Women and travel in the 19th-century


Afroditi Kouria, Dr. Art Historian

“Aspects of Greece in the travel narratives of European women”

Erene Apostolou, Associate Professor, French Civilization of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

“French women travelers in Greece during 19th century: gendered cultural approaches and travel writing”

Mirka Palioura, Art Historian

“Women travelers in Greece (19th century): experience and memory”

The magnum opus of J. Stuart and N. Revett “The Antiquities of Athens” will be available to browse. This work constitutes a turning point in the west European perception of Greece. The systematic examination of the Athenian antiquities, alongside the great readership “The Antiquities of Athens” received, made J. Stuart and N. Revett’s volumes a point of reference to all travelers of the 19th century.

Ogranizer: Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation

Section: Contemporary Narratives

DATE 20.03
TIME 13:00 – 17:00
PLACE Library of Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation