Cultural Events

Film Screening and Discussion «Birds in the Mire», by Alida Dimitriou

The documentary «Birds in the Mire” was held at the Athens Centre on June, 6, 2011. It is based on the Role of Women in the Greek Resistance against the Nazi Occupation. Alida Dimitriou presented her documentary “Birds in the Mire” (Greek with English subtitles) about the participation and contribution of women to the Greek […]

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Book Presentation “Beneath the Surface”, by Efrosini Camatsos

Held at the Athens Centre on Thursday, June, 9, 2011 at 7:00pm. In 1920s in Greece, Matina mysteriously arrives at a small Greek village, possessing only the ability to bring to the surface the different desires of the villagers, especially those of Stella. Matina is courageous and free of obligations, free of having to marry, […]

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Poetry reading by Adrianne Kalfopoulou & Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke

Held at the Athens Centre on February, 2, 2011. Adrianne Kalfopoulou lives and teaches in Athens, Greece where she is currently on the faculty of Hellenic American University. She has taught in the Scottish Universities” International Summer Schools Program at the University of Edinburgh, and various creative writing workshops in Greece. Her scholarly work has […]

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Lecture «Through the Greek Political Jungle with Trowel and Camera», by Brady Kiesling

John Brady Kiesling was a U.S. diplomat for twenty years, with service in Israel, Morocco, Armenia, and Greece. He resigned as a public protest against Bush administration policies in February 2003. He holds a master’s degree in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archeology from the University of California at Berkeley, spent a year at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and has taken part in archaeological excavations in Ancient

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