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02/04/2020 - 10:15 to 04/04/2020 - 10:15

“Interpreting identities in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea”

The postgraduate students of the MA in the Classical Archaeology and the Ancient History of Macedonia at the International Hellenic University are organizing the International Conference entitled “Interpreting identities in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea”. The conference will be held on 2-4 April 2020 at the International Hellenic University in Thermi, Thessaloniki.

The subject of the conference focuses on the different perspectives of outlining, capturing and interpreting identities from Prehistory to Late Byzantine Era, through the disciplines of History, Archaeology and other relevant fields such as Social Anthropology. The aim is to encourage young researchers to participate in the conference by presenting topics related to their interests and to engage in a lively and productive scholarly discourse.

Specific but not exclusive themes of interest include the following:

  • The perception of identities in the ancient literary sources
  • Detecting identities through the archaeological evidence
  • Social and political parameter of identities
  • Economy – Ancient Numismatics – Trade
  • Burial customs
  • Religion and Cults

*Topics can be enhanced or modified accordingly with the submitted proposals

The conference welcomes submissions by post-graduate (Master's) students or people who hold a post-graduate degree from Greece and abroad. Papers should not exceed 20 minutes and can be presented either in Greek or English.


Those who are interested in participating should kindly send the following:

  • The title and an abstract of around 200 words along with 5 keywords
  • Name and Surname
  • Academic affiliation
  • University
  • Contact information

Paper proposals should be submitted by 15 October 2019 via e-mail to [email protected]. For any additional information please contact the above e-mail address.

Organizing Committee: 

Maria Antoniadou

Christiana Chantavaridou

Styliani Lamptsidou

Argyro - Zoe Pissa

Vasiliki Spathopoulou

Anastasios Stoidis

Elpiniki Vasilopoulou

Source:  International Conference of Postgraduate Students of History and Archeology of the International University of Greece

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University Thessaloniki
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