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PAST EVENTS

“Myths, History and Art. Twelve Essays on Art as Deception”

An illustrated lecture in English by Sir Basil Markesinis QC, FBA

Date: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS



“Beyond Brexit: What comes next for EU nationals? The Brexit effect on the status of EU citizens: Greeks in the post Brexit Britain”

A panel discussion in English

Chair:
Dr Vassilis Monastiriotis, London School of Economics and Political Science

Panel Discussants:
Mrs Vicky Pryce, Economist
Mr Jolyon Maugham, QC
Professor Jonathan Portes, King’s College London (Invited)
Mr Nikos Konstantaras, Journalist, Kathimerini newspaper


Date: Thursday, 15 March 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS



“Euripides in Macedonia - Psychological Problems in Ancient Tragedies”

An illustrated lecture in English by Sir Basil Markesinis QC, FBA

Date: Thursday, 16 November 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS


Video (produced by Hellenic TV)





Panel Discussion: “An evening dedicated to Aristotle”

“Aristotle's tomb at Stageira: an archaeological revelation"
An illustrated lecture in Greek by Archaeologist Kostas Sismanidis (English translation available)

"Aristotle on emotions and values in decision making"
An illustrated lecture in English by Professor Theodore Scaltsas

"Aristotle: An inspiration for our health and being?"
An illustrated lecture in English by Dr Eleni Tsiompanou

Date: Thursday, 26 October 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS


Video (produced by Hellenic TV)





Panel Discussion: “Saving Greece: Lessons from the past, challenges for the future”

Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone, Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics. London School of Economics and Political Science

Panel Discussants:
Professor Stathis Kalyvas, Yale University
Mrs Vicky Pryce, Economist and Business Consultant
Mr Simon Nixon, Chief European Commentator, Wall Street Journal
Mr Yannis Palaiologos, Reporter of Kathimerini newspaper and Author
Dr. Chrysa Lamprinakou, Research Associate, The Constitution Unit, University College London

Date: Friday, 12 May 2017, 7:00 p.m.

Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS





Friday 17 March 2017
“The Tumulus Kastas and the Lion of Amphipolis 2012-2014”
An illustrated lecture in English by Mrs Katerina Peristeri Archaeologist, Director of Excavations at Kasta Tumulus – Honorary Director of Antiquities
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS



Video (produced by Hellenic TV)





Annual General Meeting, Elections and Vasilopita
At The Crypt, St Sophia Greek Church, Moscow Road, W2 4LQ

Saturday 03 December 2016
Christmas Ball
Venue: The Royal Garden Hotel, 2-24 Kensington High Street, London W8 4PT
With a festive menu, DJ Avgoustinos and live music byArgyris & Angeliki Polyzou and her band .


Thursday, 27 October 2016
“Thessaloniki from Cassander to the Crusaders: Faces of a Metropolis through the ages”
An illustrated lecture in English by Dr. John Leonard, Archaeologist, Journalist and Author.
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS



Thursday 18 February 2016
“What is Greece? Reflections on the Historical Trajectory of a Modern Nation.”
Lecture in English
by Dr Stathis N.
Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science,
Director, Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence,
Yale University
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS


Video (produced by Hellenic TV)





Sunday 17 January 2016
Annual General Meeting and Vasilopita
At The Crypt, St Sophia Greek Church, Moscow Road, W2 4LQ


Saturday 12 December 2015
Christmas Ball
Venue: The Royal Garden Hotel, 2-24 Kensington High Street, London W8 4PT
With a festive menu, live music by London Greek Ensemble directed by Pavlos Melas, DJ Avgoustinos and Featuring Harpist Maria Yerosimou


Thursday 22 October 2015
"The Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus"
A lecture in Greek by Prof Konstantinos Fotiadis followed by a recital with the famous Lyra players Matthaios and Konstantinos Tsaxouridis and Pontian dances by "Lykeion ton Hellinidon".
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London, W1U 5AS


Video (produced by Hellenic TV)




Wednesday 23 September 2015
"What next for Greece?"
An illustrated lecture in English by Mrs Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser, CEBR
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London, W1U 5AS





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