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Title: The Reorganisation of the Universities of Athens and Istanbul in the 1930s - Two One-Man Projects and a Historical Coincidence
Other Titles: إعادة تنظيم جامعتي أثينا واستانبول في الثلاثينيات _ مشروعان لكاتب واحد وتطابق تاريخي
Authors: Georgiadou, Maria
Keywords: Universities of Athens
Universities of Istanbul
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: University of Balamand
Part of: Chronos
Issue: 8
Start page: 87
End page: 116
Directly after the Balkan Wars of 1912-1913 by which the gained territories added some 70 % to the Greek land area and her population was almost doubled, two Greek reputable scientists, the mathematician Constantin Carathéodory (1873-1950), professor at the Technical University of Breslau, and his brother-in-law, the jurist Georg von Streit, Greece's Minister of Foreign Affairs, proposed the foundation of a second Greek university in the capital of Macedonia to the Greek Liberal government (1910-1915). Carathéodory had even written down a comprehensive programme regulating the operation of the university under consideration. That plan, however, failed to materialise due to World War I.
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Type: Journal Article
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