Program MDT

14th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies
Program (Athens Local Time)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)


Monday 29 March 2021

09.30-10.30
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.

11.30-12.00
Gloria Marchetti
, Professor, University of Milan, Italy.
Title: The Management of the Coronavirus Emergency by the Italian Government and the Relationship Between State and Regions.


12.00-12.30
Borja W. Gonzalez Fernandez
, Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
Title: The Mediterranean Strategy. Approaches to Lebanese Identity and Politics in Michel Chiha’s Thought.


12:30-13:00
Mariana Sampayo, Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal.
Silvia Mendes, Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal.
Title: Tunisia and Algeria: Two Stages of the Arab Spring.


13:00-13:30
Özge Can
, Assistant Professor, Yaşar University, Turkey.
Defne Gönenç, Researcher, Yaşar University, Turkey.
Title: Democratizing Environmental Governance? A Relationship-based Evaluation of Environmental Civil Society’s Democratizing Potential. 


13:30-14:00
Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER. (Slides) (Full Paper)

Title: Turkey at the Dawn of the 2020s: Old Challenges and New Prospects


14:00-14:30 Lunch


14:30-15:00
Francesca Galgano, Professor, University Federico II Naples, Italy
Title: Out & Around- Throughout Roman and Byzantine Empires: Some Reflections.


15:00-15:30
Monika Komusanac, Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
Title: Demographic Resources and Potentials of the Middle East-Mediterranean Area and National Security? What Can We Expect in the Future?


15:30-16:00
Nicholas Pappas, Professor of History, Sam Houston University, USA.
Title: Sam Houston and the Greek Revolution. 



16:00-16:30
David Philip Wick, Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA.
Title: Scipio Africanus Before Africa – Embryonic Moments of Strategic Poise (a Few Glimpses of the Mediterranean Discovering a Key to Strategic Leadership). 


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: The European Union and the Mediterranean: Strategies, Institutional Frameworks & Policies. 


20:30-22:30
Greek Night

(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


Tuesday 30 March 2021

08:00-11:00 Urban Walk
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


11:00-11:30
Utku Ozer, Research Fellow, ATINER.
Title:
Russia and the Greek Revolution: The role of the Russian Empire in Greece’s Road to Independence.


11:30-12:00
Maria Rosaria D’Acierno, Associate Professor, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy.
Title:
Fables and Myths, an Old Tradition Coming from Ancient India and Travelling all over The World.


12:00-12:30
Pierluigi Romanello, Researcher, University of Salerno, Italy.
Title: Between Law and Propaganda: The Aqueduct of Augustus.


12:30-13:00
Ali Hussein, Associate Professor, University of Haifa, Israel.
Title: Two Main Sources for Abu Dhuʾayb al-Hudhali’s Famous Elegy.


13:00-13:30 Lunch


13:30-14:00
Osman Guldemir, Assistant Professor, Anadolu University, Turkey.
Title: B
aklava Recipes from the Greek King Otto I to the Present.


14:00-14:30
Eleonora Pappalardo, Professor, University of Catania, Italy.
Title: Pottery Styles in Transition in Iron Age Crete.


14:30-15:00
Laura Blazquez Cruz, Researcher, University of Jaén, Spain.
Title:
The Transgender and the Corrupt Body in Psycho (1959), by Robert Bloch.


15:00-15:30
Georgios Zouridakis, Research Fellow, ATINER.
Title:
Greek Law: A Job Well Done, or the long Road Ahead?


20:00-21:30
Dinner
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


Wednesday 31 March 2021
Educational Islands Cruise

(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)


Thursday 1 April 2021
Delphi Tour

(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance. Those who paid and were not able to attend will be offered a free voucher according to our policy: https://www.atiner.gr/coronavirus)