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Pelion Summer Lab for Cultural Theory and Experimental Humanities
21/08/2019 - 31/08/2019
The Department of History, Archeology and Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly and the Laboratory of Social Anthropology organize the 3rd Pelion Summer Lab for Cultural Theory and Experimental Humanities (PSL) in Makrinitsa, Pelion, from 21 August to 31 August.
The Pelion Summer Lab is an international research meeting organized annually in Pelion and aims at exploring critical issues that arise in the academic, social and political spheres. This year, invited professors, professors from the University of Thessaly and from universities abroad (University of Leicester in England, Carleton University and University of Toronto in Canada and University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany).

 

Pelion Summer Lab for Cultural Theory and Experimental Humanities

Please find attached the Call for Participants for the third Pelion Summer Lab for Cultural Theory and Experimental Humanities (PSL), an initiative of the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology and the Laboratory of Social Anthropology of the University of Thessaly in Volos, Greece.

This 10-day program (August 21-August 31, 2019) will convene an interdisciplinary group of MA students, doctoral candidates, recent PhDs, early career scholars and, in special cases, advanced undergraduate students from fields such as anthropology, history, sociology, arts, political philosophy, gender studies, literature, cultural studies, and communication and new media studies.

This year’s theme - Data & Power - takes on the critical issue of how the production, mining, and manipulation of data through algorithmic procedures has emerged as an increasingly dominant mode of political regulation, capitalist exploitation, identity formation, cultural expression and knowledge generation.

For more details, feel free to contact us pelionsummerlab@gmail.com or visit the PSL website..

Call for Participation - Pelion Summer Lab 2019 “Data & Power”

 

 

Exhibition of visual and audio material “Fences | Crosses” part one

On Saturday 14/9, the EscapeLab Research Laboratory of the Department of Architecture of the University of Thessaly will participate in the exhibition organized as part of the "Fences / Crosses" events - part b ', at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall. EscapeLab received an award in the context of the Thessaloniki Concert Hall's open call for proposals for the organization of artistic activities in the public space on the subject "Fences / Crosses". The 'Farewell' action took place during the first part of the events, on 21/6, the day of the celebration of European Music Day, and will again be exposed during the second part of the events.

 

Jorge-A. Sanchez-P .: Discussion at the Pulmonary Clinic of the University of Thessaly

In order to better utilize research ideas and intellectual property from Entrepreneurship support structures.
The University of Thessaly's Pulmonary Clinic hosts Jorge-A Sanchez-P., at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year.
Sanchez-P. Ph.D, MPM, Dipl. Ing Chief Strategy and Financial Officer.

 

Organic-PLUS

In the framework of the Organic-PLUS project (Horizon 2020), the Laboratory of Agricultural Constructions and Environmental Control of the University of Thessaly, is organizing an open day for the public.

The event will take place the experimental farm of the University of Thessaly in Velestino, on September 18, 2019 from 10:00 to 15:00.

During the event both the activities of the Laboratory in the context of the Organic Plus project (WP3-Plants) and the activities in other research projects implemented by the team of the Laboratory of Agricultural Constructions and Environmental Control of UTH will be presented [http://foodoasis.eu/ http://alga4fuel-aqua.eu/, http://cascade-hydroponics.eu/, http://www.agritexsil.eu/, http://cascade-hydroponics.eu/, https://medgreenhouses.interreg-med.eu/].

Participants will also have the chance to visit the innovative Greenhouse, including a presentation of the new pilot greenhouse of the Laboratory of Agricultural Constructions and Environmental Control of the University of Thessaly, where most of the above mentioned projects are implemented.

The Open Access Day (OPEN DAY) event is part of the pan-European communication campaign "Europe in My Region 2019 - Europe in My Region 2019" (#EUinMyRegion).

Date: 18/09/2019, Time: 10.00-15.00

Location: Farm of University of Thessaly-Greenhouse Facilities, Velestino Magnesia

 

Paola Bonfante: Deciphering and exploiting beneficial mycorrhizal fungi

On Wednesday 18 September 2019, at 2 p.m., Paola Bonfante from the University of Torino, Italy, will host a lecture at the Konstantinos Sekeris hall in Viopolis, Larissa.

 

Data-stories Conference 2019

Data-stories is the first Greek Confestival [conference & festival], an innovative international academic conference, a celebration of new researchers and producers, which will take place at the Rooftile and Brickworks Museum N. & S. Tsalapatas, Lab Art and ETHRION day&night in Volos, Greece, from May 31 to June 2, 2019. The conference is organized by the Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology (IAKA) and the Laboratory of Social Anthropology (EKA).

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SynArt: Refugee Crisis Through Art


The iGEMThessaly group organizes the event " Refugee Crisis Through Art " that will be held in The Mill of Pappas, Larissa,  on Friday, June 14th.
IGEM Thessaly 2019, is the first multidisciplinary team of the University of Thessaly, established and operating to participate in the International Synthetic Biology Competition iGEM, to be held in October in Boston, USA. Our vision is to establish a test for the timely diagnosis of tuberculosis, with application to refugee structures in the country, aiming at alleviating the humanitarian crisis.

 

Changes in Difficult Times

The Association of Freelancing Tax Preparer Professionals of Magnesia, the Association of Industries of Thessaly & Central Greece and the Department of Economics of the University of Thessaly invite you to an informative event, co-organized with the support of the Enterprise Europe Network, on the subject of "Changes in Times of Difficulty", which will take place on Monday 10 June 2019, from 18:00 to 21:00.
Place: Amphitheater, Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Georgiou Kartali 72, Volos (formerly French Institute)
Lecturer: Dr. Dimitrios Bourantas, Rector of New York College, former professor of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

 


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