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XVI Universeum Network Meeting



The Call for Papers for the publication of the XVIth UNIVERSEUM Meeting Conference Proceedings  can be found here. Please note that the publication most likely will be available as an e-book which can be also purchased in a print format upon request.The deadline for submission of  papers is March 1st 2016.




National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece,11-13 June, 2015

                                                     University Heritage and Cultural Engagement of European Universities             


 Welcome to the 2015 XVI UNIVERSEUM NETWORK MEETING website.

The meeting will be hosted in Athens, by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

In order to stimulate general debate, knowledge sharing and in-depth reflection about the cultural role of universities, the challenges and the crucial issues of the university heritage within the university communities and society, UNIVERSEUM introduces a new meeting format this year. For information about the thematic sessions and the workshops please see here.

The abstracts can be submitted here by 15 March, 2015.

(The conference language is English).

Main venue: Alkis Argyriades amphitheatre, Historical Central building of the University of Athens - 30, Panepistimiou Ave, 10679, Athens (  


Program Committee


Athanasios Katerinopoulos, University of Athens, Chair

Marlen Mouliou, University of Athens, Chair

Marta Lourenço, University of Lisbon (Portugal)

Sébastien Soubiran, University of Strasbourg (France)

Sofia Talas, University of Padua (Italy)

Bruno Vila, University of Aix-Marseille (France)

Roland Wittje, University of Regensburg (Germany)



Local Organizing Committee

CHAIR: Professor K. Buraselis,  Vice Rector - Academic Affairs and International Relations& Head of the Athens University History Museum

VICE CHAIR: Dr. P. Polychronakou - Sgouritsa, Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology, Faculty of History & Archaeology


Dr. M. Constantoudaki-Kitromilides, Professor of Byzantine Archaeology, Faculty of History &         Archaeology, Department of Archaeology and History of Art, Director of the Museum of Archaeology & History of Art

Honorary & Emeritus Professor M. Dermitzakis, Vice Rector of the University of Athens, 2000-2006   &Chairman of the governing body of the Museum of Natural Sciences and Technology

Dr. M. Fountopoulou, Associate Professor and President of the Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology/Director of the Museum of Education

Dr. C. Liapi, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine/Museum of Pharmacology

Dr. Th. Pitsios, Professor of Physical Anthropology, Faculty of Medicine/ Anthropological Museum  

Dr. M. Stefanidou – Loutsidou, Professor of Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine/Director of the Criminology Museum.