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The Sylvia Ioannou Foundation announces a series of International Scientific Conferences, to be held biennially, under the general title The Greek Worlds in Travel Accounts and Maps. More specifically:


2nd International Conference

Corsairs and Pirates in the Eastern Mediterranean, 15th-19th c.

 October 17-19, 2014
Venue: Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece

Thematic sections:

- Topoi of Piracy
- Scale and Character of Commerce-Raiding
- Politics and Legitimacy
- Piracy and the State
- Images of Piracy
- Piracy: Past and Present — Concluding Remarks







1st International Conference

Cyprus on the crossroads of travellers and map-makers
from the 15th to 20th century

October 18-20, 2012
Venue: Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece

Thematic sections:

- The Images of Cyprus in Early Modern Times: Threads of Tradition
- Changing Images and Points of Correspondence:
  Ottoman Domination and Western Penetration
- Contrasts and Challenges: Empire, Colonialism and Nation
- Cartographical and Travellers' Collections in the Digital Age

The Conference was held in collaboration with the University of the Aegean and the History and Archaeology Department of the University of Cyprus.


 1st Conference


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