Greek NASA scientist Eleni Antoniadou has received worldwide recognition and honours for her groundbreaking work on lifesaving therapies for artificial organ transplantations, and she’s about to add another to her shelf – a Mattel Barbie Doll created in her image.
Thessaloniki: March 2-5
Athens: March 6-21
Athens – The U.S. Embassy Athens, in collaboration with the Exile Room, again welcomes to Greece the American Film Showcase, a multifaceted exploration of American documentary and a unique partnership with the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. The program features award-winning films from the past two years, along with workshops and special presentations both for filmmakers and industry professionals as well as students and youth audiences. This year, the focus of the Showcase is on gender equality and increasing the number of women in the film industry.
Dr. Katerina Akassoglou, a researcher at the University of California at San Francisco, has received the prestigious International Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research.
#DisinfoWeek Europe is a series of strategic dialogues focused on the global challenge of disinformation. Public events will take place in Athens on March 4, in Madrid on March 5, and in Brussels on March 7-8, 2019. The Atlantic Council, together with U.S. Missions and Embassies in Europe, is delighted to invite you to join us for these discussions.
If you are a student between 16-18 years old and you are living in Alexandroupoli or in the wider region, you can apply for a scholarship to the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute http://bftf.org/ in the U.S., June / July, 2019.
For more information and requests to participate, contact the U.S. Embassy in Athens at Athensamemb@state.gov
American photographer Robert McCabe fell in love with Greece since the first time he visited her back on the ’60s. The young student of Princeton University used every possible way to admire the beauty of the country, mostly by traveling multiple times through the years to many of its areas.
His exhibition “Chronographia – Exhibition for the 180 years (1837-2017) of the Archaeological Society” was inaugurated in December and will end on March 29. It is free of charge and open daily, except Saturdays and Sundays, from 10:00 to 18:00.
Konstantinos Daskalakis, a world-leading Greek scientist, outlined his plan to create a state-of-the-art international artificial intelligence research center in Greece, during a charity organization event. Daskalakis, who is a member of MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, focused on the topic of “How Information Technology Changed the World around Us”. Daskalakis said he is on a mission to create a research center with approximately 30 researchers and 150 students. It will be a privately funded charity and will focus on artificial intelligence.