19 May 2020 The essay ‘Between Greece and Rome. Coinage in the Imperium of Mark Antony’ by Andrew Meadows is now out. It consists the fourth issue of the series Memoranda Numismatica Atheniensia (MNA), a co-publication by the Benaki Museum and the KIKPE Foundation.
7 May 2020 A periodical exhibition at Tegea – teaser video The Social & Cultural Affairs Welfare Foundation and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Arkadia are preparing a periodical exhibition, in collaboration with the Michail N. Stassinopoulos – Viohalco Public-Benefit Foundation, as well as with the contribution of the Benaki Museum. The exhibition, titled “Memory and impression: An itinerary through the Peloponnese in the company of ancient coins”, is to take place in the Archaeological Museum of Tegea (Alea Tegeas). The core of the exhibition will be comprised by a selection of acquisitions of the KIKPE Numismatic Collection. As part [...]
4 July 2019 The KIKPE Numismatic Collection participated actively to the second ‘Summer School on Ancient Greek and Roman Numismatics’, organised by the Institute of Historical Research (National Hellenic Research Foundation).
February 2020 Series of educational lectures titled "The Revolution of 1821, motivational ideas and collectives". Cooperation with the Contemporary Social History Archives (ASKI). The foundation organizes a series of educational lectures, that belong to the wider thematic titled "History and Literature". This includes six events, each of them consisting of two lectures: a historical and a philological one. The lectures will highlight aspects of the transition from the multi-ethnic empire to the national state, revolving around matters of international and Greek history, as well as modern Greek literature. The series of lectures will be completed with a round table, based on [...]
“Memory and impression: A walk-through in the Peloponnese” Tegea, 12–13 December 2019 Michail N. Stassinopoulos-Viohalco Public-benefit Foundation The event is set to function as a herald of the temporary exhibition “Memory and impression: A walk- through in the Peloponnese using ancient coins as a guide” (to open in May 2020 at the Archaeological Museum of Tegea). The contributions to the Colloquium include perspectives by historians, numismatists, archaeologists, art historians, and so on, broadening the spectrum of the approaches and the information to be offered. Organisers: KIKPE – Michail N. Stassinopoulos-Viohalco Public-benefit Foundation – Ephorate of Antiquities of Arkadia Coordination: Yannis Stoyas, [...]
Yannis Stoyas (Researcher/Curator, KIKPE Numismatic Collection) participated with a presentation in the program “Can Byzantium become attractive? The Greek Middle Ages through the eyes of specialists”, which is organized by the Institute of Historical Research / National Hellenic Research Foundation. Within this framework, Yannis Stoyas presented to pupils of the second grade of the Junior High School the topic “Monetary system and aspects of economic life in the Byzantine state”.
The KIKPE Foundation has financially supported the IPEP, in order to reinforce its charitablework.
The KIKPE Foundation has financially supported the Association of Friends of the GennadiusLibrary, in order to fulfil its important work in the field of culture.
With regard to the publication entitled The KIKPE Diptych. The idea of W. von Humboldt andthe concept of entrepreneurship-innovation in humanities, Nikos A. Kalospiros elaborates onthe theoretical context of development for these lectures. In the first essay entitled “FromResearch to Teaching” Τhe KIKPE project he will interpret the title of the Seminars, namely“From Research to Teaching”, while in the second one he will illustrate the position ofclassical studies in the contemporary globalised world. In his prologue, M. Z. Kopidakis interprets Solon’s quote, “I grow old learning something newevery day” which is the first acknowledgment of the need for lifelong learning. [...]