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Aprile 2021

Survivor’s Guide to Stable Isotope Ecology IV

10 Aprile 2021 @ 8:00 - 18 Aprile 2021 @ 17:00
Exedra Mediterranean Center, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100 Italy
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After the disappointment of having to postpone this year, we are planning new dates for this residential course dedicated to uncovering the secrets of stable isotope analysis as applied to ecology, designed for researchers and PhD students and all those who want to improve their understanding of the technique. Covid permitting, this fourth edition of SGSIE 2021 can count once more on a great team of international tutors, including: Dr. Brian Hayden, Stable Isotopes in Nature Laboratory, University of New…

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Luglio 2021

MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

1 Luglio 2021 @ 8:00 - 4 Luglio 2021 @ 17:00
Exedra Mediterranean Center, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100 Italy
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The College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, leading a Mediterranean Studies Research Group and a Mediterranean Studies Certificate, invites submissions for an upcoming symposium on Mediterranean Studies to be held in July 2021.   In recent years, the discipline of Mediterranean Studies has “gone from constituting a rather vague approach to a region imagined in geographical terms, to coalescing as a recognized field of research and teaching – a process driven in part by its inherent imperative to interrogate established…

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Finding Your Place in Ortigia

8 Luglio 2021 @ 8:00 - 10 Luglio 2021 @ 17:00
Exedra Mediterranean Center, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100 Italy
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Writing Workshop with John S. Summerfield Jr., MFA, Goddard College, USA Inspiration, intimacy, and singularity are the foundations of writing practices. Translating them into forms and words, writers share their emotions that come from the deepest well of their souls.  Nobody else knows that place.  Readers need permission to unlock the entryway to that place.   Departing from the lectures and tools of Richard Hugo’s Triggering Town (1979), John S. Summerfield Jr., MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College, author and…

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Agosto 2021

Classical Languages Summer School in Sicily

2 Agosto 2021 - 13 Agosto 2021
Exedra Mediterranean Center, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100 Italy

Classical Languages Summer School in Sicily - "Searching for happiness; life and death in Greece and Rome" Dr. George Gazis, Dr. Chiara Blanco and Prof. Heather Reid will be leading the Classical Languages Summer School in Siracusa, Sicily, from 2-13 August 2021,  looking for happiness in the writings of the past. Siracusa, with its great Greek heritage, is the perfect place to study the works of the past in the original languages - and to enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle between…

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Ottobre 2021

Ancient Greek for Philosophers 2021-22

6 Ottobre 2021 @ 17:00 - 20 Marzo 2022 @ 18:00
On-line, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100

“Ancient Greek for Philosophers” is a series of online and in-person activities designed to help scholars of ancient philosophy better engage with the original Greek text.  Whether you have never studied ancient Greek or simply need to brush up and exercise your skills, our courses and reading groups mix language learning with philosophical discussion of important texts. Our online Ancient Greek for Philosophers classes will run from Fall 2021 into late Spring 2022. From Jan 2022 there will be three levels of…

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Maggio 2022

Seventh Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Heritage of Western Greece

29 Maggio 2022 @ 10:00 - 4 Giugno 2022 @ 16:30
Exedra Mediterranean Center, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100 Italy
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Seventh Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Heritage of Western Greece  “Paideia and Performance” the educational function of theatrical, rhetorical, athletic, and musical performance with a pre-conference seminar on Aeschylus and a theater-themed post-conference excursion Exedra Mediterranean Center Syracuse, Sicily, May 29 – June 4, 2022 Ancient Greek culture was marked by a love for cultural performances—theatrical, rhetorical, athletic, and musical—which always found their audience and exerted educational influence on them. The works of thinkers living in different periods of ancient history…

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Luglio 2022

Siracusa Summer Seminar 2022

18 Luglio 2022 - 29 Luglio 2022
Exedra Mediterranean Center, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100 Italy

Siracusa Seminar on Ancient Greek Philosophy July 18 – 29, 2022 The ability to navigate Greek texts enhances our understanding of ancient philosophy and reveals its hidden treasures. “Greek for Philosophers” provides opportunities for scholars of philosophy to cultivate their language skills and engage with the ancient texts, whether they have studied Greek before or not. Phillip Mitsis of NYU will be Guest Professor of the 2022 Siracusa Seminar on Ancient Greek Philosophy, together with Dr. George Gazis, Dr. Chiara…

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Ottobre 2022

Homer in Sicily – conference

5 Ottobre 2022 @ 10:00 - 8 Ottobre 2022 @ 16:30
Exedra Mediterranean Center, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100 Italy
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Ulysses and the Sirens by H.J.Draper An Academic Conference and Tour of Ancient Sites Exedra Mediterranean Center Syracuse, Sicily, October 5-8, 2022 (new dates) With a post-conference tour October 9-10 Homeric Thrinacia – our Sicily – is the legendary home of the Cattle of the Sun, the Cyclops, the Laestrygonians, Aeolus, and close neighbor of Skylla and Charybdis. Samuel Butler, in the nineteenth century, memorably theorized that the Odyssey’s author was a young Sicilian woman, glimpsed in the figure of Nausicaa. Otherwise,…

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3° International Chess Tournament “Città di Siracusa”

9 Ottobre 2022 - 15 Ottobre 2022
Exedra Mediterranean Center, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100 Italy
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3° International Chess Tournament Exedra Mediterranean Center Palazzo Francica Nava  Via S. Landolina 5, Ortigia, Siracusa October 9 - 15 , 2022   The 3rd International Chess Tournament "Città di Siracusa", organised with the A.S.D. Scacchistica Paolo Boi, chess association of Siracusa, will be hosted at Exedra Mediterranean Center at Palazzo Francica Nava from 9th - 15th October 2022. TOURNAMENT Open A >1799  9 rounds (9th - 15th October 2022) TOURNAMENT Open B <1800 7 rounds (10th - 15th October…

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Ancient Greek for Philosophers 2022-23

19 Ottobre 2022 @ 17:00 - 22 Dicembre 2022 @ 18:00
On-line, Palazzo Francica Nava, via S. Landolina 5
Siracusa, SR 96100

“Ancient Greek for Philosophers” is a series of online and in-person activities designed to help scholars of ancient philosophy better engage with the original Greek text.  Whether you have never studied ancient Greek or simply need to brush up and exercise your skills, our courses and reading groups mix language learning with philosophical discussion of important texts. Our online Ancient Greek for Philosophers classes will run from Fall 2022 into late Spring 2023 in three ten-week blocks of classes. There will be…

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