Acropolis Lecture- April 1st

This dynamic joint lecture will be delivered by YSMA Director Vassiliki Eleftheriou & IESL-FORTH scientist Dimitrio Agglo,  presenting the restoration project of the Acropolis and the emergence of an innovative laser cleaning technique, which has been applied over the last 12 years to the Acropolis & it’s sculptures.


Vasiliki Eleftheriou is an MSc graduate from the School of Architecture of the National Technical University of Athens. She works at the Ministry of Culture and Sports. From 1988 to 2005 she was in charge of the restoration works of the Lindos Acropolis, and from 2006 to 2011 she has been working in the Acropolis Restoration Service on the Restoration project of the Parthenon. Since December 2011, she has been Director of the Acropolis Restoration Service.

Demetrios Anglos is Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Crete and Associated Researcher at IESL-FORTH, where he leads the Applied Spectroscopy Laboratory. His research activities concentrate on the photophysics of molecules and nanoparticles and on the applications of laser spectroscopic techniques in the analysis of materials in works of art and archaeological objects with emphasis on the development of novel methodology and instrumentation.

Tues, April 1, 2014
Reception to follow, free and open to the public.

Boston University
College of Arts & Sciences Room 552
705 Commonwealth Ave. Boston, MA


Sponsored by the Onassis Foundation (USA) with co-sponsorship by Boston University Department of History of Art &Architecture, Department of Archaeology and Core Curriculum, and the Archaeological Institute of America.

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