Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University wouldn't be possible without the generous support of our community of supporters. Your contributions help us bring Greece alive for our students and allow our researchers to make new breakthroughs in understanding Greece's past, its langauge and its culture. Consider supporting one of the initiatives below or get in touch to talk to us about how you can make a personalized contribution that reflects your connection to Greece.
Help expand our understanding of Greece's history, language and culture
The SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies has since 2011, served as a focus for the study of Greece at Simon Fraser University and in the wider community. Your contributions support our students and researchers, fund our community outreach programs, and allow the SNF New Media Lab to develop innovative online and mobile tools for immersive, remote learning.
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Established in 1996, through funds raised by the Hellenic community of Vancouver, the chair promotes research and teaching in Greek language, literature, history and culture in ancient, medieval and modern times. The chair is currently vacant, but you can read about the past occupant, here.
The professorship was created to attract and retain a scholar with demonstrated research excellence, while supporting the research and outreach mission of the SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies. Read about the current occupant, Dr. Sabrina Higgins, and the important work she has underway, here.
The professorship is named in honour of two long-time supporters of Hellenic Studies and is meant to to attract and retain an expert faculty member in international relations, while supporting the mandate of the Centre. Read about the current occupant, Dr. James Horncastle, and his ongoing research, here.
André was a powerful force in the expansion of knowledge of Greek language, history and culture in the diaspora, working tirelessly to expand the study of Greece at SFU. The memorial fund will serve as a tribute and long-standing reminder of André's impact at SFU for generations to come.
You can make a contribution to any of our existing initiatives by clicking on the button below and searching for your fund of choice. In addition to supporting the work of the SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies and our other initiatives, your donation is considered a charitable gift for which you will receive an tax receipt.
There are many different ways that you can support Hellenic Studies at Simon Fraser University. Get in touch with us directly to talk about how you can make your own personalized contribution.