A.G. Leventis Foundation

Έργα που χρηματοδοτήθηκαν το 2012

Projects Supported in 2012

 

Conservation of Cultural Heritage

 

Church of St Demetrios, Jerusalem – conservation of icons

 

Church of St Stephen, Nessebar, Bulgaria – courtyard improvement (part of the Medieval Churches of Nessebar project)

 

Elliniki Etaireia (for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage): a) ‘Monuments under Threat’ programme; b) ‘Civilisation Pathways’ project, Marathon

 

German Archaeological Institute at AthensOlympia restoration project

 

Holy Metropolis of Hydra, Spetses and Aegina – restoration works at the Church of St Mamas, Spetses

 

Holy Metropolis of Sidirokastron – restoration of the Triantafyllou Residence

 

King’s College, London – Digital Library of Ancient Inscriptions of the Northern Black Sea programme

 

King’s College, London – Gazetteer of Medieval Cyprus project  

 

Medieval Church of St Dimitar, Patalentitsza, Region of Pazardzik, Bulgaria – conservation of wall-paintings

 

Merton College, Oxford University (Prof. Irene S. Lemos) – Lefkandi–Xeropolis excavation project

 

Monastery of St Catherine, Sinai – restoration project

 

Rahmi M. Koç Foundation – restoration works at the Church of Taxiarches in Ayvalik, Alibey Cunda Island

 

St Gabriel Monastery in Tur Abdin, Eastern Turkey – conservation of 5th-century mosaic

 

6th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities, Patras – restoration and fresco conservation of the Church of St Nicholas in Agridi, Achaia

 

19th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities (Dimitrios Skilardi) – archaeological programme in Koukounaries, Paros

 

21st Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities (Prof. John Kouragios) – excavation project on Despotikon Islet, near Antiparos

 

Museums & Libraries

 

A. G. Leventis Gallery of Nicosia

 

Archaeological Museum, Crimea – refurbishment

 

Archaeological Museum   of Nessebar, Bulgaria – for the museum’s guidebook

British Museum, London: a) renovation of the A. G. Leventis Gallery of Ancient Cyprus; b) Cyprus Curator staff grant; c) Institute for Science and Conservation (Cypriot Antiquities Storage)

 

Friends of the Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia – for activities in 2012

 

Hellenic Foundation for Culture, BerlinOlympia: Myth – Cult – Games in Antiquity exhibition

 

Hermitage Museum (Friends of the Hermitage), St Petersburg – new lighting system installation in the Greek and Roman Gallery

 

Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia: a) medieval ceramics project; b) renovation of British Rule and Nicosia Galleries; c) Bulgarian Icons exhibition; d) El Greco: From Candia to Toledo exhibition

 

Louvre Museum, ParisCyprus between Byzantium and the West, 4th-16th Centuries exhibition

 

Medelhavsmuseet, Stockholm – junior curatorship for cataloguing, studying and publishing archaeological material found during the Swedish Cyprus Expedition (1927-1931)

 

Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens – A. G. Leventis Gallery, ‘Cyprus: Aspects of Ancient Art and Culture / Thanos N. Zintilis Collection’

 

Museum of Greek Children’s Art, Athens – ‘Emeis kai o Ghika’ workshop and exhibition

 

Princeton University Art Museum – City of Gold: Tomb and Temple in Ancient Cyprus exhibition

 

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter – Greek and Cypriot Archaeology Collections

Universities

 

Academy of Athens (Prof. Nikolaos Konomis) – assistant researcher’s fees

Anáhuac University, Mexico – Chair of Cyprus

 

 

 

Universities

 

King’s College, Cambridge – ‘Aristotle Commentaries’

 

King’s College, Cambridge – Constantine Leventis Senior Research Fellowship and emeritus professorship

 

Mariupol State University of Humanities – for the enrichment of the Constantine Leventis Modern Greek Library Book Collection

 

Mariupol State University of Humanities, School of Greek Philology: a) PhD scholarship; b) prizes for Excellence in the Use of the Modern Greek Language

Merton College, Oxford University – research fellowship

 

New   Delhi University – Greek Chair

 

