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Athens Carnival 2017

Apokries, the Carnival season has begun and culminates with kite flying, music and Sarakostiana flavours on Monday the 27th… More

Joanna Simos Assistant Director, Experiential Education

Athens Carnival 2017

Joanna Simos February 14, 2017

Apokries, the Carnival season has begun and culminates with kite flying, music and Sarakostiana flavours on Monday the 27th February. Join any of the musical strolls, parade in costume in downtown Athens, and enjoy the celebrations: Wednesday 15 February Syntagma… More

Food: exploring Athens

Joanna Simos October 25, 2016

It is a general student consensus that Greek food is great, so customarily, we begin the semester exploring food culture in the city to introduce the varied delicacies available. Here we are enjoying our stroll around Athens. Have we made you hungry?… More

Cape Sounion, Temple of Poseidon

Joanna Simos October 18, 2016

A long standing tradition at the Athens Center is our semesterly visit to Sounion. Frequented by philosopher Martin Heidegger, romantic poet George Lord Byron and other critical thinkers in modern history this long standing site has an impact on all visitors… More

Arcadian on stage at historical Greek theater

Joanna Simos October 11, 2016

Matthew joined us in Athens in September and immediately sought out the opportunity to continue his 15 year old passion for acting and  become involved in the local theater scene. Having enjoyed Matthew on stage in the thought provoking classic Thucydides… More

Countryside in Athens

Jan Sanders September 29, 2016

The first academic excursion of the fall semester took place recently. Students were joined by Greek language faculty Ourania Sinopoulou and Greek Key faculty Maria Michou for a visit to Tatoi, a 'cultured wilderness' that is part of the Former Royal… More

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