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Greece and Norway: European center, periphery or it’s complicated?

28 Μαρτίου 2022

Το Κέντρο Έρευνας για τις Ανθρωπιστικές Επιστήμες (ΚΕΑΕ) και το Νορβηγικό Ινστιτούτο Αθηνών διοργάνωσαν το συνέδριο Greece and Norway: European center, periphery or it’s complicated? που διεξήχθη στις 11 Απριλίου 2022 από τις 11.30 έως τις 18.00.

Το συνέδριο πραγματοποιήθηκε υβριδικά στην αγγλική γλώσσα με δυνατότητα παρακολούθησης μέσω της πλατφόρμας zoom.

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Meeting ID: 849 3507 1103
Passcode: 787642

GREECE AND NORWAY: Center, periphery or it’s complicated?

11 April 2022




11:00-11:30 Welcome

Frode Overland Andersen, Norwegian Ambassador to Greece and Cyprus

Anna Korka, Ambassador of Greece to Norway

Delia Tzortzaki, Norwegian Institute at Athens

Welcome & opening remarks: Ada Dialla


11:30-12:45 Peripheral humanitarian visions: Norway and Greece

Chair: Efi Avdela

Haakon A. Ikonomou, Peripheral entanglements at the core of ordering: the compulsory Greco-Turkish population exchange

Iver Neumann, Nansen’s centenary: Norwegian humanitarian work, 1922-2022

Morten S. Andersen, Core values and peripheral actors: Greece and Norway in a changing international order


12:45-14:00 Lunch


14:00-15:40 Center, Peripheries and Localities

Chair: Kostas Gavroglu

Akritas Kaidatzis & Alexandros Kessopoulos, Judicial review of legislation in 19th century Greece and Norway: Constitutional exceptionalism or regional diversification?

Pavlos Moulios, “Vi som elsket America”: a comparative view of technology, home consumption and culture in post-war Norway and Greece

Costis Hadjimichalis, Rethinking uneven European socio-spatial relations beyond the core-periphery model

Artemis Papatheodorou, Re-centering the centre: archaeology on Samos in the 19th and early 20th centuries


15:40-16:00 Coffee break


16:00-18:00 Transmissions Sound Art Residency Exchange

20-minute Documentary Film Screening, Transmissions Sound Art Residency in Vardø
(dir. Sanjey Sureshkumar w. Karolin Tampere)

RoundtableIoannis Kotsonis, Danae Stefanou, Karolin Tampere, Anna Papaeti, Maia Urstad



Conference Scientific Committee

Morten Andersen, Efi Avdela, Ada Dialla, Iver Neumann, Athena Syriatou


List of Participants

Morten S. Andersen, Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Head of the Research Group on International Order and Diplomacy

Efi Avdela, Professor Emerita, Department of History & Archaeology, University of Crete

Ada Dialla, Professor of Modern European History, Department of Art Theory & History, Athens School of Fine Arts, President of the Board, Research Centre for the Humanities

Kostas Gavroglu, Professor Emeritus, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Costis Hadjimichalis, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography, Harokopio University

Haakon A. Ikonomou, Gerda Henkel Fellow and Teaching Associate Professor, Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen

Akritas Kaidatzis, Assistant Professor of Constitutional Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Alexandros Kessopoulos, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Crete

Ioannis Kotsonis, Artist & Curator, Syros Sound Meetings

Pavlos Moulios, PhD candidate, Department of Communication, Media and Culture, Panteion University

Iver Neumann, Director, Fridtjof Nansen Institute

Anna Papaeti, Transmissions Residency Invited Artist, Research Associate Professor, University of Cyprus

Artemis Papatheodorou, Adjunct Lecturer in Ottoman and Modern Turkish History, Department of History and Political Science, Panteion University

Danae Stefanou, Artist & Curator, Syros Sound Meetings & Associate Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Karolin Tampere, Curator, North Norwegian Art Center, ​​Doctoral Research Fellow in Artistic Research at the Academy of Fine Arts, UiT Arctic University of Norway and The Art Academy – Department of Contemporary Art, University of Bergen

Maia Urstad, Τransmissions Residency Invited Artist


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