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The contemporary cityscape and antiquities

Cycle C | History through the lens of the present | Remembrance and Pathos

January 10, 2011
19:00 - 21:00
5th floor - Young Theatre Workshop
The contemporary cityscape and antiquities: A strained relationship.

Free entrance

Future prospects remain inextricably bound up with the past on both an individual and collective level. As we examine our past in terms of the questions new and old and issues current and chronic which the present requires us to reframe and discuss anew, people, events and interpretations shed light on the past from unexpected viewpoints, making our relationship with History more creative and alive.

The contemporary cityscape and antiquities: A strained relationship.
We live in a city peppered with archaeological sites of immense aesthetic and symbolic importance. But how at ease do we feel in their company? Are these sites integrated into the fabric of our cities and into our everyday urban lives? And what can how we coexist alongside the material remains of the ancient past tell us about our relationship with History?

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Speakers
Eleni Bastéa: Professor of History of Architecture at the University of New Mexico
Dora Galani: Architect & Urban Planner; President of the Unification of the Archaeological Sites of Athens
Eleana Yalouri: Reader of Social Anthropology at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

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Entrance to all the events in the “Talks and Thoughts” Cycle is free and on a first come, first served basis.
The distribution of entrance tickets begins one (1) hour before each event.
Simultaneous translation is provided in the case of speakers using a language other than Greek.

The "Talks & Thoughts" events are also live streamed on sgt.gr.
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