In partnership with LIVE from the NYPL, Onassis USA welcomes award-winning poet, celebrated translator, and professor of Ancient Greek, Anne Carson, to deliver an illustrated lecture, “On Corners.” Presenting a range of texts and figures both classic and contemporary,… more »
A farmer in Kentri Ierapetra on Crete attempted to park his vehicle in the shade of an olive tree and by pure chance, the over-irrigated dirt under his vehicle revealed a carved tombstone of the Late Minoan III period.
“It is a great day for Ierapetra,” said the deputy mayor of Local Communities,… more »
The Department of Linguistics in the Division of the Humanities invites applications for a Lecturer in Modern Greek for the 2018-19 academic year, with possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach modern Greek at the university level, and ideally to teach other areas related to Greece and its… more »
Almost 2,000 years since it was buried beneath lava spewed by Mount Vesuvius, artifacts are still emerging from the lost city of Pompeii. Now new drone footage offers history buffs a visual treasure to savor from above.
According to Pompeii expert and archaeologist Steven Ellis, the aerial tour through parts of the city’s… more »
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) at the University of Michigan launched the LSA Collegiate Fellows program in 2016 as a major college initiative aimed at promoting an inclusive scholarly environment, recruiting and retaining exceptional early career scholars, and supporting outstanding scholars who are committed to building a diverse intellectual… more »
Government unveils set of measures for the relief of the wildfires victims
In view of the devastating fires in the Attica region in Greece, the Greek government unveiled a series of immediate measures to help fire victims. Among the measures agreed upon are emergency one-off allowances, tax relief measures and fast-tracking of the… more »