Tag: Parthenon sculptures

Stephen Fry

Live Webinar Event: In Conversation with Stephen Fry on 5 August 2021

Join the conversation with much admired actor, comedian, author and longstanding philhellene Stephen Fry in The Hellenic Initiative Australia’s forthcoming ‘In Conversation’ event, as he is interviewed by prominent business leader and best-selling author David Hill on Thursday, 5 August 2021, at 11.00 am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).

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Geoffrey Robertson Who Owns History

Sydney-siders are flocking to Parthenon Sculptures talk by renowned barrister Geoffrey Robertson

Renowned human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster Geoffrey Robertson QC will present his book ‘Who Owns History? Elgin’s loot and the case for returning plundered treasure’ on Saturday 5 June 2021 at the Governors Centre, Moore Park in Sydney. Limited seats still available.

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Geoffrey Robertson Who Owns History

World renowned barrister Geoffrey Robertson in town to talk Parthenon Sculptures and the ‘ownership’ of history

Renowned human rights barrister, academic, author and broadcaster Geoffrey Robertson QC will present his book ‘Who Owns History? Elgin’s loot and the case for returning plundered treasure’ on Saturday 5 June 2021 at the Governors Centre, Moore Park in Sydney. The jury has never been out on this cultural matter…

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Persephone

The British Museum and the Abduction of Persephone

The Ancient Greeks revered their gods in statuary and sculpture and art and Persephone was no exception because of her rare beauty and intensity.  The Two Goddesses famously adorned the East Pediment of the Parthenon atop the Acropolis in their “marbl’d immortality” until they were forcibly removed by Lord Elgin and his men, beginning in 1802.

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