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Consultation: "Greenhouse Technologies – Implementation, Problems and Prospects"

Consultation on "Greenhouse Technologies – Implementation, Problems and Prospects"
On Friday, October 12, at 9:30, at the main auditorium of the School of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Thessaly, a consultation will take place among stakeholders related to the greenhouse sector in Greece. The consultation will take place within the MED_Greenhouses project, which is being implemented by the University of Thessaly, in the framework of InterregMED 2014-2020 projects, and will address issues concerning the implementation of new technologies in greenhouses.

 

Chemical Analysis of Exhaled Air for the Diagnosis of Cancer: Current Achievements and Future Prospects

The Pneumonology Clinic of the General University Hospital of Larissa, Department of Medicine, University of Thessaly, organizes a lecture on "Chemical Analysis of Exhaled Air for the Diagnosis of Cancer: Current Achievements and Future Prospects" on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 3:00 pm, at the hall of the Pneumonology Clinic (1st Floor, 3rd Wing).
Speaker: Andreas Tsakalov, Associate Professor of Medical Chemistry, University of Thessaly.
The event will be coordinated by Professor K. I. Gourgoulianis

 

Antonis Liakos to be named Honorary Doctor

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 19:00 at the "Dimitris Saratsis" auditorium, 3rd floor, at the seafront complex of the University of Thessaly, in Volos, a ceremony will be held in honor of the Emeritus Professor of Modern History of the University of Athens, Antonios I. Liakos.  Antonis Liakos is awarded the Honorary Doctorate of the Department of History, Archeology and Social Anthropology of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Thessaly.

 

Anniversary Conference of the Department of History, Archeology and Social Anthropology

Twenty years of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology
• Anniversary celebrations for the Twenty Years of the Department of History, Archeology and Social Anthropology
• 18/10/2018 - 20/10/2018
• Saratsi auditorium

The anniversary conference is an opportunity for reflection on the course of the department, the various research fields and the multidimensional scientific quests and epistimology that have shaped its structure and character, as it is reflected in the courses included in the studies program from the founding of the Department.

 

1940s. Oral history of imprisonment in Magnesia district

The Volos History Group, which was founded in 2014, makes its first public appearance in Volos, in collaboration with the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, presenting oral testimonies about the incarceration areas in Magnesia during the German Occupation and the Civil War. The 1940’s  was a traumatic period that left its mark on the collective memory of the inhabitants of Volos, with a lot of people remaining silent about this tragic decade.  The oral testimonies that will be heard illuminate, from often unexpected perspectives, the experiences of those who were kept in these holding cells and in exile during those times. Narrators and witnesses of the testimonies will also be present.

 

Yellow Warehouse

On Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 8.00 pm, in the surrounding area of the Yellow Warehouse (Vassani & Gazi, Volos), an event of visual arts with the title: “YELLOW STORAGE freeing up memory” will take place.

 

Lecture of Alexis Tourtas on "Undersea research at Lord Elgin's ship ‘Mentor’ (Kythira)"
24/10/2018, 18:30
Multimedia room, Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, 6th floor

Alexis Tourtas is an archaeologist, graduate of the Department of History and Archeology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2007). He conducted his postgraduate studies at the Architecture Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2010), where he specialized in conservation and restoration of monuments, and then in the Department of Archeology of the University of Southampton (2014). In 2017 he completed his PhD thesis at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on the preservation and exploitation of marine archaeological sites. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of the Aegean, where he teaches in the postgraduate studies program of the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication in the Museology major. He has taken part in a number of excavations in Greece and abroad, such as in the university excavation of the Aristotle University in Vergina, the underwater survey of the shipwreck of Antikythira etc. He is an experienced and trained diver and specializes in the application of modern technology to the archaeological process. He collaborates with Greek and foreign research institutes and has been acting, in recent years, as a member of the research teams of the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.

 

George Papakonstantinou: Urban Soundscapes

The Postgraduate Studies Program organize a lecture by Mr. George Papakonstantinou, Professor of the Department of Architecture of the University of Thessaly, titled: Urban Soundscapes. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 18:00, in Room B14 of the Department of Planning and Regional Development (Pedion Areos).

 

German Occupation in Numbers. Methodology and Perspectives for a Quantitave Research for the 1941-1944 era

Lecture by Valentin Schneider on the «German Occupation in Numbers. Methodology and Perspectives for a Quantitave Research for the 1941-1944 era
• Wednesday, 31/10/2018
• 18:30
• Multimedia room, Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, 6th floor, New Building.
Valentin Schneider is a guest researcher at the Institute of Historical Research of the National Research Foundation.

Summary
The German occupation is Greece, during the Second World War, meant not only the military being governed by foreign militia, but also the presence of a significant number of German soldiers on Greek soil.
Studying the human element in German occupation and the internal dynamics, has been hugely neglected in research until today. This lecture will present methods of quantitative research on the subject of the German occupation in Greece and will show how its results can be used to evaluate historical information and, in general, how qualitative research can be implemented on the subject.

 


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