[MGSA-L] Centre for Hellenic Studies at KIng's College London. 2014/15 events programme

Beaton, Roderick rod.beaton at kcl.ac.uk
Wed Sep 17 07:42:18 PDT 2014

From: kcl - chsevents <chsevents at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:chsevents at kcl.ac.uk>>
Subject: CHS 2014/15 events programme
Date: 17 September 2014 10:56:58 BST
To: chs-mail Mailman List <chs-mail at mailman.kcl.ac.uk<mailto:chs-mail at mailman.kcl.ac.uk>>

Dear Friend of CHS,

Welcome back to what we hope will be another great year for the Centre for Hellenic Studies. Our full events programme is now available to view on the website<http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/chs/events/index.aspx>, and below are just a few of the highlights:

First event of the year:
Tuesday 30 September, 17.30-18.30
The floating state: trade embargoes and the rise of a late medieval fiscal state
Council Room (K2.29), King’s Building, Strand Campus
Georg Christ (University of Manchester) will look at the complex relationship of military might and fiscal exploitation through the lens of Venetian embargo policies. Part of the Late Antique & Byzantine seminar series.

Saturday 18 October, 19.30-21.00
Rebetika and the Eastern Mediterranean underground
Tutu’s, Macadam Building, Strand Campus
Roderick Beaton (Director, CHS, King’s College London) and Martin Stokes (King Edward Professor of Music, King’s College London) will explore the musical underground, focusing on rebetika and broader Eastern Mediterranean soundscapes. With performances by Cigdem Aslan and Friends and Oxford Maqam. Part of the Arts & Humanities Festival 2014: underground.

Thursday 4 December, 18.30-19.30
Introducing the Ancient Greeks: From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind
Anatomy Lecture Theatre, King’s Building, Strand Campus
Professor Paul Cartledge will launch this new book by Professor Edith Hall.

Monday 9 February, 17.30-18.30
Fighting EOKA: the British counter-insurgency campaign in Cyprus, 1955-1959
Council Room (K2.29), King’s Building, Strand Campus
David French (University College London) will analyse the operations of the British security forces on Cyprus that tried to defeat EOKA, the Greek Cypriot paramilitary organisation. Part of the Modern Greek seminar series.

Friday 27 & Saturday 28 March
Locating the daimonic: daimones, spaces and places in the Greek World
River Room, King’s Building, Strand Campus
A 2-day symposium examining a range of spatial and locative notions of daimonic activity across Greek literature.

We do hope you will join us at an event soon.

Best wishes,

Centre for Hellenic Studies
Arts & Humanities Research Institute
Faculty 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
Director, Centre for Hellenic Studies
King's College London
London WC2R 2LS
tel. 0044 20 7848 2517


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