What Have We Learned from Ancient Greece
The NHS celebrates our collaboration with National Geographic Society with the exhibition,
, the three-part
, and the soon to be released NHS/NatGeo co-production,
The Greek Guide to Greatness.
On the evening of the first Presidential Debate, we invite you join us for an incredible panel discussion on democracy. What is it and what can we learn from the ancient Greeks? How did democracy evolve? Where do we go from here?
As part of NatGeo's summer long series of programs organized in conjunction with the exhibition, three leading experts on Greek culture and history will examine the meaning of these questions and more. The panel, will be moderated by
, a Greek-American political scientist and the Director and
of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, will discuss democracy's many facets. The panel includes: Stanford professor, author, and world renowned classicist
; historian and leadership consultant
; and former ambassador
Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis
exhibition will be open until 6:00 PM that evening, and we invite you to tour beforehand if you have not seen this unforgettable exhibit. Don't miss your chance to dive into Greek culture with more than 500+ artifacts from more than 20 museums in Greece!
Following the Democracy Forum, we will convene at Kellari Taverna with our parea to watch the first Presidential Debate together!
Monday, September 26, 6:30-8:00 pm
1145 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Presidential Debate Watch Party
Monday, September 26, 8:00-10:30 pm
1700 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006