Talks, Debates and Presentations

Key Events

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”

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‘If only I could recover one icon from the Turks.’ –

Tasoula Hadjitofi had to flee her birthplace in Cyprus as a child. Now she has been chasing looted art for years. 'It might sound like I'm some kind of James Bond, but you must understand that there is a big downside to this kind of life.' When Tasoula Hadjitofi is in...

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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