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The 24th Annual College Consortium for International Studies

Date of the event: 
April 16th -19th

The 24th Annual College Consortium for International Studies is held at the ACT between April 16th -19th.

Graffiti in an ancient city: images and voices of daily life

Date of the event: 
Wednesday, April 17, 6pm

Angelos Chaniotis was born in Athens and received his undergraduate education at the University of Athens. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Ancient History from the University of Heidelberg in 1984, followed by study of law at the University of Bonn from 1985 to 1986.  In 1992, he received his Habilitation in Ancient History from the University of Heidelberg. He has held teaching and research positions at the University of Heidelberg, New York University, the University of Oxford, and the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

5th Inspiration Xchange

Date of the event: 
Wednesday April 10th

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Big Changes Start with Small Solutions: an ideas workshop for International Women’s Day

Bicycles carrying kilos of fish….rock concerts…. the world’s biggest sandwich…art made out of packaged food, NGO network building……. 2nd hand designer clothing……. online platforms for volunteering solutions……taxis and potatoes…..ethical hairdressing salons…… professional internships….
Youtube playlist? Coffee shop eavesdropping? Twitter madness?
No, all of the above and much more were practical solutions proposed by ACT students to meet the needs of two local non-profit organizations during the event “Big changes start with small solutions”.   

ACT hosts Kosovar media and civil society leaders

Date of the event: 
February 20, 2013

On Wednesday, February 20, the Dukakis Center hosted a small delegation of journalists and civil society leaders from Kosovo for an informal round table discussion on the state of Kosovar five years after the declaration of statehood. The speakers included Fliaka Surroi, Ilir Deda, Armend Muja, and Berat Rukiqi, who appeared courtesy of Eliamep and Kipred, leading think tanks in Athens and Pristina, respectively.

Dukakis Center hosts foreign ministry veteran

Date of the event: 
Monday, March 11

Dimitris Katsoudas, former Secretary General of European Affairs, Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs, spoke at ACT on Monday, March 11, under the auspices of the Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service, on the topcic of "Phoenix Rising from the Ashes: How Greece can Recover.

Grundvig Grant Application

Date of the event: 
30th April 2013

The Grundvig grant application deadline is the 30th April 2013 and potential applicants can check with their national agency for the eligibility criteria (see pdf). The grant is for inhabitants of EU member countries (unfortunately not for persons living in Greece).

"Big Changes Start with Small Solutions"

Date of the event: 
Wednesday, 6 March 2013

"Big Changes Start with Small Solutions"
An Ideas Workshop for International Women's Day
 
Wednesday, 6 March 2013
17:00 – 19:30 pm
Bissell Library, ACT

Former Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Speaks at ACT

Date of the event: 
Monday, February 18, 2013

The Dukakis Center welcomed former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Spyros Kouvelis for the inaugural Dukakis Lecture of the Spring 2013 semester on Monday, February 18, for a talk on Development Perspectives, Reform, and Outward Opening of Greek Entrepreneurship.

International Job Hunting

Date of the event: 
February 22 2013

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