the Parthenon

For the past three months, I have had the privilege of filling the position as the Summer Intern with the Canadian Institute in Greece (CIG), offered through a joint agreement by the Institute and York University’s Global Internship program. The internship has proven to be a very enlightening experience, and the work assigned to me has amongst others, allowed me to sharpen my organizational skills and broaden my knowledge of the field of archaeology. Living in Athens as a local has been truly unique, as the vibe of Athenian life is very positive and uplifting.

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75-06-031: Alberobello, detail and general views of trulli

Alberobello, detail and general views of trulli (Professor Fred Winter, 1975)

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the Acropolis

My name is Claudia Tozzi and I am an Italian graduate student at the University of Tor Vergata, Rome. I completed a Master’s degree in Classical Archaeology at the University of Rome Tor Vergata with a thesis on Roman Painting, under the supervision of Professor Margherita Bonanno Aravantinos. I was awarded a scholarship with the program ‘Erasmus Placement’ by my university and this grant permitted me to spend a two-month period of traineeship abroad. I wanted to come to Athens because I love Greece’s ancient history, culture and monuments.

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