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Brexit: What Happens Next?

January 31, 2020

With a new prime minister and a mandate from the voters, the United Kingdom’s Brexit from the European Union is finally upon us. The day after the referendum in 2016, the most searched for question on the internet in the U.K. was “What is Brexit?” As the departure works itself out, what actually will happen […]

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Prof. Ismini Lamb: Correcting Three Misconceptions about the 1922 Smyrna Catastrophe

November 25, 2019

In this initial podcast of the American Hellenic Institute, Georgetown Professor Ismini Lamb speaks on “Correcting Three Misconceptions about the 1922 Smyrna Catastrophe.” She delivered her remarks in Washington, D.C., October 4, 2019, to a full house at AHI on the occasion of the Institute’s commemoration of the 92nd anniversary of the Catastrophe. Prof. Lamb […]

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Marshall Lester on Teaching Law in the Former Soviet Union

July 9, 2019

Warshaw Burstein partner Marshall Lester discusses his work as a teacher of international corporate law at programs in countries in the former Soviet Union. In this podcast he gives perspectives on the differences between American and overseas students, discusses their interest in U.S. law and offers insights into the fascinating regions in which he has […]

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Hughes Hubbard’s George Tsougarakis on Pro Bono Recovery of Looted 9th C. Greek Manuscript

June 2, 2018

Hughes Hubbard & Reed partner George Tsougarakis tells WallStreetNorth’s John Metaxas the fascinating story of his firm’s recovery of a 9th Century handwritten copy of the New Testament that was looted from a monastery in northern Greece by Bulgarian soldiers during World War I and went missing for 99 years. Despite the voluntarily return of […]

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Tasoula Hadjitofi: The Icon Hunter

June 2, 2018

John Metaxas interviews author Tasoula Hadjitofi about her book The Icon Hunter and her quest as a refugee to reclaim her nation’s stolen heritage. “As a girl growing up in Cyprus, I never imagined I’d learn as much as I have about the inner workings of art trafficking,” says Hadjitofi. Despite suffering from war, cultural […]

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