- They’re a human rights lawyer, an oceanographer, a multidisciplinary artist, a veterinarian, a health innovator, an engineer, and a free speech advocate.
- Village life is proverbially slow. This doesn’t hold true for the Greek village of Vamvakou, where there’s something new on offer every day, even for visitors who have been before.
- On the Greek islands of Agios Efstratios, Kasos and Tilos, children stand facing each other, each armed with a sword.
- Confronted with entrenched and growing income inequality, deadly racial disparities, and political and economic systems that seem incapable of delivering fundamental solutions, people in the United States and elsewhere are turning with renewed interest to a very old idea: socialism.
- Architecture and music, though very different in form, share more in common than they seem to at first: the primacy of structure, the importance of contrasts and textures, and the deep and immediate communication with the viewer or listener.
25 SEPTEMBER 2020Countercultural Philhellenes, Greek Shipping, and Cycladic Ruins in Fall Events at UCLA’s SNF Hellenic CenterThe University of California at Los Angeles’s Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture, which formally launched in June, is offering a full fall schedule of events.
- In the lead-up to a U.S. election like none before it, SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University is parsing the most dire threats to the American democratic process, helping us understand how we got here, and pointing the way to actions we can take for the health of our democracy.
- If you’re in Athens, consider this your invitation to take a walk through Stavros Niarchos Park to enjoy the fall scenery.
23 SEPTEMBER 2020Special Olympics Virtual Talent Show Brings together Young People from Mexico to MoroccoThroughout the current COVID crisis, students around the world have faced new challenges in learning in virtual settings, long days at home, and socializing with their friends. This has posed additional challenges for students with intellectual disabilities. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented face-to-face activities, the need to empower young people and recognize their talents remains very much central to the student experience.