Cyprus: Revival from the Crisis in the European Economic Dimension

Thu, 16 Feb 2017; 18:01

A pubic lecture by Cyprus’s Finance Minister Harris Georgiades, organised by the Hellenic Observatory of the LSE. Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios  Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies; Head of the European Institute, LSE Harris Georgiades is the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Cyprus since the 3rd April 2013. Previously he served briefly as Minister of Labour and Social Insurance (1st March-3rd April 2013). He had the leading role in the […]

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Yanis Varoufakis – Brexit, Greece and DiEM 25

Monday, 27 February 2017; 6:30-8:00pm

The Economist’s Society is pleased to announce Yanis Varoufakis, ex-Greek Minister of Finance, to speak on the topic of ‘Brexit, Greece and DiEM 25’. A prominent economist and political activist, Varoufakis played an important role in negotiations to extend Greece’s loan agreement in 2015. In February 2016, Varoufakis launched DiEM25, which looks to revive democracy in the European Union in order to prevent its disintegration. DiEM25 has over 33000 members […]

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The Tumulus Kastas and the Lion of Amphipolis 2012-2014

Friday, 17 March 2017; 7:00pm

An illustrated lecture in English by Mrs Katerina Peristeri, Archaeologist, Director of Excavations at Kasta Tumulus, Honorary Director of Antiquities. Free entry; booking essential by 10/03/17: 07904 086677 or [email protected] Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain. Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5 AS

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Between China and the Viking North

Tuesday, 28 February 2017; 5:30-7:00pm

Between China and the Viking North: A group of 9th/10th-century Byzantine silverware as evidence of mediaeval cross-cultural interchange A King’s College Centre for Hellenic Studies seminar. Byzantine metalwork holds a special place among the crafted objects that provide evidence of long distance contacts in the medieval period. It could be highly susceptive to foreign traditions, and was often regarded and used by foreigners as a status commodity in its own right. […]

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