2023 Small Symposiums

  
2023 Small Symposiums Organized by ATINER

(Due to the 100% international character of our events, the terms above can be interpreted differently by each participant. To ATINER, all those terms are used interchangeably as variants of the same notion of one or more sessions which are thematic and are organized as part of one of our general (non-thematic) conferences. If you want to organize such a thematic event, please review our policy and guidelines, for more details)

Abstract Submission Information
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3-6 April 2023
Democracy in the Mediterranean Countries
as part of the 15th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies
Academic Responsible: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
Democracy is applied everywhere; from a small village and tribe assembly, from a small city council, from a small city-state to megapolis, large nations and unions of them; from a small trade union to large federations of trade unions; from a small family business to large associations and conglomerates. Even anarchists assembly together and elect (?) their archons (spokespersons)! Millions of people are involved in seeking to represent specific groups of people and billions are involved in electing them.
Deadline: 5 December 2022
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3-6 April 2023
Primary Elections and Democracy
as part of the 15th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies
Academic Responsible: Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
The symposium will include presentations on (a) primary elections systems, (b) why a political party decides to hold primary elections and (c) the selection criteria of candidates and voters and any other relevant topic.
Deadline: 5 December 2022
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3-6 April 2023
Israeli-Turkish Relationship: The Regional Dimension
as part of the 15th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies
Academic Responsible: Dr. Orna Almog, Deputy Head, Politics & International Affairs Unit, ATINER & Senior Lecturer (Retired), Kingston University, UK.
The aim of this symposium is to analyse and discuss the nature of Turkish-Israeli relations since 2019 against the wider background of regional and national developments.
Ever since the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident, the relations between the two parties were identified by suspicion, mistrust and ‘bad blood’. While Turkey’s quest for growing leadership role in the region failed, Israel’s regional position has improved dramatically. It further solidified relations with Greece and Cyprus and increased cooperation with Egypt and Jordan. Furthermore, thanks to US’s initiative, Israel signed the ‘Abrahams accords ‘; the peace agreements with the UAR and Bahrain in the summer of 2020 followed by the peace treaties with Sudan and Morocco in autumn- winter 2020.
Some of the maim questions to be addressed are – what the main reasons behind Erdogan’s policy change towards Israel and neighbouring countries? How central is the Iranian question to the improvement of the relations? What are the main obstacles to rebuilding an open trustworthy relation between Israel and Turkey? What, if at all, are the implications of closer relations with Ankara on Israel’s relations with Cyprus and Greece? Do we witness a new dawn in Turkish-Israeli relations? And could the war in Ukraine and the countries’ similar dilemmas vis- a-vis Russia contribute to a better future understanding.
Deadline: 5 December 2022
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1-4 May
2023
Southern European Migrants and First Peoples of the Anglo-sphere
as part of the 17th Annual International Conference on Sociology
Academic Responsible:
Dr. Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, Academic Member, ATINER & Fellow, Deakin University, Australia

What are the distinct or unique aspects of growing up with blended First Peoples-Southern European families, and how does a dual heritage impact upon experiences in schools, communities, work life, places of worship, and the wider society?
What role did Southern European migrants play in influencing and allowing, as well as questioning and confronting, racist and colonial ideologies on national, community, familial and interpersonal levels?
Is there evidence of Southern European migrants ‘importing’ colonial and racial attitudes and convictions acquired in their homelands and colonies, such as Italian colonies in North Africa? Is there evidence of colonial racist attitudes learned from employers, neighbours, churches, schools and media in Australia, Canada and the US? In what ways did Southern European migrants counter or resist colonial racist attitudes imported from their home nation or adopted within their host nation?
How do migrant memorial, monuments and/or heritage projects recognise or erase First Peoples? Give examples of such recognition or erasure, and ensuing ramifications.
Deadline: 31 January 2023
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5-8 June 2023
The Transmission and Maintenance of Diaspora Identity Through time and Generation
as part of the 14th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts
Academic Responsible: Dr. Maria-Irini Avgoulas, Academic Member & Cultural Counselling and Consultancy, Australia.
