Athens: Heritage and Modernity
Exploration of the coexistence between historic and modern Athens, Greece
Spring (March 16 - March 27, 2014)
(check-in Saturday, March 15 - check-out Friday, March 28)
Summer (June 29 - July 10, 2014)
(check-in Saturday, June 28 - check-out Friday, July 11)
This 13 day visit of Athens is a thoughtful exploration of the history, preservation and conservation issues facing the city, organized around a series of lectures and visits lead by some of the top Athenian archaeologists, architects, historians, conservators and planners who have been dealing with the problem of surveying, planning, and preserving monuments and cultural heritage in the midst of a growing modern city.
Please visit our website and syllabus to see a complete list of faculty, lectures and visits.
The program is intended for people studying, or professionally involved in, the fields of: History, Archaeology, Architecture Art History, Architecture, Urban Planning, Anthropology, Conservation and Historic Preservation, but is also open for people with a general interest in any of the above mentioned subjects.
If you, or someone you know, are interested in this program you can get further information at our website. Our deadlines for applying are: February 1st 2014, for spring and May 1st 2014, for summer.