Videos from the Official Opening Ceremony

SUNDAY 6 September 2009

The Official Opening Ceremony of the 35th IBS Conference at the Great Hall of the University of Athens

A. Welcome addresses

The Rector of Athens University
Professor Christos N. Kittas

The British Ambassador to Greece
Dr. David Landsman

The Joint President of the IBS
Professor M. Byron Raizis

The Chair of the Organizing Committee
Mrs. Rodanthi-Rosa Florou

B. The honorary doctorate ceremony in regalia for Professor Jerome McGann

Presentation of Professor Jerome Mc Gann’s Academic work
by Dr. Nic Panagopoulos

The Chairman of the English Department
Professor Spyronikolas Hoidas

The Dean of the School of Philosophy
Professor Marika Thomadaki invests
Professor Jerome McGann with the regalia of his office

Address by the new Honorary Doctor
Professor Jerome McGann
“Byron Awakening and the Dream of Greece”