1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
9 units of first level MGRE topics
Topic description
This topic explores themes and issues of Modern Greek society and culture, through a selection of written, oral and visual texts. Themes explored include: Greece and politics, Greece in the European Union, the foreign Policy of Greece, the status of women, policies for youth, Greek cinema, Greek music and Greek festivals.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • introduce students to selective areas of Modern Greek culture and society

  • encourage students to further develop critical skills through cross-cultural approaches
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • recognise, understand, compare and contrast aspects of selective areas of Modern Greek culture and society

  • identify and organise research material and produce related texts

  • present, discuss and debate contemporary issues studied in class