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  • Upcoming lecture from HAEMUS by Vancho Gjorgjiev about the The Ilinden Uprising

    on Apr 12, 13 • in Education, History, Lecturing, Modern history, Museum, News, Ottoman period, Our Activity, Republic of Macedonia • with Comments Off on Upcoming lecture from HAEMUS by Vancho Gjorgjiev about the The Ilinden Uprising

    On April 18, 2013, at 19:00 pm, HAEMUS will host a public lecture, entitled “The Ilinden Uprising, Historiographical Dilemmas and Controversies”, by the eminent Macedonian historian Vancho Gjorgjiev, PhD. in modern history and professor at the Institute of History (University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia). The event will take place at the Museum of the City of Skopje

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  • How to use the enduring power of Greek myths in your classroom

    on Mar 3, 13 • in Antiquty, Book, Culture, Education, Greece, News • with Comments Off on How to use the enduring power of Greek myths in your classroom

    The Odyssey is 3,000 years old, but teacher Peter Worley finds it’s still relevant in his philosophy lessons today Homer’s story of Odysseus’ struggle to get home from Troy, The Odyssey (which dates from at least the 8th century BC), was used in the ancient world for moral instruction. But I find that the stories lend themselves better to critical and philosophical thinking. This is because the stories contain so much complexity and ambiguity that they engage young people in a much more interesting way than straight moral tales. Many education professionals feel that everything

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