‘Good’ and ‘bad’ Greek in a heritage language setting: transplanted diglossia in London’s Greek Cypriot parikia

January 4, 2018


A public lecture by Dr Petros Karatsareas (University of Westminster) who will explore the notions of linguistic (im)properness and (in)correctness among London’s Greek Cypriot parikia (‘expatriate community’), focussing on attitudes towards Standard and Cypriot Greek


Held under the auspices of the High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus Euripides L. Evriviades


The event is part of the series Cyprus Lectures and will be followed by the launch of Cyprus from Colonialism to the Present: Visions and Realities, Essays in Honour of Robert Holland, edited by Anastasia Yiangou and Antigone Heraclidou


Monday, 22 January 2018, Council Room (K2.29) King’s Building Strand Campus, WC2R 2LS at 5:30 p.m.



Attendance is free - No registration is required - You are strongly advised to arrive at least 15min

earlier to avoid disappointment




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