School of History, Classics & Archaeology

The Enlightenment and the Orthodox World

Professor Paschalis Kitromilides will deliver the lecture 'The Enlightenment and the Orthodox World', followed by a reception. This event is free and open to all.

Professor Kitromilides is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Athens and Director of the Centre for Asia Minor Studies. He has held visiting appointments at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford and at other universities in Europe and America, and his authoritative book Enlightenment and Revolution, The Making of Modern Greece was published by Harvard University Press in 2013. His lecture will address the concept of an ‘Orthodox Enlightenment’ contributing to the European intellectual experience in the eighteenth century, with reference to prominent intellectual leaders from the Orthodox cultural traditions of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.

Nov 06 2017 -

The Enlightenment and the Orthodox World

Professor Paschalis Kitromilides's lecture is supported by the A. G. Leventis Foundation and jointly sponsored by the Department of Classics and the Scottish Hellenic Society of Edinburgh. (Published 26 October, 2017)

Playfair Library Hall, Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL