The achievements and challenges facing the Republic of Cyprus after fifty years of independence will be the focus of a public lecture by Dr Van Coufoudakis at The University of Western Australia next week.
In this lecture Dr Coufoudakis, Rector Emeritus at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus will examine the current state of the "Cyprus problem" in the context of the UN sponsored talks led by Australia's Alexander Downer (the Secretary General's Special Envoy) and recent developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East.
Dr Coufoudakis is also Dean Emeritus of the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, and holds the rank of Professor Emeritus of Political Science
In September 1995, he established the Foundation for Hellenic Studies a foundation dedicated to the promotion and support of the study of Greece and Cyprus in the United States. He is the author of several books, the most recent being International Aggression and Violations of Human Rights: The Case of Turkey in Cyprus was published by the University of Minnesota
WHAT: Public Lecture- Cyprus: A Fifty Year Old Republic at Risk?
WHEN: Thursday June 23, 6pm
WHERE: University Club Theatre Auditorium
RSVP: All welcome, no RSVP required
Audrey Barton (UWA Institute of Advanced Studies) (+61 8) 6488 4797