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King’s College London, Centre for Hellenic Studies Events

November 4, 2012

Updated events list for the Centre for Hellenic Studies at King’s College London.

All its activities are free, open to the public and designed to be accessible to a wide audience.

Unless otherwise stated all events take place on Tuesdays at 17.30 in the Small Committee Room – K0.31, King’s Building, Strand Campus. Location map here.

Tuesday 13 November 2012
Seminar
Philipp Niewöhner (Oxford): The pilgrimage site of St. Michael at Germia in Central Anatolia

Wednesday 14 November 2012
Lecture
Greek Archaeological Committee Annual Lecture
The Prehistoric Site of Skarkos on the Island of Ios: expanding horizons of Cycladic Archaeology
lecture  by Dr Marisa E Marthari, Ephor Emerita of Prehistoric & Classical Antiquities in the Greek Archaeological Service
19.00, Great Hall

Tuesday 20 November 2012
Lecture
Sounds of the Greek World and Beyond: The travel writing of Patrick Leigh Fermor
A commemoration by the Society for Modern Greek Studies and the Centre for Hellenic Studies, London
18.30, Anatomy Lecture Theatre

Friday 23 November 2012
Lecture
Displaying Cyprus
introduced by Thomas Kiely (British Museum) with Antoine Hermary (University of Nanterre) and Jannic Durand (Louvre Museum)
18.00, Anatomy Lecture Theatre, followed by a reception

Tuesday 27 November 2012
Seminar
A panel discussion led by Niketas Siniossoglou (King’s College London): Christianity and Philosophy in Late Antiquity and Byzantium
Co-hosted with the Department of Philosophy

Tuesday 4 December 2012
Seminar
Viviana Taliaferri (SOAS), Levantines in the making: building a plural identity in seventeenth and eighteenth-century Smyrna
Part of the Greek-Turkish Encounters series

Thursday 6 December 2012
Workshop
Aristotle Transformed, 200-600 CE
Part of the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle Project: 1985-2012.
10.00 – 13.30, Great Hall

Tuesday 11 December 2012
Seminar
Georges Kazan (Oxford), The origins of the Byzantine Sarcophagus Reliquary

Saturday 12 January 2013
Workshop
In the Shadow of Father and Son: John II Komnenos and His Reign
Council Room

Saturday 26 January 2013
Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 February 2013
Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 March 2013
Workshop
Applied Arts Workshops
In collaboration with MoL and V&A

Thursday 7 February 2013
the 22nd Annual Runciman Lecture
Constantinople: the medieval Muslim perspective

Professor Carole Hillenbrand, OBE, FBA, FRSE, FR HIst.Soc
18.00, Great Hall

Further details can be found here.

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