AMERICAN STUDIES SEMINAR 2017

70thAnniversary of the Marshall Plan in Greece
May 8 – 10, 2017
Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece

Interested in learning more about the United States? University students seeking to gain a better understanding of the United States are invited to attend a seminar exploring American politics, economics, society and culture. Through a multidisciplinary approach, the annual American Studies Seminar provides attendees the opportunity to explore issues of interest to the U.S., Greece, and the world.

The 2017 American Studies Seminar’s theme will be: ‘70th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan in Greece.’ The keynote speaker will be U.S. Expert Edward Lengel, Chief Historian at the White House Historical Association, and Special advisor for the Woodrow Wilson Centre Presidential Library Foundation. Prominent Greek scholars and academics will also participate in panel discussions.

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan in Greece this year’s Seminar will provide the opportunity to the participants to learn more and discuss the history, legacy, and momentum of the Marshall Plan and America’s post-war diplomacy. More specifically, on the first day, the seminar will focus on ‘The Marshall Plan and It’s Meaning for the U.S. Foreign Policy’; the second day on ‘The Marshall Plan in Greece and Europe’; and on the third day on
‘The Marshall Plan and its Impact today’.

The Seminar will be held from Monday, May 8 to Wednesday, May 10 at 17:30 – 20:30 (every day), at the ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece (6 Xenias St., Athens). All lectures will be conducted in English. The admission is free and priority will be given to students. Certificates will be awarded following the seminar upon successful attendance of the three-day seminar.

Registration is required. Please register at: deca@idis.gr. For further information about the 2017 American Studies Seminar in Athens and how to attend, please call: 210 331 2325 or visit: http://www.idis.gr. Applications are due May 5, 2017.

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