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THE 15th ACADEMIA HOMERICA
6-15/16 July 2012
The 15th Academia Homerica will take place 6-15 July 2012, in Athens and on the island of Chios.
The student programme will include:
· In Athens on 7 July a visit to the Acropolis, the new Acropolis Museum, and the National Archaeological Museum
· On Chios, 8-15 July, sessions most days on the Greek text of Iliad 6 and a programme of lectures on Homer, Mycenaean archaeology, and Troy. All sessions will be in English
· Visits on the island of Chios, including the Chios Archaeological Museum, the Mycenaean and Iron Age site of Emporios, the medieval monastery of Nea Moni, and the island of Oinousses.
Please register your application before May 10, 2012 on the following website:www.euroclassica.eu > (Activities) > Academiae > Academia Homerica > Registration.
The cost of the conference is 500 EUROS (this covers full board in Athens and Chios in mostly double rooms, ferry tickets, and all excursions). Flight tickets to and from Athens are not included.
Students should have their University or school identity card for free entrance to the museums, the Acropolis and the Archaeological sites.
All participants should also have valid travel and health insurance for their stay in Greece.
Final information about the programme, bus, metros and the hotel in Athens will be sent to participants in June.
Director of the Conference: Dr Maria-Eleftheria Giatrakou
Director of the Student Programme: Prof John Thorley, assisted by Dr Antony Makrinos
For further information, please contact Prof John Thorley on jt275 AT etherway.net