[MGSA-L] King's College London Centre for Hellenic Studies.Forthcoming Events and Other Announcements

Beaton, Roderick rod.beaton at kcl.ac.uk
Wed Sep 30 01:52:33 PDT 2015

Monday 5 October, 17.30-19.00
The human rights record of the Greek ‘Colonels’ (1967-74), the anti-torture campaign, & the rise of global standards
Council Room (K2.29), King’s Building, Strand Campus
Konstantina Maragkou (LSE) will discuss the human rights crisis that was perpetrated by the Greek Colonels’ regime and evaluate its contributions to the human rights r/evolution with particular reference to the penalisation of torture. Followed by the presentation of the Schilizzi scholars. Part of the Modern Greek seminar series.

Wednesday 7 October, 18.30
Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth
K4U.12 King’s Building Strand Campus
Kevin Ovenden, author of Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth, will be in conversation with Stathis Kouvelakis (KCL), former Economics Minister for Syriza and one of the leaders of the left breakaway group Popular Unity about the extraordinary rise of the Syriza, the split, the outcome of the September elections in Greece and what the fallout will mean for Syriza, Greece and the European left as a whole. A Q&A session will follow.

We do hope you will join us.

Other events of interest:
Greeks and Others in the Centre: the London Launch of Discovering Downtown Cairo: Architecture…and Stories (Jovis, 2015). The Hellenic Centre<mailto:press at helleniccentre.org>, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS, 29 October 2015, 7pm. Places are limited, so please reserve your seat by sending an email to george.vassiadis at rhul.ac.uk<mailto:george.vassiadis at rhul.ac.uk> by Monday, 26 October 2015. A presentation by the book’s editors, Dr Vittoria Capresi and Barbara Pampe. Discovering Downtown Cairo describes 38 historic buildings in the centre of Cairo, many with Greek connections. Dr Alexander Kazamias (Coventry University) will respond with thoughts on “A Piece of Europe”? Reflections on Khedival Cairo after the Opening of the New Suez Canal, and Dr George Vassiadis (Royal Holloway) will make the introductions and provide the historical background. Organised by the Centre for Greek Diaspora Studies, Royal Holloway, University of London, in cooperation with Baladilab and the Society for Modern Greek Studies.

The deadline for submitting proposals for papers for the 1st International Conference on Europe in Discourse: Identity, Diversity, Borders<http://ermis.hau.gr/lctp/goto.aspx?Id=68e0f208-6e65-e511-80cb-00155d003800&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.europeindiscourse.eu%2f>, Athens, Greece, September 23-25 2016, has been extended to 30 November 2015

Information about the 2nd International Cultural Academy: Public and Cultural Diplomacy in Times of Crisis (Rhodes, 22-26 October 2015) can be found on: http://hfc-worldwide.org/blog/2015/07/31/international-cultural-academy-2015/

Best wishes,

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

Tel: +44 (0)20 7848 7963
Email: chsevents at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:chsevents at kcl.ac.uk>
Web: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/ahri/centres/CHS/Events/events.aspx
Twitter: @kingschs<https://twitter.com/kingsCHS>

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


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