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New Archaeological and Historical Perspectives 11/10/2017

Posted on: 10/10/2017

11.10.2017 (Opening) – LOCAL ARCHAELOGICAL MUSEUM OF PALAIPAPHOS, 18:00 The international archeological symposium studies the evolution of the city, as well as its relation with other cities and archaeological sites in Western Cyprus, from the Hellenistic period to Early Medieval times. At the same time, the archaeological missions currently working on the site of Nea Pafos will present their discoveries in regards to the founding of Nea Pafos, its urban development, its art, its architecture and its necropolis. International Colloquium organized by the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus, the University of Cyprus and the University of Avignon Scientific committee : Dr. Claire Balandier, Maître de Conférences Habilitée à diriger des Recherches, Université d’Avignon. Dr. Demetrios Michaelides, Professor Emeritus, University of Cyprus. Dr. Jolanta Młynarczyk, Professor, University of Warsaw. Dr. Eustathios Raptou, Archaeologist, Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. Dr. Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou, Director of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. Supported by: ex-Artis Οpening Ceremony 18:00 – Balandier Claire, Michaelides Demetrios & Raptou Eustathios: “Introduction” 18:10 – Welcoming remarks 18:30 – Solomidou-Ieronymidou Marina: “The Department of Antiquities: Its mission, activities and strategic plan”. 19:00 – Karageorghis Vassos: “Eternal Paphos”. 19:30 – Reception & artistic programme offered by the Municipality of Kouklia, titled: Aphrodite as a Symbol of Woman Beauty – LOVE, FERTILITY, MATERNITY Credits: Dance group: Ballet School Klea Pitsillidou Choreography: Klea Pitsillidou Recitation – Hymns: Chrisanthos Crhisanthou Flute: Lilly Evangelou Thursday 12 October (In greek and english) Free entrance