June, 2021

202124Jun(Jun 24)10:0025(Jun 25)13:453rd Athens Social Sciences Forum10:00 - 13:45 (25)

Event Details


Organized by
Sociology Society, Deree-The American College of Greece

in collaboration with
Student Association for International Affairs (SAFIA)


When: June 24-25, 2021 | 10:00-13:45

Where: Online event (via Zoom) open to the public

About the Event

The Athens Social Sciences Forum is an annual Undergraduate Student Conference organized by the Sociology Society of the American College of Greece-Deree in collaboration with the Student Association for International Affairs (SAFIA). Social Science students from ACG and Greek public universities will present their work (outstanding research papers or theses) in this open, two-day annual event, which this year will be held online. The purpose of the Athens Social Sciences Forum is to showcase and celebrate student research, to promote interinstitutional collaboration, and to provide space for dialogue and meaningful exchange of ideas among students of different social science disciplines.



DAY 1 | Thursday, 24 June 2021

10:00-10:10 | Welcome and Introduction

  • Welcome Remarks, Dr Chryssa Zachou, Sociology Department Head
  • Hasan Oksuz, President of the Sociology Society
  • SAFIA Representative

10:10 – 11:10 | SESSION 1

Moderator: Hasan Oksuz

  1. Thomopoulos: States of Exception and Sociology of Law: The Greek Case during the Covid-19 pandemic
  2. Athanasopoulos: Οι Κοινωνικές Επιστήμες στη Μέγγενη του COVID
  3. Makrygiorgos: The Glass Cage of Post-Modernity: An Evaluation of Rationalization, Scientific Knowledge and Technological Growth in Western Societies in the 21st Century

11:15 – 12:15 | SESSION 2

Moderator: Eva Dallas

  1. Pappa: Consumer Capitalism and Gender Representation: An Analysis of Greek TV Commercials
  2. Boumakis: Representations of Masculinities in Homoerotic Pornographic Films
  3. Rozaki: Exploring gender nonconformity and its portrayal in journalistic discourse

12:30 – 13:45 | SESSION 3

Moderator: Melisanthi Pappa

  1. Oksuz: From Mount Sinjar to Greece Children of Malak-Tāwūs on the Road.
  2. Karaiskou: A Religious Revival of the Past: The Belief in Asatru
  3. Nounesi: Plato, All Too Plato
  4. Konidari: The Platonic Forms and the Aristotelian Hylomorphic Compounds as Substance


DAY 2 | Friday, 25 June 2021

10:10 – 11:10 | SESSION 1

Moderator: Melissanthi Pappa

  1. Harkiolaki: The Professional Practices of Travel Journalists on Instagram: A Generic Qualitative Study
  2. Hodaj: Environmental Concern in Hollywood Films: The Case Study of WALL-E
  3. Delezou: Food is Too Important to Waste

11:05 – 12:20 | SESSION 2

Moderator: Eva Dallas

  1. Roussou: The Future of Science and Technology in Society Through Video Games: The Case of Deus Ex
  2. Stamouli: Τα Γεωπολιτικά και Γεωστρατηγικά Συμφέροντα μεταξύ του Δυτικού και Ανατολικού Κόσμου: Ταινίες του Πρακτορα 007 – Ένας Συνεχής Ψυχρός Πόλεμος.
  3. Barkouli: The death of an auteur: The Woody Allen case.
  4. Stefanidi (creative project): The Reading and Writing Workbook for Children with Specific Learning Difficulties

12:40 – 13:40 | SESSION 3

Moderator: Hasan Oksuz

  1. Pierri: Cultural Representations of Political Correctness and Free-Speech in 21st Century American Higher Education Institutions
  2. Chatzimichail: “The challenges of Free Speech and Political Correctness in a multicultural educational institution: The case of the American College of Greece.”
  3. Bograkou: Police Brutality in 21st Century Greece: The Case of Zak Kostopoulos