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.

The DIALOGUES are curated and moderated by Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou.


Wednesday, September 25, 18:30
Thessaloniki: History, Art, Politics, Culture, People. On Wednesday, September 25, the SNF DIALOGUES will travel to Thessaloniki, exploring its characterization as the “new Berlin,” looking toward its future, and examining the coexistence of old and new there. Guest speakers will open a discussion about the multiple faces of a city that has been, and continues to be, a cultural and historical reference point, not only for Greece, but also for the wider region and Europe.

Animal Welfare
Wednesday, October 30, 18:30
This October, on the occasion of World Animal Day, the SNF DIALOGUES open a discussion on the important issue of animal welfare. On Wednesday, October 30, we discuss troubling patterns of abuse and cruelty toward “man’s best friends” encountered in various parts of Greece, including illegal fighting and betting, as well as the impact of social media.