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The New Acropolis Museum celebrates its first birthday

It is now one year since the official opening of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens. almost eveyone who has visited since then is in agreement that the new museum presents an extremely persuasive argument for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures.

06/23/2010

New Acropolis Museum celebrates first anniversary

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Manchester conference on Museums and Restitution

Manchester University is organising a conference on Museums and Restitution. One fo the speakers at the conference will be George Vardas from the Australian Committee. The event will also be attended by Fabrizio Micalizzi from the Swiss Committee.

Museums and Restitution – International Conference

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Nick Clegg - Britain's best option for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures?

Out of the candidates in the upcoming UK general election, Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats party has spoken out vociferously in the past in favour of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, as shown in this press release from 2002.

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT SHOWS SUPPORT FOR THE RETURN OF THE PARTHENON MARBLES – RICHARD ALLAN MP

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The Elginism website is 5 years old

The Elginism website was set up in 2005 by the International Association's current treasurer, Matthew Taylor, with the aim of ccollating as many current articles relating to the Parthenon Sculptures & the campaign for their reunification in one single location.

This week, the website celebrates its fifth birthday. It now holds over 1500 articles about the issue, along with other related restitution cases.

You can read more about this story here.

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Parthenon frieze fragment returns to Palermo

The fragment from the Parthenon Frieze which was lent to Greece by the Palermo Museum has now been returned, despite initial hopes that the loan would be extended to become semi-permanent.

CULTURE: PARTHENON FRIEZE FRAGMENT RETURNS TO PALERMO

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