- 22 October 2020 / Public Humanities Events, from AIDS in 1980s Athens to Zine Workshops
True to its name and mission, the SNF Public Humanities Initiative (SNFPHI) offers a range of public events, from sci-fi film screenings to collaborative creation of a zine documenting our current strange existence as if it were an alien world.
- 22 October 2020 / Progetto Quid, Sustainable Fashion with an Inclusionary Mission, Wins at Green Carpet Fashion Awards
At the virtual ceremony for the 2020 Green Carpet Fashion Awards, introduced by Robert Downey Jr., ethical fashion brand Progetto Quid took home the Responsible Disruption Award.
- 21 October 2020 / A Festival for Young Cinephiles
Plants take their revenge on bullies. Girls learn how to skate in the midst of war in Afghanistan. A soccer team travels from a shantytown in South Africa to the World Youth Cup in Sweden.
- 21 October 2020 / SNF Hellenic Studies Centers in LA and British Columbia Collaborate to Highlight a Fascinating Figure
Eva Palmer Sikelianos lived such an extraordinary and unusual life in Greece that it’s still a subject of fascination 100 some years later.
- 20 October 2020 / Myrto is Finally Swimming Free
Let’s start with the introductions. Her name is Myrto, she comes from the Northern Aegean, and she’s somewhere between 15 and 20 years old. Myrto is one of the 70 to 80 sea turtles ARCHELON treats and rehabilitates every year.
- 19 October 2020 / Reinvigorating the Greek Seas, One Piece of Littoral Litter at a Time
From afar, they might look like colorful corals, rocks, or marine plants swaying with the current. But get closer, and you’ll see that they’re not a natural part of the ocean environment, but rather human cast-offs: plastic bags, glass bottles, tangles of wire, and fishing nets.
- 19 October 2020 / Meet the Inaugural Class of Fellows at Penn’s SNF Paideia Program
They include an ordained Buddhist monk from Washington, an aspiring bioethicist from Japan, and a climate activist from Greece.
- 16 October 2020 / A History of America’s Contentious Elections from the SNF Agora Institute and the National Constitution Center
It’s the bitterly contested United States presidential race everyone is talking about. That’s right: 1800, Jefferson versus Adams.
- 13 October 2020 / SNF Continues its Pandemic Relief Efforts with New Grants Totaling over $10.8 Million
Part of the Foundation’s $100 million global COVID-19 relief initiative, the new grants provide emergency relief to vulnerable populations and support for young people while also helping lay the groundwork for recovery.