Mediterranean Studies

Venue: ATHENS

Location: ATHENS, Greece

Event Date/Time: Apr 09, 2009
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Description

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON

MEDITERRANEAN STUDIES

9-12 APRIL 2009, ATHENS, GREECE



The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes an International Conference on Mediterranean Studies in Athens, Greece, 9-12 April 2009. The conference website is: www.atiner.gr/docs/Mediterranean.htm.



The registration fee is €250 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks, and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: a Greek night of entertainment, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands and a half-day tour around the wider area of Athens (Attica).



The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Mediterranean Studies, such as history, arts, archaeology, philosophy, culture, sociology, politics, international relations, economics, business, sports etc. Special sessions will be devoted to Middle East and the Eastern Mediterranean Countries. Panel organizers are encouraged to submit their proposals by inviting other scholars that do research in the area.



Please submit an abstract (using email only to: atiner@atiner.gr) by September 12th, 2008 to: Dr. Gregory A. Katsas, Head, Sociology Research Unit, ATINER and Associate Professor, The American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece. Abstracts should include: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Affiliation, Current Position, an email address and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions are reached within 4 weeks. If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. chair a session, review papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, (gtp@atiner.gr) Director, ATINER.



The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic organization with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers, from all over the world, could meet in Athens and exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 100 international conferences and has published over 80 books have been published. Academically, the Institute is organized into four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.

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