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“Visions of Beauty” Seminar in Greece to be hosted by St. Petersberg School of Religion & Philosophy

“Visions of Beauty” Seminar in Greece to be hosted by St. Petersberg School of Religion & Philosophy


11/3/14
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ST.PETERSBERG, RUSSIA—The St. Petersberg School of Religion and Philosophy will host “Visions of Beauty: The Legacy of Ancient Greek Civilization in the Era of Globalization" a seminar to be held in Greece from July 5-15, 2015. The seminar will explore ancient Greek culture from a philosophical point of view. The lectures show how the sites we visit and the rituals conducted there all aimed to activate the powers of the human soul (psyche) as Aristotle defines them in his Politics and Nicomachean Ethics. 

Participants will travel to key cultural and religious sites in Greece such as the Acropolis, Parthenon, Pryx, Agora, Lyceam, National Archaeological Museum, island of Aegina and temple to Aphasia, Temple to Zeus, Olympic Stadium, National Gardens, and many other significant historical sites. Course lecturing and guiding will be in English by Prof. Dr. Martha Beck (USA), Fulbright professor, Professor of Ancient Philosophy, President of the Olympic Center for Ancient Greek Philosophy and Culture.

 

For More Information:

  • Full description of the seminar, including itinerary and costs​ can be found IN THIS PDF.

  • You may also visit the Facebook page HERE or email program coordinater and Rector of St. Petersberg School of Religion and Philosophy, Dr. Natalia Pecherskaya - natalia.pecherskay@gmail.com.

To Apply: 

  • The seminar is open to any who are interested in Ancient Greek civilization. 

  • Deadline for application is December 15, 2014. A letter of application together with motivation must be submitted. Read instructions on who to send applications to below:

    • For USA: send to program leaders, Prof. Dr. Martha Beck - martha.beck@lyon.edu and Prof. Dr. Parviz Morewedge - pmorewed@gmail.com.

    • For Europe: send to program applications to program coordinator Dr. Natalia Pecherskaya - natalia.pecherskay@gmail.com & rector@sph.ru.

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