Reinterpretation of Contemporary Dance Provides a Fresh Perspective on the Greek Debt Crisis


This important study examines the impact of Greece’s financial crisis upon Greek contemporary dance, and national identity during the recession era. It aspires to serve as a framework for the ways that crises directly affects peoples’s bodies on a phenomenological level.

The structuring axes (sic) of this work are the discourses of ‘Hellenism’ and ‘Greekness’, which are understood as two contrasting theoretical approaches to nationalism that inform contemporary Greek identity construction.

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