Polytechnic Day: Higher Education and Democracy

“… This week (November 17th) marked Polytechnic Day. On this day in 1973 the Greek Military junta moved to put down a student revolt on the campus of the Athens Polytechnic. The bloody events mark the start of a chain of events that eventually brought the military junta down and restored Democracy to Greece …” (more)

[Robert Cosgrave, Tertiary21, 19 November]

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