Nemea 2022: In Miller’s Footsteps

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The seventh modern Nemead has come to its conclusion and we cannot thank the organizers, the participants, the volunteers, and the attendees enough for their hard work and energy. The 2022 Nemean Games were a truly special occasion. The Games were scheduled to have taken place in June of 2020, but the global pandemic caused … Continue Reading »

Ancient Nemea to receive EU Heritage Label

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  Last month the European Commission awarded the European Heritage Label to 12 sites that have played a significant role in the history and culture of Europe and the building of the European Union. Independent experts from across Europe recommended 12 sites out of 21 pre-selected sites  in participating Member States under the 2021 EU Selection. … Continue Reading »

Dr. Shelton shares the work of the Nemea Center with the UC Berkeley Retirement Community

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Our director, Dr. Kim Shelton, recently presented the work of the Nemea Center to members of the UC Berkeley Retirement Center. The lecture is available online for anyone interested in learning about our work! The presentation covers UC Berkeley’s long history of bringing the past to the present through the archaeological investigation of the Panhellenic … Continue Reading »

Nemea Night 2021 is a wrap!

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Prof. Stephen G. Miller” image_id=”2265″ /] Thank you to our donors, colleagues, and friends for joining us on Monday, December 6th 2021 for the second virtual Nemea Night! The evening began with a lovely tribute to Director Emeritus of the Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology and long-time DAGRS faculty member, Dr. Stephen G. Miller. … Continue Reading »

Nemea has lost one of its faithful guardians

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Professor Stephen G. Miller (center) at the 2016 Nemean Games.” image_id=”2040″ /] ἅρμα δ᾽ ὀτρύνει Χρομίου Νεμέα θ᾽ ἔργμασιν νικαφόροις ἐγκώμιον ζεῦξαι μέλος The chariot of Chromius and Nemea urge me to harness a song of praise for deeds of victory (Pindar, Nemean 1.10-11) The Department of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley … Continue Reading »

Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Dr. Kim Shelton” image_id=”1988″ /]   A hearty congratulations to Dr. Kim Shelton, Director of the Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology! Recently Dr. Shelton received a U.C. Berkeley “Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times” Award! She won this award in particular for her successful transformation of the Introduction to Greek Archaeology class (in which she … Continue Reading »

Commemorating International Women’s Day 2021

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  A trans-national #InternationalWomensDay event broadcasted remotely via Zoom and Facebook Live On Monday, March 8, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) hosted a special webinar event in honor of International Women’s Day. Among the distinguished panel of female archaeologists and project directors was our very own director, Dr. Kim Shelton. The … Continue Reading »

Our first-ever Virtual Nemea Night is a wrap!

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We cannot thank you enough for tuning in, showing your support, and staying engaged with your questions and comments. Ah, 2020. From pandemics to social uprisings and from the national political arena to our very own Zoom screens – this year is one we won’t soon forget! Nemea Night 2020 also adapted and took on … Continue Reading »