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Takis J. Metaxas, Stalwart of Hellenism

December 19, 2023

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST: President Frank Wu, a Much Needed Ally of Modern Greek & Byzantine Studies at Queens College CUNY

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President Frank Wu, a Much Needed Ally of Byzantine & Modern Greek Center at Queens College CUNY

December 19, 2023

Center Makes Fundraising Push in Face of CUNY Budget Cuts In this second episode of the Podcast of the Center for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies at Queens College CUNY, I speak with the College’s President, Frank Wu, who has emerged as an important ally for the Center as it deals with a cut-off of […]

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My Article in Kathimerini: NATO Fund Plans Investments in Greece

March 27, 2023

The Kathimerini English Edition, the edition of Greece’s leading newspaper published in partnership with The New York Times, has published my latest article. (E Kathimerini means “The Daily” in Greek.)

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Reversing Greece’s Brain Drain

March 8, 2023

Demokritos Labs Director and Chairman Dr. George Nounesis is on a mission to bring scientists back Athens, Greece March 2023 As Greece works to recover from the devastating financial crisis of the last decade, one of its most vital tasks is to bring talented individuals back into the country to work and create opportunity for […]

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30. Learning Modern Greek

December 19, 2022

This inaugural episode of the Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies Podcast from Queens College (CUNY) features Professor Gerasimus Katsan, director of the College’s Center for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, and its assistant director, Professor Maria Athanasopoulou. They speak in both English and Greek with John Metaxas about the Modern Greek language, what it takes […]

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Foreign Direct Investment in Greece: Can Greece Be the Next Israel?

May 29, 2021

Until recently, Foreign Direct Investment in Greece focused primarily on real estate, tourism, logistics, and renewable energy. Over the past few years, interest has also increased in other areas such as technology, from artificial intelligence and computer science to chip design and digital health.  It is all thanks to several global technology companies who have […]

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June 22, 2020

PANELISTS DR. PANAGIOTIS BEHRAKIS, DIRECTOR, INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH, THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF GREECE Dr. Behrakis is a pulmonologist and leading Public Health expert in respiratory physiology and tobacco control. He is the Director and Founder of the Institute of Public Health at the American College of Greece, Director of the George D. Behrakis Research Lab of […]

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U.S. Amb. Pyatt says Greece’s Successful COVID Response is a ‘Moment of National Pride’

June 19, 2020

My talk with U.S. Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey Pyatt, June 18, 2020 Ambassador says response was guided by scientific advice. Such U.S. companies as Microsoft, Google and Cisco aided with technology. Silver lining of effort was the progress Greece made in digital governance. The interview is an excerpt from the NHSTalks presentation by the National […]

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An Analysis of the 2020 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Report

June 16, 2020

Panelists Hon. B. Theodore Bozonelis, Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou, Piero Tozzi and Moderator John Metaxas analyze the 2020 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Report and its implication for the Ecumenical Patriarchate and religious freedom in Turkey. Presented by the American Hellenic Institute.

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June 15, 2020

PANELISTS HIS EMINENCE, METROPOLITAN GERASIMOS OF SAN FRANCISCO His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos has been overseeing the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco since his enthronement in April 2005. This region includes 67 parishes in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. He has served as a clergyman in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America for […]

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