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01 June 2020 - 30 June 2021

"Let's talk history" is a scientifically documented and user-friendly lecture series, featuring prestigious scientists who focus on various Cyprological subjects relating to museums, collections, exhibitions and actions of the Cultural Foundation, but also more broadly to all periods of Cypriot history, archaeology, art history and literature.

 

The lectures are presented regularly on the Cultural Foundation's Facebook page @boccf, on the Foundation's website at www.boccf.org, and on other audiostreaming platforms(Buzzsprout, Spotify, Google Podcasts: “Let's talk history”).

 

You may find all episodes-lectures at the link below:

 

https://www.buzzsprout.com/1123577

 

Indicative List of Scheduled Lectures:

 

Dr Thomas Papageorgiou, "The visit of the Italian governor of the Dodecanese Mario Lago, to Cyprus (1927)". From 14/05/2021 onwards.

 

Dr Maria Dikomitou-Eliadou,"The Cypriot world during the early and middle Bronze Age". 

 

Dr Charalambos A. Alexandrou, “1st of April 1955. Establishment and valuable popular support”. 

 

Angelos Syrigos, Greek Deputy Minister, “The 200 years from 1821 and our self-consciousness”.  

 

Dr Chrysovalantis Kyriakou, “Christian Elite and Ideology in Cyprus during early Ottoman rule”. 

 

Dr Anastasia Yiangou, Historian, “The Contribution of Leontios, Bishop of Paphos and Locum-Tenens to the Archbishopric Throne, to World War II”.  

 

Dr George Papantoniou, Researcher, and Dr Christine E. Morris, Associate Professor of Greek Archaeology and History, Trinity College Dublin, “From the past to the present: Hierotopy and social biography of Cypris Aphrodite”. 

 

Dr Andriani Georgiou, Byzantinologist, “One icon, a thousand words: Saints Constantine and Helen in the Art of the Byzantium”. 

 

Dr Antigone Heraclidou, Postdoctoral Researcher, “Education and politics in the years of British rule, 1878-1945”. 

 

Dr Marilena Varnava, LLB – Historian, “The development of the Cyprus issue during the 1964-1974 decade”.

 

Dr Charalambos Alexandrou, Historian, “The action of 361 Infantry Order in the summer of 1974”.

 

Dr Anastasia Yiangou, Historian, British Politics in Cyprus during World War II”.

 

Dr Anastasia Yiangou, Historian, “The Contribution of Leontios, Bishop of Paphos, Locum-Tenens to the Archbishopric Throne, to World War II”.

 

Dr George Papantoniou, Researcher and Dr Christine E. Morris, Associate Professor of Greek Archaeology and History, Trinity College Dublin, “From the past to the present: Hierotopy and social biography of Cypris Aphrodite”.

 

Dr Andriani Georgiou, Byzantinologist, “One icon, a thousand words: Saints Constantine and Helen in the Art of the Byzantium”.

 

Dr Antigone Heraclidou, post-doctoral Researcher, “Education and politics in the years of British rule, 1878-1945”.

 

Dr Maria Hadjiathanasiou, Awarded the Marie Curie Action Widening Fellowship, Horizon 2020, University of Nicosia, “The Stimulus of Rhetoric: Propaganda, Riot and Suppression Measures toward the End of the British Empire in Cyprus”.

 

Dr Marilena Varnava, LLB – Historian, “The development of the Cyprus issue during the 1964-1974 decade”.

 

Dr Charalambos Alexandrou, Historian, “The action of 361 Infantry Order in the summer of 1974”.

 

Demetra Demetriou, Doctor of Comparative Philology (Université Paris-Sorbonne – Paris IV), Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Education, University of Nicosia, and Research Associate in the Cyprus Centre for European and International Affairs (CCEIA), University of Nicosia, “Identity Politics and the Cyprus Issue”.

 

Dr Constantinos Georgiou, Historian, “The Medieval Kingdom of Cyprus and the Crusades”. 

 

Dr Polina Nikolaou, Historian, Geographer, “Cypriot Antiquities and the British Museum,1893-1896”.

 

Dr Skevi Christodoulou, Archaeologist, “Public Baths and Hygiene in Roman Cyprus”.

 

Dr Maria Panayiotou, Historian, “Staffing the Forest Department during the early years of British rule”.

 

Dr Margarita Ioannou, Postdoctoral Fellow, Excellence Hubs, Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Erudition and Bibliophily in 18th c. Cyprus: The testaments of private libraries”.

 

Dr Evanthia Polyviou, Doctor of Ancient History, Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), The uprising of the Jews in Cyprus in 115-117 AD and the subsequent Jewish presence on the island until the end of the Roman times”.

 

Dr Chrysovalantis Kyriakou, “Didaktor” Postdoctoral Fellow, Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, “War of Cyprus (1570-73) and Christian identity: a new springboard to ideological transformations”. “Christian Otherness and Coexistence before and after the Ottoman conquest: Cyprus on the cusp of two worlds (16th – 17th c.)” Conference.

 

Archimandrite Gregorios Ioannides, Assistant Professor, Theological School of the Church of Cyprus, “A Cypriot Bishop, refugee to Italy”. “Christian Otherness and Coexistence before and after the Ottoman conquest: Cyprus on the cusp of two worlds (16th – 17th c.)” Conference.

 

Dr Ourania Perdiki, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Cyprus, “Pilgrimage routes in Cyprus during the 16th century”. “Christian Otherness and Coexistence before and after the Ottoman conquest: Cyprus on the cusp of two worlds (16th – 17th c.)” Conference.

 

Dr Apostolos Kouroupakis, Doctor of Medieval History, University of Cyprus, “The Latin Church of Cyprus and the Great Western Schism”.

 

Dr Anastasia Yiangou, Historian, “Cyprus in World War II”. 

 

Dr Nikos Christodoulides, Historian, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus, “Foreign influences on the effort to resolve the Cyprus problem, 1948-1978”.

 

Dr Theodora Moutsiou, Archaeologist – Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Cyprus, “The colonisation of islands by man during the Pleistocene – The case of Cyprus”.

 

Dr Christina Kaoulla, Historian, PhD, University of Cyprus, “Royal Divorces in Medieval Europe and the case of Cyprus”.

 








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