Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Violence and Politics: Ideologies, Identities, Representations

Τhe Postgraduate Association of the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is organizing a colloquium devoted to the memory of Professor Nikos Birgalias, entitled “Violence and Politics: Ideologies, Identities, Representations” to be held in Athens, 15-16 January. The conference will be under the auspices of the Faculty of History and Archaeology of the University of Athens.

The principal aim is to bring together a multi-disciplinary group of new researchers concerned with theories and practices of violence and its relations to politics from a historical perspective. The colloquium will focus mainly on the following topics:

Historiographic Approaches of Violence
Legitimate and Illegitimate Violence
Archaeology and Iconography of Violence
Violence and “Otherness”
Violence “from above” and Resistance
Revolts and Revolutions
Microhistory of Violence

We welcome original papers by holders of a Master’s degree, PhD candidates and early career researchers in History and Archaeology or in any related discipline.

The co-organizers invite 15-minute papers in Greek or in English. Participants are expected to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements and to cover their expenses.

Interested speakers should complete the application form (in English or Greek) and submit it to postgradsociety@gmail.comby 30 September 2015.

Please find a pdf version of the call for papers here and the application form here .

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