Challenge of Migration Flows

A Stream on the Challenge of  Migration Flows in the Mediterranean Basin
as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies:
Business, Economic, Social and Cultural Aspects

20-23 December 2018, Athens, Greece

ATINER organizes a Stream on the Challenge of Migration Flows in the Mediterranean Basin, 20-23 December 2018, Athens, Greece as part of the 12th Annual International Conference on Global Studies: Business, Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Aspects.

The aim of the stream is to bring together academics and researchers from all areas of studies relative to migration, refugees and other related disciplines. Selected papers will be published at the Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies in a special issue on the Refugee Crisis and Forced Migration Flows in the Mediterranean Basin. 

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The aim of the stream is to give an opportunity to participants to present their work to academics and researchers from different disciplines. Papers are considered from all areas of tourism, global tourism. You may participate as presenter of one paper, chair or/and organizer of a session, or observer.

Please submit an abstract (email only) to:, using the abstract submission form by the 5 November 2018 to: Dr. Gregory A. Katsas, Vice President of Academic Affairs, ATINER & Associate Professor, The American College of Greece-Deree College, Greece. Abstracts should include the following: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Affiliation, Current Position, an email address, and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Decisions are reached within 4 weeks.

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, i.e. organize a stream, chair a session, review papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email  to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER & Honorary Professor, University of Stirling, UK (

The association was established in 1995 as an independent world association of Academics and Researchers. Its mission is to act as a forum where Academics and Researchers from all over the world can meet in Athens, in order to exchange ideas on their research, and to discuss future developments in their disciplines.

The organizing and hosting of International Conferences and Symposiums, the carrying out of Research, and the production of Publications are the basic activities of ATINER.  Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 400 International Conferences and other events, and has published close to 200 books. In 2012, the Association launched a series of conference paper publications (click here), and at the beginning of 2014, it introduced its own series of Journals (click here).

Academically, the Association is organized into seven Divisions, 37 Units and 5 Centers.  Each Unit organizes at least an Annual International Conference, and may also undertake various small and large research projects.

Academics and Researchers are more than welcome to become members and to contribute to ATINER’s objectives. If you would like to become a member, please download the relevant form (membership form). For more information on how to become a member, please send an email to: