Feb 26, 2021
SAILING TO BYZANTIUM- FROM 1453- 1821
COMMEMORATIVE SERIES DEDICATED TO THE 200th YEAR ANNIVERSARY SINCE THE GREEK REVOLUTION 1821
Part of the 2021 Bicentenary program of the National Committee of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia.
The events are organized by St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church in conjunction with The Department of Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies, University of Sydney and St. Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College.
We are very excited to announce our line up for this year's series:
His Eminence Archbishop Makarios- "Ο Ορθόδοξος Κλήρος κατα την διάρκεια της Τουρκοκρατίας"- Thursday 13th May 2021 7p.m at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church, Mascot.
Dr Mario Baghos, Senior Lecturer in Patristics- "The Fall of the City in 1453 and the Ecumenical Patriarchate."
Thursday 27th of May 2021 7 p.m at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church.
Mr Konstantinos Kalymnios, lawyer, poet, journalist. "St. Kosmas the Aetolian and His Legacy"
Friday 11th of June 2021 at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church
Rev. Gerasimos Koutsouras, parish priest of St. George. Rose Bay/ Historian - "The Orthodox Church and the Enlightenment."
Thursday 24th of June 2021 7 p.m at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church
Dr Andrew Mellas, Senior Lecturer in Byzantine Studies – "The Byzantine Gaze of Makrygiannis: Freedom, Hellenism and Spirituality."
Thursday 8th of July 2021 7 p.m at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church
Dr Patricia Koromvokis, Head of M. Greek Studies, Macquarie University- " A Reflection on the Role of Women Revolutionaries in the Greek war of Independence."
Thursday 22nd of July 2021 7 p.m at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church
Professor Vrasidas Karalis, Sir Nicholas Laurantos Professor of M.Greek and Byzantine Studies, University of Sydney- "Η Εκκλησία και η Επανάσταση του 1821."
Friday 6th of August 2021 7 p.m at St. Catherine’s Greek Orthodox Church
****SPECIAL LECTURE TO BE HELD AT THE AAIA (Australian Archaeological Institute of Athens (Sydney University)
Dr Stavros Paspalas, Acting Director of AAIA, University of Sydney- "19th century Athens and the archaeological excavations on the Acropolis after the Greek Revolution."
Thursday the 30th of September 2021 7 p.m at the AAIA University of Sydney
All talks are open to the general public. More information will be provided very soon.