HICD-USA Participation in New York City Virtual Panel: "The 'Elgin'/Parthenon Sculptures Controversy"

May 20, 2022

Sponsored by EMBCA on May 20, 2022, and moderated by the honorable Ilias I. Katsos (EMBCA founder and President) in Association with AHEPA’s Hellenic Cultural Commission, the panel offered a thought provoking discussion of the 220 year controversy surrounding Greek efforts for the return of the Parthenon sculptures from the British Museum. 

HICD-USA President DeeGee Lester joined the distinguished panel including Professor Othon Anastasakis, Director of South East European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX); Author/Poet Nicholas Alexiou, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Hellenic American Project at Queens College;  Architect/lecturer/artist John Yanni Fotiadis; and Professor Sydney Van Nort, Director, CCNY'S M.R. Cohen Library Archives and Collections. 

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