Memories of Girlhood: Cinephilia Weekends

  As an avid film lover‚Äìbut less moviegoer lately, due to the minimization of leisure time‚ÄìI cannot help but acknowledge that it’s a kind of bequest that stems straight from my childhood. My parents themselves were particularly fond of the big screen,...

A Girl in Classical Athens

I’d like to share an exhibition that serves as a marvelous springboard to reflect on girlhood at the classical times in Athens. The Greek history is inevitably linked with the culture of classical Athens, especially its peak during the 5th century B.C. The...

Memories of Girlhood: Ice Skating Sundays

Young girl ice skating. http://bit.ly/18WfzxA There are many moments I can draw out of the childhood memory box, but I will choose the few, though special, times at the ice skating rink. It was not a frequent pastime, rather an occasional stroll along with my father...

A Girl in the Asia Minor Catastrophe

Common meal for Asia Minor refugees in Mytilene, Greece. http://www.naftemporiki.gr/story/388321 At the beginning of the 20th century, the newly established Greece and the Turkish National Movement found themselves in conflict over territory in Asia Minor. The dispute...

A Girl in Ancient Egypt

People tend to think of the past in modern terms and effortlessly make the obvious correlations. Although such a practice isn’t forbidden, it lacks the underlying information needed in order to reconstruct older cultures and societies. According to theoretics,...

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