Events

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 zohrabcenter@armeniadiocese.org 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 2017

Groninger Museum, Netherlands 21st December 2017

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

Cyprus Embassy US 2017

Keynote speech discussing looted cultural heritage and how this affects refugees, part of The Icon Hunter book tour
ARPA 2018

ARPA May'18

#TheIconHunterinAmerica Thank you to Mr. Mark Chenian, Mr. Hagop Panossian, the President of ARPA Institute (Analysis Research & Planning for Armenia, Los Angeles) and the entire Board for organizing the Icon Hunter book event. Thank you to the Armenian Diaspora of Los Angeles for the support and interest to the book and mission.

Santa Barbara 2018

Santa Barbara Apr'18

#TheIconHunterinAmerica Thank you for supporting and hosting the Icon Hunter book event at Santa Barbara Greek Orthodox Church (Santa Barbara, CA) in April 2018.

The Church keeps the light of Orthodox faith and cultural heritage. All this is blessed by Father Charalambos Fox and the donor families, among which is Randopoulos family.

Book Presentation 28th Jan '18 - UCLA, Los Angeles

Book Presentation 28th Jan '18 - UCLA, Los Angeles

#TheIconHunterinAmerica Thanks to the support of The Hellenic University Club and the UCLA Stavros Niarchos Center for Hellenic Culture Initiative, and the Honorary Consul General of Cyprus, Mr. Andreas Kyprianides, combined with the assistance of the UCLA Department of Art History and the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Tasoula Hadjitofi presented The Icon Hunter at the Harry & Yvonne Lenart auditorium, the Fowler Museum at UCLA January, 28th 2018.

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 hucorg@gmail.com or call 310-215-3130

London 2016

Washington DC 2017

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

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 2014

London 2014

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

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