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Winter School 2019: Migration in the Margins of Europe

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From18-29 January 2019,  the Institute of Migration and Ethnic Studies of the University of Amsterdam, the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology of the VU University Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute in Athens, organize for the eighth consecutive year the intensive winter course Migration in the Margins of Europe in collaboration with Greek universities and NGOs for MA and PhD students in social sciences and cultural anthropology.

As the flows of refugees have been intensified recently as a result of the wider political changes in the middle East, Asia and Africa, Europe is facing one of the most challenging periods of its contemporary history with rising racism, xenophobia and far right extremism. As the idea of fortress Europe is becoming reality through the reinforcement of the national borders, “the entry points” in Greece have to handle a disproportional share of the management and social policy of the new flows. What is the role of Europe and European policy in this encounter and how migrants and people on the move experience these new precarious conditions? 

The course will be supplemented with a small field research in the centre of Athens and students will be able to contribute to a migration project by recording and illustrating life experiences of refugees and other immigrants or inhabitants of the city of Athens. 

Deadline for application: 15 December 2018

More information - Application form 


Taalcursus Nieuwgrieks II en III op het NIA


Fieldwork and staying in Greece is more fun when you are able to communicate with the locals. Together with the Nederlands Instituut in Athene and the UvA's modern Greek department, Taalhuis Amsterdam has developed intensive Greek courses in Athens . The courses are geared to students and PhD's. In this 10 day course there are 4,5 hours of lessons each day and you're expected to dedicate another 2 hours to homework. Next to language lessons we explore the city and organise various extra activities to bring your Greek into practice, such as cooking, shopping, concerts, theatre.

The next course Modern Greek in Athens will take place from 10-18 November 2018 and will be conducted on two levels: II (leads to level A2) and III (starts at A2 and leads to level B1). If you have any doubts about your level or if you are a beginner please contact us to discuss the options.

With some self-study BA and MA students can gain access to the language acquisition exams I & III of Modern Greek at the University of Amsterdam.

Extended deadline for registration: 31 October 2018!
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Level II: More information - Registration Form  

Level III: More information - Registration Form   




Dr. Janric van Rookhuijzen: "The lost virgins of the Parthenon" (Dialogos-lezing)




Op vrijdag 5 Oktober (19.00) vindt op het Nederlands Instituut Athene de volgende lezing in het kader van de Dialogos-reeks plaats. 
Dr. Jan Zacharias (Janric) van Rookhuijzen (Universiteit Leiden) zal bij die gelegenheid onder de titel "The lost virgins of the Parthenon: a reappraisal of the nomenclature of the temples on the Athenian Acropolis" spreken over de herkomst van de naam "Parthenon" en over de ruimte van het heiligdom waar in de Klassieke tijd met die naam naar verwezen werd. 

De lezing vindt plaats in het kader van de lezingenreeks "Dialogos", waarmee het NIA jonge onderzoekers van Nederlandse en Griekse universiteiten en onderzoekscentra in de gelegenheid wil stellen hun onderzoek te presenteren aan de internationale academische gemeenschap in Athene. Na elke lezing zal er ruimschoots de tijd zijn voor discussie.  
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Nederlands Instituut Athene

Makri 11
GR-11742   Athene Griekenland

Tel.: +30 210 9210760
Fax: +30 210 9210770
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