As part of the Cyprus Seminar, George Papasavvas (Associate Professor, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus) who will address the subject “Cypriot bronzework in the Mediterranean world during the Late Bronze Age”.
After the positive response to the lecture of the period 2013-14, the MCA is continuing the series of public talks titled “Cyprus Seminar: Recent developments in the archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean” in the period 2014-15. The seminar will take place on the first Monday of each month in the lecture room of the museum (5th floor, 4 Neophytou Douka Street), and will include presentations of recent excavation projects and new synthetic approaches. The lectures will be in Greek, unless otherwise state. They will be 45’ long starting at 19.00. The presentation will be followed by a brief response by an expert on the subject, and general discussion.
The MCA has the largest collection of Cypriot antiquities in Greece and is actively involved in the study of cultural interaction in the ancient world through its permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. The ‘Cyprus Seminar’ aims at bringing the public in closer contact with one of the major centres of cultural contact and amalgamation in the Eastern Mediterranean, while at the same time informing scholars and students about recent archaeological discoveries and new methodological trends.
The seminar is organized with the generous support of the Cycladic Art Foundation.
Nikolas Papadimitriou – Maria Tolis