The Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence (June 18-29, 2018) organized by the Charles University in Prague and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, supported by the CEFRES–French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Slavonic and East European Studies (UCL), University of Birmingham, Humboldt University of Berlin and the Institute for… more »
News and Announcements
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Sanctuary of Athena at Sounion (AAAC 4) by Barbara Barletta.
The Temple of Athena at Sounion has long been recognized as one of the most unusual buildings in the architectural history of Greece. Its plan, with columns… more »
Significant archaeological finds are being unearthed almost on a daily basis from the excavations for the Thessaloniki Metro.
The findings highlighting the glorious ancient past of the modern Macedonian city are being studied by a host of archaeologists and other scientists to uncover more details about the past.
“The findings will be evaluated… more »
New archaeological finds unearthed from the excavations for the Thessaloniki Metro include a headless statue of Aphrodite and floor mosaics from the 4th century AD.
The Aphrodite statue was found on the site of Hagia Sophia station, near a fountain complex discovered only a few weeks ago.
Chairman of Attiko Metro SA, Yiannis… more »
When and where did humans develop language? To find out, look deep inside caves, suggests an MIT professor.
More precisely, some specific features of cave art may provide clues about how our symbolic, multifaceted language capabilities evolved, according to a new paper co-authored by MIT linguist Shigeru Miyagawa.
A key to… more »
A new theory suggests that Homo erectus was able to create seagoing vessels – and must have used language to sail successfully.
They had bodies similar to modern humans, could make tools, and were possibly the first to cook. Now one expert is arguing that Homo erectus might have been a mariner –… more »
The Atlanta Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America and Kennesaw State University present DR. SETHURAMEN SURESH INDIAN NATIONAL TRUST FOR ART AND CULTURAL HERITAGE.
For more information see PDF: poster-aia-lecture-suresh3
Minister Pappas tours the US in view of TIF2018 Greece’s Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Nikos Pappas, toured the U.S. Feb 5-9, to invite businesses to participate in the Thessaloniki International Fair 2018 next September, where the USA will be the honored country.
Minister Pappas visited Los Angeles, where he had… more »
Georgia Humanities Announces New Leadership
Laura McCarty Named President
ATLANTA—February 20, 2018. Georgia Humanities announces the appointment of Laura McCarty as the organization’s new president, effective February 1, 2018. McCarty succeeds Jamil Zainaldin who, as previously announced, retired on January 31.
McCarty is a collaborative leader who brings more than 20… more »
The February edition of EuropeNow Journal is here! This month’s issue includes a special feature on Nationalism, Nativism, and the Revolt Against Globalization. This special feature examines the resurgence of far-right groups through an array of research, poetry, and visual art.
For more information: https://www.europenowjournal.org/issues/issue-14-feb-2018/