Korean War Legacy Project

Athens Conference on the Korean War


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Conference Overview

Join history teachers in Athens to explore the scholarship around the war and its legacy as well as the pedagogical possibilities of this history in the classroom. History & social science teachers from countries that contributed to the Korean War may apply. Special focus will be paid to the contributions of counties represented at the conference. The Athens conference was made possible through the generous support of the Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs.

Sessions will include:


History/Social Science Teachers from the following countries are invited to apply for the conference:

Conference Schedule

Teacher Qualifications

Conference Requirements



Teachers may extend their trip at their own expense by contacting the hotel directly. Participants who extend their trip will be responsible for the price difference if their extended airfare rate is greater that the airfare rate for 8/1-8/4.

Hotel and Meals

Hilton AthensHilton Athens:
Leof. Vasilissis Sofias 46, Athina 115 28, Greece

Rooms will be double occupancy (shared). Rooms have two single beds and roommates will be assigned prior to the conference. Any incidental expenses are the responsibility of participants.

Please contact Bobbie Downs with questions about application, travel, or logistics.

About the Conference Host

The goal of the Korean War Legacy Foundation is to assist teachers, students, and the general public in understanding the origins and outcomes of the Korean War, the challenges that soldiers faced while fighting it, and its rich legacy promoting democracy and freedom in the world today, which is exemplified by South Korea’s simultaneous achievement of rapid economic development and substantive democratization in late 20th century.

About the Conference Sponsor

Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs logoThe Republic of Korea Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs mission is to honor and serve those who have dedicated their lives and sacrificed for our country, and to preserve and promote their patriotic spirit.