15th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies
11-14 April 2022, Athens, Greece
Program (Athens Local Time)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)
Monday 11 April 2022
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:
- Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
- Steven Oberhelman, Vice President of International Programs, ATINER, Interim Dean & Professor of Classics, Holder of the George Sumey Jr Endowed Professorship of Liberal Arts, and Texas A&M University, USA. (Video)
Stephen Bay, Associate Professor, Brigham Young University, USA.
Title: The Treatment of Witches in Septuagint-Dependent Cultures.
Barbara Polo-Martin, Lecturer, University of Barcelona, Spain.
Title: The Michelin Guide: A Geographical Perspective of the Famous Red Guide through Time.
Mariana Sampayo, Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal.
Silvia Mendes, Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal.
Title: Algeria, Morocco, Portugal and UE International Problems and Trade.
Alfred Tovias, Professor, Hebrew University, Israel.
Title: Eu’s Foreign Policy on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Reevaluation.
Heba Mahran, Professor, Minia University, Egypt.
Title: Acts of Official Grief on the Berlin Museum “Trauerrelief” (AMP 12411).
Hannah Grace Howard, PhD Candidate, Boston University, USA.
Title: From Culture to Politics: Reviewing the Question of Mediterranean Unity within Anthropology.
Defne Gönenç, Researcher, Yaşar University, Turkey.
Title: Turkey’s Climate Politics: Before and After the Paris Climate Agreement.
Gloria Marchetti, Professor, University of Milan, Italy.
Title: The Right to Disconnect of Remote Workers Introduced by Some Countries and at European Union Level.
Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
Title: The War in Ukraine and the MENA Countries.
David Philip Wick, Director, Arts, Humanities and Education Division, ATINER & Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA.
Title: The Lyceum in Twilight: Athens’ “Second School” and its Struggle to Re-Invent Itself and Survive in the Last Years of the Roman Republic..
(The event did not take place due to the limited number of attendance)
Tuesday 12 April 2022
08:00-10:00 Urban Walk
Marilia Futre Pinheiro, Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Title: Culture and Globalization.
Nellie Munin, Associate Professor, Zefat Academic College, Israel.
Title: A New Horizon? Assessing the Abraham Accords’ Economic and Political Effect on Israel 18 Months After Their Conclusion.
Tetiana Reheshuk, PhD Student, Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University, Ukraine.
Title: Ethnohistorical Memory of the Ukrainian Hunting Folktale.
Presentation cancelled due to the unavailability of the presenter
John Vella, PhD Graduate, University of Malta, Malta.
Title: Greek Words in Maltese Harbour Toponymy.
Jayoung Che, Visiting Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea.
Title: A Review on the Constitutional Court’s Decision of the New Administrative Metropolis Act to Be Unconstitutional (2004 Heonma 554, 556. 2004. 10. 21) – ‘State-Preferred’ collectivism vs. ‘Individual-Preferred’ Human Dignity.
Marija Gjurasic, Assistant Professor & Head, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Tea Durovic, Alumni, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Title: The Development of Sericulture in Eastern Adriatic at the Time of the Austrian Administration.
Amani Ismail, Mass Communications Programme Lead, University of Hertfordshire Hosted by Global Academic Foundation, Egypt.
Title: Journalism in the Age of WikiLeaks: Contemporary Investigative Reporting in the Middle East.
Flavio Monti, Project manager, MedWet, the Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative, France.
Title: Use of Voluntary Environmental Contracts for Wetland Governance in the European Mediterranean Region.
Wednesday 13 April 2022 Educational Islands Cruise
Thursday 14 April 2022 Delphi Tour Mycenae Visit