Harvard undergraduate students

2013 Jan 06

January Term Program (JTerm)

Sun Jan 6 (All day) to Sat Jan 26 (All day)


Crete, Nafplio, and Athens

JTerm came to Greece for a third year. The team consisted of nine students (three from Harvard University) and a Harvard postgraduate (who served as a teaching assistant), the CHS programs coordinator, and Professors Gregory Nagy and Kenny Morrell. The group visited Crete, Nafplion, and Athens, focusing once again on the study of the Bronze Age.

HSSP poster with information on the collaborating partners of the Teaching Internship as well as the dates and place it will be held, communication details, and relevant weblink.

Teaching Internship - Call for applications

December 1, 2021

CHS Greece seeks up to 4 Harvard College students to serve as Teaching Fellows (TFs) for the CHS High School Summer Program (HSSP) in Greece. TFs will support the HSSP faculty members and participate in planning, coordinating, and teaching a 2-week seminar. The first phase of the internship will be the TF's preparation during the spring semester, and the second phase will be the program itself in Nafplio, Greece.

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2016 Feb 19

Harvard’s International Photo Contest

(All day)


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)


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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2014 Jun 30

Comparative Cultural Studies Program

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


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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2015 May 25

CHS Summer Internship Program in Greece

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


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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2017 Oct 24

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

4:00pm to 5:45pm


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


Faculty perspectives:...

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