Members of the Modern Greek Studies Foundation Board of Directors join Professor Pavlos Kavouras of the National and Kapodistrian University in Athens, Professor Christine Philliou, Director of the Modern Greek and Hellenic Studies Program at UC Berkeley, and special guest Niki Stavrou, CEO of the Nikos Kazantzakis Estate, to celebrate the first Kazantzakis Lecture delivered by Professor Kavouras on April 18, 2023, at UC Berkeley.
Modern Greek Studies Foundation President Chris Kanios receives Special Recognition Award from Niki Stavrou of the Nikos Kazantzakis Estate for his work in establishing the Nikos Kazantzakis Visiting Scholar Program.
Board member Peter Lagarias receives Special Award from Niki Stavrou for his work to establish a Bay Area Chapter of the International Society of Friends of Nikos Kazantzakis.
The Modern Greek Studies Foundation announces the first annual Nikos Kazantzakis Festival to be held July 6-9, 2023, on the island of Hydra, Greece. MGSF is one of several sponsors of this event being held under the auspices of the Historical Archives Museum of Hydra and its director Dina Adamopoulou and Lakis Christidis, President of the Cinema Club of Hydra.