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The Athens Dialogues - An International Conference on Culture and Civilization


Academic Events

Main Speakers & Respondents

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Chair

Photo of  Professor Konstantinos  Tsoukalas

Professor Konstantinos Tsoukalas Home Page

Professor Emeritus of Sociology, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Full member of the Hellenic Bioethics Commission, Greece


Speakers

Photo of  Riva  Kastoryano

Riva Kastoryano Home Page

Research Director, CNRS, Paris

Title:

Sociological and political perspectives of integration and collective identities


Photo of  Professor George  Prevelakis

Professor George Prevelakis Home Page

Department of Geography, Paris I and Institute of Political Sciences (Science Po), Paris, France

Title:

Circulation and identity
A Geopolitical Approach to Immigration


Respondent

Photo of  Nikodemos  Maina Kiniwa

Nikodemos Maina Kiniwa Home Page

Member of ASANTE Organization and Chief Editor of ASANTE Magazine


EDUCATION

Chair

Photo of  Professor George  Babiniotis

Professor George Babiniotis Home Page

President of the Athens Dialogues Organizing Committee, former Minister of Education, and former rector of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece


Speakers

Photo of  Thalia  Dragona

Thalia Dragona Home Page

Professor, Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Athens

Title:

Multicultural societies and modes of integration


Photo of  Leonie  Herwartz-Emden

Leonie Herwartz-Emden Home Page

Professor and Head of Department, Educational Science, Institute for Didactic Research and Teacher Education, University of Augsburg, Germany

Title:

Heterogeneity and cultural diversity as a Challenge for Educational Systems


Respondent

Photo of  Dr Christina  Veikou

Dr Christina Veikou Home Page

Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Democritus University, Honorary Consultant of the Pedagogical Institute


IMMIGRATION AND URBAN LANDSCAPE

Chair

Photo of  Professor Ioannis  Polyzos

Professor Ioannis Polyzos Home Page

Professor, National Technical University of Athens, Greece


Speakers

Photo of  Guy  Burgel

Guy Burgel Home Page

Professor of Urban Geography, Université Paris Ouest-Nanterre, France

Title:

City and Immigration


Photo of  Panagiotis  Tournikiotis

Panagiotis Tournikiotis Home Page

Professor of Architectural Theory, National Technical University of Athens

Title:

The transformations of the urban landscape and their relation to immigration


Respondent

Photo of  Professor Thomas  Maloutas

Professor Thomas Maloutas Home Page

Social Geography, Harokopio University, Director at the National Centre for Social Research


ART

Chair

Photo of  Vana  Xenou

Vana Xenou Home Page

Professor, visual-artist, National Technical University of Athens, Greece


Speakers

Photo of  Mihalis  Afolayan

Mihalis Afolayan Home Page

Artist, Member of the organizations ASANTE and ANASA

Title:

Techne as tool of exploring and establishing personal identity and social integration


Photo of  Ulrike Hanna  Meinhof

Ulrike Hanna Meinhof Home Page

Professor, Department of Modern Languages, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Title:

The transcultural capital of migrant artists


Respondent

Photo of  Heracles  Moskoff

Heracles Moskoff Home Page

Expert Counsellor, National Coordination Mechanism to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Human Beings, Office of the Secretary General for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece