6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON History: From Ancient to Modern


Location: ATHENS, Greece

Event Date/Time: Dec 29, 2008
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The History Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) will organize its 6th International Conference on History in Athens, Greece on 29-31 of December 2008. The conference will be held in downtown Athens, within walking distance of the Acropolis (Parthenon) and other historical sites of Athens.

Papers (in English) from all areas of history are welcome. Special sessions will be organized in the following areas: Ancient Greek and Roman History, Cultural History, History of Religion, Arts History, Economic History, Political and Social History, Sports History (History of Olympic Games), History of Sciences, History of Philosophy, Intellectual History, Modern American History, Latin American History, African History, Asian History, European History, Personalities in Philosophy and History, Interactions of Civilizations (East-West & North-South), Historiography, Historic Preservation and the Future of Historical Studies. Selected papers will be published in a Special Volume of the Conference Proceedings. You may participate as panel organizer, presenter of one paper, chair a session or observer. The conference website is http://www.atiner.gr/docs/History.htm

The registration fee is 250 euro, covering access to all sessions, conference material and 2 lunches. Special arrangements will be made with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, planned tours to historical sites and nearby islands will be organized. A special evening is organized on Monday December 29th with live Greek music and dinner. On Wednesday the 31st, 2008 a gala dinner will be held under the Acropolis to celebrate NEW YEAR’S EVE. January 1st, 2009 a one-day cruise is organized to the islands of Aigina, Hydra and Spetses. The first 5 conferences produced a number of books. Visit our site http://www.atiner.gr/docs/HISTORY_PUBLICATIONS.htm for titles, table of contents and order form.

Please submit a 300-word abstract via email only by November 17th, 2008 to the following address: Dr. Nicholas Pappas, Professor of History, Sam Houston University, USA and Vice-President of ATINER. 8 Valaoritou Street, Kolonaki, 10671 Athens, Greece. Tel.: + 30 210 363-4210 Fax: + 30 210 363-4209 Email: atiner@atiner.gr. 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. We also invite people to chair sessions, act as reviewers and editors of the book(s) that will be published after the conference. If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. chair a session, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing, or any other offer to help please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, gtp@atiner.gr, Director, ATINER.