Open House

Online Open House | A Land Called Crete, with Andrew Koh

We are excited to welcome Andrew Koh, of the MIT Center for Materials Research and the Harvard Semitic Museum, for a Center for Hellenic Studies Online Open House discussion entitled ‘A Land Called Crete: From Harriet Boyd Hawes to the Cretan Collections Project’. The event was streamed live on Thursday, October 24 at 11 a.m. EDT, and was recorded. Read more

Annual Round-up | 2018

Welcome to this round-up of highlights from the content, community, and conversation at Kosmos Society over the past year, including posts, Online Open House events, Homer readings, and community activities. Read more

CHS Online Open House | Living Traditions of Vedic Ritual and Recitation in India, with Finnian M.M. Gerety

We are pleased to welcome Finnian M.M. Gerety (Yale University) for our next Open House discussion, 'Living Traditions of Vedic Ritual and Recitation in India', which will be streamed live on Thursday, October 19, at 11 a.m. EDT, and will be recorded. To prepare for this event, you might like to view a couple of short films made by Finnian Gerety about Vedic traditions in the South Indian state of… Read more

CHS Online Open House | Deaths of Ancient Leaders, with Norman Sandridge

Our next CHS Online Open House features Norman Sandridge, who will be inviting us to think about and discuss the deaths of ancient leaders. What was considered a good way, or a shameful way, for an ancient leader to die, and what meaning is attached to the mode of death? To prepare for the discussion, you might like to read Suetonius' account of Julius Caesar's death, find examples from Greek… Read more