We would like to inform you that the Center for Hellenic Studies (Greece) will be closed to the public during the Orthodox Easter holidays, from Monday, April 29 to Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Θα θέλαμε να σας ενημερώσουμε ότι το Κέντρο Ελληνικών Σπουδών θα παραμείνει κλειστό για το κοινό για τις εορτές του Ορθόδοξου Πάσχα από Δευτέρα, 29 Απριλίου έως Τετάρτη, 8 Μαΐου 2013.
• Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece (CHS-GR) Hosts the Oxford Society of Greece: A Literary Event
On Saturday, September 29th, 2012 the Oxford Society of Greece will be holding, for a second consecutive year, a series of readings by Oxford graduates who are also practising poets and creative prose-writers in Greek, English or both. The event will be hosted by CHS-GR in Nafplion. This year’s participants will include the award-winning North American poet Alicia Stallings, an Oxford alumna resident in Greece, who will read from her work. To download more information, including the event schedule, click here.
• Professor Mantzoros Receives the Golden Key of Nafplio
On Sunday March 4, Professor Christos Mantzoros, Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, was awarded the Golden Key of the city by the Mayor of Nafplio. Professor Mantzoros was born and raised in Nafplio before moving to Athens, where he earned his medical degrees from Athens’ University Medical School (BA and PhD), and then to the US. During the ceremony at the Nafplio Parliament building (Vouleftiko), Professor Ioannis Petropoulos, CHS GR Director, presented, among other distinguished speakers, a brief speech congratulating Professor Mantzoros.
Professor Mantzoros, the Mayor of Nafplio, and an international group of scientists (from America, Europe, and Asia) visited the Center for Hellenic Studies before the ceremony, where Ioannis Petropoulos gave a short presentation of the history Nafplio and the Center’s activities, followed by a reception on the second floor of the Iatrou building.
Christos Mantzoros is the first Greek Scientist elected professor in two different schools of Harvard.
• Symposium: “The Crisis of Values and Institutions in Our Time"
On May 7–8 2011, Professor Petropoulos, Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece, attended a symposium entitled “The Crisis of Values and Institutions in Our Time,” which was sponsored by the Holy Diocese of the Argolid and organized by the Philological Association of the Argolid and the Panhellenic Association of Theologians (Argolid chapter) in partnership with the International Scientific Society of Ancient Greek Philosophy. The symposium discussions were chaired by Constantine G.-A. Niarchos, Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Athens, and the keynote speaker was His Grace Bishop of Epidaurus Kallinikos.
To download the schedule for the symposium, click here.
To download the remarks of Professor Petropoulos, click here.
To download the “The Future of Orthodoxy in Greece and the Crisis of Values,” remarks by S. Tsitsigos, Associate Professor, Dept. of Theology, University of Athens and Board Member of the Panhellenic Association of Theologists of the Panhellenic Association of Theologians (Argolid Chapter), click here.
To download “Patristic Thought as a Starting Point for Dialogue with Modernity,” remarks by K. Papageorgiou, Theologian, President P.E.TH., Department of Argolis, click here.
To download “Kant’s Moral and Evaluative Philosophy” remarks by Haralabos Krallis, Ph.D. (Philosophy), University of Athens, click here.
The digital library is open to the public from Monday to Friday (Monday and Wednesday 10:00-20:00 / Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00-17:00).
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