Mediterranean Studies

16th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies

3-6 April 2023
Athens, Greece

Academic members responsible for the conference


  • Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER.
  • Dr. 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.
  • Dr. Nicholas Pappas, Vice President of Academic Conferences and Meetings, ATINER & Professor of History, Sam Houston University, USA.
  • Dr. David Philip Wick, Director, Arts, Humanities and Education Division, ATINER & Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA.
  • Dr. 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.

ATINER will accept remote (online) presentations of 15-20 minutes in cases that onsite presentations are not possible by the speaker. Please note that many attendees including those who present a paper may choose the online option. However, ATINER will provide full fledged services (lunches, dinners, excursions) even if one participant presents onsite.

The Center for European & Mediterranean Affairs organizes the 16th Annual International Conference on Mediterranean Studies, 3-6 April 2023, Athens, Greece sponsored by the Athens Journal of Mediterranean Studies.

The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and researchers from all areas of Mediterranean Studies, such as history, arts, archaeology, philosophy, culture, sociology, politics, international relations, economics, business, sports, environment and ecology, etc. Consistent with the theme of ATINER’s small academic events, all programs may include a few sessions on current topics in education and research.

Abstracts Deadline: 5-Dec-2022
Register as attendee: 6-Mar-2023
Full Paper Deadline: 6-Mar-2023

Please note that all our conferences are non-thematic as explained in our policy (click here). However, academic members and friends can take the lead to organize and chair a stream as part of this conference. Please click here to see our members’ and friends’ stream proposals to be organized as part of this conference.

Please submit an abstract (email only) to: atiner@atiner.gr, using the abstract submission form to: Dr. 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, Vice President of International Programs, ATINER and Editor of the Athens Journal of HistoryDr. David Philip Wick, Director, Arts, Humanities and Education Division, ATINER & Retired Professor of History, Gordon College, USA & Dr. 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.

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 (president@atiner.gr).

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