Tuesday, September 20, 2016

‘Greeks and Cypriots in the United Kingdom, 1815 – 2015: Culture, Commerce and Politics’

This research conference, the first dedicated to the subject, will mark the official inauguration of the Centre for Greek Diaspora Studies (CGDS) at Royal Holloway, University of London. This two day conference will be the first time researchers studying the history of the Greek and Cypriot communities in the United Kingdom come together and present their work. This event will take place at the Hellenic Centre (16-18 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS) from Friday 14 October until Saturday 15 October 2016.


Presentations will cover a broad range of topics related to social, cultural, commercial and political history and diaspora studies. Co-organised by the Hellenic Institute / Centre for Greek Diaspora Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, the Cyprus High Commission, Cultural Section, and the Embassy of Greece.



Under the auspices of the High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus, Euripides L. Evriviades, and the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, Dimitris Caramitsos-Tziras. Free entry; booking essential on 01784 443 086 or at CGDSConference2016@rhul.ac.uk


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