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Invitation: Join the MeDiterrate ‘Reshaping Intercultural Connections’ Symposium

The Foundation for Mediterranean Studies – MeDiterrate is proud to announce an upcoming Symposium under the theme ‘Reshaping Intercultural Connections: Greece and Europe across the 19th-21st Centuries’.

Distinguished experts and scholars will convene to engage in a thought-provoking discussion on the challenges and dynamics surrounding contemporary democratic systems. 

Event Details:
     Title: Reshaping Intercultural Connections
     Date and Time: Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 18:00
     Venue: ESIEA (Journalists’ Union of Athens Daily Newspaper) Building, 20 Akadimias Street, Athens 10671, Attica

    Dimitrios Yatromanolakis, Johns Hopkins University & MeDiterrate Scientific Council Member
    Eri-Louisa Stavropoulou, University of Athens
    Napoleon Maravegias, University of Athens & MeDiterrate Scientific Council Chair

The symposium aims to foster a deep understanding of the intricate intersections between cultures, ideologies, and artistic expressions across time, with a particular focus on the evolution of European modernity and its connection to Greece.

Attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights from renowned experts in the fields of philosophy, political science, arts, and cultural studies, as they explore topics ranging from Hegelston to Empedocles, reflecting on the nuanced dynamics of European modernity.

Discussions will delve into the rich tapestry of the 19th-century Greek-European relations, examining pivotal figures such as Riga Feraios and Giuseppe Verdi.

The symposium will shed light on contemporary Greece’s relationship with its Mediterranean heritage, offering perspectives on tradition and modernity in the Mediterranean context.

Through engaging dialogues and interdisciplinary exploration, participants will leave with a deeper appreciation of the complexities shaping cultural landscapes past and present.

In Greek