Diaspora communities with their specific cultural identity are found throughout the world and exist on a continuum of redevelopment as they evolve. The experience of diaspora identity and the transmission of memory culture that supports identity maintenance may vary by generation, the original migrants and their descendants born in diaspora. Diaspora community members of all generations may maintain a sense of nostalgia but also negative emotions of not belonging to either their original homeland or the host community. This may be expressed as having two homelands and, in a sense, belonging to both. While potentially enriching, diaspora identity may in fact be more like belonging nowhere and being a stranger in both cultures. This may represent a negative emotion associated with the experience of migration and acculturation despite the generation of membership. This session will explore the transmission and maintenance of diaspora identity through time and generation and consider how associated psychosocial factors and the recreated social environment of the culture of origin may influence wellbeing and the experience of illness that are significant factors in overall health as well as the promotion of health and wellbeing in diaspora.
Deadline: 7 March 2023
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5-8 June 2023
Cinema
as part of the 14th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts
Academic Responsible: Dr. Maria-Irini Avgoulas, Academic Member & Cultural Counselling and Consultancy, Australia.
The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers of all areas of cinema studies: film analysis, studies of film-economics and film-philosophy, film technology and history, and other attendant areas of inquiry.
Deadline: 7 March 2023
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5-8 June 2023
Sustainable Tourism
as part of the 19th Annual International Conference on Tourism
Academic Member Responsible:
Dr. Michalis Toanoglou
, Director, Center for Sustainable Tourism and Crisis Management (CSTCM), ATINER & Professor, Jeonju University School of Tourism & Culture, South Korea.
Deadline: 7 March 2023
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12-15 June 2023
Israeli-Turkish Relationship: The Regional Dimension
as part of the 21st Annual International Conference on Politics & International Studies
Academic Responsible: Dr. Orna Almog, Deputy Head, Politics & International Affairs Unit, ATINER & Senior Lecturer (Retired), Kingston University, UK.
The aim of this symposium is to analyse and discuss the nature of Turkish-Israeli relations since 2019 against the wider background of regional and national developments.
Ever since the 2010 Mavi Marmara incident, the relations between the two parties were identified by suspicion, mistrust and ‘bad blood’. While Turkey’s quest for growing leadership role in the region failed, Israel’s regional position has improved dramatically. It further solidified relations with Greece and Cyprus and increased cooperation with Egypt and Jordan. Furthermore, thanks to US’s initiative, Israel signed the ‘Abrahams accords ‘; the peace agreements with the UAR and Bahrain in the summer of 2020 followed by the peace treaties with Sudan and Morocco in autumn- winter 2020.
Some of the maim questions to be addressed are – what the main reasons behind Erdogan’s policy change towards Israel and neighbouring countries? How central is the Iranian question to the improvement of the relations? What are the main obstacles to rebuilding an open trustworthy relation between Israel and Turkey? What, if at all, are the implications of closer relations with Ankara on Israel’s relations with Cyprus and Greece? Do we witness a new dawn in Turkish-Israeli relations? And could the war in Ukraine and the countries’ similar dilemmas vis- a-vis Russia contribute to a better future understanding.
Deadline: 14 March 2023
Abstract Submitting Form
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12-15 June 2023
Latin America Democracy and Politics
as part of the 21st Annual International Conference on Politics & International Studies
Academic Responsible:
Dr. Raquel de Caria Patrício, Academic Member, ATINER & Associate Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Considering the transformations Latin American countries have been living since the beginning of the XXI century, according to which elections follows one to another as well as subversive processes, it is of extreme importance and relevance to reflect on the Latin American democratic and political processes throughout a symposium dedicated to the issue. Indeed, if in 2011 the left turn was in full swing, during 2010 and 2018 the number of democracies with left wing presidents could be counted in one hand. Moreover, from 2018/2019 onwards it has been witnessed to a different phenomenon in Latin America. The right-wing governments that appeared so powerful seem now to be giving their places to left-wing governments. Or, in other words, it seems that exists both right-wing and left-wing governments with a predominance of these last ones. This means that from 2018/2019 onwards there is a cohabitation in the region with right-wing and left-wing governments, with a possible new turn to the left. In this sense, another possibility is that the region is experiencing a less ideologically coherent anti-incumbent turn (Loxton, 2021, p. xi), whose one of the characteristics if the populism.
