A scientific symposium in memory of Professor Kostas Komis (1953-2020), who served the University of Ioannina for 25 years, from 1995 until his death, is organized by the Department of History and Archeology of the University of Ioannina on November 3 and 4, at the conference center “Carolos Papoulias”.
The symposium will be attended by 25 delegates, history researchers, former students, colleagues and collaborators of Kostas Komis from the University of Ioannina, the National Research Foundation, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the Ionian University, the University of Patras, the General Archives of States, and other research and university institutions.
In it, the scientific and teaching work of Kostas Komis will be thoroughly presented. new research in the fields of political, economic, social history and historical demography from antiquity to the 20th century will also be presented.
More specifically, on Friday, November 3 (14:00-19:45), in the 1st session the historian Kostas Komis, his life and work will be presented, in the 2nd session the productive activities and movements during the Venetian period, while in the 3rd session issues of logistics, coexistence and symbiosis of populations from antiquity to modern times will be discussed.
On Saturday, November 4 (time 9:00-13:45), the 4th session will examine issues of the formation of modern Greek cities, the 5th session is dedicated to the local history of Ioannina and Epirus, while the 6th session will present newer approaches to art history and historiography.
The symposium takes place with the kind sponsorship of Stegi “Vicenzos Kornaros”.
The scientific and organizing committee of the symposium consists of Nikos Anastasopoulos, assistant professor, Anna Machira, associate professor, George Nikolaou, af. Associate professor, and Leda Papastephanaki, professor.