OK!Thess
In addition, Mark Mazower, Professor of History, Colymbia University, Journalist and Writer, Giorgos Nikolaou, Co founder Startup "SoulScan" Sofia Sarri, Co founder Startup "Shifting Our City" and Dimitrios Zafeiriou, Professor for Child Neurology and Developmental Pediatrics,1st Department of Pediatrics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will also contribute to the discussion.
A Dj set by Christos Exarchopoulos and a live session with George Fokas & "the Folks" will follow.
The DIALOGUES are curated and moderated by Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou.
The event is free and open to the public. Participants must pre-register online, on a first-come first-serve basis. To register, click here.
Furthermore, the event will be live streamed via www.SNF.org/live and will be available on demand in both video and podcast format on the SNF’s website.