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Inauguration of the new building

On Sunday, September 19th 2010, at 17.45 p.m., the inauguration of the new building of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies will take place. It will be named after the deceased President of the Foundation for Research and Technology, native from Rethymno, the late Stelios Orphanoudakis.

The new building "Center for Cultural Technological Application : Stelios Orphanoudakis", will house the activities of the Laboratory of Geophysical-Satellite Remote Sensing (GIS) & Archaeo-environment, due to which the Institute has conquered a distinctive position in the scientific field of application of computer and hard sciences in archaeological and historical studies.

At the end of the inauguration ceremony a cultural program will follow.

For further information please contact:

Ms. Alki Hadjinicolaou
Institute for Mediterranean Studies
Foundation for Research & Technology (FORTH)
Melissinou & Nikiforou Foka 130, P.O. Box. 119, Rethymno 74100, Crete, Greece
tel.: (+30) 28310 25146, 56627
fax: (+30) 28310 25810