Social Events & Talks

Past & present Social Events & Seminars of the Society are listed below.

The schedule for Thursday Drinks can be separately found here.

 

2016

  • 17 May 2016 - Insights into the job market from Business Consultants (co-organized with Alumni Hub) - DIKEMES auditorium - 7:00pm
  • 27 March 2016 - Watch the Oxford-Cambridge boat race with us - James Joyce pub, Astiggos 12, Monastiraki  - 5:00pm 

 

2015

  • 16 December 2015 - Annual Oxbridge Christmas Dinner - Yacht Club of Greece - 08:30pm
  • 8 December 2015 - Debate 2015 - Oxford, Cambridge, Princeton, Stanford, Harvard clubs - DIKEMES auditorium - 7:00pm
  • 2 June 2015 - Public lecture in Athens by South East European Studies of Oxford University (SEESOX) " Europe in Crisis and how to get out of it" - Megaron Plus - 7:00pm
  • 20 May 2015 - Poetry reading by A.E. Stallings - The British School at Athens - 07:00pm
  • 28 April 2015 - Informal discussion over tea with Bank of Greece Governor, Mr Yiannis Stournaras - 06:00pm - POSTPONED
  • 26 April 2015 - Benaki Museum of Islamic Art guided visit by Dr. Seyyed Mohammad Taghi Shariat-Panahi and Dr. Aphrodite Kamara - 10:00am
  • 3 April 2015 - Special showing of Richard Witlock's "The Street" video installation to the members of the society, which will be followed by a talk and discussion until 19:45 and by drinks at the foyer - Greek Film Archive (Tainiothiki Ellados) - 06:15pm

 

2014

  • 19 December 2014 - Annual Oxbridge Christmas Dinner - Yacht Club of Greece - 08:30pm
  • 7 December 2014 - 4th Annual Poetry & Prose event - Union of Archeologists Building, Thission - 11:00am
  • 24 November 2014 - Debate 2014 - Oxford, Cambridge, Princeton, Stanford, Harvard clubs - ACS Theatre - 7:30pm - [ details ]  [ map ]
  • 25 September 2014 - Oxbridge Wine Tasting - Kokotos Vineyards - 7:00pm
  • 15 June 2014 - Guided visit of Kaisariani Monastery followed by picnic -  9:00pm [ details ] [ guide info ]  
  • 6 April 2014 - Watch the Oxford-Cambridge boat race with us - James Joyce pub, Monastiraki, Astiggos 7:30pm

2013

  • 18 December 2013 - Xmas dinner - Yacht Club - RSVP binding - 9pm [ details
  • 12 December 2013 - Annual meeting - Elections - 7:30pm @ Kostis Palamas building, Academias & Sina
  • 30 November 2013 - Poetry and prose event - Union of Archeologists Building, Thission - 10:30am TIME CHANGED! -  [ details ]
  • 30 November 2013 - Award ceremony piano concert - Dionysia Trust - 8pm [ details ]
  • 14 November 2013 - Debate 2013 - Oxford, Cambridge, Princeton, Stanford, Harvard clubs - ACS arts center - 7:30pm - [ details GRE ] [ details ENG ] [ map ]
  • 20 June 2013 - Lecture by Dr Karasmanis, feat. Dr Zanias - 8:30pm [ invitation ]
  • 31 March 2013 - Watch the Oxford-Cambridge boat race with us - James Joyce pub, Monastiraki, Astiggos 12 - 6pm 
  • 10 March 2013 - The Antikythera Mechanism, Tour of the temporary exhibition, National Archealogical Museum - 11am [ museum details ]  

2012

  • 20 December 2012 - X-mas Dinner and Annual Meeting - 8:30pm @ Kostis Palamas building, Academias & Sina - RSVP is binding - [ invitation
  • 1 October 2012 - "Σκέψεις για την κοινωνία των ΗΠΑ λίγο πριν τις προεδρικές εκλογές", Θ.Βερέμης, Μ.Ξαφά, Γ.Παλαιολόγος - The HUB, Alkminis 5, Gazi - 8pm [ details  - poster - SKAI press release ]
  • 29 Septemeber 2012 - Brunch of Poetry and Prose, Literature event in Nafplio, in collaboration with the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies - @ Philhellene Square and King Otto Street, 21100, Nafplion, tel 27520 47030 - 10:00am  [ invitation
  • 30 May 2012 -  Debate: Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Princeton and Stanford - "Η Ελλάδα είναι Πλούσια Χώρα" - ACS arts center 7:30pm [ details ]
  • 7 April 2012 - Watch the Oxford-Cambridge boat race with us - James Joyce pub, Monastiraki, Astiggos 12 - 3:30pm 
  • March 17th, 2012 - Guided tour of the Acropolis Museum - 12pm (noon) - RSVP
  • February 16th, 2012 - Our second 23-min lecture by Richard Whitlock “Parallel projection and the feeling of reality in art”  - Tainiothiki Ellados, Iera Odos 48, 104 35, Kerameikos, Athens, 210 3609695 - 7:00pm [ talk ]

