Visit in the School of Philosophy, NKUA

On Thursday 15 April, a very important experience had the groups of Humanities Orientation of the C’ and B’ Classes of Evangeliki Model High School of Smyrna. The students and their accompanying teachers visited the premises of the School of Philosophy, NKUA, met the School Chancellor Mr. D. Drosos and attended presentations of University Professors that had to do with the professional orientation and career prospects of this School students.

More precisely, Ms. B. Efstathiou from the Psychology Department, Ms. A. Karakatsouli from the Department of Drama Studies, Mr. P. Petridis from the Department of History-Archaeology and Ms. D. Menti from the Department of Greek Language and Literature talked to the students in the hospitable space of the Museum of Archaeology and History, which hosts collections of exhibits of unique importance, with reference to all the historical periods of the Hellenic civilization, as well as a thoroughly equipped unit of exhibit maintenance. Then, the students were informed by Mr. D. Benetos from the Department of Greek Language and Literature, in the Lab of Digital Processing and Management of Ancient Greek and Latin Language Resources.

In the discussion that followed, the students asked their questions on issues concerning the curricula and the professional perspectives of the students in the aforementioned Departments.

In the end, the visiting students and their accompanying Greek Language and Literature teachers Mr. G. Thodis and Ms. A. Laskaridou, School Principal, visited the Library of the School of Philosophy, where they were informed about the wide range of the Humanities fields that the Library addresses and the various categories of resources it offers.

We deeply thank the Departments of the School of Philosophy, NKUA, the teaching staff that informed the school students, and especially the Professor of Byzantine Archaeology Mr. Platon Petridis for his valuable assistance and the arrangement of this visit.