Call for abstracts



30/08/2019 – 01/09/2019, Kavala, Greece

2nd Call for abstracts

Deadline extension: June 12, 2019

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The Association of Ancient Greek Philosophy ‘syn Athena’ is organizing the 3rd Conference on Epistemology ‘Science and ideology’, which will take place in Kavala, Greece on 30 August-1 September 2019. After the 1st conference ‘On the unity of knowledge’ (2015) and the 2nd conference ‘Didactics of science’ (2017), the present conference focuses on the relationship between science and the pretheoretical notion of ideology. The role and impact of various ideologies on the sciences is examined especially regarding: (i) the mechanisms of collection and evaluation of information, (ii) the ways of management of information and interpretation of reality, (iii) the limits or spectral relation between subjectivity and objectivity regarding what is true and what is good, what is knowledge and how can knowledge be optimally used in the various scientific fields. Researchers are invited to submit abstracts in English or Greek on one or more of the following topics.



  • Ideology & natural sciences
  • Ideology & social sciences
  • Language & ideology
  • Economy & ideology
  • Bioethics



Anastasia Giannakidou, Professor of Linguistics, University of Chicago

Eleni Kalokerinou, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Thomas Vougiouklis, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, Democritus University of Thrace


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DETAILS Those who would like to participate are invited to submit their abstracts by June 12, 2019 (extended deadline) through EasyChair at the link: Abstracts must not exceed 500 words excluding references (total of two pages). Each participant is entitled to only one (individual or co-authored) oral presentation. Notification of acceptance will be sent by July 8, 2019. All presentations will be allocated 20 minutes with joined sessions for discussion.


CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS All participants can further submit papers for publication in the conference Proceedings (by November 30, 2019). Conference proceedings are published biannually. Guidelines and more information will be provided during the conference.


CONFERENCE FEE Standard fee: 30 €, Student fee, member fee: 25 €, Early registration fee (by July 20, 2019): 20 €. Fees must be deposited prior to the conference.

Piraeus Bank, IBAN GR4401722450005245060227986, BIC: PRIBGRAA





Tel:           (+1) 727-204-8218, (+30) 6942-570-271 E-mail:
Address:   7th Merarhias 1, Kavala 65403, Greece Website:


LOCATIONS Vasilis Vasilikos Municipal Library (Kassandrou 6, Kavala, Greece), Hall of Holy Metropolis of Philippi, Neapolis & Thassos (K. Palaiologou & Mitropoleos, Kavala, Greece), Conference Center of Lydia, (Philippi, Greece)



Anna Anastassiadis-Symeonidis, Emerita Professor of Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Sevi Chatzifotiou, Associate Professor of Social Work, Democritus University of Thrace

Katerina Chatzopoulou, Linguistics PhD, University of Chicago

Ioannis Deligiannis, Assistant Professor of Latin, Democritus University of Thrace

Konstantinos Georgiadis, Dogmatic Theology PhD Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Marina Grigoropoulou, Assistant Professor, Department of Philology, University of Peloponnese

Maria Kalfa, PhD candidate in Political Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Nikos Kamperidis, MSc. Gastrenterology, MRCP, St. Mark Hospital, London

Konstantina Katsarou, PhD candidate in Theology

Spiros Kiosses, Lecturer of Literature, Democritus University of Thrace

Nikolaos Kipraios, Science Education PhD, Democritus University of Thrace

Kiriaki Kiskira, Environmental Technology PhD, Erasmus Mundus Doctorate Joint

Charalambos Lemonidis, Professor of Mathematics, University of Western Macedonia

Spiros Makris, Assistant Professor of Political Theory, University of Macedonia

Maria Martzoukou, Psycholinguistics-Neurolinguistics PhD, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Charilaos Michalopoulos, Assistant Professor of Latin, Democritus University of Thrace

Kiriakos Mikelis, Assistant Professor of International Relations & European Studies, University of Piraeos

Argiris Nicolaidis, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Maria Papanikou, Associate Professor of Safety & Human Factors, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Vassilis Saltas, Didactics of Mathematics PhD-Writer, Eastern Macedonia & Thrace Institute of Techonology

Anna Satsiou, Computer & Communication Engineering PhD, University of Thessaly

Spiros Stavrou, Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, NY University at Buffalo

Sotiria Triantari, Professor of Philosophy, University of Western Macedonia

Vassilis Tsiantos, Professor of Mathematics, Eastern Macedonia & Thrace Institute of Techonology

Ilias Vavouras, Philosophy PhD Aristotle University of Thessaloniki-Writer


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE Katerina Chatzopoulou, Konstantinos Georgiadis, Konstantina Katsarou, Kyriakos Mikelis, Zafiris Papavarytis, Kyriaki Salveridou