University of Piraeus Awards Honorary Doctorate to the Honorable Metropolitan of Monemvassia and Sparta
21 November 2019

On Friday, November 22, in a ceremony held at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), the Honorable Metropolitan of Monemvassia and Sparta, Metropolitan Efstathios, will be awarded an honorary doctorate by the Department of Informatics of the School of Information and Communication Technologies of the University of Piraeus.

The event, made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), will include speeches by the Dean of the University, the President of the Department of Informatics, and the Honorable Metropolitan. Musical ensembles from the Musical School of Sparta will perform for attendees.

SNF has previously supported the work of the Holy Metropolitan Church of Monemvassia and Sparta, as well as of social organizations operating under its supervision. SNF also supports the construction and outfitting of a new School of Byzantine Music and Hagiography in the prefecture of Laconia.