Programme 2023

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LECTURE: Tuesday December 5 at 19.00
Peter Moe Astrup: Towards a New Understanding of the Early Mesolithic: The Role of Underwater Archaeology, Strategies, and Problem-oriented Focus Areas
Maria Geraga: Marine Remote Sensing Techniques in the Studying of Underwater Cultural Heritage Sites: Case Studies from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea
Discussant: George Papatheodorou
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NOVEMBER 2023 – MAY 2024
Lecture Series: Underwater Archaeology and Cultural Resources: Methodology, Preservation and Communication – A Dialogue Between Denmark and Greece
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LECTURE: Wednesday November 22 at 19.00
The Transformative Power of Architectural Heritage
Lecture by Mogens A. Morgen
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Lectures: Tuesday November 7th at 19.00
Athena Trakadas: “Archaeology and Underwater Cultural Resources: Reviewing a Sea-change in Practice”
Klara Fiedler: “Development-led Maritime Archeology in Denmark: Legislation, Management Practices and Research Output”.
Discussant: Dimitris Kourkoumelis.
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Seminar: Thursday October 19, at 19.00
A Voice from Denmark at the Brink of Transformation: Herman Bang and his Novel Tine
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LECTURE Thursday October 5th at 19.00
Patterns of Migration in the Eastern Mediterranean c. 400 BCE – c. 100 CE
Lecture by Christian Ammitzbøll Thomsen
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Performance: Tuesday September 26th at 19.00
I compare you to a young slender shoot
A Sapphic performance by Maya Peitersen
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Lecture: Thursday September 14th at 19.00
Following the Bronze Age Sun Horse and the Solar Iconography, from Denmark to the Mediterranean, by Flemming Kaul
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Lecture: Wednesday June 28th at 19.00
A Danish Pioneer in Macedonia: Karl Frederik Kinch and his studies on Halkidiki in the late 19th century by Stine Schierup
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Film Screening Monday 19.06.2023 at 19.00
After the Wedding shown in collaboration with the Danish Embassy.
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Seminar: Tuesday 06.06.2023 at 19.00
The struggle against the Greek Dictatorship in Scandinavia
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Lecture Wednesday 24.05.2023 at 19.00
Gladiators and Gladiatorial Games in the Eastern Provinces of the Roman Empire by Jesper Carlsen.
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Panel-discussion Thursday 18th of May at 19.00
So close and yet so far. Greek-German relations through the ages, with Christos Tsakas, Christina Koulouri and Alexander Nützenadel
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Open Annual Meeting 2023 at the Acropolis Museum
Presentation of the activities of the Institute in 2022
by Dr. Mogens Pelt, Director
Musical Intermission, by Composer Christos Farmakis,
Lecture, by Dr. Lasse Sørensen
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The Annual Open Meeting Friday 12th of May 2023 at 19.00
The Danish Institute at Athens invites you to the annual meeting at the Acropolis Museum
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Concert with WHI Ensemble
Friday 05.05.3023 at 20.30
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Wednesday 26.04.2023 at 19.00
The late-antique cityscape of ancient Halikarnassos – Some recently excavated buildings with mosaic pavements
Lecture by Birte Poulsen
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Film Screening Monday 24.04.2023 at 19.00
The Celebration, shown in collaboration with the Danish Embassy.
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Film Screening Monday 20.03.2023 at 19.00
A Taste of Hunger, shown in collaboration with the Danish Embassy.
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Film Screening Monday 20.02.2023 at 19.00
The Keeper of Lost Causes, shown in collaboration with the Danish Embassy.
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Thursday 09.02.2023 at 19.00
ARTIST TALK by Tore Hallas
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Friday 27.01.2023 at 19.00
Lecture by Goce Pavlovski, in collaboration with Roman Seminar Lectures 2023.
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Thursday 26.01.2023 at 19.00
Lecture by professor Marianne Pade
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Thursday 19.01.2023 at 19.00
Lecture by Clara Marie Westergaard, PhD-student
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Thursday 12.01.2023 at 19.00
BOOK LAUNCH: The Ancient Harbours of the Piraeus vol. II & III
With a lecture by Bjørn Lovén, archeologist.
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Tuesday 10.01.2023 at 19.00
Picture This – Image-Making Iconoclasm and the Islamic State
Lecture by Terne Nanna Thorsen, PhD-student.
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