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|1||Fri||Friday 1 May, 7.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre Thieves Academy: Learning how to Become a Thief and a Cheater in Ancient Sparta An illustrated lecture in English by Dr Chrysanthi Gallou-Minopetrou, University of Nottingham. Free entry; booking essential on 07947 209477 or at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|6||Wed||Wednesday 6 May, 10am to 8pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre Κύπρος: Ιστορία, Μνήμες, Φύση / Cyprus: History, Memories, Nature An exhibition of paintings by the distinguished Cypriot artist, Antonis Zenios. Private view on Tuesday 5 May, 7.30pm. Organised by the Cyprus High Commission.|
|8||Fri||Friday 8 May, 7.15pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre “Exodus” - A Contemporary Fairy Tale for Adults A discussion on the latest book by Greek writer George Hadjistergiou: Dr Dimitris Papanikolaou, University of Oxford, and Antonio Guerreiro, Portuguese intellectual, discuss with the author the harsh social, political and economic developments which unfold in Europe; actress Dimitra Tzanidaki-Kreps will recite texts from the book. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by the Hellenic Centre.|
|10||Sun||Sunday 10 May, 10m to 6pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3 2JL Elements of Fashion throughout Time and Cultures An exhibition organised by the Ionian Society. Entry £5; proceeds to the charities the Society supports. Further information on 020 7589 2371, 07808 777946, 07765 292990|
|11||Mon||Monday 11 May, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre The Grandeur that Was Paris and the Glory that Was London A lecture by Dr Ian Jenkins, to complement two exhibitions at the British Museum: Defining Beauty, the Body in Ancient Greek Art and Bonaparte and the British. Further information and bookings at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.|
|15||Fri||Friday 15 May, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre Papanicolaou Prize organised by the Hellenic Medical Society Free entry; booking essential at email@example.com|
|17||Sun||Sunday 17 May, 5pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3 2JL Iphigenia-In Memoriam A physical theatre performance of Jean René Lemoine’s play. Concept, design and performance by Dimitra Kreps. Ticket £5. Further information and bookings on 020 7589 2371, 07808 777946. Organised by the Ionian Society.|
|19||Tue||Tuesday 19 May, 7.15pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre Abducting a General - Planning, Execution and Sequelae A book presentation with Chris and Peter White who have extensively researched and recorded over 60 locations used by Special Operations Executive there during the Second World War and have been instrumental in editing Abducting a General for publication. Free entry; booking essential at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Patrick Leigh Fermor Society.|
|20||Wed||Wednesday 20 May, 7.15pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre Greek Dress in a Roman Context Dr Ursula Rothe compares the fundamentally different qualities and cultural meanings of Greek and Roman dress and looks at the ways in which Greek dress evolved in the Roman world. She also discusses the specific symbolism attached to Greek dress in Rome and Italy, the way it affected dress behaviour in the western empire and how it served as a kind of sartorial lingua franca throughout the Roman period. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by the Hellenic Centre.|
|22||Fri||Friday 22 May, 7 pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre “Amphipolis” The Excavations of the Casta Tomb An illustrated lecture in English by Katerina Peristeri, head Archaeologist of prehistoric and Classical Antiquities of Serres, Macedonia, Greece. Free entry; booking essential by 14 May on 07904 086677 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain.|
|26||Tue||Tuesday 26 May, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre Passage Into History A documentary, in English with Greek subtitles, on the history of excavations at Nemea, the modern revival of the Nemean Games and the efforts of archaeologist Stephen G. Miller, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, to expand our knowledge of ancient Greece. Produced by IMAGINA S.A; written and directed by Yiannis V. Lapatas. Professor Miller will be present to answer questions. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by the Hellenic Centre.|
|29||Fri||Friday 29 May, 7.15pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre Byzantium as a Referent in Early-20th Century Architecture: The University of Ionia, Saint Demetrius and Aristotelous Street Dr Kalliopi Amygdalou, discusses in English, through selected examples, the plurality of ideological flows and symbolisms that these buildings acquired in their respective contexts in a period of competition between national, religious and imperial identities in the region. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre.|
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