Itinerary

Itinerary
International Summer Program in Athens
Arts and Architecture in Ancient Athens and Greece
Lectures and Parallel Activities

Sunday 28 May 2017 – Saturday 10 June 2017

Note: Students are strongly advised to contact ATINER (info@atiner.gr) before they book their flight to Athens because the program could change for unforeseen reasons. And as the ancient philosopher Heraclitus (535-475 BCE) said “everything flows” this program will go with the flow of unexpected events. It will be adjusted.

1st Day (Sunday 28 May 2017)

Time: 19:00-20:00

Information and Orientation Meeting: Present the final program of lectures and discuss the details of visits  

Instructor: Ms Olga Gkounta, Researcher, ATINER & Ms Hannah Grace Howard, Research Assistant, ATINER

 

2nd Day (Monday 29 May 2017)

Time: 10:00-13:00

Lecture 1:  The Ancient Athenian Democracy 

Instructor: Dr Gregory T. Papanikos, President ATINER & Honorary Professor University of Stirling, U.K.

 

Time: 16:30-18:30

Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Arts in a Global World

Speakers: Invited Professors from different countries and continents (TBA)

 

Time: 19:00-20:30

Lecture 2: Ancient Greek Contests (Games) in Sports and Arts

Instructor: Mr Kostas Katsigiannis, Ex-Director of Greek Tourism Office & Member of the Organizing Committee of the Athens Marathon

 

Time: 21:00-23:00

Greek Night Entertainment: Traditional Greek Dinner with live music and dancing featuring Greek songs, music and dances such as Dimotica, Nisiotika, Laika & Rempetica.  The place offers a panoramic view of Acropolis Hill and the illuminated Parthenon. To view videos of the event: click here, to view photos: click here.

 

3rd Day (Tuesday 30 May 2017)

Time: 07:30-10:30

Urban Walk around modern and ancient Athens: It includes the Parthenon and the other monuments on Acropolis Hill. The urban walk tour also includes the broader area of Athens. Among other sites, it includes: Zappion, Syntagma Square, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Ancient Roman Agora and on Acropolis Hill: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erechtheum, and the Parthenon. The program of the tour may be adjusted, if there are circumstances beyond our control.

Tour Guide: Dr Gregory Katsas, Associate Professor, The American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece

 

Time: 13:00-16:00

Lecture 3:  The Ancient Greek Theater, Dance and Music

Instructor: Mr Hugh O’Gorman, Head of Acting, California State University, Long Beach, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

Time: 18:00-21:00

Lecture 4: An Overview of Ancient Greek Art: Cycladic to Hellenistic Periods

Instructor: Dr Stephen Andrew Arbury, Professor of Art History, Radford University, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

4th Day (Wednesday 31 May 2017)

Time: 10:00-13:00

Lecture 5:  Highlights from the Most Extensive Collection of Ancient Greek Art in the World (The National Archaeological Museum)

Instructor: Dr Stephen Andrew Arbury, Professor of Art History, Radford University, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

 

5th Day (Thursday 1 June 2017)

Time: 10:00-13:00

Lecture 6:  Contemporary Greek Jewelry with Meaning (The Ilia Lalaounis Museum) and

The Kritios Boy and Beyond (The Acropolis Museum)

Instructor: Dr Stephen Andrew Arbury, Professor of Art History, Radford University, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

Time: 17:30-20:30

Lecture 7:  Baubles, Bangles, and Beads: A Greek Collector’s Greek Delights (The Benaki Museum) and  

Idols from the Shrouds of History (The Cycladic Museum)

Instructor: Dr Stephen Andrew Arbury, Professor of Art History, Radford University, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

6th Day (Friday 2 June 2017)

Time: 07:30-20:00

Delphi Visit: including the most stunning sanctuary where the famous Oracle of Delphi was consulted

 

7th Day (Saturday 3 June 2017)

Time: 07:30-20:00

Visit Mycaenus and Epidaurus

 

8th Day (Sunday 4 June 2017)

Time: 07:00-20:00

One Day Cruise: including 3 islands Aegina (as well as the Temple of Aphaia on the island), Hydra, and Poros

 

9th Day (Monday 5 June 2017)

Time: 11:00-14:00

Lecture 8: Tragic Drama and Its Gods

Instructor: Dr Kalliopi Nikolopoulou, Associate Professor, University at Buffalo, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

Time: 18:00-19:30

Roundtable Discussion: Teaching Urban Planning and Architecture in a Global World

Participants: Invited Professors from different countries and continents (TBA)

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

10th Day (Tuesday 6 June 2017)

Time: 08:00-11:00

Lecture 9:  Ancient Greek Cities – Planned and Unplanned

Instructor: Dr Nicholas N. Patricios, Professor & Dean Emeritus, School of Architecture, University of Miami, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

Time: 17:30-20:30

Lecture 10:  A “Forgotten” City – Byzantine and Ottoman Athens

Instructor: Dr Nicholas Nikoloudis, Independent Scholar, Greece

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

11th Day (Wednesday 7 June 2017)

Time: 11:00-14:00

Lecture 11: The Arts of Coins (The Numismatic Museum of Athens)

Instructor: Dr. George Kakavas, Director, Numismatic Museum of Athens, Greece

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

Time: 17:30-20:30

Lecture 12: The Grammar of Ancient Greek Architecture (Neoclassical Central Athens)

Instructor: Dr Nicholas N. Patricios, Professor & Dean Emeritus, School of Architecture, University of Miami, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

 

12th Day (Thursday 8 June 2017)

Time: 10:00-13:00

Lecture 13:  The Meeting Places of the Ancient Greeks: Religious, Social, Political, and Legal

Instructor: Dr Nicholas N. Patricios, Professor & Dean Emeritus, School of Architecture, University of Miami, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

Time: 17:30-20:30

Lecture 14:  The Meeting Places of Ancient Athens: Agora, Stoas, and Temples

Instructor: Dr Nicholas N. Patricios, Professor & Dean Emeritus, School of Architecture, University of Miami, USA

References and Notes: click here (available only for registered students)

 

13th Day (Friday 9 June 2017)

Time: 10:00-13:00

Free day to shop and stroll around for all others

 

14th Day (Saturday 10 June 2017)

Departure from the hotel