7 Days Interactive Workshop on “Greek Language, Culture and Civilization” New Delhi

22 – 28 October 2021
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The Indo-Hellenic Research Center and the Chair for Greek Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi are organzing a 7 Days Interactive Online Workshop (Autumn School) on “Greek Language, Culture and Civilization” for Undergraduate and Post Graduate students, Research Scholars, Educators and Professionals.

Lectures, Talks and academic exercises will cover systematically arranged topics to provide in depth studies in the area of Greek Language, Literature, Culture, History and Civilization.   

Program Schedule

Friday, 22nd October 2021

17:00 Hrs.      Dr. Anil Kumar Singh, Welcome address and Introduction  

17.10 Hrs. H.E. Mr. Dionysis Kivetos, Ambassador of Greece in India

17:20 Hrs.      Mr. Alexandros Boudouris, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Greece

17: 30 Hrs.     Ms. Ismini Panagopoulou, Cultural Counselor, Embassy of Greece

17:40 Hrs.      Dr. Dimitrios Th. Vassiliadis, Chairman of ELINEPA, Inaugural Address: Greece and India: 2500 Years of Cultural Relations

Saturday, 23rd October 2021

17:00 Hrs.      Prof. Fernando Wulff, University of Malaga, Spain
Historical Cultural Exchanges between Indian, Chinese, and Graeco-Roman Civilizations: three looks crossing the seas

18:00 Hrs.      Dr. Sanjay Kumar, EFLU, Hyderabad
Unravelling Greek Tragedy through the plays of Aeschylus

Sunday, 24th October 2021

17:00 Hrs.      Prof. Dhananjay Singh, JNU
Aristotle’s Poetics

18:00 Hrs.      Prof. Sushant Kumar Mishra , JNU
Greek as Model: A Linguistic Background for the Modern World

Monday, 25th October 2021

17:00 Hrs.      Prof. Rajnish Mishra, JNU
Literary Criticism: Plato

18:00 Hrs.      Prof. Rajnish Mishra, JNU
Literary Criticism: Aristotle

Tuesday, 26th October 2021

17:00 Hrs.      Prof. Bharat Gupt, IGNCA
On Greek Theater – Introduction 

18:00 Hrs.      Prof. Bharat Gupt, IGNCA
On Greek Theater – Conclusion

Wednesday, 27th October 2021

17:00 Hrs.      Prof. Osmund Bopearachchi, University of California, Berkeley, USA & CNRS-ENS, Paris, France
Numismatic evidence in the reconstruction of the history of Alexander’s successors in India

18:00 Hrs.      Dr. Vinay Kumar, BHU
Greco-Roman elements in Indian Art and their transformation

Thursday, 28th October 2021

17:00 Hrs.      Dr. Anil Kumar Singh
Introduction to Modern Greek Language  

Valedictory Session

18:00 Hrs.      Presentation of Report on the Autumn School

18:10 Hrs.      Valedictory Address by the Chief Guest                  

18:40 Hrs.      Discussion with participants and presentation of Certificates

18:50 Hrs.      Vote of Thanks by Prof. Mazhar Asif, Dean, SLL&CS, JNU

19:00 Hrs.      Conclusion of the Autumn School