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Success of the 2021 Conference

The success of the Scientific Conference, titled “1821-2021: Greece in the Mediterranean,” organized by the Foundation for Mediterranean Studies in collaboration with partners such as the University of Piraeus, the University of the Aegean, the Ionian University, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is a testament to the collective efforts involved.

Hosted on November 25-26, 2021, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs premises in Athens, specifically at the Andrea Syngrou Mansion’s “Yiannos Kranidiotis” Amphitheatre, the conference received substantial support from sponsors including the Onassis Foundation and the Union of Shipowners of Short Sea Shipping.

In honor of the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution, the Conference aimed to illuminate Greece’s multifaceted role in the Mediterranean, spanning geopolitical, political, economic, environmental, and cultural dimensions. The exploration of Greece’s relationships with Mediterranean countries from the 19th century to the present day was a central focus.

The dynamic and insightful exploration of Greece’s pivotal role in the Mediterranean during the conference was made possible by the active participation and contributions of esteemed delegates and attendees. Their engagement transformed the event into a platform for meaningful dialogue.

Appreciation is extended to all participants and partners for their valuable contributions to the success of the conference. For those interested in staying informed and participating in ongoing conversations, stay tuned for future updates and opportunities to engage in enriching discussions about Greece’s enduring significance in the Mediterranean region.