[MGSA-L] Forthcoming events in the Centre for Hellenic Studies at King's College London

Beaton, Roderick rod.beaton at kcl.ac.uk
Wed Apr 23 09:31:50 PDT 2014




The Centre for Hellenic Studies announces its 25th Anniversary Series, sponsored by the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union:

Tuesday 13 May, 18.00
Why Greece matters today
Anatomy Lecture Theatre, King’s Building, Strand Campus
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/ahri/eventrecords/2013-2014/CHS/greece-matters.aspx
A lecture by John Kittmer, UK Ambassador to Greece.

Thursday 22 May, 18.00
Power and passion in Greek theatre
Safra Lecture Theatre, King’s Building, Strand Campus
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/ahri/eventrecords/2013-2014/CHS/Power-and-Passion.aspx
A lecture by Frank McGuinness, renowned playwright and translator.

Thursday 29 May, 18.00
Socrates and Athens: Why we still need to care about both today
Safra Lecture Theatre, King’s Building, Strand Campus
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/ahri/eventrecords/2013-2014/CHS/socratesandathens.aspx
A lecture by Bettany Hughes, award-winning historian, author and broadcaster.

Also coming up is the Ancient Greek theatre in the Black Sea conference on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 July. The conference, convened by Professor Edith Hall and Dr Rosie Wyles, responds to one of the most important recent developments in the study of ancient performance culture: the challenge to the Athenocentric model. For further information and the draft programme, please visit the webpage<http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/ahri/eventrecords/2013-2014/CHS/greektheatreconf.aspx>. Tickets are now on sale via the E-store<http://estore.kcl.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=25&prodid=358>.

We do hope you will join us.

Best wishes,


Centre for Hellenic Studies
Arts & Humanities Research Institute
School of Arts & Humanities
King’s College London

Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 2375
Email: chsevents at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:chsevents at kcl.ac.uk>
Web: www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/chs/events/index.aspx<http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/chs/events/index.aspx>
Twitter: @kingschs<https://twitter.com/kingsCHS>

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Roderick Beaton
Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Language and
Literature
Director, Centre for Hellenic Studies
King's College London
Strand
London WC2R 2LS
UK
tel. 0044 20 7848 2517

Webpage:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/chs/people/academic/beaton/index.aspx

Byron's War: Romantic Rebellion, Greek Revolution (CUP, April 2013):
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