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Early Career Fellowships in Hellenic Studies in Greece and Cyprus 2022-23

The CHS offers two fellowships to postdoctoral researchers based in Greece and Cyprus. The program aims to support researchers whose work requires continued access to material on site (e.g. archives,…

Panel on The Greek Revolution: A Critical Dictionary edited by Paschalis Kitromilides and Constantinos Tsoukalas

In this collection of essays, Paschalis Kitromilides and Constantinos Tsoukalas bring together scholars writing on the many facets of the Greek Revolution and placing it squarely within the revolutionary age.…

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Panel on The Greek Revolution: A Critical Dictionary edited by Paschalis Kitromilides and Constantinos Tsoukalas

In this collection of essays, Paschalis Kitromilides and Constantinos Tsoukalas bring together scholars writing on the many facets of the Greek Revolution and placing it squarely within the revolutionary age. On the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution, this panel brings together a range of scholars from History, Political Science, and Classics, to explore the significance of this book, as well as the Greek Revolution and its legacy. Read more

Orality and Literacy (Persian translation)

Gregory Nagy Translated into Persian by Farnoosh Shamsian [[This article was first published in Encyclopedia of Rhetoric (ed. T. O. Sloane; Oxford 2001) 532-538. It is currently available in English here: https://chs.harvard.edu/curated-article/gregory-nagy-orality-and-literacy/.]] شفاهیّت و کتبیّت گرگوری ناژ برگردان فارسی: فرنوش شمسیان مفهوم شفاهیّت [1]… Read more

Kyklos Conference 2021

The Greek Epic Cycle and its Reception In the Arts, Literature, Vase-Painting, Theatre, Film, and Video Games (in Antiquity, as well as in the Contemporary World) Time: 8:00am–3:30pm EDT Kyklos is a program devoted to new and developing scholarship concerning the Greek Epic Cycle. Its primary purpose is to foster… Read more

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The CHS offers a variety of programs for students in Washington, DC and in Nafplio, including internships, workshops and seminars, and study abroad.

Reading Greek Tragedy Online

In partnership with Out of Chaos Theatre, the Center for Hellenic Studies and the Kosmos Society are presenting Reading Greek Tragedy Online, a series that brings together actors and researchers to perform and discuss scenes from Greek tragedy.

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