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An Annual International Conference on Classical and Byzantine Studies

Added by atiner on 2017-06-28

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2018-06-04
Last Date Last Day: 2018-06-07
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2018-02-05

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos
Email Email: atiner@atiner.gr
Address Address: TBA, Athens, Greece

Conference Description:

The Athens Center for Classical & Byzantine Studies (ACCBS) of ATINER organizes an Annual International Conference on Classical and Byzantine Studies, 4-7 June 2018, Athens, Greece sponsored by the Athens Journal of Philology, the Athens Journal of History, Athens Journal of Humanities & Arts, Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies and the Athens Journal of Architecture.

The conference aims at bringing together academics and researchers from around the world to present current research on all aspects of Classical and Byzantine cultures, including (but not limited to) the study of literature, philosophy, history, law, politics, theology, music, art, architecture, science, technology, as well as the Classical tradition and the reception of Classics by Western or Byzantine intellectuals. Scholars may participate as stream leaders, presenters, session chairs or observers; however, they may present only one paper and chair only one session in the conference.

Fee structure information is available on www.atiner.gr/2018fees.

Conference organizers are responsible for making special arrangements with local hotels for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate; the price of the room is included in the conference fee, while the room reservation is secured upon payment of the fee. The conference also includes a number of special events at an additional cost: A night of Greek food and entertainment, a special one-day cruise to select Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens, and a one-day visit to Delphi. More details on the social program are available here.

To submit an abstract, please fill out the abstract submission form and send it via email to addressed to: Dr. Tatiana Tsakiropoulou-Summers, Director, Athens Center for Classical & Byzantine Studies (ACCBS) & Associate Professor, The University of Alabama, USA. The submission deadline for abstracts is 5 February 2018. Abstracts should include the following: Title of Paper, Author(s) 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.

Scholars wishing to participate without presenting a paper, they may contribute by leading a stream, chairing a session, reviewing papers to be included in the conference proceedings or in volumes of collected essays, or editing a book. To do so, they may send an email with their proposal to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK (gregory.papanikos@stir.ac.uk).

ATINER was established in 1995 as an independent, non-profit, world association of Academics and Researchers. Its mission is to act as a forum where Academics and Researchers from all over the world can meet in Athens, in order to exchange ideas on their research and discuss future developments in their disciplines.

The main purpose of ATINER is to organize and host International Conferences and Symposiums, facilitate original Research and produce Open-Source Publications in the form of monographs, volumes of collected essays, and journal articles. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 400 International Conferences and other academic events, and has published close to 200 books. In 2012, the Association launched a series of conference paper publications (click here), and at the beginning of 2014 it introduced its own series of Journals (click here).

The Association is organized into seven Divisions and 37 Units. Each Unit organizes at least one Annual International Conference and may undertake various research projects.

Academics and Researchers are encouraged to become members of ATINER and contribute to its objectives. If you are interested in becoming a member, please fill out the membership form (here). For more information on ATINER membership, please send an email to: info@atiner.gr.
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