Deadline: 14 March 2023
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12-15 June 2023
India’s Demographics and Related Issues
as part of the
10th Annual International Conference on Demography and Population Studies
Academic Responsible: Dr. Suryakant Yadav, Assistant Professor, International Institute for Population Sciences, India
Deadline: 14 March 2023
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3-6 July 2023
Human Resource Accounting
as part of the 21st International Conference on Accounting
Academic Responsible: Dr. Joseph VanVo, Adjunct Professor, College of Business Administration, California State University, Sacramento, USA.
Human Resource Accounting (HRA) is a proposed cost accounting system which quantifies the worth and expense of human resources in terms of employees’ overall soft skills namely knowledge, experience, expertise, motivation, creativity, followership, leadership, etc. along with organizational recruitment, training, development, promotion, transfer, relocation, termination, etc. It is therefore the value and cost of human resource characteristics and activities within an organization. HRA had been initiated in the 1960’s and became somewhat vibrantly worldwide through the 1970’s, 1980’s…up to 1990’s…then has since been in impasse. In its place is the Workforce Analytics (Valamis, 2021) which is the process of using data-based intelligence to improve and enhance human resource decision making, like managing and hiring top talent, aligning compensation with performance etc. It leverages “big data” to make informed workplace decisions and predictions. Perhaps, nowadays, HRA can be realized through Workforce Analytics? At least that is the thought of two well-known authors of the HRA models – Dr. Flamholtz (UCLA) and Dr. Ogan (U of Florida) – whom I had the honor of meeting virtually and f2f during the Summer 2018 and Fall 2019, respectively.
Deadline: 5 December 2022
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3-6 July 2023
Architectural Form in Relation to its Purposes
as part of the 13th Annual International Conference on Architecture
Academic Responsible:
Dr. Llazar Kumaraku, Academic Member, ATINER & Head of Scientific Research Department, Polis University of Tirana, Albania.
In the discipline of architecture, as pointed out by many intellectuals, in the current global panorama there is clearly a disconnection between theoretical research and the practice of making architecture. Often the goals of architecture are confused with research in architecture. While we all agree that the goals of architecture are all positive, the problem is exposed at the methodological level as to how these goals are achieved from the formal point of view. This special session within the Architecture Conference in Athens aims to collect scientific articles related to methodological research and the composition of architectural form in the current global panorama, which can focus on different purposes. If nowadays the keywords that can be interpreted as the goals of architecture are for example sustainability or resilience, the research question on how the form of architecture could be sustainable, relational, or resilient, is almost never raised. This session is open to papers that focus their research on the composition of form at the urban and/or architectural level in order to achieve the above goals.
Deadline: 5 December 2022
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3-6 July 2023
3rd Hyálinos International Conference on Inter and Transdisciplinarity in Architecture
Academics Responsible:
Dr. Alberto Reaes Pinto, Coordinator / Professor, ULL – CITAD (Research Centre, ULL) / Lusíada University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Dr. Clara Germana Gonçalves, Head, Architecture Unit, ATINER & Researcher, CITAD (Centro de Investigação em Território, Arquitectura e Design), Lusíada University and Invited Assistant Professor, Lisbon School of Architecture, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Dr. Maria João Dos Reis Moreira Soares, Academic Member, ATINER & Associate Professor, Lusiada University – Lisbon, and Research Fellow, CITAD – Research Centre on Territory, Architecture & Design, Portugal.
The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and researchers from all areas of Inter and/or Transdisciplinary Relationships in Architecture. The presentations may reflect on, but are not limited to, Architecture and Music, Architecture and Dance, Architecture and Mathematics, Architecture and the Arts, Architecture and Cinema, Architecture and Cosmology, Architecture and Science, Architecture and Philosophy, Harmony in Architecture, Harmonic Proportion, and Architectural Concepts such us: Space, Time, Harmony, Proportion, Notation, Representation, Presentation, Perception, Rhythm, Design, and Composition, etc.
Deadline: 4 April 2023
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