Conference: The Greek landing in Asia Minor and the beginning of the Asia Minor Campaign
KEDIS and Offline Post co-organized this international conference in the Museum of the City of Athens on May, 17, 2019 on the occasion of the 100-years anniversary of the Greek landing in Asia Minor as part of expected incorporation of the region in Greece under the provisions of the then negotiated post-World War I Sevres Treaty between the Allies and the Ottoman Empire.
The discussion focused on the rapidly changing international and regional realities after the Treaty of Sevres, the impact of the Greek National Schism on Greek strategic mistakes, the Disaster of Asia Minor and the exchange of populations between Greece and Turkey.
-Thanos Veremis, Professor of Modern History, University of Athens
-Konstantina E. Botsiou, Associate Professor of Modern History and International Politics and Director of KEDIS, Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of the Peloponnese
-Sotiris Rizas, Director of the Centre for the History of Modern hellenism (KEINE), Academy of Athens
Moderator: Nikolaos Ermis, Director of Offline Post