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UCLA’s Hellenic Studies Center Kicks off 2021 Events with Virtual Tour of Cycladic Museum

ATHENS — The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture at the University of California, Los Angeles has announced a rich and varied schedule of public events for 2021, focusing on topics from Watergate, to a heroine of the Greek Revolution, to ancient Athenian democracy, to Thessaloniki’s Jewish cemetery, and beyond.

The 2021 events kick off with a virtual tour of the Museum of Cycladic Art on Saturday, January 9.

The SNF Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture at UCLA, a hub for teaching and research in anthropology, archaeology, art history, classics, digital humanities, Greek, history, and philosophy, received a foundational $5 million grant from SNF in 2017 and launched in 2020. SNF has provided support for various projects at the Benaki museum, including free admission initiatives.

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