Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society will hold its first event of the new session – a Greek Evening – on Friday 13 October at 7.30 pm in St Mary’s Church Hall, King Street, Aberdeen. The programme will include Greek music and dancing, and food and refreshments. It is free for those joining the Society, with a small charge for non-members.
The next meeting of the Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society will be a talk from Dr Peter Jones, Adviser to Classics for All and formerly Senior Lecturer in Classics, University of Newcastle, on “Greek Medical Language and Practice: from Diabetes to Haemorroids”. This will take place in the Regent Lecture Theatre, University of Aberdeen at 7.30 pm on Thursday 16 February 2017. All are welcome to attend.
The next meeting of the Society will be a talk by Dr Nick Hytiris, Senior Lecturer Geotechnics and Environmental Technology, Glasgow Caledonian University, entitled “The Straddling of the Corinthian Gulf”. This will take place on Thursday 8 December at 7.30 pm in the Regent Lecture Theatre, Old Aberdeen. There will also be Christmas treats in the form of kourabiedes, melomakarona, and mince pies as well as the usual refreshments. All […]
The next meeting of the Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society will be a talk from Father Raphael Pavouris of the Orthodox Community of St Andrew in Edinburgh on “Greek Orthodox Calendar Customs of Christmas and the New Year”. This will take place in the Regent Lecture Theatre, University of Aberdeen at 7.30 pm on Friday 4 November 2016. All are welcome to attend.
Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society will be holding its annual Rembetika Night on Wednesday, 4 May from 8 pm. Tickets may be purchased in advance from the Aberdeen Box Office at a cost of £11, including booking fee, £6.60 for concessions, or at the door on the night. The musicians who will be performing are: Labrini Gioti (piano and vocals), Giorgos Tsimbouksis (bouzouki and vocals) and Nickos Sariyannis (guitar and vocals). […]
The next meeting of the Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society takes place on Thursday 24 March at 7.30 pm. The speaker is Professor Peter Mackridge, Emeritus Professor of Modern Greek, University of Oxford. His talk is entitled “Theatre in the Colonels’ Greece (1967-74): Impressions of an Eyewitness”. Refreshments will be served at the close of the talk and all are welcome to attend. Room NK10, New King’s, University of Aberdeen
The next meeting of the Aberdeen Scottish Hellenic Society takes place on Wednesday, 17 February, at 7.30 pm in Room NK10, New Kings, University of Aberdeen. The speaker is Professor John Prag, Honorary Professor in the Manchester Museum and Professor Emeritus of Classics in the University of Manchester. John’s talk is entitled “Eyes, Teeth and Arthritis: Reconstructing Greek Faces”. This promises to be an interesting and enjoyable talk and all […]