Program


19th Annual International Conference on History & Archaeology: From Ancient to Modern
31 May & 1-3 June, Athens, Greece
Program (Athens Local Time)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)


Monday 31 May 2021

09.30-10.00
Registration


10.00-11.00
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
  • Steven Oberhelman, Vice President of International Programs, ATINER, Editor of the Athens Journal of History & Professor of Classics, Holder of the George Sumey Jr Endowed Professorship of Liberal Arts, and Associate Dean, Texas A&M University, USA. (Video)
  • David Philip Wick, Director, Arts, Humanities and Education Division, ATINER & Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA. (Video)
  • Stamos Metzidakis, Head, Literature Unit, ATINER & Professor Emeritus of French and Comparative Literature, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA & Adjunct Professor of French, Hunter College-CUNY, USA. (Video)

11:00-11:30
William Glass, Professor, University of Warsaw, Poland.
Title: The Voyages of the Slave Ship Amoretta, 1730-1744. 


11:30-12:00
Stefan Staretu
, Director, Center for Theological and Historical Studies-Christian, Romania.
Title: The Royal Serbian Right at the Throne of Hungary at the Base of the Formation of the Romanian Orthodox Medieval States.


12:00-12:30
Petya Andreeva
, Petya Andreeva, PhD, Austrian Archaeological Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria.
Title: Building the City, Rebuilding Identity: Aspects of Urban Fabrics in the Roman Provinces of Lower Moesia and Thrace.


12:30-13:00
Cedomir Antic
, Associate Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Title: Foreign Royalty and Balkan Thrones in the 19th century – The Case of Serbia.


13:00-13:30
Ranko Kozic
, Associate Professor, University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Title: The Enigmatic Depiction of the Phenomenon of the Second Sophistic in Philostratus and Eunapius’ Vitae Sophistarum or What is indeed the Mentioned Sophistic?


13:30-14:00
Pedro Fonseca, Senior Research Fellow, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
Title: Anatomy, Art and Literature: Henrique De Vilhena and the Expression of the Emotions (1909-1939).


14:00-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:00
Muhabbet Doyran, Lecturer, Istanbul Aydın Universty, Turkey.
Title:
Significant Developments in Women’s Rights during the Atatürk Period (1920-1938).


15:00-15:30
Kenneth Moore
, Senior Lecturer, Teesside University, UK.
Title: The Curious Case of Iphis: Ovid’s Accidental Discovery of Gender Dysphoria.


15:30-16:00
Cristina-Mihaela Botilca, PhD Student, University of Bucharest, Romania.
Title: Trauma and Emotional Manipulation in Jane Eyre.


16:00-16:30
Scott Kaufman
, Professor, Francis Marion University, USA.
Title: Waterways to the World: The Expansion of the Panama and Suez Canals.


16:30-17:00
David Philip Wick, Director, Arts, Humanities and Education Division, ATINER & Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA.
Title: Scholar, Smuggler, Mercenary, Thief – Brief Glimpses of the Building and Breaking of the great Library at Pergamon.


17:00-17:30
Edward Laws
, Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA.
John Kilgallon, Research Associate, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA.
Title: Athletic Medicine, Training, and Politics in Ancient Greece: Galen vs. Gymnasticus.


20:30-22:30
Greek Night


Tuesday 1 June 2021

08:30-10:00 Urban Walk


10.00-10:30
Hirofumi Iwamoto, PhD Student, Kyushu University, Japan.
Title:
Turkish Jews and their Imperial Legacy: ‘Citizen, Speak Turkish!’ Campaign and Jewish Intellectuals in Early Republican Period. 


10.30-11:00
Alin Goron, PhD Student, “1 Decembrie 1918” University of Alba Iulia, Romania.
Title:
Countryside Cinema in Romania during communist regime (1948-1958). 


11:00-11:30
Zvjezdana Sikiric Assouline
, Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Title: Witch Trials in the Early Modern Age Croatia.


11:30-12:00
Sanja Knežević
, Associate Professor, University of Zadar, Croatia.
Title:
Intertextual Relationships between Federico Garcia Lorca and Croatian Modern Poetry.


12:00-12:30
Nefeli Gkatsou
, Master Student, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Title: The Figure of Speech from the Original to the Translated Text: Traditional Verse Poetry VS Free Verse Poetry and Poetry in Prose.


12:30-13:00
Paola Partenza
, Associate Professor, D’Annunzio University of Chieti–Pescara, Italy.
Title: Travels in the Mediterranean: Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Mani.


13:00-13:30
Rytis Jonaitis
, Research Fellow, The Lithuanian Institute of History, Lithuania.
Title:
Intercultural Dialogue in the Middle Ages: Christian Cemetery in Pagan Vilnius.


13:30-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:00
Irma Kaplunaite
, Research Fellow, The Lithuanian Institute of History, Lithuania.
Title:
Between Greeks and Latins: Pilies Street in Medieval Vilnius.


15:00-15:30
Massimiliano Paniga
, Researcher, Milan University, Italy.
Title:
The Institutions of Public Health in Italy in the XX Century.


15:30-16:00
Marco Comunetti
, PhD Student, University of Genoa, Italy.
Title:
Homer and Euripides: Remarks on Mythological Innovation in the Scholia.


16:00-16:30
Martin Malcolm Elbl
, Researcher, York University, Canada.
Title:
The Jewish Quarter of Palma de Mallorca, 1390-1400: Violent Destruction, Socio-Economic Textures, and Urban Topography.


16:30-17:00
Rebecca Earles
, Graduate Student, Rice University, USA.
Title:
Biologically Defined Slavery and Other Legacies of the New Smyrna Colony.


17:00-17:30
Vina Tirven-Gadum
, Associate Professor, Athabasca University, Canada.
Title:
The Original Title as “What the Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown has Revealed about the Class Divide in France” It is now “Covid-19 and the Parisian Elites.


20:00-21:30
Dinner


Wednesday 2 June 2021
Educational Islands Cruise

Thursday 3 June 2021
Delphi Tour