Like so many English words, nostalgia has its roots in Greek. Νόστος, nostos, a word used by Homer, means homecoming and ἄλγος, algos, is a psychological pain or an ache. Put these together and you get nostalgia, that bittersweet feeling of longing… More
In the Picturing Athens class, students use the photographic lens to create and curate their own stories of Athens. Each week is marked by a photographic theme chosen by the students. This week’s theme grew out of our focus on noticing details in the… More
Evita Tsokanta is an art historian, gallery director and independent curator of contemporary art exhibitions in Athens. She holds an MA from University College London in Cultural and Creative Industries. With colleague Eirene Efstathiou, Evita teaches… More
Dr Nikos Anterriotis teaches Modern and Ancient Languages at the arcadia center and although the Classics can sometimes be a challenge, he always finds a way to bring laughter to the classroom.
Here, Dr Anterriotis elaborates on his most recent publication… More
Dr Stavros Oikonomidis, our Archaeology Professor, spends most of his time on site, directing various archaeological excavations: in between teaching his class at the arcadia center that is!
Here, Dr Oikonomidis tells us of his recent, exciting excavation… More