CyI’s (APAC) Researchers Create Replica of a Medieval Metal Cross of the Maronite Church of the Holy Cross in Karpasia

At a ceremony held on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Mr. Yiannis Karousos, handed over to the Maronite Archbishop, Mr. Selim Spheir, a replica of a Medieval metal cross of the Maronite Church of the Holy Cross in Karpasia.

CyI Participates in the ‘4CH’ Project to Design a European Competence Centre for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage

The Cyprus Institute participates in a new and exciting initiative funded by the European Commission, aimed at creating a European Competence Center for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, promoting the use of digital technologies for the study, conservation and valorisation of Monuments and Sites.  The allocated grant will help STARC/APAC researchers to develop new methods for the 3D documentation and study of the island’s archaeological heritage and to work in close collaboration with the Department of Antiquities for the development

Associate Professor Nikolas Bakirtzis directs the “Mount Menoikeion Seminar” Organized by the Seeger Center in Hellenic Studies of Princeton University

This past summer, CyI’s Associate Professor Nikolas Bakirtzis led the "Mount Menoikeion Seminar", an interdisciplinary workshop (see the recent news item from the Princeton University website) that brings together students and faculty from a wide range of disciplines and fields of specialization, for on-site s

APAC participates at the Cyprus Institute sCYence Fair 2020

Following the great success of last year’s inaugural “2019 sCYence Fair”, The Cyprus Institute organizes the follow-up “2020 sCYence Fair” on 3-4 April 2020, under the auspices of the Minister of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth.  The event will take place at The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa, and is open to all school science groups, ages 9 -18, from both the private and public sectors. More than one team can participate from the same school with a different presentation.

APAC Team at the Grand Palais in Paris

STARC research team, Svetlana Gasanova, Sorin Hermon and Nikolas Bakirtzis, visited the newly opened exhibition on El Greco at the Grand Palais in Paris.

The exhibit includes a total of four works by Domenikos Theotokopoulos analyzed by the Andreas Pittas Art Characterization Laboratories (APAC Labs) of STARC such as the painting of 'Christ carrying the Cross'.