Ancient Invisible Cities

Tuesday, 12 February 2019; 7:00pm

Joint presentation for the Anglo-Hellenic League and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies Prof. Michael Scott (University of Warwick) will be talking on the making of ‘Ancient Invisible Cities’. https://www.hellenicsociety.org.uk/ [email protected] Venue:  The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS tel: +44 (0)20 7487 5060 email: [email protected]

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Europe’s Response to the Challenge of Migration and Security

Wednesday, 23 January 2019; 6:30-8:00pm

Europe’s Response to the Challenge of Migration and Security Dimitris Avramopoulos will explore how Europe has reacted to the challenges brought about by migration in a globalised Europe. In 2015, Europe was confronted with an unprecedented migration and refugee crisis as well as rising security threats in the aftermath of several terrorist attacks. How did the European Union respond, politically but also operationally? What has changed since then? And is […]

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Making a Difference in Greece – Kostis Hatzidakis lecture

Wednesday, 6 February 2019; 6:30-8:00pm

What are the key policies that will bring change in Greece? Kostis Hatzidakis addresses some critical factors that can lift the country’s growth and boost development. Hosted by the Hellenic Observatory. Kostis Hatzidakis (@K_Hatzidakis) is a member of the Greek Parliament and Vice President of the New Democracy Party. Kevin Featherstone (chair) is Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics and Director of the Hellenic Observatory. The Hellenic Observatory (@HO_LSE) was established […]

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Τhe Diachronic Message of the Three Hierarchs

Thursday, 31 January 2019; 7:00pm

Lecture with Professor Konstantinos Niarhos, University of Athens. Organised by the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain.   Free entry Venue Hellenic Centre 16–18 Paddington Street London W1U 5AS

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Symbols of Cosmic Descent in Byzantine Imagery

Wednesday, 6 February 2019; 7:00pm

A lecture by Dr Richard Temple of the Temple Gallery. The contemplative or Hesychast tradition of the early Christian monasteries, drawing on universal traditions of knowledge including Gnostic and Neo-Platonist spirituality, encouraged practices that could lead to mystical insight. The ‘revival’ of Hesychasm in the 14th century coincides with the development in icon painting in the period known as the Paleologan Renaissance. A distinctive new style and mannerisms have established that […]

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Greek and Cypriot EEZ & relations with Turkey (in Greek)

Sunday, 10 February 2019; 4:45-6:45pm

Τα εισιτήρια μπορείτε να τα προμηθευτείτε εδώ: www.ticketsource.co.uk/hellenic-lectures Όλα τα κέρδη θα δοθούν στο φιλανθρωπικό ίδρυμα Alkionides UK. (Registration No: 1125976) Περιορισμένος αριθμός εισιτηρίων! Ο Δρ. Νίκος Λυγερός εργάζεται ως στρατηγικός αναλυτής και ως καθηγητής στρατηγικής σε πανεπιστήμια της Ελλάδας και της Γαλλίας. Έχει δημοσιεύσει δεκάδες βιβλία και περισσότερα από 26,000 άρθρα. Είναι επίσης ιδρυτής της οργάνωσης “Pi Society”, τα μέλη της οποίας πρέπει να έχουν δείκτη IQ μεγαλύτερο από […]

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Paper Dress: Future of History? – A talk by Jose Teunissen

Tuesday, 29 January 2019; 7:00pm

As part of #TextMe_PaperFashion,  Jose Teunissen, Professor, Dean, School of Design & Technology, London College of Fashion will give a talk about : ”Paper Dress: Future of History?” Introduced in the late 1960s the Paper Dress was one of the strongest symbols of a new Zeitgeist and a throw away culture symbolised an easy, modern and comfortable lifestyle. Everything was light and immediately replaceable due to new materials with new qualities. Nowadays […]

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