Royal Holloway, University of London – Byzantine lectureship

 

University College London – A. G. Leventis Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Ancient Greek Literature

 

University of Belgrade, Department of Neohellenic Studies – for the enrichment of the Neohellenic Library Book Collection

 

University of BristolInstitute of Rome, Greece and the Classical Tradition

 

University of Cambridge, Centre of African Studies: a) Audrey Richards Annual Lecture; b) visiting fellowship

 

University of Cambridge, Judge Business School: a) Africa Business Network Conference; b) Nigerian Society sponsorship

 

University of Crete, Heraklion – LIFE+ Biodiversity Project

 

University of Cyprus: a) research programmes; b) researchers’ fees for 3 members of committee; c) Constantine Leventis Annual Lecture

 

University of Edinburgh, School of History, Classics and Archaeology – Leventis Visiting Research Professorship in Classical Greek

 

University of Exeter, Department of Classics and Ancient History: a) PhD studentship to exceptional scholars; b) Leventis Lecturer in the Impact of Greek Culture

 

University of Ghana – fellowship programme

 

University of Ghana, Department of Archaeology – grant towards the resource centre

University of Ibadan: a) Classics Overseas Grant; b) Constantine Leventis Memorial Biannual Lecture

 

University of Kent (Prof. Evangelos Kyriakides) and Athens University, Business and Economics Department – MA in Heritage Management Programme

 

University of Oxford – A. G. Leventis Lectureship in Eastern Christianity

Scholarships

 

 

 

Scholarships

 

A. G. Leventis Foundation Olympic Preparation Scholarship Programme – 25 scholarships offered to Greek and Cypriot athletes of individual Olympic sporting events

 

A. G. Leventis Foundation Scholars Association (Cyprus) – for activities in 2012

 

A. G. Leventis Foundation Scholars Association (Greece) – for activities in 2012

 

A. G. Leventis Foundation Scholarship for Post-graduate Studies in Acting (UK)

 

ALBA Graduate Business School – scholarships to 2 Nigerian students for the MBA course

 

American Farm School (Perrotis College), Thessaloniki – BSc scholarship programme for 2 students from the Balkans

 

Anofi and Grace Guobadia   Foundation, Nigeria – university scholarship programme for 11 students

 

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Faculty of History and Archaeology – Ioulia Vokotopoulou Post-graduate Scholarship Programme

 

British School at Athens – A. G. Leventis Fellowship in Hellenic Studies Post-doctoral Programme

 

Cyprus Forestry College – scholarships to 2 Ghanaian students

 

Cyprus International Institute of Management – scholarship for 1 Nigerian student

 

Earth University, Costa Rica – scholarship programme for students from Nigeria and Ghana

 

Egba   Community, Western Nigeria – Egba scholarship scheme

 

Greek Archaeological Committee – Deno Leventis Scholarship

 

Harrow School – Constantine Leventis Scholarship Programme

 

IITA–Lukas Brader Scholarship Fund, Nigeria – graduate training for outstanding students to conduct research towards a PhD programme in agriculture and related sciences

 

Imperial College, London – scholarship in bio-inspired devices for Greek-Cypriot PhD students

 

Olympia Summer Seminars (2012), Olympia

 

Prince’s School of Traditional Arts – PhD scholarship in iconography

 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London – scholarship for 1 Nigerian student

 

Trinity College, Dublin – post-graduate scholarships in Hellenic Studies

 

University of Birmingham – post-graduate studentships in Modern Greek and Hellenic Studies

 

University of Edinburgh – PhD scholarship in Hellenic Studies

 

 

 

Culture

 

American Hellenic Institute

 

Angelos and Leto Katakouzenos Foundation – support for a range of cultural and educational activities

 

Anglo-Hellenic League – funding towards the Anglo-Hellenic Review publication

 

Balliol College, Oxford – A. G. Leventis Scholarship in Classical Greek Studies

 

British School at Athens (Prof. Keith Rutter) – Ancient Greek numismatics course (travel and accommodation grant for 10 UK-based post-graduate students)

 

Cambridge University, Faculty of Classics – A. G. Leventis Professorship of Greek Culture

