Call for Papers: 2nd Seminar and Symposium of the Academy of Cultural Heritages

2nd Seminar and Symposium of the Academy of Cultural Heritages to be held in the island of Syros, Ermoupolis, Cultural Centre (Ritsos Hall) and Apollo Theater, Greece (Cyclades) on Oct. 2-7, 2018


1st Oct, travelling day via Athens, Pireus by ferry boat (or flight Athens-Syros)

2nd -3rd Oct. seminars on:

Foundations of Existential Semiotics, prof. Eero Tarasti

Basic Concepts of Semiotics and Culture, prof Alexandros Lagopoulos

Greimassian Narrative Analysi,s prof. Karin Boklund-Lagopoulos

Approaches to visual semiotic,s prof. Altti Kuusamo

Literary Traditions from Ancient Greece to Our Time, prof. Hannu Riikonen

Introduction to Musical Semiotic, prof. Eero Tarasti

3rd Oct, in the evening: concert at Apollo Theater: soprano Laura Pyrrö and Eila Tarasti (piano); ensemble of the Music Society of the University of Helsinki

4th Oct. Excursion to the island of Delos (close to Syros) or alternatively excursions on Syros island

5th – 6th Oct. Symposium on Cultural Transfers: Europe and Other World, (motto: ….heitere Verknüpfung von West und Ost” Johann Wolfgang v. Goethe)

7th Oct. return, travelling day

Participation fee for seminar and symposium: 200 euros (students 60 euros, Greek students free) to be paid to the Academy of Cultural Heritages: FI40 1544 3000 0285 84 (BIC: NDEAFIHH)

Registration by September 1st, 2018 to Lazaros Papoutsis sfinas3@gmail.com

Enrollment to the course: name, affiliation; to the symposium: name, affiliation, title of the speech, abstract (1/2 – 1 page); length of papers: half an hour with discussion; languages: English, French, German

Organization of the event: director prof. Eero Tarasti, University of Helsinki eero.tarasti@helsinki.fi; assistants Paul Forsell paul.forsell@helsinki.fi and Lazaros Papoutsis (email see above)