The reunification of the Parthenon Marbles – a European concern

The Swiss Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures are organising a round table discussion taking place at the European Parliament in Brussels.

MEP Rodi Kratsa, Vice-President of the European Parliament 2007-2012, and Professor Dusan Sidjanski, Chairman of the Swiss Committee, have the pleasure to invite you to the Round Table


under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture of the Hellenic Republic

Tuesday, 15th OCTOBER 2013, 14.00 – 16.00

European Parliament

Room P4B001 (PHS)

(Please click on the name of the speakers for further information (CV and abstract)).

Chair | Krister Kumlin
Former Ambassador and Chairman of the Swedish Parthenon Committee

Introduction | Rodi Kratsa
MEP and former Vice-President of the European Parliament

Address | Panos Panagiotopoulos

Minister of Culture of the Hellenic Republic

Brief presentation of the Parthenon Marbles issue (video)


Tom Flynn
Art historian and writer

Miguel Ángel Martínez Martínez
Vice-President of the European Parliament and of the Board of Trustees of the House of European History

Louis Godart
Advisor for the Conservation of Artistic Heritage to the Italian President

Bernard Tschumi (video presentation)
Architect of the Acropolis Museum

Henry Porter
Journalist and author

Jo Leinen
MEP and Chairman of the European Movement International

Maurice Davies
Museum advisor and commentator

Conclusion | Prof. Dusan Sidjanski

Chairman of the Swiss Committee for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles

Languages: English, French and Greek

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