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 November 2016
1 Tue Tuesday 1 November to Thursday 24 November - The Hellenic Centre REBOOT/REROOT Amaryllis Kostaropoulou communicates the duality and contrast that she senses around her through collage, sketching and painting. Her exhibition comprises of several artwork pieces that celebrate creativity as a remedy against the absurd world, while adopting part of the vast representations found in her native Greek culture. Meet the artist: Tuesday 1 November, 6.30pm-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
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4 Fri Friday 4 November, 9am to 6.30pm - The Hellenic Centre The Levant and Europe The Hellenic Centre hosts the concluding part of the 2nd International Conference organised by the Levantine Heritage Foundation; on 2 and 3 November it will be hosted at Europe House. Further information at www.levantineheritage.com  or lhf2016@levatineheritagefoundation.org  registration at https://lhf-2nd-internationalconference.eventbrite.co.uk  Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
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7 Mon Monday 7 November & Tuesday 8 November - The Hellenic Centre Katerina A play that astonished the audiences, received amazing reviews and attracted more than 25,000 people. Based on The Book of Katherine written by Auguste Corteau, the play has been adapted and directed by Yorgos Nanouris, who takes the stage together with Lena Papaligoura on the role of Katerina and Lolek who accompanies her with his music. Katerina narrates, in retrospect, her family life, her fight against her bipolar disorder that makes her dependant on everyone, her suicide attempts. She communicates her chaotic reality with affection, sarcasm, lots of humour and total lack of melodrama. Duration: 70 minutes without intermission; Tickets £18. Bookings and performance times on 020 7487 5060 or at www.ark4art.com after 22 August. Organised by Ark4Art and the Hellenic Centre.
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9 Wed Wednesday 9 November, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre The Eighth Andreas A David Biennial Memorial Lecture delivered by Lord Michael Dobbs, author and politician. Entry by invitation only. For invitation call 020 7487 5060 after 24 October. Organised by the Hellenic Community Trust.
10 Thu Thursday 10 November, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre Europe in an Uncertain World A lecture in English by Fadi Hakura, Associate Fellow at Chatham House and media commentator. Free entry; booking essential on 020 8363 5054 or at adk7@aol.com  Organised by the Hellenic Society of Professional People and Scientists.
11 Fri Friday 11 November, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Warriors’ Wives in the Chicago ’hood: Rapping with Lysistrata in Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq A lecture by Prof Edith Hall, Department of Classics and Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College London, analysing the relationship between the ancient Greek play Lysistrata and Spike Lee’s film Chi-raq (2015), an updated musical-theatre adaptation of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata using versified rap performances, in south Chicago. It argues that the tragic undertow of Chi-raq must remind us of the suffering of the bereaved military wives in the war-traumatised classical Athens where, however amusing, was first produced in 411 BCE. The talk is part of the conference Married to the Military: Solders’ Families in the Ancient World and Beyond organised by the Open University (11-12 November 2016). Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org  Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
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18 Fri Friday 18 November, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Trauma and its Impact on the Patient's Life and his Family A lecture in English by Prof Peter Giannoudis, School of Medicine, University of Leeds. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
19 Sat Saturday 19 November - The Hellenic Centre Cyprus: A Culinary Journey Marianne Salentin-Trager will be presenting her book. The presentation will be complimented by an exhibition of photographs from the book. Further information on 020 7321 4181 or at ctolondon@btconnect.com  Organised by Cyprus High Commission, Cultural Section and the Cyprus Tourism Office.

Saturday 19 November, 7pm - The London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London W1K The Oinoussian Ball Black tie, cocktails, dinner, entertainment, surprises, DJ, dancing, greek/international music and raffle draw. Tickets £125, under 25s £80; price includes dinner and wine. Further information and bookings at maria@hadjipateras.co.uk  www.oinoussaibenevolentfund.com  Organised by the Oinoussai Benevolent Fund.

20 Sun Sunday 20 November, 4pm - The Hellenic Centre Chamber Music Recital Cellist Pavlos Carvalho is joined by distiunguished, international award-winning musicians Lucy Jeal (violin), Alexandros Koustas (viola) and Karine Selo (piano) for an evening of two of the most sublimely romantic chamber works in the repertoire: Robert Schumann’s Piano Quartet in E-flat major, Op. 47 and Johannes Brahms’s Piano Quartet No. 3 in C minor, Op. 60, Werther. Programme will also include the first movement from Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G minor. Tickets £12, students £10, children up to the age of 15 £5. Bookings at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-great-romantic-piano-quartets-tickets- 26569247334. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
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22 Tue Tuesday 22 November, 7pm - King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R Recent Research and New Finds from the MENTOR Shipwreck at Cythera (1802) An illustrated lecture in English by Dr D Kourkoumelis, Hellenic Department of Underwater Antiquities, Ministry of Culture and Sports. Free entry; booking essential on admin@gacuk.org  Organised by the Greek Archaeological Committee UK.
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25 Fri Friday 25 November, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre Papanicolaou Prize Competition 2016 Junior scientists will present original research papers in the fields of medicine, biomedical sciences or related areas. Candidates will be judged by a panel consisting of the President and President-elect of the HMS UK, and an independent academic. HMS UK will accept applications until 30 October 2016. Free entry; booking essential at secretary@hellenicmedicalsocietyuk.org  Organised by the Hellenic Medical Society UK.
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