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10th Panhellenic Philosophical Essay Competition for high school students

April 21, 2021

CHS Greece supports the 10th Panhellenic Philosophical Essay Competition for high school students. The important annual event is organized by the University of Patras, Department of Philosophy, under the aegis of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, and with the support of the Panhellenic Association of Philologists and of the Center.

This year’s competition focuses on the topic of “Experience of the limits: "Crisis —...

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Research reports of the 2020–21 Early Career Fellows in Hellenic Studies in Greece and Cyprus

April 20, 2021

As of June 1 2020, Ioanna Moutafi and Nikos Tsivikis have been the appointed CHS Early Career Fellows in Hellenic Studies in Greece and Cyprus. During this fellowship program and among other provisions, the fellows share brief reports of their research projects with the CHS community.

The 2020–21 Early Career Fellows' reports and bio information are available via the CHS US webpage:

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CHS Greece's brand-new Newsletter is here

April 9, 2021

We would like to share with our community the relaunch of CHS Greece's Newsletter! We look forward to sharing with you news and latest happenings, upcoming events and initiatives, and so on, on a bi-monthly basis.

Building on the collaboration between the University's worldwide network and the Office of Vice Provost for International Affairs, our Newsletter will from now on feature news and activities from other Harvard global...

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At a glance: Gregory Nagy

April 2, 2021

Gregory Nagy, a Harvard Professor for more than 45 years, Director of CHS in Washington DC, and a worldwide renowned Classicist, is the founder of CHS Greece. Professor Nagy, has received a large number of distinctions and honorary degrees & positions over the years, many of them in Greece, such as honorary doctorates from various Greek Universities, the Onassis Foundation prize, etc. He is an elected foreign member of the...

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Online international conference on Performance in Late Antiquity and Byzantium

March 31, 2021

CHS Greece supports this online international conference that will take place on April 19–24, 2021, co-organized by the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, Harvard's Center for Hellenic Studies in the USA, the American College of Greece, and the Global Knowledge Academics.

Performance and performativity represent an aspect of pre-modern Greek literature and culture that has not yet received sufficient attention. The conference will focus on performativity in its broadest sense across genres in an attempt to trace its function in...

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