2011

  • December 20th, 2011 - Annual X-mas dinner at Naytikos Omilos Ellados with Cambridge Alumni of Greece - RSVP [ invitation ]
  • November 15th, 2011 - Annual meeting & elections - Kostis Palamas building - Academias 48 & Sina - 7:00pm 
  • September 24th, 2011 - Literature event in Nafplio, in collaboration with the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies - Brunch of Poetry and Prose - @ Philhellene Square and King Otto Street, 21100, Nafplion, tel 27520 47030 - 11:00am
  • March 29th, 2011 - Dakis Joannou will host the Society at a strict RSVP event to discuss art
  • February 7th, 2011 - Debate (in Greek) - Oxford-Cambridge-Harvard-Princeton-Stanford - Subject: "Η προστασία του περιβάλλοντος αποτελεί τροχοπέδη για την ανάπτυξη"  - @ ΔΙΚΕΜΕΣ building, Plateia Stadiou 5, 8:00pm - [ invitation ]

2010

  • December 14th, 2010 - Annual X-mas dinner with the Harvard Club @ St.George Lycabettus, 8:00pm - RSVP [ invitation ]
  • December 3rd, 2010 - Reception to welcome  the Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford @ Kostis Palamas building, Univ. of Athens, Sina & Academias, 6:30pm - RSVP [ interview by Alina Sarantis ]
  • October 14th, 2010 - 23-minute lectures - Evangelia Sembou "G.W.F. Hegel" - @ British Council first floor meeting room, Plateia Kolonakiou 17, 7pm - [ summary / talk ]
  • January 13th, 2010 - Debate (in Greek) - Oxford-Cambridge-Harvard-Princeton-Stanford - Subject: "Οι ικανοί δενπρέπει να μπαίνουν στην πολιτική" - @ ΔΙΚΕΜΕΣ building, Plateia Stadiou 5, 7:30pm - [ invitation ]

2009

  • December 14th, 2009 - Christmas Dinner - @ St. George Lycabettus Hotel - Guest speaker is Stefanos Manos -  RSVP by 10-Dec-2009 - Welcome drinks 8pm - [ invitation ]
  • September 14th, 2009, Prof. Mackridge lecture on "Language Controversy" - @ The British School at Athens, Souidias st 52, Kolonaki, 7:30pm - [ invitation ] [ download the talk in PDF ]
  • May 20th, 2009 - Elections & Wine reception - @ Kostis Palamas building, Univ. of Athens, 8pm
  • March 29th, 2009 - Oxford-Cambridge Boat race live - @ James Joyce bar, Monastiraki, 5pm
  • March 18th, 2009 - Poetry Reading by AE Stallings - @ The British School at Athens, Souidias st 52, Kolonaki, 7:30pm
  • January 28th, 2009 - Debate - @ ΔΙΚΕΜΕΣ Auditorium, 5 Plateia Stadiou, Athens, 8pm - [ invitation ]

2008

  • December 17th, 2008 - Christmas Dinner 2008 - @ St. George Lycabettus Hotel, 8:30pm
  • September 24th, 2008 - Prof.Zerefos lecture on "Planetary Change" - @ Kostis Palamas building, Univ. of Athens, 7pm
  • May 18th, 2008 - Family day, Visit to Attica Zoo - @ Attica Zoo, 11am
  • May 8th, 2008 - General Assembly - Univ. of Athens, Economics Dept, 7pm
  • March 29th, 2008 - Oxford-Cambridge Boat race live - @ James Joyce bar, Monastiraki, 6pm
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2007

  • December 13th, 2007 -  Oxbridge Christmas Dinner 2007 - @ Athens Tennis Club
  • September 30th, 2007 - Picnic with Halepas - @  Parko Stratou, Goudi
  • June 18th, 2007 - Summer drinks by the sea - @ Moorings bar, Marina Vouliagmenis
  • June 6th, 2007 - Evening drinks - @ Grande Bretagne, rooftop cafe
  • May 8th, 2007 - Wine Tasting - @ Cultural Centre of the University of Athens
  • January 20th, 2007 - Nonda: Six Decades of Art (1940-2000) - @ Benaki Museum - Pireos St

2006

  • December 12th, 2006 - Debate: Does Santa Claus exist? - @ Athens Tennis Club
  • June 4th, 2006 - Seaside brunch - @ Marina Zeas, Pasalimani
  • March 29th, 2006 - Jazz night - @ Guru Bar

2005

  • December 2005 - Christmas Dinner - @ Athens Tennis Club
  • September 2005 - Reception - @ British Embassy Residence
  • June 2005 - Tour and Reception - @ Museum of the City of Athens