The interdisciplinary, virtual conference "Youth Resisting Dictatorship in Greece (1967-74) and beyond: Social Sciences and Humanities Perspectives", organized by the University of Crete Research Center for the Humanities, the Social and Education Sciences (UCRC), under the EC project "Free your mind: Youth Activism in Southern Europe in Times of Dictatorship" (FYM), on 19 & 20 November 2021, was held with notable success.
The program included oral presentations by 29 expert speakers, and the keynote address by a distinguished expert scholar from the social sciences and humanities, from Greece and abroad. The conference was attended via the platform by more than 145 participants from the academic community and the general public, from 7 countries.
The aim of the conference was to raise awareness of remembrance, common history and values, as well as the Union's aim, that is to promote peace, its values and the well-being of its peoples by stimulating debate, reflection and the development of networks.
The conference was carried out in the context of the FYM project funded by the European Union’s EUROPE FOR CITIZENS programme (Strand 1: EUROPEAN REMEMBRANCE), Grant Decision: Nr.617561. The project is coordinated by Iscte – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, while its partners are: Associação Cultural Ephemera, the University of Crete Research Center for the Humanities, the Social and Education Sciences (UCRC), Complutense University of Madrid, and the Society of Cretan Historical Studies / Historical Museum of Crete.
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Post-Conference Summary Report
Detailed Program & Abstracts in english and greek
Keynote Speech: K. Kornetis, "Between Marat and Sade: Rethinking Student Protest in the Authoritarian context of the European South"
Panel 9 The movement against the dictatorship outside of Greece & the European integration