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The Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award Ceremony 2021
We are delighted to be relaunching The Anglo-Hellenic League Runciman Award, under the joint sponsorship of the Athanasios C. Laskaridis Charitable Foundation and the A. G. Leventis Foundation. The Award acknowledges the best book or books published in English about Greece or Greek subjects. This year, the relaunched prize will reward the best book published in 2019-2020. It is a particular pleasure to be relaunching the Runciman Award in the bicentennial year of the Greek revolution. You are warmly invited to join us at our award ceremony, at which our Chair of Judges, Prof. Peter Frankopan, will announce the winner and talk about this year’s judging process. The keynote speech at the award ceremony will be given by Prof. Stathis Kalyvas on: “Why the Greek Revolution of 1821 still matters”. All short-listed authors have been invited to attend. We hope that the winner will be present to speak.

Jun 17, 2021 07:00 PM in London

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Speakers

Prof. Stathis Kalyvas
Gladstone Professor of Government @University of Oxford
Stathis Kalyvas is Gladstone Professor of Government at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of All Souls. Until 2018, he was Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he founded and directed the Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence and co-directed the Hellenic Studies Program. In 2019, he founded and directs the T. E. Lawrence Program on Conflict and Violence at All Souls College. Prof. Kalyvas obtained his BA from the University of Athens (1986) and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago (1993), all in political science. He taught at Ohio State University, New York University, the University of Chicago, and Yale University before joining Oxford in 2018. He is the author of many books in Greek and several in English, the most recent of which are The Logic of Violence in Civil War (CUP, 2006) and Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know (OUP, 2015).
Prof. Peter Frankopan
Chair of the Judging Panel for the Runciman Award 2021 @University of Oxford
Peter Frankopan is Professor of Global History at Oxford University, where he is Senior Research Fellow at Worcester College, Oxford and Stavros Niarchos Foundation Director of the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research. He is Associate Director of the Programme for Silk Roads Studies at King's College, Cambridge. He works on the history of the Mediterranean, Russia, the Middle East, Persia/Iran, Central Asia, China and beyond.
Dr John Kittmer
Chair of the Council of The Anglo-Hellenic League @The Anglo-Hellenic League
John Kittmer has been chair of the League since June 2018.