When:
Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 6:00p -
7:30p

Where:
Consulate General of Greece in Boston
86 Beacon Street, Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Art, Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aivali-a-story-of-greeks-and-turks-in-1922-tickets-75864961141

A journey in time … a previous refugee crisis in the Mediterranean … This graphic novel dramatically tells the story of Greeks and Turks living as neighbors in the town of Aivali and other places along the Aegean Sea during the late Ottoman Empire; their subsequent expulsion from their ancestral homelands during a population exchange of Greeks and Turks in 1922, known to Greeks as "The Catastrophe" or the “Asia Minor Disaster”; and their subsequent lives as refugees.

“Following in the footsteps of Art Spiegelman, Marjane Satrapi, Joe Sacco, or Jacques Tardi, Soloup, against the background of blood-stained chapters of History, focuses on human tragedy.” Kathimerini (Greece)

Panelists: Political Cartoonist and Author Soloup from Athens, Greece; Translator Dr. Tom Papademetriou, Stockton University; Dr. Petros Vamvakas, Emmanuel College; and Dr. Vassiliki Rapti, Boston University and Emerson College.

Presented by: The Consulate General of Greece in Boston, The Institute of Eastern Mediterranean Studies, The Advanced Training in Greek Poetry Translation & Performance Workshop, and Somerset Hall Press

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