aristotleUnder the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs, the British Council in cooperation with the Laboratory of Education Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation (ERDIC) from the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus are organizing the International Symposium “Aristotle Anniversary Year: From hate speech to tolerance and understanding”with the support of Megaron Plus.

The symposium will take place at the Megaron Concert Hall on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th of March 2016, aiming, based on Aristotle’s Rhetoric, to explore the phenomenon of hate speech in the contexts of public speech, education and psychology. It will examine the various forms hate speech can take, commonly affected groups, the causes behind the rise in the phenomenon and its consequences, as well as experiences and examples of good practice from abroad.

Simultaneous interpretation from/into English will be provided on the first day of the symposium.

Academic Supervisor of the Symposium:
Foteini Asderaki, Assistant Professor and ERDIC Director, International andEuropean Studies, University of Piraeus

Organising Committee:
Giorgos Krikris, Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs
Maria Nomikou, British Council
Victoria Kyriaki, British Council
Katerina Boutsia, British Council
Marilena Maragkou, ERDIC
Eleftheria Markozani, ERDIC

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Please find the program of the symposium here

For more information you may contact Victoria Kyriaki
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Tel: 2103692337