Which is the preliminary interpretation of the early Mycenaean Warrior Grave that was recently revealed at Plassi, Marathon? What information is gained from the new excavations in the City and the Aslepieion of Epidauros, in Anatoli of Ierapetra (Crete), at Abdera of Chalkidiki, and the “Roman Balneum” of Rafina? Could a famous Renaissance painting constitute evidence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder of artists centuries before this syndrome was recognized by psychiatry?

These questions give only a brief flavor of the multi-faceted scientific and excavational work of the Department of Archaeology and History of Art of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, which organized its 11th Two-Day Symposium.

The symposium, which is an established scientific meeting and is considered a recognized institution of the Department and Faculty, will take place on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th April 2017 in the amphitheatre “A. Argyriades”, in the central building of the University of Athens (Panepistimiou str. 30).

As pointed out in the prologue of the Symposium’s program: “The Symposium aims at the promotion first of the multi-faceted work, both research and excavation, of the our staff members, who produce under difficult conditions but with seriousness, responsibility and modesty and secondly of the research discourse with the broader archaeological community. Additionally, this is an opportunity to demonstrate the excellent relations and cooperation projects of our staff members with the Greek Archaeological Service, the Foreign Archaeological Schools and other academic institutions,. At the same time, PhD holders, PhD students as well as MA students are provided with a possibility to present part of their personal research. The publicity of the results of the work of our Department, as in any similar case, is a contribution to education and culture, which our society greatly needs. With all the aforementioned in mind, we are determined to keep up this tradition in the days to come.”

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