Language, Culture and Myths

A series of online talks in English, organised by The Hellenic Centre and The Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies, University of Cambridge every Wednesday at 7pm from 10 March until 31 March.

To obtain the links for the talks please email us at press@helleniccentre.org or register for each separate lecture via Eventbrite.

Programme

Wednesday 10 March 2021, 7pm

Greek as a heritage language by Prof Ianthi Maria Tsimpli, Chair of English and Applied Linguistics, co-Director of the Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, at the University of Cambridge.

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Wednesday 17 March 2021, 7pm

In search of the last Greek infinitive by Dr Ioanna Sitaridou, Reader in Spanish and Historical Linguistics; Head of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Cambridge; Deputy Director for the Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies; and Fellow at Queens’ College.

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Wednesday 24 March 2021, 7pm

Greek poetry in the Roman Empire by Prof Tim Whitmarsh, FBA is the A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge.

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Wednesday 31 March 2021, 7pm

Challenging Euripides: thoughts on Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke’s poem ‘Iphigenia’s refusal’ by Dr Liana Giannakopoulou, teaches Modern Greek Literature in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics of the University of Cambridge.

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The Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies

The Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies is a hub dedicated to expanding the field of Greek studies across time and space.  We are committed to developing knowledge and understanding through research and debate.  Drawing on the vast array of teaching and research that Cambridge University has to offer, we strive to widen engagement and ensure that Greek Studies are accessible and relevant to all.

The Centre’s originality lies in its support for the study of Greek language and culture from a variety of research perspectives and interests and in its commitment to disseminating knowledge by expanding academic and outreach activities through all possible media.

https://www.ccgs.csah.cam.ac.uk/

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