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27 January 2016 Start
27 January 2016 End
7.00 p.m. Time
Greece ASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens

Tel.: 2130002400 (ext. 103)
e-mail.: Imantzavinou.admin@ascsa.edu.gr
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Gennadius and the Koraes Chair: The Teaching of Greek in a Cold Climate

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

John Kittmer will address the topic “Gennadius and the Koraes Chair: The Teaching of Greek in a Cold Climate.”

John Kittmer was appointed British Ambassador to Greece in January 2013. He has a broad range of experience across government having worked previously in the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the Cabinet Office, the Department for Education & Employment (DfEE), as well as the Foreign Office (FCO).
He was born in Cuckfield, Sussex and grew up in Yorkshire.  He studied Classics in Cambridge (1985-1988) and Oxford (1988-1993) and Modern Greek Studies at King’s College London (2005-2007).  He is working on his thesis on the Greek poet Yannis Ritsos. 
John is accompanied on his posting by his civil partner, David Bates.

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