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Call for Papers: 9th Athens Annual International Conference on History

Published on 14 February, 2011

9th Annual International Conference on History:

From Ancient to Modern

1-4 August 2011, Athens, Greece

9th Annual International Conference on History:

From Ancient to Modern

1-4 August 2011, Athens, Greece

 

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

 

 

The History Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and

Research (ATINER) will organize its 9th Annual International Conference

on History in Athens, Greece on 1-4 August 2011. 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. You may participate as panel organizer, presenter of

one paper, chair a session or observer. The conference website is

http://www.atiner.gr/history.htm. Selected papers will be published in a

Special Volume of the Conference Proceedings. The previous 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.

 

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 with live Greek music

and dinner. During the tour, we will visit, among other sites: Hadrian’s

Arch, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium where the

first Olympic Games of the modern era were held in 1896, and on

Acropolis: the Propylaea, the Temple of Athena Nike, the Erectheion and

finally “the harmony between material and spirit”, the monument that

“puts order in the mind”, the Parthenon.

 

Please submit a 300-word abstract via email only by 1st of March

2011 to the following address: Dr. Nicholas Pappas, Professor of

History, Sam Houston State 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.

 

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 100 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.

 

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