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Dr. Constantine G. Hatzidimitriou Discusses 1821 and Smyrna 1922, Nov. 13 in Astoria

ASTORIA, NY – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s Department of Greek Education in conjunction with the Hellenic Bookclub of New York host a lecture on Sunday, November 13, 3 PM, at the Archdiocesan Hellenic Cultural Center, 27-09 Crescent Street in Astoria, commemorating the Burning of Smyrna on its 100th somber anniversary. The event is free to the public.

Dr. Constantine G. Hatzidimitriou will present the lecture, titled, ’Understanding Two Important Commemorations: America’s Involvement in the Greek Revolution of 1821 and the Smyrna Catastrophe of 1922.’

Dr. Hatzidimitriou received his doctorate from Columbia University in Byzantine, Ottoman, and Modern Greek history. He is a Fellow of the American Hellenic Institute Foundation in Washington, DC area. In addition, he is a former adjunct associate professor of the Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies Center at Queens College and the author of several books including ‘American Accounts Documenting the Destruction of Smyrna’ and ‘Founded on Freedom and Virtue Documents Illustrating the Impact-in the United States of the Greek War of Independence.’

For more information, contact the President of the Hellenic Book Club of New York, Jeannie Kouros, by phone: 917-642-5633 or email: [email protected].

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