An interesting Colloquium, entitled “Anatolia Revisited, 1821-1922. Archaeological Explorations and the Legacy of Greece” is organized be the Gennadius Library and will take place on November 27th, at the American School of Classical Studies, in Athens.

Speakers of various institutions, such as the National Hellenic Research Foundation, the Panteion University, the Centre for Asia Minor Studies, the Benaki Museum, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Gennadius Library and the ASCSA, will present various aspects of Greek Hellenism in Anatolia, covering a period which begins after the Greek War of Independence (1821) and ends with the Asia Minor Catastrophe (1922).

Robert Ousterhout (University of Pennsylvania) will deliver the keynote address, entitled “John Henry Haynes and the Beginning of American Archaeological Photography”. The opening of the exhibition “Picturing Anatolia. The photographs of John Henry Haynes” will follow at 8.00 p.m.

The program of the Colloquium

Maria Georgopoulou (Gennadius Library): “Constituting a Contemporary History Collection at the Gennadius Library”

Ioli Vingopoulou (National Hellenic Research Foundation): Travelers in the Seven Churches of Asia Minor

Yiannis Papadopoulos (Panteion University):

The Anatolian Protestant Greeks in a Local and Global Perspective. The Evolution of a Splinter Group to a Transnational Community

Stavros Anestidis (Centre for Asia Minor Studies):

The Preservation and Treatment of the Collective Memory of Asia Minor Hellenism. Centre for Asia Minor Studies

Anna Ballian (Benaki Museum): The Greek-Orthodox Population of Anatolia: the Evidence of Art Objects

Ioanna Petropoulou (Historian): The Ideal of Greek Antiquity in the Christian East (19th century)

Jack Davis (University of Cincinnati):

“A Call of Humanity for Light”: The American School in Asia Minor, 1883-1922

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan (American School of Classical Studies): The Birth of the Gennadius Library Archives: An Important Gift from the Dardanelles

Keynote address (7.00 p.m.):

Robert Ousterhout (University of Pennsylvania): John Henry Haynes and the Beginning of American Archaeological Photography.