Events

    2020 Feb 07

    International Educational Photo Contest awards ceremony

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Library, Forum Room, Harvard University, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA, US

    Language:

    English

    Organizers:

    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...

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    2020 Jan 10

    January Journey in Greece

    Fri - Sun, Jan 10 to Jan 19, 9:00am - 9:00am

    Location: 

    Nafplio, Athens, Nafpaktos, Messolonghi, Ioannina, Thessaloniki.

    Full title:

    January Journey in Greece for Students and Alumni: Writing History from Nafplio to Thessaloniki

    Faculty:

    Keith DeStone (CHS/Harvard)

    Language:

    English

    Organizers:

    Harvard Alumni Association (HAA), supported by CHS Greece and...

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    2019 Dec 06

    Harvard's Office of Career Services Fair

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University, Harvard SOCH, 59 Shepard Str, Cambridge, MA 02138, US

    Full title:

    Harvard's Office of Career Services Summer Programs & Funding Fair

    Language:

    English

    Organizer:

    Office of Career Services (OCS), Harvard University

    Synopsis of the event:

    Every December the Office of Career Services hosts the Summer Programs & Funding Fair, for the purpose of informing Harvard students about summer...

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    2019 Mar 16

    Spring Break Program

    Sat - Sat, Mar 16 to Mar 23, 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Nafplio, Olympia, Delphi, Athens (Greece)

    Full title:

    Spring Break in Greece for Students and Alumni

    Faculty:

    Gregory Nagy (CHS/Harvard)

    Language:

    English

    Organizers:

    Harvard Alumni Association (HAA), supported by CHS Greece and CHS US

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    2019 Feb 08

    Harvard's Office of International Education Photo Contest

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University, Lamont Library, Forum Room, Cambridge, MA 02138, US

    Language:

    English

    Organizers:

    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...

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    2018 Mar 09

    Spring Break Program

    Fri - Sun, Mar 9 to Mar 18, 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Nafplio, Olympia, Delphi, Athens.

    Full title:

    Spring Break in Greece for Students and Alumni

    Faculty:

    Gregory Nagy (CHS/Harvard).

    Language:

    English

    Organizers:

    Harvard Alumni Association (HAA), supported by CHS Greece and CHS US...

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    2017 Oct 24

    The role of an International Center, Worldwide Week at Harvard panel discussion

    4:00pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Harvard University, William James Hall, Auditorium B1, 33 Kirkland St., Cambridge, MA 02138, US

    Full title:

    The role of an International Center in supporting the University's global presence: Programs and Collaborations in Greece

    Opening remarks:

    Gregory Nagy (CHS/Harvard), Nicolas Prevalakis, moderator of the event (CHS/Harvard)

    First panel:

    Teaching Internships, Cultural Internships, Harvard Summer Program in Greece

    Speakers:

    Faculty perspectives:...

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    2016 Feb 19

    Harvard’s International Photo Contest

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Lamont Library’s Forum Room

    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.

     
    2015 Jul 16

    High School Summer Program/Teaching Internships Program (HSSP)

    Thu Jul 16 (All day) to Sat Aug 1 (All day)

    Location: 

    Nafplio, Greece

    The sessions were designed and implemented by the program’s director Nicolas Prevelakis (Lecturer in Harvard's Committee on Degrees in Social Studies and Associate Director of Curricular Development, CHS DC) with imput from Kevin Caffrey (Lecturer in Harvard's Committee on Degrees in Social Studies), who taught all of the first week’s sessions. The two faculty members, along with Matina Goga (CHS Greece Communications Coordinator and Programs Development) and the teaching fellows supported all aspects of the coordination of the program. Sixteen high school students were selected from a...

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    2015 May 25

    CHS Summer Internship Program in Greece

    Mon May 25 (All day) to Sun Jun 28 (All day)

    Location: 

    Nafplio and Athens

    Lectures and activities related to the interns’ field of study were introduced; interns met with Kenny Morrell, Nicolas Prevelakis, Katerina Flaka (head of EURES in Greece) and all supervisors. CHS GR’s new collaborations with academic departments from throughout Greece link the interns’ field of study more closely with the internships.

    Interns were assigned to local institutions (the National Archaeological Museum of Nafplio, the National Gallery/Nafplio Annex, the Fougaro Cultural Complex, the Europe Direct Information Center/Nafplio Office). In 2015, an additional...

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    2014 Jun 30

    Comparative Cultural Studies Program

    Mon Jun 30 (All day) to Sun Aug 3 (All day)

    Location: 

    Nafplio and Thessaloniki

    This intensive program, the oldest continuously running “Harvard Summer School” abroad, brought twenty-five undergraduates to Greece (19 of them studying at Harvard), for the fourteenth session of annual seminars and site visits. Nicolas Prevelakis (Harvard/CHS) was the academic coordinator; Anna Stavrakopoulou (CHS/Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) offered her invaluable advice and expertise particularly during the program’s session in Thessaloniki. Faculty included Sahar Bazzaz (College of the Holy Cross), Emma Dench (Harvard), Michael Puett (Harvard), Dimiter Angelov, (Harvard),...

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