Sports and Society 2020 Symposium


Sat - Sun, Dec 5 to Dec 6, 9:00am - 10:00pm


Online, YouTube and Zoom

Full title:

International Scholars' Symposium on Sports, Society, and Culture: Athletics, Education, and the Road to Olympia


Gregory Nagy (Harvard/CHS), Charles Stocking (University of Western Ontario/CHS), Stamatia Dova (Hellenic College Holy Cross/CHS), Maša Culumovic (CHS), Konstantinos Georgiadis (University of Peloponnese/IOA) and Daniel Durbin (University of Southern California)




International Olympic Academy (IOA), CHS US, CHS Greece

Synopsis of the program:

This online iteration of the Symposium takes place in two days, over the first weekend of December. The international group of 38 undergraduate and graduate student-participants has access to the 2020 pre-recorded video presentations through YouTube on Saturday, December 5. Presentations are followed on December 6 by an online live Q&A session during which the students and the faculty/speakers reflect on the themes of the presentations, and a closing session for all the participants. The symposium is open to junior and senior undergraduate students, masters, and PhD candidates from departments in Greece, Cyprus, US and Canada, and application is required.

See the Sports and Society symposium's description on our website.

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