About the congress

The European Society of Modern Greek Studies (EENS), in association with the Department of Modern Greek Studies at Lund University in Sweden, is organizing the 6th European Congress of Modern Greek Studies on 4-7 October 2018 in Lund (arrival on the 3th and departure on the 8th of October). The topic of the 6th Congress

The Greek World in Periods of Crisis and Recovery, 1204-2018

The subthemes are defined as follows:
1. The imprint of crises in the Greek language
2. The crisis of Greek literature and Greek literature in crisis
3. Crisis and recovery in Greek history and historiography
4. Crisis in mass media and social networks
5. Crisis and recovery in Greek theatre and cinema
6. Imprints of crises in the arts
7. Travellers in critical times The European Society of Modern Greek Studies addresses itself to neohellenists, and in particular to young researchers, from a broad spectrum of specialties within Modern Greek Studies (linguists, philologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, theatrologists, historians, art historians, educational historians, sociologists, musicologists, political scientists, and those engaged in international relations studies, comparative and cultural studies) and invites them to register for participation in the 6th Congress of the EENS with topics which, within the framework of the general theme of the Congress, promote the (comparative) study of the Greek world in the period from 1204 until the present day. Thirty (30) scholarships of 300 euros each will be awarded to young researchers, to enable them to participate in the congress. The abstracts of the applicants must have been previously approved by the members of the scientific committee. The grants will be disbursed after the closing of the congress.

The organizing committee of the 6th Congress

Vassilios Sabatakakis, Lund University
Deputy Chairman of the EENS vassilios.sabatakakisklass.luse
Marianna Smaragdi, Lund University
Vasiliki Simaki, Lund University
Trine Stauning-Willert, University of Copenhagen Lambrini Kokkali, Lund University Technical officer Alexandra Fiotaki, University of Ioannina

Scientific committee of the 6th Congress

Konstantinos Α. Dimadis, Freie Universität Berlin
Chairman of the scientific committee dimadiszedat.fu-berlinde Vasiliki Simaki, Lund University
Coordinator of the scientific committee vasiliki.simakienglund.luse Mario Vitti, Viterbo, honorary chairman


Christoforos Charalambakis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Ilia Chatzipanagioti-Sangmeister, University of Cyprus
Evanthis Chatzivasileiou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Titika Dimitroulia, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Tudor Dinu, University of Bucharest
Fatima Eloeva, Saint Pettersburgs University
David Holton, University of Cambridge
Zoi Gavriilidou, Democritus University of Thrace
Vrasidas Karalis, University of Sydney
Giorgos D. Kontogiorgis, Panteion University of cocial and political sciences
Christina Koulouri, Panteion University of cocial and political sciences
Marilisa Mitsou, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Moschos Morfakidis, University of Granada
Anastasia Papadia-Lala, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Lydia Papadimitriou, Liverpool John Moores University
Miltos Pechlivanos, Freie Universität Berlin
Michalis Pieris, University of Cyprus
Stoyna Poromanska, Sofia University
Walter Puchner, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Theodosis Pylarinos, Ionian University
Ilze Rumniece, University of Latvia
Alkisti Sofou, Paris-Sorbonne University
Maria Stasinopoulou, University of Vienna
Anna Tambaki, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Dimitris Tziovas, University of Birmingham
Gonda Van Steen, University of Florida
Manolis Varvounis, Democritus University of Thrace
Sophia Vasilaki, INALCO Paris
Anna Zimbone, University of Catania

Venue of the 6th Congress

The sessions of the 6th European Congress will take place at the Centre for Languages and Literature at Lund University.

Submission of abstracts

The last date for application to participate with a paper is 30 November 2017. Applicants must submit their abstract by this date via the electronic abstract submission program. Abstracts that are not submitted by the stated deadline through the electronic abstract submission program will not be considered.
The abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by the scientific committee. The duration of each paper will be twenty (20) minutes with an additional ten (10) minutes for subsequent discussion and questions.