Program


8th Annual International Conference on Demography and Population Studies
14-17 June 2021, Athens, Greece
Tentative Program (Athens Local Time)


Monday 14 June 2021

10.00-10.30
Registration


10.30-11.30
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER
  • Yannis Stivachtis, Director, Center for European & Mediterranean Affairs (CEMA) and Professor, Jean Monnet Chair, Director of International Studies Program & Director, Diplomacy Lab Program, Virginia Tech – Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA.

11.45-12.15
Andrzej Dubicki
, Associate Professor, University of Lodz, Poland.
Title: Railway Diplomacy Concept and it’s Place in Central European International Relations.


12.15-12.30 Break


12:30-13:00
Gregory T. Papanikos
, President, ATINER.
Title:
Wars and Foreign Interventions in Greece in the 1820s.


13:00-13:15 Break


13:15-13:45
Mihaita Ene, PhD Student, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, Romania.
Title: The Necessity for Integration and Respect. 


13:45-14:00 Break


14:00-14:30
Steph Grohmann, Fellow, University of Edinburgh, UK.
Title:
Ethical Capital: Neoliberalism and the Commoditization of Virtue. 


14:30-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:30
Adrian Szumowski, Assistant Professor, Maria-Curie-Sklodovska University, Poland.
Title:
Empire, Hegemony, Hyperpower? Management of late-Westphalian International Environment. 


15:30-15:45 Break


15:45-16:15
Reine-Marie Berard, Researcher, Aix-Marseille University, France.
Dominique Castex, Researcher, Bordeaux University, France.
Title: Epidemics and Wars: Comparative Archaeology and Anthropology of Ancient Greek Mass Burials. 


16:15-16:30 Break


16:30-17:00
Yannis Stivachtis
, Director, Center for European & Mediterranean Affairs (CEMA) and Professor, Jean Monnet Chair, Director of International Studies Program & Director, Diplomacy Lab Program, Virginia Tech – Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA.
Title: Weak States: The Increasing Relevance of the Socio-political Aspects of Security.


17:00-17:15 Break


17:15-17:45
Natasha Brown
, PhD Student, Pepperdine University USA.
Eric Schockman, Professor, Pepperdine University USA.
Title: Applying Post-Pandemic Global Leadership Analysis to the Race for a Vaccine’s Development and Deployment.


20:30-22:30
Greek Night


Tuesday 15 June 2021

08:00-10:00 Urban Walk


10:00-10:30
Abdel Rahman, Associate Professor, University of Sharjah, UAE.
Title: Revisiting the Relationship between E-Government and Corruption: An Empirical Investigation.



10:30-10:45 Break


10:45-11:15
Marsela Sako, Lecturer, University of Tirana, Albania.
Dafina Peci, Assistant Professor, University of Tirana.
Title:
Open Dialogue: Quo Vadis Youth in the EU Integration Process. 


11:15-11:30 Break


11:30-12:00
Maria Marta Lobo de Araujo, Associate Professor, University of Minho, Portugal.
Luís Ferreira
, PhD Student, University of Minho, Portugal.
Title: Families, Poor Women and Charity in Early Modern Portugal.


12:00-12:15 Break


12:15-12:45
Monika Komušanac, Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Title: Demographic Breakdown of Croatia and the Impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic.


12:45-13:00 Break


13:00-13:30
Simona Villani
, Associate Professor, University of Pavia, Italy.
Ioana Popa, Research Fellow, University of Pavia, Italy.
Title:
Covid-19 Mortality in Italy: A Multivariate Ecological Analysis.


13:30-14:00 Lunch


14:00-14:30
Marek Pietras
, Professor, Maria Skłodowska University, Poland.
Title:
The European Union in an Environment of Multi-Level and Multi-Dimensional Changes. Analysis Model Proposal.


14:30-14:45 Break


14:45-15:15
Chrysoula Gitsoulis
, Adjunct Assistant Professor, City University of New York, USA.
Title:
Ethical Issues Involving Outpatient Treatment for COVID-19 in the US.


15:15-15:30 Break


15:30-16:00
Stephan Unger
, Associate Professor Saint Anselm College, USA.
Title:
Sentiment Forecasting of International Relations with AI.


16:00-16:15 Break


16:15-16:45
Eugene Allevato, Professor, Woodbury University, USA.
Moayad Al-Marrar
, Student, Woodbury University, USA.
Title:
Cognitive Dissonance: Affecting Party Orientation and Selective Recall of Political Information.


20:00-21:30
Dinner


Wednesday 16 June 2021
Educational Islands Cruise

Thursday 17 June 2021
Delphi Tour