03 NOVEMBER 2021Young journalists explore grassroots pandemic responses in Brazil, Columbia, and PeruHomegrown, bottom-up approaches to coping with the effects of the pandemic in South America were the focus of the latest cohort of budding journalists at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) virtual Journalism Bootcamp.
- The original St. Nicholas Church at the World Trade Center in Manhattan was completely destroyed in the attacks of September 11, 2001. Now, more than 20 years later, a new St. Nicholas has been built near the same site to serve as both a church and a national shrine and community center open to all. Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I presided over the official dedication ceremony on November 2.
- The panel of experts who will judge the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) 25th Anniversary Short Film Challenge, hosted in partnership with Ghetto Film School (GFS), was announced today.
- Graphic novels. Greek poetry on climate change. Shadow theater on the Asia Minor Disaster. A look into the home of a private collector.
27 OCTOBER 2021An innovative digital platform reveals a hidden past, just out of sight in modern AthensNext time you’re hurrying through Syntagma Square, the heart of Central Athens, pause for a moment next to the Metro exit. Look for the traces of an ancient Peisistratid aqueduct and envision the ancient pipeline running underground through the modern urban fabric.
- The former stables that now hold Winchester College’s museum may date from the 14th century, but they’re young compared to many of the items that museum now holds, from an ancient Egyptian scarab necklace to a Corinthian alabastron.