Programme 2023


Seminar: Tuesday 06.06.2023 at 19.00
The struggle against the Greek Dictatorship in Scandinavia
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Lecture Wednesday 24.05.2023 at 19.00
Gladiators and Gladiatorial Games in the Eastern Provinces of the Roman Empire by Jesper Carlsen.
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Panel-discussion Thursday 18th of May at 19.00
So close and yet so far. Greek-German relations through the ages, with Christos Tsakas, Christina Koulouri and Alexander Nützenadel
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Open Annual Meeting 2023 at the Acropolis Museum
Presentation of the activities of the Institute in 2022
by Dr. Mogens Pelt, Director
Musical Intermission, by Composer Christos Farmakis,
Lecture, by Dr. Lasse Sørensen
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The Annual Open Meeting Friday 12th of May 2023 at 19.00
The Danish Institute at Athens invites you to the annual meeting at the Acropolis Museum
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Concert with WHI Ensemble
Friday 05.05.3023 at 20.30
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Wednesday 26.04.2023 at 19.00
The late-antique cityscape of ancient Halikarnassos – Some recently excavated buildings with mosaic pavements
Lecture by Birte Poulsen
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Film Screening Monday 24.04.2023 at 19.00
The Celebration, shown in collaboration with the Danish Embassy.
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Film Screening Monday 20.03.2023 at 19.00
A Taste of Hunger, shown in collaboration with the Danish Embassy.
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Film Screening Monday 20.02.2023 at 19.00
The Keeper of Lost Causes, shown in collaboration with the Danish Embassy.
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Thursday 09.02.2023 at 19.00
ARTIST TALK by Tore Hallas
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Friday 27.01.2023 at 19.00
Lecture by Goce Pavlovski, in collaboration with Roman Seminar Lectures 2023.
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Thursday 26.01.2023 at 19.00
Lecture by professor Marianne Pade
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Thursday 19.01.2023 at 19.00
Lecture by Clara Marie Westergaard, PhD-student
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Thursday 12.01.2023 at 19.00
BOOK LAUNCH: The Ancient Harbours of the Piraeus vol. II & III
With a lecture by Bjørn Lovén, archeologist.
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For more on the books see her

Tuesday 10.01.2023 at 19.00
Picture This – Image-Making Iconoclasm and the Islamic State
Lecture by Terne Nanna Thorsen, PhD-student.
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Programme 2022


Monday 12.12.2022 at 19.00
“Making do” – The Creative Potential of the ill-suited
Lecture by Helena Ahlström, architect.
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Opening 25th November 19.00-22.00
Under my Bedroom Floor
Exhibition by Billie Meskens and Frederikke Jul Vedelsby
26th – 27th November 17.00-21.00
EIGHT/to ΟΧΤΩ, Politechneiou 8, Athens
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Reframing Antique Sculptures in Roman Greece
At the Danish Institute at Athens, 20th and 21st of October
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Wednesday 5.10.22 at 19.00
Migrants from Turkey in Athens: Between national narratives and ambiguous encounters
Lecture by Gül Üret, PhD candidate in Law and Politics at the University of Graz
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Monday 19.9.22 at 19.00
The European Rescue of the Franco Regime, 1950-1975
Lecture by Prof. Fernando Guirao, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona
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Ephesus Picture

Monday 12.9.22 at 19.00
Refugees’ trauma and antiquities–an archaeological account of life after 1922
Lecture by Dr. Artemis Papatheodorou, Panteion University
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Tzouvala discussants
Friday 13 at 14:00 (GMT+3)
ONLINE CEMES-DIA Book talk: Ntina Tzouvala on Capitalism as Civilisation. A History of International Law
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Our Way
Wednesday 18 at 20:00
WHI ensemble and Diathlasis present compositions by Carl Bergstroem-Nielsen and Alexis Porfiriadis
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Lise Harlev
Thursday 19 at 19:00
Complicated Objects
Artist talk by Lise Harlev
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Jazz 2022
Concert at 21st Athens Jazz
Tuesday 26 at 21:30 | Makiko Hirabayashi Trio | Gazarte Jazz Club (32-34 Voutadon Str.- Gazi Kerameikos Station)
Sunday 29 at 23:00 | Ida Nielsen & The Funkbots | Technopolis (100 Peireos str.)
Press Release HERE


Haakon Ikonomou poster
Tuesday 12 at 18.00
Amphibious Employee Thanassis Aghnides & the Genevan Intervention in Greece, 1920-1930
Lecture by Haakon A. Ikonomou
Discussant: Sotiris Rizas (Academy of Athens).
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Conference in Honour of Søren Dietz
Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27
Program here

Acropolis Museum
Friday 29 at 19:00
Annual Meeting 2022 at the Acropolis Museum
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28/4 – 21/05
Group exhibition with the participation of Helene Nyman, Lise Harlev and Matthias Malling Sorensen
Space52, 28 Larnakos str. Athens
Press Release HERE
Catalog HERE


screening mahdi
Friday 4 at 19.00
Screening of A Man Returned, A Drowning Man og 3 Logical Exits with the participation of the director Mahdi Fleifel.
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A world not ours poster
Wednesday 30 at 19.00
Film Screening A World Not Ours by Mahdi Fleifel
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Vikings Christian European
Wednesday 16 at 19.00
How Did Danish Vikings Become Christian European?
Lecture by Per Kristian Madsen
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