Τhe Postgraduate Association of the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is organizing a colloquium devoted to the memory of Professor Nikos Birgalias, entitled “Violence and Politics: Ideologies, Identities, Representations” to be held in Athens, 15-16 January 2016.
The conference will be under the auspices of the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens.
Call for Papers
The principal aim is to bring together a multi-disciplinary group of new researchers concerned with theories and practices of violence and its relations to politics from a historical perspective.
The colloquium will focus mainly on the following topics:
-Historiographic Approaches of Violence
-Legitimate and Illegitimate Violence
-Archaeology and Iconography of Violence
-Violence and “Otherness”
-Violence “from above” and Resistance
-Revolts and Revolutions
-Microhistory of Violence
Welcomed are papers by holders of a Master’s degree, PhD candidates and PhD researchers which promote interdisciplinary approaches. The co-ordinating team invites 15-minute papers in Greek or in English. Participants are expected to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements and to cover their expenses.
Applicants are requested to submit original papers, completing the conference application by 30 September 2015.
Antonis Aboutis, PhD Candidate, European History
Marios Dimitriadis, PhD Candidate, European History
Sakis Dimitriadis, PhD Candidate, Modern Greek History
Dimitra Theodoridou, PhD Candidate, Pre-historic Archaeology
Dora Konstantellou, PhD Candidate, Byzantine Archaeology
Maria Mamali, PhD Candidate, Early Modern Greek History
Evanthis Hatzivasileiou, Professor, History of the Post-WWII World
Costas Gaganakis, Associate Professor, Early Modern European History
Sophia Aneziri, Assistant Professor, Ancient History
Katerina Konstantinidou, Assistant Professor, Early Modern Greek History
Georgios Pallis, Lecturer, Byzantine Archaeology