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What Makes an Olympic City? Lessons and Legacies from the Athens Experience

London Hellenic Society Annual Lecture

Date: Thursday 4 November 2004
Time: 6.30pm
Venue
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Dora Bakoyannis 
Chair: Howard Davies

The 2004 Olympics were hosted by Athens, Greece, and preparing the city for the games was a huge undertaking.  This lecture looks at the challenges faced and the legacy the games will bring to the city.  

Dora Bakoyannis became the first female mayor of Athens in October 2002.  She was appointed shadow foreign and defence minister of the New Democracy Party in 2000.  

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.  Entry is on a first come, first serve basis. 

For further information email events@lse.ac.uk| or phone 020 7955 6043.

Mayor of Athens Speech| (pdf)

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