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Rethink(ing) Athens: An ethnographic view from the centre of the city

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Rethink(ing) Athens: An ethnographic view from the centre of the city

Athens centre supposedly is preparing for one more big regeneration project. This time the city will have to reconstruct anew one of its most central streets, Panepistimiou, including Athens’ two most central Squares: Syntagma and Omonoia. The project will involve a semi-pedestrianisation of Panepistimiou Avenue, which will be re-paved, while several new features such as [...]

May 20, 2013 Author: Dimitris Dalakoglou

The tourists held by Greek police as migrants without papers

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The tourists held by Greek police as migrants without papers

Greek police have stepped up efforts to catch illegal immigrants in recent months, launching a new operation to check the papers of people who look foreign. But tourists have also been picked up in the sweeps - and at least two have been badly beaten. [...]

January 10, 2013 Author: Chloe Hatdjimatheou