Welcome to the Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies

The Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies supports scholarship, research, outreach programs and pedagogical activities that deal with all facets of the Hellenistic world. We are particularly interested in collaborative and interdisciplinary work among international scholars, as well as helping young scholars and graduate students as they pursue their own interests in this diverse field. If you are interested at all in learning more about possible opportunities associated with the Institute or just discovering something new and dynamic about this fascinating time in Western history, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!

 
  1. Sep. 4, 2019Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies and Hellenic Heritage Foundation launch annual lecture series

    The Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies, in association with the Hellenic Heritage Foundation, is pleased to announce a new lecture series, which will annually feature a distinguished international Greek scholar. The HHF-WIHS Hellenic Discoveries Lecture Series will deepen knowledge and foster pride and understanding about the importance of Greece and the role its leaders and peoples have played around the world.

  2. Apr. 24, 2019Meeting with Consul-Genral of Greece and CEO of Study in Greece

    On April 1, the Consul-General of Greece, Mr. Victor Maligoudis, and Prof. Christos Michalakelis, CEO of Study in Greece, met with Prof. Ian Rowlands of Waterloo International, Matthew Coleman and Riemer Faber of the Department of Classics and of the Institute for Hellenistic Studies to talk about advancing student experience in Greece, courses abroad, and academic networking with colleagues in Greece.

  3. Nov. 3, 2017Book Launch - Themes in Greek Society and Culture

    The Waterloo Institute for Hellenistic Studies would like to congratulate UWaterloo's very own Dr. Christina Vester and Brock University's Allison Glazebrook on the successful launch of Themes in Greek Society and Culture.

    The book launch was held Friday, November 3rd at 4:30pm in the UW Bookstore and was attended by students, faculty, and fellow contributors.

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  1. Oct. 15, 2019HHF-WIHS Hellenic Discoveries Lecture Series
    painting of Greek warriors in battle

    Join senior Greek scholar Professor Kostas Buraselis as he explores the ancient and modern relevance of the Battle of Marathon. Through new analyses of archaeological and historical evidence, Professor Buraselis will discuss the global importance of this moment in Greek history.

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