ΑTHENS POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS’ AND PhD CANDIDATES’ SEMINAR ON THE TOPIC:
Social Sciences and Current Crisis.pdf
The Seminar “Social Sciences and Current Crisis” for Postgraduate Students and PhD candidates will open its activities on Thursday, March 8, 2012 (16.30) at the “Drakopoulos” Amphitheatre, Central Building of the University of Athens.
Dates: Thursday, March 8 – Sunday, March 11, 2012.
Co-organizers:
a) Social Sciences Research Laboratory, Faculty of Faculty of Pedagogy in Primary Education, Section of Humanities in cooperation with the Directions “Sociology of Work, Labor market policies – minorities – childhood” and “History and Didactics of History, Folklore and Civilization”, Postgraduate Studies Programme, University of Athens.
b) Research Committee 10 "Participation, Organizational Democracy and Self-Management", International Sociological Association (I.S.A.).
c) Center for International Studies in Social Policy and Social Services, Bergische Universität Wuppertal.
d) Sociology of Work Research Laboratory, Sociology Department, University of the Aegean.
This is a high level 4-day Seminar, addressed to Postgraduate Students and Ph.D. candidates of A and B Circles of the above Two Directions of the Faculty of Pedagogy in Primary Education, University of Athens.
Program.pdf:
Thursday, March 8 I. Drakopoulos Amphitheatre, Central Building of the University of Athens.
15.00-16.00 Registration
16.00 Opening
Chair: Prof. em. L. Dr Nicolaou–Smokoviti, former Vice Rector University of Piraeus, Vice President & Treasurer RC10 “Participation, Organizational Democracy and Self-Management”, International Sociological Association
Addresses:
- Prof. Dr Theodosis Pelegrinis, Rector, University of Athens.
- Prof. Dr Athanasios Trilianos, President, Faculty of Pedagogy in Primary Education, University of Athens.
- Prof. Dr Anda Katsiki-Givalou, Director, Humanities Section, University of Athens.
- Prof. Dr Dimosthenis Daskalakis, Director, Social Sciences Research Laboratory, University of Athens, Head of Direction “Sociology of Work, Labor market policies – minorities – childhood”.
- Prof. Dr Heinz Suenker, Director, Center for International Studies in Social Policy and Social Services, Bergische Universitat, Wuppertal, former President RC10/ ISA.
- Prof. Dr Isabel Da Costa, Senior Researcher CNRS-IDHE, Institutions et Dynamiques Historiques de l’ Economie, Ecole Normal Superieure de Cachan, President, RC10 /ISA
- Assoc. Prof. Dr Charalambos Babounis, Head of Direction, “History and Didactics of History, Folklore and Civilization”, University of Athens
- Assoc. Prof. Dr Georgios Tsombanoglou, Director, Sociology of Work Research Lab, Department of Sociology, University of the Aegean
Main Speakers:
- Prof. em. of Law, Dr Ioannis Koukiadis, Aristoteleian University of Thessaloniki
- Prof. em. of Sociology, Dr Gyoergy Szell, University of Osnabrueck
- Prof. em. of Sociology, Dr Vasilis Filias, former Rector, Panteion University of Social and Polical Sciences of Athens.

Friday, March 9 Chemistry New Laboratory, Ground floor, 13A Navarinou St., Athens. Amphitheatre: MANX
16.00 Opening
16.00-17.30 1st Topic:
“Labor Market- Employment- Unemployment- Racial Discriminations- Minorities- Refugees- Poverty”
Chair:Dr Andreas Lytras, Professor of Sociology, former Vice Rector, Panteion University
Lecturers:
- Prof. Dr Isabel da Costa, President RC10/ISA Senior Researcher CNRS-IDHE, Institutions et Dynamiques Historiques de l’Economie, Ecole Normale Superieur de Cachan.
- Prof. Dr Dimosthenis Daskalakis, Director of Social Sciences Research Laboratory, University of Athens.
- Dr Andreas Lytras, Prof. of Sociology Former Vice Rector, Panteion University
- Assoc. Prof. Dr Georgios Tsombanoglou, Director of the Sociology of Work Research Laboratory, University of the Aegean.
17.30-18.00: Discussion

Saturday, March 10 Chemistry New Laboratory, Ground floor, 13A Navarinou St., Athens. Amphitheatre: MANX
1st Session
09.30 Opening
Chair: Dr Dimosthenis Daskalakis, Professor of Industrial Sociology and Industrial Relations, Director, Social Sciences Research Laboratory, University of Athens.
09.30-10.30 2nd Topic: “The formation of ethnic-cultural identity within the modern evironment”
Lecturers:
- Dr M.G. Meraklis, Prof. em. of Folklore Studies, University of Athens
- Dr Menelaos Givalos, Assoc. Prof. of Political Science, University of Athens
10.30-10.45 Discussion
10.45-11.00 Coffee break

2nd Session

11.30 Opening
11.30-13.30 3rd Topic: “Child & Childhood: Historical and sociological aspects”
Lecturers:
- Prof. Dr Heinz Suenker, Director, Center for International Studies in Social Policy and Social Services, Bergische Universität. Former Rector RC10/ISA.
- Dr Vaso Artinopoulou, Professor of Criminology, former Vice Rector, Panteion University
- Dr Vicky Patsiou, Professor of Greek Μodern Literature, Faculty of Pedagogy in Primary Education, University of Athens.
- Dr Panagiotis Giannopoulos, Professor em., Leuven University
- Dr Haralambos Babounis, Associate Professor of Modern Greek History, University of Athens. .
- Dr Thomas Babalis, Assistant Professor of Psychosociology of the Classroom.
13.30-14.30 Discussion


Sunday, March 10 Chemistry New Laboratory, Ground floor, 13A Navarinou St., Athens. Amphitheatre: MANX
10.00 Opening
Chair: Dr C. Babounis, Assoc. Professor of Modern Greek History, University of Athens.
10.00-12.30 4th Topic: “Methodological issues”
Lecturers:
- Prof. em. Dr Georgios Leonitsinis, University of Athens.
- Dr Minas Al. Alexiadis, Professor of Folklore Studies, Philosophical School, University of Athens.
- Dr Rea Kakampoura, Assistant Professor of Folklore Studies, University of Athens.
- Dr Sam Wong, Lecturer, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK.
- Prof. Dr Dimosthenis Daskalakis, Director of the Social Sciences Research Laboratory, University of Athens.
12.30-13.00 Discussion
13.00 Closing