Hellenism in the News

Why Do People Still Think That Classical Sculptures Were Meant to Be White?

If you’ve ever visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, chances are you’ve seen its collection of Classical marble sculptures. Weaving through these mighty Greek warriors and Roman busts, you may chuckle at a missing nose here, a broken arm there—visual reminders that, no matter how perfect these works may have… more »

Remains of Graeco-Roman temple discovered near Egypt’s Siwa Oasis

An Egyptian archaeological mission from the Supreme Council of Antiquities has uncovered the remains of a Graeco-Roman temple while carrying our excavation work at the Al-Salam archaeological site, about 50km east of the Siwa Oasis.

Aymen Ashmawi, the head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Department at the Ministry of Antiquities, said that the… more »

Mycenaean findings: Gigantic 1250 BC building project in northern Copais

The two-year research program “The Mycenaean Northeastern Kopais – MYNEKO” (2016-2017) was successfully completed and systematic excavation was carried out on the islets of Agios Ioannis and Pyrgos-Agia Marina in the northeastern part of the lake in northern Copaida, under the direction of Dr. Elena Kountouri, Head of the Department of Prehistoric and… more »

Why Border Enforcement Backfired with Douglas Massey, Princeton University

Please join the Global Studies Institute in welcoming Douglas S. Massey, the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, to Georgia State University.

Dr. Massey’s presentation will focus on an article in which he and his co-authors offered a “systematic… more »