4th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies (Mediterranean)

Venue: TBA

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: Apr 20, 2011 End Date/Time: Apr 23, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 20, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 20, 2010
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The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 4th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies in Athens, Greece, 20-23 April 2011. The conference website is: www.atiner.gr/mediterranean.htm.

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. Panel organizers are encouraged to submit their proposals by inviting other scholars that do research in the area. Specific sessions will be organized along country studies for both the European and the non-European countries of the Mediterranean Basin.

The registration fee is €250 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks, and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel 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).

Please submit an abstract (using email only to: atiner@atiner.gr) by 20th September 2010 to: Dr. Gregory A. Katsas, Academic Member of 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. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.