Talks, Debates and Presentations

Key Events

US 2018 Icon Hunter book tour

Zohrab Information Center New York – 2 February 2018

Free event and open to the general public. 7pm Armenian Diocese Guild Hall email or telephone (212) 686-0710

US 2018 Icon Hunter book tour

Abril Bookstore California – 30 January 2018

Tasoula presents her journey and the story behind one of the largest European art trafficking sting since World War II “The Munich Case”.

US 2018 Icon Hunter book tour

The Fowler Museum – 28 January 2018

The Hellenic University Club. The Icon Hunter book presentation and signing. The Harry & Yvonne Lenart Auditorium. RSVP to or call 310-215-3130

US 2017

Groninger Museum, Netherlands 21st December 2017

Book launch at one of the Netherlands oldest and largest Universities.
US 2017

Lobby for Cyprus London 19th July 2017

Tasoula ‘The Icon Hunter’ discusses her experiences in the dark underworld of art trafficking and the importance of protecting our cultural heritage. The event is part of Cyprus Week at Theatro Technis, London hosted by Lobby for Cyprus. 
London 2016

Washington DC 2017

The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation 8th Annual Conference. Georgetown University @LCCHP

US 2017

Cyprus Embassy US 2017

Keynote speech discussing looted cultural heritage and how this affects refugees, part of The Icon Hunter book tour
London 2014

London 2014

PRESENTATION: “Blood, Treasure and Islamic State: War, Extremism and the looting of culture”

Latest Updates

Tasoula Hadjitofi on Reclaiming Her Heritage

Santa Barbara Independent (April 2018) Tasoula Hadjitofi is the author of The Icon Hunter: A Refugee’s Quest to Reclaim Her Nation’s Stolen Heritage. Born in Famagusta, Cyprus, Hadjitofi and her family became refugees after the Turkish army invaded in 1974. Hadjitofi...

Empowering Refugees

Culture Crime Watchers Worldwide Embraces Refugees. Migrants and refugees can play an important role in salvaging the heritage of the countries they have been forced to leave. The refugee’s instant concerns are material – food, shelter, clothing. But the loss of home...

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