This two day conference will be the first time researchers studying the history of the Greek and Cypriot communities in the United Kingdom come together and present their work. Papers will cover a broad range of topics related to social, cultural, commercial and political history and diaspora studies. Co-organised by the Hellenic Institute / Centre for Greek Diaspora Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, the Cyprus High Commission, Cultural Section, and the Embassy of Greece, with the support of the Hellenic Centre. Under the auspices of the High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus, Euripides L. Evriviades, and the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic, Dimitris Caramitsos-Tziras. The conference takes place on Friday 14 October and Saturday 15 October 2016 at the Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, Marylebone, London W1U 5AS. On Friday the conference runs from 1pm to 6pm, followed by a reception, and on Saturday from 9am to 4:30pm. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. To download the programme, please click here. Attendance is free of charge but prior registration is essential. To confirm your place, please email CGDSConference2016@rhul.ac.uk or ring 01784 443 086.