Athens: City of Wisdom: Historical and Modern Resilience in Greece’s Capital
European Union Seminar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University (CES), Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece and the US, and Consulate General of Greece in Boston
All (Registration to Zoom webinar is required)
Bruce Clark (author of Athens: City of Wisdom and journalist of The Economist) and Mark Schiefsky (C. Lois P. Grove Professor of the Classics, Harvard University, and Director, Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University) as chair
Organizers welcome Bruce Clark, author of Athens: City of Wisdom and journalist of The Economist, in a discussion about the largest urban area in southeastern Europe and one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the world, focusing on the factors which have underpinned Athens and Attica as a cradle of human energy, ingenuity and talent.