This in person event is a celebration of 100 years since Michael Ventris' birth and 70 years since his decipherment of Linear B.
13.00 pm Welcome Katherine Harloe and Susan Roaf
13.10 pm Manolis Stavrakis – Ventris the Architect
13.35 pm Susan Roaf – the Architectural Award and its impacts: shaping the future
14.00 pm Architectural Award 2011 winner: Dorothy Hardy – Zipped, laced and studded: solar building skins
14.25 pm Architectural Award 2020 winner: Dorette Panagiotopoulou - Delphi Revisited
14.45 pm Coffee and Tea
15.15 pm Professor John Bennet - Without Ventris ...? What would we not know about early Greece had Linear B remained undeciphered?
16.15 pm Short break
16.30pm Panel discussion – Problems, Challenges & New Perspectives in Minoan and Mycenaean Studies
Ester Salgarella - Time to rotate the kaleidoscope? Changing perspectives on 'Minoan' Linear A
Cassandra Donnelly - What's in a Word? New Paths and Old Roadblocks in the Study of Cypro-Minoan
17.30 Closing remarks