Annual Hellenic Heritage Foundation Lecture: Language Diversity in Greek Education and Society

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Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

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Wednesday, March 28, 20186:00PM - 9:00PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, Munk School of Global Affairs
1 Devonshire Place
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Eleni Skourtou
Professor
Department of Primary Education
University of the Aegean

Dr. Eleni Skourtou teaches Multilingualism and Multiculturalism in Education at the Department of Primary Education at the University of the Aegean, located in Rhodes/Greece. She is the director of the Language, Literature & Folks Culture Lab at the same department.

Eleni studied Education in Frankfurt / Germany (Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität) and she holds a PhD from the same university in bilingual education.
Her main research interests are language education, second language learning, bilingualism and education of minority children, literacy / orality / multiliteracies, text & meaning making.

Her recent research projects involve Roma children education and refugee (children and adults) education.

Currently, Eleni is a Visiting Research Scholar at the City University of New York (CUNY) / Graduate Center.

Sponsors

Skoutakis Family

Co-Sponsors

Hellenic Heritage Foundation

Hellenic Studies Program, Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies

Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies


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