In this week’s Parthenon Report Don Morgan Nielsen looks at two ancient Romans who also play a role in our story; a lawyer and an emperor.
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In this week’s Parthenon Report, Don Morgan Nielsen explores the fine line between the justice of morality over conventional legal justice in the international effort to have the British Museum return the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece.
In this week’s column Don Morgan Nielsen explores the merits of a judicial resolution of the Parthenon Sculptures case at the International Court of Justice at the Hague.
In this week’s column for the repatriation of the Parthenon sculptures, Don Morgan Nielsen opens the case for a legal challenge at the International Court of Justice.
As Don Morgan Nielsen very correctly puts it, no discussion about the fate of the Parthenon Sculptures would be complete without talking about the British Museum Act 1963 and the constraints it imposes on us.
Due to technical issues the Webinar Event with acclaimed actor, author and phillhelene Stephen Fry has been rescheduled for tomorrow Friday, 6 August 2021, at 11am Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). The webinar will be live from Los Angeles, where Stephen is currently filming.
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).
In this second edition of our weekly column ‘The Parthenon Report’, Classicist, Olympian and strategic advisor Don Morgan Nielsen addresses the question: “What role does our Parthenon play in this new era, as a monument and as a symbol?”
In the launch of his weekly column, The Parthenon Report, Don Morgan Neilsen shares a personal retrospective of his connection with the Greek culture and the Parthenon.
Greek City Times has invited Mr. Nielsen, on behalf of Lefas Humanitas, to enter into a conversation with our readers – in the form of a weekly column, “The Parthenon Report”, which will explore many of the issues related to the repatriation of the Parthenon Sculptures.
At his Australian book launch yesterday Geoffrey Robertson made the case for a legal challenge for the return of looted cultural artefacts such as the Parthenon Marbles which were taken by Lord Elgin more than 200 years ago and are currently on display in the British Museum in London.
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.
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…
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.
Famous author Victoria Hislop has returned to Greece for the sequel of her world best-selling book ‘The Island’, set on the tiny island of Spinalonga. She talks about Brexit, the Parthenon Sculptures and her experience in Greece during the pandemic.
One hundred and sixty passionate Greek Australian community members, business leaders and students ‘zoomed’ into…