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A Day at the First Cemetery in Athens

It was a dark and gloomy day. The clouds were hovering over Athens. What a perfect day to go to the Cemetery. Wouldn’t you say? As part of our Education & Archaeology field trip led by Dr. Corbishley, we had the option to visit the First Cemetery of Athens. Along with the University of Kent…

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Reflections on the Temporary Exhibition Workshop

The Initiative for Heritage Conservation’s mission supports the interests of professional development cultural institutions in Athens and abroad. The IHC hosted the Temporary Exhibitions workshop as part of its Executive Leadership series of workshops and seminars in November 2015 at the Benaki Museum in central Athens. Two of the MA students attended the workshop; here are some reflections.

Differing Values in Elefsina

I have found myself repeatedly returning to the boat harbor in Elefsina these days. In the cool of the evening, it provides a reassuring jogging path for my weary feet to tread. I jog past the sailing yachts moored across from the superstore JUMBO, and through the empty waterfront parks that are amazing not only for their…