In our modern world, the need for common ground for conversation and debate has never been greater.
The SNF Agora Institute, a joint conception between Johns Hopkins and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, harnesses cutting-edge research to identify, design, and test new mechanisms for strengthening civic engagement and inclusive dialogue worldwide.
The institute draws its namesake from the ancient Athenian agora, a central space in the city that was a place of open conversation and debate for all citizens.
The SNF Agora Institute at JHU consists of three parts:
A complete calendar of all events related to the SNF Agora Institute happening at Johns Hopkins is available on our events page.
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Portals are gold spaces equipped with immersive audiovisual technology. When you enter a portal, you come face-to-face with someone in a distant portal, as if you are in the same room.
SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins hosts its inaugural event as part of the Summer Nostos Festival in Athens