Modern Greek Culture

Course Information
TitleΝεοελληνικός πολιτισμός / Modern Greek Culture
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolJournalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Lyvanios
Course ID140000010

Programme of Study: UPS School of Journalism and Mass Communications (2010-today)

Registered students: 252
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GenericCompulsory Course214

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course the students should be able to: 1) understand the basic features that constitute the modern Greek collective identity 2) put cultural features in their proper historical context 3) understand the issue of "alterity" between Greks and other nations 4) understand the "western" views of Greece 5) understand the process of "construction" of collective identities
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course aims to analyse some important features of the modern Greek cultural identity, such as the conflict between Romiosyne and Hellenism, the functioning of the Greek language in the construction of Greek identity, the relations between Greeks and minority groups, and the construction of the Greek past.
Greece, Culture, identities
Educational Material Types
  • Collection of narticles and book chapters
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Additional bibliography for study
Νεοελληνικός Πολιτισμός: Ανθολόγιο κειμένων
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