 

Campion School, Athens – G. David Sports Centre

 

Centre Culturel Hellénique, Paris – funding towards operational activities and the Byzantine Cyprus Colloquium

 

Centre for Asia Minor Studies, Athens – for the 2012 educational and research programmes

 

Corfu Choir – for the activities of the children’s choir in 2012

 

Corfu Museum of Asian Art – Edward Lear & the Ionian Islands exhibition

 

Courtauld Institute of Art, Centre for the Study of Byzantine Art – A. G. Leventis Reader in the History of Art

 

Cultural Centre – museum at Kissonerga

 

Cyprus Architectural Heritage Organisation (POAK)

 

Doros Partasides – Images Through My Lens, 45-year retrospective, 1966-2011, photographic exhibition

 

Elliniki Etaireia (for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage): a) ‘Sustainable School’ educational and environmental programme; b) seminar organisation and digital publication of various conference proceedings

 

Elliniko Theatro (Yannis Simonides) – performance of Homer’s Iliad at the Hellenic Centre of London

 

Environmental and Cultural Park of Paros – for the display of the permanent collection

 

European Foundation Centre (EFC) – annual membership

 

Fondation Hellénique, Paris – restoration of the rear façade and of the interior of the Greek Building in the Cité Universitaire

 

Friends of Cyprus Organisation

 

Harare and District Hellenic Community – Hellenic International Academy

Harrow School: a) awards and leadership bursary scheme; b) Deno Leventis Classics Library

 

Hellenic Centre, London – Greek International Dress Designers exhibition

 

‘House of Cyprus’ Cultural Department of the Embassy of Cyprus in Athens – for the enrichment of the book collection and cultural activities in 2012

 

Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge – fundraising for the purchase of buildings

 

Junior Achievement Association, Athens – annual subscription

 

Legacy Nigeria, Historical and Environmental Group of Nigeria – Historical Railway Building in Lagos

 

London Hellenic Society – annual membership

 

Martino Tirimo – Chopin recordings

 

National Gallery, Athens – From the Collections of the A. G. Leventis Foundation exhibition

 

Old University Library at Harkovo, Ukraine – library enrichment

 

Opera Rara – production of Donizetti’s opera Caterina Cornaro

 

Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research (OCBR) – for activities in 2012 and for 1 scholarship

 

Oxford Philomusica – for cultural activities in 2012

 

Palazzo Quirinale, Rome – Aphrodite, Goddess of the Mediterranean exhibition

 

Patrick Darling, African Legacy Projects – Akodi Africa Museum

 

Paxos Festival – for cultural activities in 2012

 

Pharos Arts Foundation, Cyprus

 

Polykarpos Yiorkadjis   Foundation, Cyprus

 

Royal Holloway and Lambeth Palace Library – Greek Manuscript Collection

 

Scottish Hellenic Society of St Andrews

 

Société Hellénique de Bienfaisance, Paris

 

Société Hellénique de Laographie (Elliniki Laografiki Etaireia) – for activities in 2012

 

Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies (SPHS) – towards the school programme and the publication of archaeological reports

 

St Anthony’s College, Oxford, European Studies Centre – A. G. Leventis Visiting Fellowship in Contemporary Greek Studies

 

St Sophia School, London

 

Tassos Papadopoulos Centre – core funding

 

Tiwani Contemporary Gallery, London – educational and public programmes in contemporary African art

 

Trinity College, Dublin – A. G. Leventis Senior Lecturer in Greek History and Archaeology

 

UNESCO, Paris – Cyprus Permanent Delegations Office

 

Philanthropy, Humanitarian Work & Medical Science

 

Aegean Team – for the purchase of portable mammography equipment

 

A. G. Leventis Foundation ‘Greece in Crisis’ initiative – support to various

philanthropic and humanitarian organisations for the relief of Greek Society

 

Alkionides UK Charity – providing free accommodation to low-income Cypriot families (required to stay in the UK for essential medical care)

 

Artemis Association for Histiocytosis – ‘Cell Autonomous Mechanism in the Pathogenesis of Langerhans Cell Hystiocytosis (LCH)’ research programme

 

