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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 

         Drinks reception