Heirs of the Greek Catastrophe: The Social Life of Asia Minor Refugees in Piraeus
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Heirs of the Greek Catastrophe is a landmark work in the areas of anthropology and migration studies. Since its first publication in 1989, this classic study has remained in demand. The third edition is published to mark the centenary of the 1923 Lausanne Convention which led to the movement of some 1.5 million persons between Greece and Turkey at the conclusion of their war. It includes updated material with a new Preface, Afterword by Ayhan Aktar, and map of the wider region. The new Preface provides the context in which the original research took place, assesses its innovative aspects and explores the dimensions of history and identity which are predominant themes in the book.

Chair: Michael Llewelyn-Smith (St Antony’s College, Oxford)
Date: 25 October 2023, 17:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Michaelmas 2023)
Venue: St Antony's College - North Site
Speakers: Renée Hirschon Philippakis (St Peter’s College, Oxford), Prof Robin Cohen (University of Oxford), Basak Kale (Middle East Technical University (METU))
Organising department: European Studies Centre
Organiser: Julie Adams (St Antony's College, University of Oxford)
Organiser contact email address: julie.adams@sant.ox.ac.uk
Host: David Madden (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Part of: SEESOX
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Public
Editor: Julie Adams