Sports, Society, & Culture 2021 Symposium


Sat - Sun, Oct 9 to Oct 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm




International Scholars' Symposium on Sports, Society, & Culture: “Olympia & the Struggle for Freedom,” in honor of the Bicentennial of Greek Independence

Academic coordination:

Stamatia Dova (Hellenic College Holy Cross & CHS), Charles Stocking (University of Western Ontario & CHS), Maša Ćulumović (CHS), Paul Christesen (Dartmouth College), Heather Reid (Fonte Aretusa - Exedra Mediterranean Center), Nicolas Prevelakis (Harvard & CHS), Gregory Nagy (Harvard & CHS), and the CHS-IOA Pre-doc Fellows, Christos Aristopoulos (University of Cyprus), Despoina Dretaki and Evangelos Tataridis (University of Crete), Georgios Podaropoulos (University of Athens), Paraskevi Salepi (University of the Peloponnese) and Alexandros Velaoras (University of Patras).



Organized by:

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

Synopsis of the activity:

This virtual iteration of the Symposium takes place in two days, over the second weekend of October. The group of undergraduate and graduate student-participants is offered 7-day access to the 2021 pre-recorded video presentations on Saturday, October 2. Live breakout sessions take place on October 9-10, followed by an online live Q&A session, during which the entire group of students and the faculty/speakers reflect on the themes of the presentations.

Find out more about the Symposium