The Benaki Museum Collection of Chinese Ceramics

Fri, 28 April 2017; 7:15pm.

In summer 2016 an exhibition at The Benaki Museum, Athens showcased 90 Chinese ceramics, a selection from a total of 800 donated by the Chiot-origin London collector George Eumorfopoulos between 1929 and 1936. George Manginis, author of the book China Rediscovered: The Benaki Museum Collection of Chinese Ceramics (2016), will present the history of the Eumorfopoulos donation to The Benaki Museum and will discuss the challenges, choices and outcomes of […]

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The Greek Light through Nikos Kazantzakis

Monday, 22 May 2017; 7:15pm

In a first world screening, renowned Greek film director Iannis Smaragdis, will present scenes from his new film ‘KAZANTZAKIS’ and together with Niki Stavrou, manager of Kazantzakis Publications, will talk about the Greek Light in the author’s work. This event is organised on the occasion of 2017 being a year dedicated to Nikos Kazantzakis. Free entry; booking essential: 020 7563 9835 [email protected] The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street London W1U […]

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Two Greek museums – Perceptions of space and time

Tuesday, 16 May 2017; 7:15pm

Greek architect Avgi Tzakou delves in her vast experience in designing museum exhibition spaces and presents to us the Byzantine Museum, Athens and the Herakleion Archaeological Museum, Crete whilst showing us ways to approach and analyse two completely different historical periods of our Civilisation. Free entry; booking essential: 020 7563 9835 or [email protected] Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

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Leventis Lectures Series and Celebratory Event

Tue, 2 May 2017; 7:00pm - 9:45pm

The Leventis Lecture Series is part of the A.G. Leventis Foundation Initiative on the Impact of Greek Culture in the ancient and modern world. This year’s event celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Foundation’s long standing support of the University of Exeter. Exeter academics Prof Neville Morley, Classics and Ancient History and Prof Karen Ni Mheallaigh, Classics and Ancient History will both give lectures to be followed by an opportunity […]

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Saving Greece: Lessons from the past, challenges for the future

Fri, 12 May 2017; 7:00pm.

The Macedonian Society of Great Britain invites you to a panel discussion on the Greek Crisis. The panel will talk about the economic, political and social challenges that Greece is facing. It will address some pivotal questions about the Greek debt crisis and its effects on the social fabric and political system. What are the roots of the Greek debt? Where does Greece stand? What are the political and economic […]

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