25 OCTOBER 2018Eric Klinenberg on how Social Infrastructure can Strengthen Democracy at the SNF Agora InstituteOn Wednesday, October 24th, New York University sociologist, Eric Klinenberg, gave a talk on the far-reaching, life-and-death impacts of social infrastructure, namely shared public spaces, such as libraries, parks, playgrounds and churches, among others, as explored in his recent book, Palaces for the People.
- On Tuesday, October 23rd, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) announced a two-part challenge grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) in support of the Watch 2020 program.
- On Thursday, October 25th, 2018 a Press Conference will be held for the presentation of 32 short films inspired by the refugee crisis, and created by refugees and volunteers within the framework of the “Home New Home” program.
- On Sunday, October 21st, 2018, the Nautical Sports Club in the area of Volos organized an event for the official delivery of the new rowing equipment (skiffs), acquired through a grant by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
- With the exclusive support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) launches a call for applications for the next round of internships.
- The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) organizes the 12th event of its monthly DIALOGUES series, which will focus on “Astronomy.”
22 OCTOBER 2018Official Opening of the Specialized Care Center “La Maison des Copains”, in France, supported by SNFOn Saturday, October 20th, the Prefect and Mayor of Annot inaugurated “La Maison des Copains”, a specialized holiday retreat center for children and adults with disabilities, as well as their families.
- On Saturday, October 20th, representatives of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) attended the General Assembly of the FC Barcelona, marking the first time in the FCB’s history that third party participants are invited to attend the Assembly proceedings. The General Assembly was attended by FCB’s BoD members, club members and players of FCB.
- On Friday, October 19th, 2018, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) organized the 11th event of its monthly series, DIALOGUES, hosting a “Greek Oktoberfest” celebration on the panoramic steps of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, in collaboration with the German Embassy in Athens.