Cultural Memory: Repatriation of Greek cultural property and the role of the National Archaeological Museum
Repatriation of Greek cultural property is an ongoing international campaign within Greece and locally in Melbourne. In this lecture Dr. Karapanagiotou will outline recent developments and the contribution of the experts at NAM to this campaign from the early 20th century including presenting case studies where objects have been successfully returned.
Dr. Anna Vasiliki Karapanagiotou | Director of the National Archaeological Museum, Greece
Dr. Anna Vasiliki Karapanagiotou is an archaeologist and Director of the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece (Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports). Born in Tripoli, Arcadia, she graduated from the American Pierce College of Athens. She studied History, Archeology and History of Art at the University of Athens, continued postgraduate studies at the University of Munich, and then received a postgraduate degree in Classical Archeology from the University of Athens. In 2002 she received her Ph.D. from the University of Athens with high distinction. Her doctoral thesis was titled The image of the woman in Athens of the late Hellenistic and imperial years.
Anna Karapanagiotou has received scholarships from international research institutions and has researched scientific libraries in London, Berlin and Oxford. Her activity in the field of archaeological work includes excavations in Naxos, Kos, Attica, Laconia, Arcadia, Messinia and Sybari in Southern Italy. She is currently Director of the Greek-American Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project, Arcadia.
Tuesday 26 April 2022, 7:00pm
The Greek Centre | Delphi Bank Mezzanine
Please note: All ticket holders must be vaccinated against Covid-19 to attend.
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