Dr Leonidas Bouritsas
special adviser to the prime minister of Greece; author and academic

Leonidas Bouritsas was born in Athens and studied in Thessaloniki. He followed postgraduate studies and research, in the theory of linguistics and the history of ideas and philosophy, in the UK, USA and Canada. He taught at Hunter College/C.U.N.Y., Stevens Institute of Technology, and Deree College, Greece. His PhD, ‘A paradox of freedom and an old rivalry between politics and philosphy’, was written and defended at the Graduate School of the City University of New York in 2005.

Leonidas’s articles have been published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and other Greek and international media. Since January 2015, he has been special adviser to the prime minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras.


Tuesday 8 November, 19.00 Free Thinking Zone, Skoufa 64 str & Grivaion, 10680 Athens
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