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October  2012
1 Mon  
2 Tue Tuesday 2 October to Thursday 25 October - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
Mirror An exhibition of photographs by Jean-Paul Matifat. Private view Tuesday 2 October, 6.30-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060.Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
3 Wed Wednesday 3 October, 7pm to 10pm - Hellenic Centre
Greek Evening at the Hellenic Centre Bar Enjoy Greek food and an evening of live Greek music. Tickets £10; price includes a plate of Greek meze. Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
4 Thu  
5 Fri Friday 5 October, 7.15pm – Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
Relationships within Families in the Greek Diaspora A presentation and discussion in English with Professor Matoula Tomara-Sideri (Panteion University, Athens), Dr Nikos Sideris
(psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and writer) and Alexandra Vovolini (publisher and CEO of Kerkyra Publications-Economia Group) on the occasion of the launch of A Likely Impossibility by Dimitra Philactou (pen name of Mitsi David). Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre
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11 Thu Thursday 11 October, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Η Κοινωνικο-Οικονομική Κατάσταση στην Κύπρο A lecture in Greek by the First Lady of Cyprus Mrs Elsi Christofia on the social and economic situation in Cyprus. A simultaneous
English translation will be projected on the screen. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at director@helleniccentre.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre on
the occasion of the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the European Union
12 Fri Friday 12 October, 7.30pm - Baity, 172 Walton Street, London SW3
Kantades Evening organised by the Ionian Society. Ticket £25; price includes dinner, a glass of wine and live music. Bookings and further information on 07808 777946 or at
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18 Thu Thursday 18 October, 9am - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
George of Cyprus and his World An international colloquium dedicated to the memory of Julian Chrysostomides and Constantine Leventis. Speakers include Charalambos
Chotzakoglou, Costas Constantinides, Sofia Kotzabassi, Joseph A Munitiz, Aristeides Papadakis, Inmaculada Pérez Martín and Christopher Wright. Further information on 01784
443311, at Ch.Dendrinos@rhul.ac.uk or www.rhul.ac.uk  Supported by the A G Leventis Foundation, the Society of Cypriot Studies, the Faculty of Arts, History and Social Sciences
and the History Department of Royal Holloway. Organised by the Hellenic Centre, The Hellenic Institute of Royal Holloway, University of London and the Postgraduate Programme of Medieval Studies, University of Ioannina.
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25 Thu Thursday 25 October, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Thessaloniki 26 October 1912 - 100 Years from the Liberartion of Macedonia (1912-
An illustrated talk by Professor Konstantinos Vakalopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Keynote address by the novelist Victoria Hislop. Free entry. Further information on 020 8361 4512 or at sec@macedonia.org.uk  Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain
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30 Tue Tuesday 30 October, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
The Secret War in the Aegean Islands During World War 2, 1943-1945 An illustrated talk by Lieutenant Colonel Michael Westropp, to mark the 72nd Anniversary of the Italian invasion of Greece on 28 October 1940. Little was known about the secret war until Michael Westropp recently uncovered the papers of Brigadier D J T Turnbull CBE, DSO British Commander of the Aegean Raiding Force. The force included the Greek Sacred Squadron
commanded by Major Kristodoulos Tsigantes. The talk will follow the activities of the raiders on the islands under Axis control and will conclude with the setting up of Force 132 in the
closing months of the War to take humanitarian aid to the islands, notably Chios. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org  Supported
by the Stefanos Kollakis Foundation. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
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