Lectures on WWII cultural politics in Greece at Athens National Museum on Friday

A lecture series on archaeology and culture politics during World War II in Greece will be open to the public and free on Friday, at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

“Archaeology and the Politics of Culture During a Barbaric Era (1940-1944)” will open with a lecture by University of Athens professor Heigen Fleischer and will also feature a closing address by Ministry of Culture and Sports Myrsini Zorba.

From 13:00 to 18:00, when the event takes place, the upper museum floor and the exhibit “The Countless Aspects of Beauty” will be closed to visitors.


  • Hall of the Altar (Vomos), National Archaeological Museum, 44 Patission Street
  • Lecture schedule, 13:00-18:00 (in Greek)
  • Tel.: 213-2144-800
  • Free entrance to the event
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