Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to Excel in Business Games

It’s been nearly two days and I don’t think it’s sunk in yet that my team won TOPAZ, the business simulation game that we’ve been running over the last two and a half weeks. While the HERMA has used TOPAZ in the past, we were told that this year, students received either the highest or

An Ancient Place and a New Home

As we departed Elefsina headed west, I could not help but think of my new classmates and what they were going to miss today. It was to be our first HERMA outing, and as usual, my poor planning showed, as only myself and my new friend Hadi rose early to catch the train at Magoula

A Palestinian Inside the Greek House of Democracy

It sounds funny when I connect my country, which has never been a democratic state, or even a real state, with the notion of “democracy”. Democracy traces back to Ancient Athens in the 6th century BC, but in my country, we are still fighting each other for a chair that we don’t have the power

"The Inclusive Museum": The Benaki's Museum Conference

What are the roles of museums and cultural institutions in society? Indeed, what will the museums of tomorrow look like? This topic, along with many innovative ideas, was presented Thursday, November 26, 2015 at The Inclusive Museum Conference sponsored by the Benaki Museum held at their Pireos Street Annex in Athens. Attended by 6 current members

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