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CCGS's Multifaceted Vision Enhanced by Generous Contributions from Key Benefactors

In a testament to the enduring commitment from benefactors, the Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies (CCGS) has received further support from both the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, and the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Sport, and Youth, for their continued support. The Centre's Directors have expressed sincere appreciation to the benefactors, for their continued support and ongoing dedication which reinforces CCGS's mission to promote Hellenic culture and advance scholarly pursuits within Cambridge.

As a hub for Greek studies, CCGS welcomes scholars, students, and enthusiasts, embracing a vision to promote Hellenic culture, language, and history through a variety of activities.

Now in its fourth year, the Greek Dialogues seminar series has become a cornerstone of CCGS's outreach efforts offering fascinating and insightful lectures on diverse topics. From a compelling livestream session from war-torn Kyiv to an exploration of migration experiences and a thought-provoking discussion on the intersection of artificial intelligence and ancient artefacts, the Greek Dialogues series continues to thrive.

The Lewis-Gibson Visiting Fellowships, a flagship program of CCGS, exemplify the Centre's commitment to collaborative research. These fellowships bring together scholars from various disciplines and locations who, by actively participating in seminars, workshops, and mentoring, enrich Cambridge University's academic environment and foster global connections.

These contributions align with CCGS's vision of creating a global community passionate about Greek studies. Ongoing support from benefactors such as the Archdiocese of Thyateira, Great Britain, and the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Sport, and Youth empowers CCGS to continue shaping the future of Greek studies.

In acknowledging another contribution, CCGS expresses gratitude for this enduring partnership, enriching academic landscapes and preserving the cultural legacy of Hellenic traditions in the heart of Cambridge. Together, they contribute to the advancement of knowledge and understanding in the field of Greek studies.

The Sacred Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain was established in 1922 in the aftermath of the devastating events in Asia Minor that greatly impacted Hellenism. The city of Thyateira, from which the Archdiocese derives its name, held historical significance as one of the seven Apostolic Churches. Prior to its decline and abandonment, Thyateira had been a prominent Metropolis in the Christian world. In response to these historical circumstances, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, under the leadership of Ecumenical Patriarch Meletios Metaxakis, founded the Metropolis of Central and Western Europe in 1922, with its headquarters in London, naming it the 'Metropolis of Thyateira and Great Britain.' For more see: "Brief Historical Account of Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain."

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, and Youth (MoECSY) focuses on improving education to ensure equal opportunities for all learners. The mission is guided by principles such as equality, participation, creativity, and innovation. The overarching goal is to enhance access to quality education, facilitating success for all learners through the modernization of teaching methods, implementation of developmental programs, and the creation of efficient and inclusive educational infrastructure. Additionally, MoECSY aims to strengthen cultural and sports initiatives while empowering young people within the framework of their educational policies. For more see: