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UCLA Establishes New Hellenic Studies Chair

UCLA has established a newly endowed chair in their Hellenic Studies Center after receiving an extraordinarily generous gift commitment from alumnus George Kolovos and his wife Tina. Known as the George P. Kolovos Family Centennial Term Chair, the philanthropic gift...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Reboots the Greek Language in British Columbia

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, has just welcomed their first group of interns for their program Rebooting the Greek Language. The Foundation has donated a CA$2million grant to Simon...

Princeton University Athens Center for Research and Hellenic Studies Inaugurated

Princeton University has inaugurated the Athens Center for Research and Hellenic Studies in Athens, a project three years in the making. "An academic home in Greece embodies some of the key goals of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic Fund, established in 1979,"...

Hellenic Studies’ Dedication to Greek Crisis

The new issue of educational journal Hellenic Studies, is dedicated to the Greek financial debt crisis. It is devoted to the study of issues prevailing among Greeks in both Greece and the numerous Greek communities abroad, and is the...

2012 Runciman Award Goes to Dr Peter Thonemann

The Runciman Award, organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League and with the generous support of the National Bank of Greece, is awarded each year to a book devoted to an aspect of Hellenic Studies. The winner of the 2012 Award is...

Azerbaijan Chooses Hellenic Studies Despite the Crisis

At the current time, Greece's image around the world is rather negative but young Azeris don't forget the country's perennial cultural offer and have decided to study Greek culture and history at the Baku Slavic University. Azeris first discover references...

Generous Greeks Make Donations to Support Hellenic Studies Abroad

Almost 10 years ago, the Greek Orthodox Community of Northern Australia donated 10,000 dollars to the Charles Darwin University, in order to promote Hellenic Studies abroad. President of the Community John Nikolakis stated that this was an initiative, which began with...

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Grants Hellenic Studies in Canada

The Simon Fraser University of Canada (SFU, www.sfu.ca) announced yesterday the establishment of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies after receiving a series of exclusive grants from The Stavros Niarchos Foundation since 2003. The Centre will be offering...