Public Events Organized

I have organized the following Hellenic Studies events:

LECTURES AND  PERFORMING ARTS EVENTS

Over 130 public lectures and Performing Arts Events organized at the University of Manitoba and the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Speakers from the US, Canada, and Europe. Topics include ancient, byzantine, and modern Greek culture. For lists of organized events please click HERE (this link will take you to the webpage of the Greek Professorship at the UM-St. Louis; click the BACK button to return to the current page).

CONFERENCES ORGANIZED

• The First Balkan War and the Liberation of Macedonia. Conference organized at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, October 27, 2012.

• Bob Dylan and Greece: Immigrants, Wanderers, Exiles and Hard Travelersin the Poems, Songs and Culture of Ancient Greece and Modern America. Conference held at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, March 19, 2011.

From Athens to Beijing: West meets East in the Olympic Games. Series of three conferences held at the University of Missouri-St. Louis (April 2007), Sports University-Beijing (August 2007), and International Olympic Academy -Ancient Olympia (May 2008); co-organized with Susan Brownell.  For the published proceedings click HERE

• Achilles in Iraq: War Mentalities and Realities in Ancient Greece and Modern America (University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2004).  For the published proceedings click HERE

• The Olympic Games: Past, Present, and Future (University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2003)

The Parthenon and its Sculptures (University of Missouri-St. Louis, 2002).  For the published proceedings click HERE

• IX International Conference on Boiotian Studies (University of Manitoba, 1998; co-organizer)

• International Congress on “Heinrich Schliemann – 100 years”, Athens, April 20-24, 1990 (member of scientific committee)

EXHIBITIONS

“Hidden Children in Nazi-Occupied Greece”, Photography Exhibition. Matsakis Greek Culture Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis, March 2006

“Digging Ancient Mysteries: archaeological expeditions in Greece”. University of Manitoba Architecture Gallery, October-November 1996

“The History and Archaeology of Macedonia” Photography and book exhibition, University College, University of Manitoba, November 1993.

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