submitted by Kytherian Association Of Australia on 22.04.2015
Sponsored by the Kytherian Association of Australia, Aris Tsaravopoulos, will visit Australia from the 27th May 2015 to 15th June, 2015, to deliver a series of lectures.
He will attend the Kytherian Ball on 30th May, 2015.
On the 3rd June, he will travel to Queensland, to deliver a talk at Hellenic House, 29 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane 4101. (07) 3844 1179.
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Join the Kytherian Association of Queensland for a special presentation by visiting Greek archaeologist Ari Tsaravopoulos and discover your Kytherian roots with Kalie Zervos and Amalia Samios (The Kytherian Association of Australia)
Wednesday 3 June
Tea/coffee and sweets will be served
Upstairs at The Greek Club
29 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane QLD 4101
View / download a copy of the invitation brochure to the Brisbane event, here:
Brisbane Event June 3 A.pdf
RSVP essential for catering purposes. Please contact Michael Samios Phone 0414 376 688 or email Michael Samios
The next day, on the 4th June 2015 Ari will attend the University of Queensland, Brisbane.
Ari will arrive at 12 noon for a short tour of the small antiquities museum. The University of Queensland’s new exhibition on Cyprus opens the following evening, so Ari will be given a preview of the exhibition. He will then be taken out to lunch. The aim is to conclude the visit around 2pm.
Prof. Alastair J.L. Blanshard
Paul Eliadis Professor of Classics and Ancient History
School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Time to travel from Brisbane to Bingara, NSW: 346 Minutes - 5 hour(s) 46 minutes(s).
From Brisbane, on, Friday the 5th June, Ari will travel to the Roxy ‘complex’ in Bingara, NSW, where he will give a presentation, and visit areas of interest such as the long-term sustainable agriculture project called the ‘Living Classroom’. The lecture will begin at 4:00 pm, and will occur in the Roxy Conference Room, Roxy Theatre 74 Maitland St Bingara 2404.
View/download am invitation brochure to the lecture in Bingara, as a .pdf, here:
Bingara Aris Lecture 1.pdf
Time to travel from Bingara to Dubbo: 312 Minutes - 5 hour(s) 12 minutes(s).
On Sunday 7th June, Ari will be in Dubbo, where he will present a lecture at the Greek Orthodox Parish and Community Hall – Myrtidiotissa, corner Roper & Gipps Streets, Dubbo, NSW 2830. For enquiries, call Peter Skordalis, President of the Greek Community – 0439 688 553. He will also pay a visit to Dubbo Plains Zoo on Monday 8th June.
On Tuesday 9th June, Ari will drive back to Sydney.
On Monday 15th June, Aris will drive to Canberra. In the evening he will deliver a lecture at the Hellenic Club Matilda Street, Woden ACT 2606. Time: 7:00 for a 7:30 pm start. The lecture will be delivered in the Aegean Room, which is on the 1st Floor of the Hellenic Club. The title is: Antikythera – Aegila: A Persian naval base and a pirates’ lair, the “Antikythera shipwreck” in the
vortex of the Roman-Cretan war.
View / download a copy of the invitation to the Canberra lecture as a .pdf here:
Canberra Aris Lecture + Mega Book Sale FINAL small.pdf
*Note that during the day - the Kytherian World Heritage Fund will be conducting a BOOK SALE - from its extensive selection of books.
On Tuesday 16th June, Ari will stay in Canberra for the day, to visit Parliament House, the National Museum, and other places of interest.
On Weds 17th June, Ari will travel to Melbourne.
On Thursday 18th June, ca 12:30 Ari Aris will Lunch with staff of La Trobe University. This will be followed with a talk in the Archaeology department at 3:00 - in the Martin Building Lecture Theatre La Trobe University, Melbourne.3086. The title of the talk is: “The Laconian dimension of the everyday and religious life on Kythera”.
View / download an invitation brochure to this Archaeology Seminar in the Martin Building Lecture Theatre La Trobe University, Melbourne, as a .pdf, here:
Melbourne Aris Seminar flyer.pdf
Ari and his entourage will then walk ‘next door’ to the Institute of Archaeology.
5.00pm (refreshments from 4.30pm). Ari will then deliver a second talk at the Australian Institute of Archaeology, Terrace Way, McLeod (La Trobe University, Building EC/TER 11, Melways 873-4, No parking restrictions after 4.45pm) Contact: Henry Huggins, 0400 101 140
View / download an invitation brochure to the lecture at the Australian Institute of Archaeology, Terrace Way, McLeod, Melbourne, as a .pdf, here:
Melbourne Antikythera Lecture.pdf
The Kytherian & Greek community in Melbourne and Victoria is welcome to attend either or both talks. The Institute talk would be more suitable for a general public audience.
On Saturday 20th June, Ari will make a presentation at Kythera House, Kytherian Association of Australia, Suite 1, 24 King Street Rockdale 2216. Phone: 9599 6998
Starting time will be 2:00 pm, for a 2:30 pm start.
View / Download an invitation brochure as a .pdf, here:
Kythera House Aris Lecture A.pdf
*Places are limited so bookings are essential. RSVP to Kathy Samios on 02 9349 1849.
On Monday 22nd June, Ari will be hosted for an event at the Archaeological Institute of Athens, Sydney University. The title will be:
Antikythera – Aegila:
a Persian naval base and a pirates’ lair. The “Antikythera shipwreck” in the vortex of the Roman-Cretan war.
Level 1, Madsen Bldg, The University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW 2050. 02 9351 4759.
Ari departs Australia on Thursday 25th June, DEPARTS SYDNEY.
**Anyone wishing to organise a luncheon or dinner for Aris on his ‘free days’, or to take him on sight-seeing tours to say the Opera House, The Museum of Sydney, Macquarie University, or, the Blue Mountains, the Central Coast, Nowra, or Wollongong – please feel free to contact George Poulos on 02 93888320, or 0409 634 185, or Email George Poulos
Other details will be updated at this entry on the kythera-family.net webpage, as they become known and confirmed.
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