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CYPRUS HIGH COMMISSION

CULTURAL SECTION

LONDON UK

PROMOTES CYPRUS HISTORY AND CULTURE IN THE UK

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Development of Postal Communication in Cyprus, from the 14th to 20th century

September 6, 2016

 

The Cyprus High Commission-Cultural Section and the British Library cordially invite you to
a public lecture by Paul Skinner Lead Curator, Philatelic Collections, British Library entitled


“Development of Postal Communication in Cyprus, from the 14th to 20th century”


The lecture will provide a description of the conditions and development of postal routes to and from Cyprus, reflecting the growth of commercial activity and population. Topics will include the Venetian period, the Ottoman postal service, Austrian and British post offices that operated in Cyprus, and Cypriot posts including the development of rural posts.


Held under the auspices of the High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus Euripides L. Evriviades
Friday, 23 September 2016, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DB,
Conference Centre, Brönte Room at 6:15 p.m.


A drinks reception will follow


Attendance is free but registration is required. If you plan to attend please email Chris Michaelides chris.michaelides@bl.uk and type Cyprus Lecture in the subject line

 

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CULTURAL SECTION CHC UK

 

The Cultural Section of the Cyprus High Commission promotes Cyprus History and Culture in the UK.

 

We host, organise and support initiatives and events, and create collaborations with cultural institutions, educational bodies, and universities. Our primary aim is to engage the Cypriot community and the wider public in a dynamic cultural dialogue. To this end, we support cultural production by emerging artists in various forms of art (music, theatre, fine arts, film) by providing platforms to show their work and by facilitating their collaborations with international institutions.

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