Half-day Conference – Aesthetics: Architecture, Landscape, Archaeology

The Board of Directors of the Panayotis and Effie Michelis Foundation invites you to a half-day conference on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Foundation on Thursday, 6 February 2020 at 17:00 in the Music Library of Greece in the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron) on:

Aesthetics: Architecture, Landscape, Archaeology

Welcoming Greeting by Lambros G. Anagnostopoulos, President of the Board of Directors of the Michelis Foundation

Speakers: Professor Jale Erzen, Department of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, “Greek Architecture – Synergy: nature/culture”

Professor Raffaele Milani, Department of Education Studies, University of Bologna, “Theories of Landscape: an interdisciplinary approach”

Dr Aikaterini Gkoltsiou, President of the Panhellenic Association of Landscape Architects, “Collective memory and place identity: Landscape design interventions in Greece”

Dr Martha Fajardo, CEO, Grupo Verde, Bogota, Colombia, “Latin American Landscape Initiatives: Connecting peoples, building collaboration, cocreation and making inspiring places”

Professor Jala Makhzoumi, Professor of Landscape Architecture, American University of Beirut, “Historical transformations of urban culture: Landscape politics and practice in Beirut”

Dr Vangelis Athanassopoulos Adjunct Professor of Aesthetics at the Michelis Chair,  Department of Philosophy and Social Studies , University of Crete, ”Image and Identity”

Dr Zoltan Somhegyi, Assistant Professor and Chair of the Department of Fine Arts in the College of Fine Arts and Design of the University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, “Mirroring ruins: Aesthetic experience and engaging with the past”

Professor Angie Hobbs, Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy , University of Sheffield, “Ancient Athens and the Future City”

Coordinator: Professor Elias Constantopoulos, Professor of Architecture, University of Patras

All lectures will be conducted in English.

The entry is free but you can register via Eventbrite:

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