6th Annual International Symposium on Culture and Civilization
7-10 June 2021, Athens, Greece
(Athens Local Time)
Monday 7 June 2021
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:
- Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
- Stephen Andrew Arbury, Head, Arts & Culture Unit, ATINER & Professor of Art History, Radford University, USA. (Video)
- Valia Kasimati, Head, Tourism, Leisure & Recreation Unit, ATINER.
- Nissim Gal, Senior Lecturer, Haifa University, Israel.
Title: Displaying Dissent: On Faith and Consumerism in Light of the Israeli Museum and the Arab-Christian Community.
- Adi Louria Hayon, Senior Lecturer, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Title: An Appeal to the Court: On the Separation of Caritas from the Spirit of Capitalism.
- Ronit Milano, Senior Lecturer, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
Title: Discipline and Punish: The Israeli Museum between Boycott and Censorship.
- Carin Silkaitis, Allen and Lynn Turner Chair of the Theatre Department, Columbia College Chicago, USA.
Zoe Kriegler-Wenk, Writer, Educator & Theatre-Maker, USA.
Title: The Need for Embodied Dramaturgy: The Laramie Project and Generation Z.
- Ottavio Anania, Professor, Accademia di Belle Arti Michelangelo, Agrigento, Italy.
Title: Analogy between Ancient Techniques of Theatrical Scenography and Shipbuilding, Research Project: Iter Teatro – A Nautical Nomadic Stage that Use the Water Like Dramaturgical Element.
- Heather Samuelson, Assistant Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University, USA.
Title: Dementia Advocacy through Dance: A Choreographic Exploration of the Application of Dementia Research to Modern Dance.
- Gleb Sumarokov, PhD Student, Institute of Linguistics, Literature and History of Karelian Research Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia.
Title: General Narration Forms in the Universe of World of Warcraft and Novel “Troll” By Johanna Sinisalo (Finland).
- Samantha Wahlen, Graduate Student, Azusa Pacific University, USA.
Title: Her Perfection is My Wound: A Look at Hans Bellmer’s La Demie Poupée.
- Ana Flavia Zuim, Assistant Professor, Director of Vocal Performance, New York University, USA.
Title: Correlation of Vocal Load and Student-Performer’s Perception of Vocal Effort during Musical Theatre Production.
Karima Al Shomely, Professor, University of Sharjah, UAE.
Title: The Emirati Burqa from a Cultural, Historical and Contemporary Art Perspective.
Vincenzo Asero, Assistant Professor, University of Catania, Italy.
Title: The Use of Big Data In Planning Tourism: Evidence from Italy.
Elizabeth Bucura, Assistant Professor, University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria.
Title: Bonding and Bridging: Perceptions of Social Capital in Community Music.
Ulrich Klieber, Professor, Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle, Germany.
Title: Art Education in Times of Corona.
Anastasia Sharapkova, Lecturer, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.
Olga Sapunova, PhD Student, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia.
Title: No Longer Legendary Creatures: Transformation of the Arthurian Legend.
Melonie Murray, Associate Professor, University of Utah, USA.
Title: Social Movements Influenced Dance as a Burgeoning Academic Discipline in the US.
Momoro Ono, Adjunct Professor, Creighton University, USA.
Title: The Art of the Transcription.
Shani Robison, Associate Professor, Brigham Young University, USA.
Title: Standing at the Precipice of Change in Ballet Pedagogy.
Gibson Ralph, Associate Professor & Chair, State University of New York, USA.
Title: Influence of Women of Brandenburg-Prussia on Baroque and Rococo Theatre.
Alexander Balzan, Professor, Politécnico Grancolombiano, Colombia.
Title: City Marketing as Strategy for Internationalization of a Territory. The case of Medellin, Colombia.
Tuesday 8 June 2021
08:00 Departure for Mycenae and Epidaurus
Lesley Brook, Research Projects Coordinator, Otago Polytechnic, New Zealand.
Title: Evaluating the Emotional Impact of Environmental Artworks Using Q Methodology.
Sung Hee Park, Associate Professor, Macau University of Science and Technology, China.
Title: Effects of Cultural Festivals Experience on Visitors Well-Being Perception and Loyalty.
Abdulmohsen Mualla Aljohani, PhD Candidate, Dong-A University, South Korea.
Title: Restaurants Patrons Motives & Reaction Toward their Plate Leftovers.
Valia Kasimati, Head, Tourism, Leisure & Recreation Unit, ATINER.
Title: Greek Tourism during the pandemic COVID-19.
Mohamed Hany B. Moussa, Professor, Hospitality Management Department, FTH, Helwan University, Egypt.
Title: Can Social Characteristics Confine the Use of Airbnb Platform? A Case Study of Aswan and Wahat in Egypt.
Daniela Fusco, Statistician, Italian Institute of Statistics (Istat), Italy.
Title: How to Measure the Touristic Competitiveness: A Mixed Mode Model Proposal.
Kyriacos Michael, Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire, UK.
Title: Investigating Immersivity in Music Performance.
Alina Zajadacz, Professor, Mickiewicz University, Poland.
Anna Lubarska, PhD Student, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland.
Title: Assessment of the Adaptation of Tourist Supply of Cultural Heritage Objects for the Elderly in the Context of Accessible Tourism. Case Studies from Poland.
Gonçalo André Dias Pescada, Assistant Professor, Évora University, Portugal.
Title: The Phenomenon of Globalisation and its Influence on the Teaching-Learning Process Emerging Platforms in the Specific Case of Vocational Music Education.
Clara Moura Soares, Assistant Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Maria Joao Neto, Associate Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Title: The Medieval Village of Obidos (Portugal): A Case Study on the Current Tourism Challenges.
Andrew Hewish, Senior Lecturer, London Metropolitan University, UK.
Title: Antigone Out of Time.
Ana Vitorio da Costa, Researcher, University of the Free State, South Africa.
Title: Photobook as Montage – Creative Process Phenomena.
Raluca Prelipceanu, Graduate Student, Babes Bolyai University, Romania.
Title: Change of Status, Change of Art.
Esthy Kravitz-Lurie, Post-Doc Fellow, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
Title: Titian’s Orpheus and Eurydice: A Representation of Leonardo’s Mountainous Stage Set.
Jessica Orzulak, PhD Candidate, Duke University, USA.
Title: Re-Visioning History: The Re-Appropriation of Ethnographic Photography in Contemporary Native American Art.
Norah Swiney, Assistant Professor, Oral Roberts University, USA.
Title: The Brave New World of Virtual Theatre.
James Hutson, Assistant Dean, Lindenwood University, USA.
Title: The Relationship between Modality and Student Engagement in the Performing Arts Pre- and Mid-Pandemic.
Wednesday 9 June 2021 Delphi Tour
Thursday 10 June 2021 Educational Islands Cruise