Through its monthly series of events, entitled DIALOGUES, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation presents individuals and representatives of civil society who inspire others through their work, actions and vision, coming from different fields, backgrounds, and countries.

DIALOGUES delve into different themes that cut across the key pillars of the Foundation’s work: Arts and Culture, Education, Health and Sports, and Social Welfare.

Through this series of events, which are free and open to the public, the SNF seeks to catalyze conversations around critical issues, create a platform for the exchange of ideas, present individuals who inspire a new way of thinking, and encourage collaboration among individuals and organizations across the globe.

The events follow a flexible format, which is subject to change based on the theme of each event, featuring panel discussions, one-on-one conversations and presentations, among others.

DIALOGUES are free and open to the public. Participants must pre-register online, on a first-come first-serve basis.

Furthermore, events are live streamed via www.SNF.org/live and are available on demand in both video and podcast format on the SNF’s website.

Upcoming Dialogues Events

March 2019
History of Rebetiko
In the March installment of the SNF DIALOGUES series, we embark on a retrospective journey on the history of rebetiko. Musicians, academics, and craftsmen of musical instruments discuss the roots and influence of rebetiko in the world music scene, its sociological value, its stigmatization and relatively recent destigmatization, as well as the cultural trends that have transported it across the globe. The event will take place on March 27. For more information, click here

April 2019
Europe: Challenges, Dilemmas and Brexit
The challenges and dilemmas that Europe is called upon to face in the lead-up to the European elections in May will form the basis of discussion for SNF’s April DIALOGUES event. Speakers will address the issues that have created a multi-speed reality among EU member states, political turbulence, and the forthcoming withdrawal of the UK from the EU.