Intensive Summer Course on Migration and Refugee Studies in Greece
François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and the Refugee and Migration Studies Hub at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) with the support of CHS Greece and CHS US
Harvard University, Lamont Library, Forum Room, Cambridge, MA 02138, US
Office of International Education (OIE), Harvard College
Synopsis of the event:
This annual Photo Contest attracts Harvard students college-wide, who wish to exhibit their photography skills and share special moments and views from their international trips during the past academic year. Since 2013, the Center for Hellenic Studies contributes to the photo contest by...
Through a series of lectures and meetings arranged by the CHS the program broadened the participants experience and exploration of ancient and modern Greece.
For an 8th year, the Center supported this important HAA initiative, which featured a number of special events in Nafplio, including a reception at the CHS on March 14, 2016. Gregory Nagy led the group of undergraduate and postgraduate students and alumni on the tour.
CHS GR, in cooperation with CHS DC and the Harvard Office of International Education, organized for a fourth year the Greek section of Harvard’s International Photo Contest.
The contest is open to Harvard students who have participated in summer programs abroad. The CHS, represented by Nicolas Prevelakis and Teresa Wu, awarded a prize to undergraduate Frank DuBose for the best photo taken in Greece and honorary mention to three other contestants.
JTerm came to Greece for a third year. The team consisted of nine students (three from Harvard University) and a Harvard postgraduate (who served as a teaching assistant), the CHS programs coordinator, and Professors Gregory Nagy and Kenny Morrell. The group visited Crete, Nafplion, and Athens, focusing once again on the study of the Bronze Age.