December 1-2, 1952

D.G. TSAKONAS: Paris, 24 – In the presence of the rector of Oxford University’s Theological Institute (…) and other officials, Professor of Sociology Dimitris G. Tsakonas, gave his inaugural speech on «The relationship between theology and academia.» The speech was favorably commented upon by Professor Sander – the most prominent of Orthodox theologians – and by all the faculty, who expressed their thanks via the address of the rector, who warmly praised Professor Tsakonas for his contribution to Christian sociology. GREEK MAESTRO: The Greek musician Mr Alexandros Athanasiadis (a recipient of the Cesar Franck gold medal) is to conduct the Paris State Orchestra on Saturday November 29. The orchestra will perform works by Haydn and Mozart, accompanied by a soloist from Spain. MAMBO: After the elections, both winners and losers will be dancing the mambo. Lessons are being given by Professor M. Xanthakis of the Evelpidon Military Academy who has just returned from Paris. Lessons are given in students’ own homes. (…). POSTWAR RUBBISH: The port of Argostoli (on the island of Cephalonia) should be cleared of about 1,500 tons of scrap metal, the debris of war – cannons, military vehicles and hand grenades – that have accumulated there.

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