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Greek PM told he must recognise British Museum ownership of Parthenon marbles to secure sculptures on loan

Following is the full English language text of an article by Yannis Andritsopoulos, London Correspondent for Ta Nea, Greece’s daily newspaper. See below for contact details. Follow this link for the original Greek text. “The Greek government must acknowledge the British … Continue reading

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Statement from the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures

”The International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures (IARPS) and the twenty National Committees worldwide congratulate and firmly support Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in his efforts to reunite the Parthenon Sculptures in the Acropolis Museum in Athens … Continue reading

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Greece Offers to Loan Ancient Treasures to Britain in Bid for Parthenon Marbles

Following is the article titled, Greece Offers to Loan Ancient Treasures to Britain in Bid for Parthenon Marbles, written by Tasos Kokkinidis  and published by ‘Greek Reporter’ on 1 September” “Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that he is willing to … Continue reading

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Emanuel Comino on Ahdaf Soueif’s Resignation

In an open letter to the Trustees of the British Museum, Emanuel Comino AM, Chairman of the International Organising Committee – Australia – for the Restitution of the Parthenon Marbles[1] (IOC-A-RPM), said, “We strongly recommend that you urge the British … Continue reading

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Parthenon Marbles campaigners heartened

After quitting as British Museum trustee, writer calls for honest discussion about return of artefacts Βy Yannis Andritsopoulos, London Correspondent for Ta Nea, Greece’s daily newspaper (iandritsopoulos@gmail.com) The Egyptian writer Ahdaf Soueif has resigned from the British Museum’s Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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The Acropolis Museum: A high tech and symbolic space for the treasures of the Acropolis

The New Acropolis Museum was officially inaugurated on June 20, 2009, and celebrates this year 10 tremendous years of successful activity. It has grown to be one of the best museums in the world and has received over 14,5 million … Continue reading

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Reflections on the imperative of reunification

  We have produced this audio-visual work to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the opening of the new Acropolis Museum. This work begins with a contemplative mood built using static images yet conveying the impression of movement with panning … Continue reading

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