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Athens University Honors Margaret Atwood

On Monday,  December 9, Canadian author Margaret Atwood received an honorary degree from the University of Athens at a ceremony that took place at the Consulate General of Greece in Toronto, Canada.

“Margaret Atwood is one of Canada’s most celebrated  authors and her works are well known in Greece,” noted  Canadian ambassador to Greece, Robert Peck. “As we mark the conclusion of events marking the 70th anniversary of Canada-Greece diplomatic relations, we celebrate this special tribute together” he said.

Margaret Atwood has written a lot of books many times  inspired by Greek mythology.  ( e.g."The Penelopiad" etc.)

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Athens U Dean Performs in Paris, Will Perform for Disciplinary Board

Education minister Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos has sent the dean of the University of Athens, Theodosis Pelegrinis, to the disciplinary board on charges of keeping the university shut through his inaction and his inability to enforce the decisions of the board of rectors.

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University Staff Strikes Deemed Illegal

The first instance court of Athens has opined that a prolonged strike by Athens University and Athens Polytechnic administrative staff is illegal and abusive.

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