INTERNATIONAL

SCHOLARS' SYMPOSIUM ON SPORTS, SOCIETY, & CULTURE

Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies US, the International Olympic Academy and the Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece, Harvard University organize, since 2012, the International Scholars’ Symposium on Sports, Society, & Culture in the IOA’s premises in Ancient Olympia.

The Symposium brings together more than a hundred scholars, students and professors from Universities in Greece and abroad.

In addition to lectures, the Symposium places emphasis on innovative educational methods such as blended learning and student workshops. Students have access to a list of core readings and presentation abstracts in advance of the Symposium. Presentations are followed by workshops during which the students have the opportunity to discuss the readings and reflect on the themes of the presentations in small groups.