[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
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
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
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>


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


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