ALERT! Please note that Hellenic Studies academic programming has moved to the Department of Humanities; please visit their website for information on Hellenic Studies (HS) course offerings and academic advising.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre
for Hellenic Studies

The SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies, along with the SNF New Media Lab, is dedicated to bringing the latest in mobile technology and pedagogy to the teaching and learning of Greek, and seeks to promote a better understanding of Hellenism in the community by staging events for academic and lay audiences throughout the year. At its core, the Centre focuses and supports research at SFU on Hellenic topics, from Antiquity to present-day Greece, through grants and postdoctoral fellowships. At the same time, the Centre supports undergraduate and graduate studies on Greece's history, language and culture through its home department of the Humanities


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Latest news

  • September 09, 2021
    Fall Seminar Series returns in September on themes in Hellenic studies
    Mark your calendars! Our annual Seminar Series returns this September and will include presentations on a wide range of Hellenic topics in the fields of Archaeology, Classics, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Modern Greek History, as well as Literary and Cultural Studies. Attendees can expect a mix of virtual and hybrid event delivery. The first seminar will begin on Friday, September 17th.
  • August 26, 2021
    Agora volume eight now available
    The latest volume of the SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies' annual publication, the Agora, is now available for download. Read all about the exciting initiatives, events and activities of the Centre for the past year.
  • August 19, 2021
    Mapping Philae: SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies faculty members awarded SSHRC grant to digitally map Temple of Isis in Egypt
    The SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies is pleased to share the news that assistant professor Sabrina Higgins and associate professor Nicholas Hedley have recently been awarded a Social Sciences and Humanities and Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grant for a new project, Picturing Religion: The Philae Temple Graffiti Project.