The Second Conference of the Black Sea Project, The Economic and Social Development of the Port–Cities of the Northern Black Sea Coast, Late 18th – Beginning of the 20th century will take place in Constanţa in late May 2014 (27 May – 1 June).
The sessions of the conference will take place in the Faculty of History and Political Science of the Ovidius University of Constanţa. The sessions will be followed by a two days scientific visit to Varna.
The project “The Black Sea and its port-cities from the 18th to the 20th century. Development, convergence and linkages with the global economy” is included in the Thalis Programme “Reinforcement of the Interdisciplinary and/or inter-institutional Research and Innovation” of the operational action “Education and Life Long Learning” which is co-sponsored by the E.U. and the Greek Ministry of Education.
Papers are related to the subject of the project along the following six axes:
1) The Black Sea as a unit of research. Marine environment and six port systems
2) Six maritime regions. Economic and social development of twenty port-cities.
3) The form of the cities. City-planning and architecture
4) Macro-analysis. Formation of macro-economic statistical series. Comparison with world economy.
5) Micro-analysis. Entrepreneurial elites and major Greek business families
6) Linkages with the Mediterranean and the Atlantic
For more information please write to:
Constantin.Ardeleanu@ugal.ro (Member of the Scientific Research Group for Romania)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Thalis Scientific Director of the Research in Bulgaria)
The Organising Committee:
Professor Gelina Harlaftis (project coordinator, Ionian University)
Andreas Lyberatos (Institute for Mediterranean Studies/FORTH)
Constantin Ardeleanu (Lower Danube University of Galaţi)
Emanuel Plopeanu (Ovidius University of Constanţa)
Dr Alexandra Papadopoulou (Researcher, Ionian University)
Maria Konstantinidi (Researcher, Ionian University)
Κοstas Karalis (Administrator, Ionian University)
Official website of the Black Sea Project: http://blacksea.gr
Information about the Conference: http://blacksea.gr/en/conferences
The attached file contains the full text of the announcement and the call for papers of the conference, its poster as well as the conference program.