Construction of the Greek Orthodox Church in Lagos, Nigeria

Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics

 

Cyprus Red Cross Society

 

Fondation du Centre Orthodoxe (Metropolitan Jeremy)

 

Greek Council for Refugees – ‘PYXIDA’ educational, sports and leisure programme

 

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Spain and Portugal

 

Holy Metropolis of Estonia (Metropolitan Stephanos)

 

Holy Metropolis of Spetses, Hydra and Aegina – ‘Stegi Agapis’ (shelter for the poor), Spetses

 

Kentro Prosforas kai Agapis (KEPA), Agios Christoforos, Cyprus – scholarships to underprivileged students

 

Lagos State Laptops for Learning (L4L) Initiative – ‘One Laptop per Child’ project in Lagos, Nigeria

 

‘Margarita’ special education workshop – athletics and students’ exercise programmes

 

Melathron Evgerias, Nicosia

 

‘Mission Anthropos’ – Greek medical volunteers for Africa (Mekelle, Ethiopia)

Municipal Oncology Clinic of Mariupol – purchase of medical equipment

 

Ormylia Foundation – medical care of needy children who are victims of trafficking programme

 

Orthodox Archbishopric of Kenya and Irinoupolis – ‘Archbishop Makarios III of Cyprus’ Orthodox Patriarchal Seminary

 

Panagia Kykkou Charity Association, Athens – support to Cypriot residents of Athens in need

 

Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa – Orthodox Archdiocese of Nigeria

Richard Coker Foundation

 

Rural Empowerment and Development Agency (REDA), Accra, Ghana – reducing poverty and hunger in rural areas via enterprise and promotion of self-sufficiency

Sightsavers, Nigeria – eye care workers training programme

 

St Mary’s Hospital, London – fellowship with an aim to further research into paediatric critical illnesses

 

St Spyridon Church of Stadion, Athens – home for the poor

 

Thalassaemia International Federation: a) sickle-cell project; b) MSc course in haemoglobinopathies

 

Environment & Conservation

 

Agricultural   Schools, Ghana: a) Leventis Foundation farmers’ training programme (LFFTP); b) schools’ operational costs; c) irrigation project

 

A Rocha Ghana – Atewa Forest conservation and restoration project

 

A Rocha Kenya – endangered species and coastal forest avian monitoring

 

BirdLife International: a) Africa programme; b) Cambridge Chair

Cambridge Conservation Initiative

 

Elliniki Etaireia (for the Protection of the Environment and Cultural Heritage) – Aegean programme

 

Europa Nostra: a) annual membership; b) youth activities;

c) conference in Cardiff

 

Ghana Wildlife Society – A. G. Leventis Library, Accra Conservation Education Centre

 

Hellenic Ornithological Society: a) Egyptian Vulture programme; b) Aegean survey and conservation of sea-birds programme

 

Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature – ‘Learn about Forests’ educational and environmental programme

 

IITA/Leventis Project, Nigeria – planting of indigenous tree species for the restoration and conservation of the IITA Forest

 

Lake Kerkini National   Park – construction of observatories and kiosks

 

Leventis Foundation Nigeria – agricultural schools

 

Marine Stewardship Council – engaging developing country fisheries programme

RSPB programmes: a) illegal bird trapping in Cyprus;

b) Aquatic Warbler conservation in Belarus

 

University of Canterbury, School of Biological Sciences, New   Zealand – Nigerian montane forest project

 

WWF Greece – institutional support for a range of projects

 

Publications

 

Ancient Cyprus: 9000 Years of Civilisation – purchase of copies offered to the Cypriot

Ministry of Foreign Affairs for EU officials during the Cyprus Presidency in 2012

 

Centre d’Études Chypriotes, Antoine Hermary – publication of Cahier 42

 

Europa Nostra – publication of bulletin

 

Lyceum Club of Greek Women – publication of the 2013 Diary

 

Prof. Francisco Rodrίguez Adrados & DGE Team – Volume VIII of the Diccionario griego-espanõl

 

University of Edinburgh, Dr Colin Macdonald – publication in honour of G. Cadogan

World Birdwatch magazine

 

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