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April 2nd, 2014

New exhibit in the Library

The Greeks on the Road to World War I

A special exhibit commemorating the centennial anniversary of the outbreak of World War I.

Image of World War I Exhibit Poster

Exhibit dates: Apr. 1-Apr. 26, 2014
University Library Gallery

Opening Night Speaker:

Dr. André Gerolymatos, Professory of History and
Director of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies, Simon Frasier University

“Brits Bearing Gifts: Venizelos and Churchill on the Eve of the First World War”

Saturday, Apr. 5, 2014
University Library Gallery (1st floor)

Schedule of Events:
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. wine and hors d’oeuvres
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. presentation and discussion

Special Guest Lecture:

Harris Mylonas, Assistant Profesor of Political Science and International Affairs
Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University

“The Politics of Nation-Building in the Post-World War I Balkans”

Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014
Senator Nicholas Petris Room, Library 3023 (3rd floor)
Tsakopoulos Hellenic Collection, University Library

Schedule of Events:
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. presentation and discussion
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. light refreshments

The opening reception and both presentations are free and open to the public.

Refreshments sponsored by the Hellenic Studies Program, California State University, Sacramento.

Print out a parking permit (PDF document) to use for the evening of Apr. 5.

For further information, contact Prof. Katerina Lagos at (916) 278-7103 or

Special Thanks to:

Angelo K. Tsakopoulos
Annunciation Endowment Fund
War Museum, Athens, Greece
National Historical Museum of Greece
Service of Diplomatic and Historical Archives, Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Athens, Greece
Oregon Health and Science University, Historical Collections and Archives: Esther Pohl Lovejoy Papers
National Hellenic Museum, Chicago, IL
World War I Museu, Kansas City, MO
Peter S. Giakoumas
Bank of the West Commercial Banking, BNP Paribas Group

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