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Polytechnio: Celebrating Students’ Uprising 1973-2012

There is quite some dispute nowadays in Greece whether about the celebrations to commemorate the 39th Anniversary of Students’ Uprising against the military dictatorship at Polytechnic University in 1973.  In a society suffering from harsh austerity measures,  it is obvious that there is criticism about the so-called “Polytechnio Generation”: students …

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17 November 1973 – Athens Polytechnic Students’ Uprising (rare footage; videos)

Here is some footage with rare visual and sound material from the Athens Polytechnic Students’ Uprising on 17. November 1973. The videos have been compiled in by EOA in cooperation of the Library of the Greek Parliament. They also contain material from the BBC and some quotations in English, for …

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