The B&M Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music organizes on January 8, 15, 22 and 29, a series of lectures titled "Lessons from the Byzantium” which belong to the lectures organized which are aiming at developing an interdisciplinary dialog and the public’s participation.

 The speaker is the researcher, university professor, and writer George Kontogeorgis. The lectures will take place every Tuesday for two hours (6pm. - 8pm.) until the end of January and have three different thematical sections: “The Byzantium as seen by the Byzantines", "Byzantium, the West, the East and the earlier years", and "The Byzantium, the ancient people and us".

 George Kontogeorgis is a law school graduate with postgraduate studies in political science, sociology and history and honors on his thesis at the University Paris 2, served as Dean of the Panteion University (1984-1990), was a member of Greek and foreign scientific associations, has taught in many universities, was a founding member of the Hellenic Political Science Association, member of many scientific and research associations, Athenian newspaper columnist and author of scientific articles in international journals and collective volumes.

 His lectures on the world of the Byzantium will constitute a two-hour training course on one of the greatest civilizations of the world's history.