Lecturee by Thomas W. Gallant

Date: 
Monday, March 13, 2017 -
19:00 to 20:00
Location: 
DIKEMES Auditorium, Plateia Stadiou 5
Event Description: 

Thomas W. Gallant (University of California, San Diego), "Murder on Black Mountain: Love and Death on a Nineteenth Century Greek Island"

The brutal murder of English Captain John Parker on the Greek island of Kefalonia in May 1849 created a cause célèbre in mid-nineteenth century Europe. Using documents from archives in Greece and Great Britain, the lecture explores the contours of social life in nineteenth century Greece.