Ambassador Mallias to Visit New England

Ambassador of Greece to the United States, Alexandros P. Mallias will visit Boston, as well as Cranston and Providence, RI, and Durham, NH, (Dec. 1 – 6, 2007), where he will attend a series of events, meet with American officials, Greek Community leaders, and members of the business and academic communities. During his visit, Ambassador Mallias will also speak at Boston University, the University of New Hampshire and the Economic Development Corporation of Rhode Island.

Highlights of his visit follow:

Saturday, December 1, 2007, at 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. - Reception (by invitation only)

Reception hosted by Consul General Constantine Orphanides, at the Greek Consulate, where Ambassador Alexandros Mallias will honor Mr. Clay Atkinson and Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Gates for the return of Classical Antiquities to Greece. (By invitation only).

Monday, December 3, 2007, at 6:00 p.m . - Lecture

"Getting to Know the European Union: Greece"

Moderator: Alan Berger, Senior Editorial Writer, The Boston Globe
Photonics Center, Boston University, 8 St. Mary's Street
The event is Free and Open to the Public. Reception to follow.
For more information, contact: Elizabeth D. Amrein
Institute for Human Sciences, Boston University, tel. 617-358-2778
Sponsored by the Office of Human Sciences at Boston University, in cooperation with the Department of International Relations at Boston University, in association with the Consulate General of Greece in Boston .

Tuesday, December 4, 2007, at 1:00 p.m. - Lecture

"Greek – U.S. Strategic Partnership in Southeastern Europe and Beyond"
University of New Hampshire, Huddleston Hall,
73 Main St., Durham, NH
The event is Free and Open to the Public. Reception to follow.
For more information, contact: Thelma Sidmore, 603-862-3522 or
Presented by John C. Rouman Classical Lecture Series and the Papoutsy Charitable Foundation.
Click here to view and download flyer (PDF). For JPEG version, click here.

Ambassador Mallias will also attend:

(a) the Inaugural Lecture of Professor Kostas A. Lavdas, the fourth holder of the Constantine Karamanlis Chair in Hellenic and Southeastern European Studies at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, on Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 3:30 p.m. Reception to follow. Queries: 617.627.3079, e-mail: , and

(b) the Inaugural Meeting of the New England Chapter of the American Hellenic Institute and the American Hellenic Business Network, on Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. at the Radisson Boston Hotel.

(Posting date 29 November 2007)

For more information, contact the Press and Communication Office of the Consulate General of Greece in Boston: 86 Beacon St. Boston, MA. 02108; Tel.: (617) 523-0100, Fax: (617) 523-0511, e-mail:

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