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Have a Good Month

We would like to thank you for your preference and your confidence in the publications of the Hellenic Foundation for Historical Studies (IDISME)

Exclusively for November at the price 15€:

1)The Exiled Erzurum/Ashkale:Konstandinos Kiourktsoglou's diary of the labour battalions of 1943 in Turkey.

In November 1942, Turkey imposed a poll tax (Varliki) against its non-Muslim population and those who were unable to pay were sent to the labour battalions in the heart of mainland Turkey (Erzurum). This book describes the experience of the Greek Constantinopolitan citizen, K. Kiourktsoglou in those labour battalions, as recorded in his diary. This is the first time such a testimony has ever been published.

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2)The documentary called:The Exiled 

This documentary describes the experience of the Greek Constantinopolitan citizen, K. Kiourktsoglou in those labour battalions, as recorded in his diary.

Directed by Kalliopi Legaki

Music by Eleni Karaindrou

1st Best Music Award at the London Greek Film Festival - October 2012, London

1st prize for best film at the International Film Festival of Drama - September 2010, Drama

Commendation by "AGON" at the 8th International Meeting of Archaeological Film of the Mediterranean Area – May 2010, Athens

Please follow the link:https://www.idisme.gr/shop3/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=72

Special thanks to the authors and "efsyn.gr" website for the projection of the 5th “Beyond Borders” International Documentary Festival of Kastellorizo 2020.

Short film of the 5th "Beyond Borders" International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo Island 2020 .

Journalist Yiannis Zannis writes about "The exile-Ezroym"!

We would like to thank the newspaper "Orthodoxi Alithia".

5th "Beyond Borders" International Documentary Festival of Castellorizo Island video.

The General Secretary of Hellenic History Foundation, historian Irini Sarioglou will be interviewed on Friday,October 16th 2020,at 09:15 by journalist Katerina Chouzouri from “Church of Greece's” radio 89.5 FM.

The General Secretary of Hellenic History Foundation, historian Irini Sarioglou will be interviewed on 6 October at 17.15 at ‘’Blue like an Orange’’ cultural program of ERT FM. Special thanks to journalist Giorgos Giannarakos.

Thank you,H.E. President of the Republic Mrs. Sakellaropoulou for her reference to the importance of the "Beyond Borders" Intenational Documentary Festival.