Theodore Guérard Lecture Series (Feb. 25-26, 2014)

This year Classical Charleston and the Theodore Guérard Lecture Series will bring to campus three renowned scholars on citizenship and democracy: Dr. Deborah Boedeker (Brown University), Dr. Josiah Ober (Stanford University), and Kurt Raaflaub (Brown University).

Citizenship in a Democracy: Ancient Greece and Beyond

More than 2000 years after the foundation of the world’s first democracy in a small city-state called Athens, there are still lessons we can learn from it. Greek political culture, which intersected with the overlapping spheres of religion, war, and social values, has left an enduring legacy that continues to affect the way we formulate our questions and confront our challenges.

Schedule of Events.Democracy

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