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Athens: European Capital of Innovation 2018

The European Commission awarded Athens the title of the European Capital of Innovation 2018, in recognition of the city’s use of innovation to overcome the recent economic and social crisis.

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Book presentation at the Athens Centre

Claudia Zatta will present her book «Interconnectedness: The Living World of the Early Greek Philosophers», on Wednesday, November 14th, at 7pm

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«National Archaeological Museum to Hold Thematic Tours for Athens Marathon»

Athens’ National Archaeological Museum will hold thematic tours on sports and athletes in antiquity, to honor the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event, which will take place on November 11 in the Greek capital.

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«Archaeologists unearth ancient statues in Atalanti region»

Four ancient Greek statues of young males – known as Kouroi – have been found in a field in the central Greece town of Atalanti, the culture ministry announced last week.

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The AC Newsletter – September/October 2018

Read about our recent news and activities!

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New modern Greek language courses!

Register for our modern Greek language courses for November & December!

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The Myth of Whiteness in Classical Sculpture

Greek and Roman statues were often painted, but assumptions about race and aesthetics have suppressed this truth. Now scholars are making a color correction.
Article By Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker

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«Instant Composing» – a music event at the Athens Centre

The composer and multi-instrumentalist Tilemachos Moussas meets visual artist Lefteris Zimianitis for an unexpected improvised audiovisual performance.
At the Athens Centre on Wednesday, October 31st, at 7pm

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Shipwreck found in Black Sea is ‘world’s oldest intact’

A Greek merchant ship dating back more than 2,400 years has been found lying on its side off the Bulgarian coast. An article from BBC.com

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Stories from Greek Libraries, Refugees and Other Communities

Stories from Greek Libraries, Refugees and Other Communities: A Work in Progress, by ROBERT DAWSON
Wednesday, October 24, 7.00 pm

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