1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War Of Independence Revisited

A series of talks, organised by The Hellenic Centre to celebrate 1821 available to watch online.


“The Land of the Great, the Home of the Brave”. Echoes of the Greek War of Independence on Stage.

Dr Maria Georgopoulou, Director of the Gennadius Library

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“9 July 1821”

Dr Nicoletta Hadjipavlou, specialises in the Greek literature and history of Cyprus.

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Με τη ματιά του Μυριβήλη στο 1821: Μια παληά, επίκαιρη ιστορία

A talk in Greek recorded live at the Hellenic Centre 15 October 2021 by Stratis Myrivilis’s granddaughter, Christina Angelopoulou.

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In the Footsteps of Lord Byron: John Frederick Lewis in Greece and Albania

A talk by Briony Llewellyn and Charles Newton streamed live from the Hellenic Centre 8 December 2021.

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Organised by the Hellenic Centre

1821 Commemorative Lecture Series and Exhibition

1821 Visions of Freedom: The Hand of Zographos, The Mind of Makriyannis, The Zeal of Gennadius
An exhibition of plates illustrating scenes from the Greek War of Independence.
Organised by the Hellenic Centre under the aegis of the Greece 2021 Committee. Sponsored by the A G Leventis Foundation.

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