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ACT-SEESOX Summer Module

Date of the event: 
Summer 2012

The ACT-SEESOX Summer Module is an integral part of the Summer '12 session courses at the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT). The Module is the result of a unique collaboration between South Εast European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX) at St Antony's College, University of Oxford and the Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service at ACT.

Greek Startups: Thriving on Chaos

Date of the event: 
March 19, 2012

More than 170 students and faculty members gathered in the ACT Bissell Conference area for an afternoon conference showcasing positive trends in Greek Entrepreneurship.

Dukakis Center hosts AUTH Moot Court team

Date of the event: 
March 15, 2012

A team of four students from the Law School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki conducted a session of the annual Jessup International Moot Court simulation at ACT on Thursday, March 15, 2012.

Upcoming Inspiration Exchange Event

Date of the event: 
March 12, 2012

The next Inspiration Exchange event will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at 5 PM in the ACT New Building Conference Room under the auspices of the Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service.
 
Mr. Giorgios Toulas, Editor of Parallaxi Magazine and guiding force behind the "Thessaloniki Allios" initiative, will engage in frank discussion on the prospect for volunteerism and service learning in the wider Thessaloniki community.

Two Interesting Lectures by Dr. Pechlivanidis

Date of the event: 
May 2012

Dr. Christos Pechlivanidis will deliver two interesting lectures on philosophy in Thessaloniki (April) and in Athens (May):
 
1. "Apagoge and Phantasia in Aristotle".
Lecture at the Department of Philosophy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Thessaloniki: Old Building of the School of Philosophy (Ethnikis Amynis Str.), 1st floor - 215 hall, Wednesday, May 2nd at 19:30
Click here to view the poster.
 
2. "The concept of 'apagoge' in Aristotle's logical system".

Διαπανεπιστημιακή Παρουσίαση της Σύγχρονης Νεοφυούς Επιχειρηματικότητας

Date of the event: 
March 19, 2012

Κάντε κλικ εδώ για περισσότερες πληροφορίες.

Dukakis Center welcomes sociologist Berch Berberoglu

Date of the event: 
March 14, 2012

Dukakis Center welcomes sociologist Berch Berberoglu
“Look out the window. See what is happening. Reality,” stated Berch Berberoglu to a roomful of twenty students and staff members. Professor Berberoglu, Chair of the Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Reno, and author of twenty-nine books, visited the American College of Thessaloniki on March 14, 2012, and gave a lecture on the global capitalist crisis and it’s origins, nature, and impact on the United States.
 

Women’s Biographies and Life Stories: Thessaloniki in the Context of SE Europe

Date of the event: 
March 5, 2012

On Monday, March 5, 2012, the American College of Thessaloniki hosted a workshop on the general theme of women’s biographies, life stories, and autobiographies, organized under the auspices of the Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service.

Business Crisis Management Center Second Event

Date of the event: 
March 7, 2012

The Business Crisis Management Center (BCMC) is a new initiative undertaken by the MBA faculty at the American College of Thessaloniki.  The BCMC provides a platform for entrepreneurs to present the impacts of the current financial crisis on their businesses. The mission of the BCMC is to present tools and best practices available that can help them develop effective response measures. In addition to offering network opportunities, BCMC also provides access to library resources.

Dukakis Center events on the horizon

Date of the event: 
March 12 - 16, 2012

The Michael and Kitty Dukakis Center for Public and Humanitarian Service announces the following events during the week of March 12-16

Wednesday, March 14, 5-6:30 PM, Niarchos Teleconference Room
Dukakis Lecture: "The Global Capitalist Crisis: Its Origins, Dynamics, and Impact on the United States"
Berch Berberoglu, Foundation Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Reno

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