Institute for Mediterranean Studies
Dr. Apostolos Delis, Researcher at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (IMS), earned a prestigious ERC Starting Grant 2016.

Dr. Apostolos Delis, Researcher at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (IMS), earned a prestigious ERC Starting Grant 2016.

Dr Apostolos Delis, Researcher at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (IMS), earned a prestigious ERC starting grant
Dr Apostolos Delis has earned a prestigious Horizon 2020 European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant 2016. The program entitled Seafaring Lives in Transition. Mediterranean Maritime Labour and Shipping during Globalization, 1850s-1920s’ explores the transition from sail to steam navigation and the effects of this technological innovation on seafaring populations in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, between the 1850s and the 1920s, whose lives were drastically changed by the advent of the steam.

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Diploma di benemerenza

On 4 July 2014, Dr Panayotis Ioannou, Assistant Professor at the University of Crete and Collaborating Researcher at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies in the context of its El Greco Centre, was awarded an honorary diploma of merit (‘diploma di benemerenza’) at the Palazzo Firenze in Rome in recognition of his contribution in the study of Italian art from Renaissance to Baroque.

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Award "Best Poster Award" at the "RSCY 2014 - Second International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment"

Award "Best Poster Award" at the "RSCY 2014 - Second International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment"

Congratulations to Dr Dimitris Alexakis (Postdoc Researcher in the Laboratory of Geophysical Satellite Remote Sensing & Archaeoenvironment - GeoSat ReSeArch of the IMS/FORTH) who was awarded the 'Best Poster Prize' at the RSCy2014 with the poster 'Geodiametris: an integrated geoinformatic approach for monitoring land pollution from the disposal of olive oil mill wastes'. The RSCy2014 'Second International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environmentʼ was held in Paphos between the 7-10 April 2014. The lab contributed to the conference with three posters and two oral presentations.

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Ms. Maria Vakondiou was awarded a one-year fellowship (2012-2013) with the programme "Art, Space and Mobility in Early Ages of Globalization"

Ms. Maria Vakondiou, collaborator with the project "Western Art in Crete during the Venetian period" and a doctoral candidate at the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete with the PhD subject: "Building crafts in Crete during the Venetian Period (13th-17th centuries)", got a one-year fellowship (2012-2013) with the programme "Art, Space and Mobility in Early Ages of Globalization," sponsored by the Getty Foundation and the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut.

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Mr. Yiannis Spyropoulos was awarded a three-year fellowship (2010-2013) with the Programme "Heraklitus II - Enhancing Human Research Potential through Doctoral Research".

Mr. Yiannis Spyropoulos, doctoral candidate in the Programme of Post-Graduate Turkish Studies, which is run by the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete jointly with the Institute of Mediterranean Studies, got a three-year fellowship (2010-2013) with the Programme "Heraklitus II - Enhancing Human Research Potential through Doctoral Research". Mr. Spyropoulos (PhD subject: "The Crete Janissaries as a Military Body and as a Lobby, from the second half of the 18th century till the abolition of the janissaries (1826)") was the 71st from among 97 successful proposals in the thematic action "Humanities, Education Sciences, Cultural Sciences and Arts" with final point 9.19.

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Βραβείο Αριστείας στο πλαίσιο του Επιχειρησιακού Προγράμματος Κοινωνία της Πληροφορίας (ΕΠ-ΚτΠ) - Γ 'ΚΠΣ 2000-2006

Βραβείο Αριστείας που απονεμήθηκε από το Επιχειρησιακό Πρόγραµµα-Κοινωνία της Πληροφορίας (ΕΠ-ΚτΠ) - Γ 'ΚΠΣ 2000-2006 στο ΙΜΣ για την εκτέλεση του επιστημονικού προγράμματος "Ψηφιακή Κρήτη".

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Herder Prize 2006

On Friday, May 5 th 2006, at 11 a.m., in the Great Hall of Ceremonies of the University of Vienna, the Herder Prize for 2006 was awarded by the Rector of the University of Vienna to Nicos Hadjinicolaou , Professor Emeritus of the University of Crete, honorary Consul of Spain in Crete and research scholar at the "El Greco Centre" of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (FORTH).

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Herder Prize 2006

On Friday, May 5 th 2006, at 11 a.m., in the Great Hall of Ceremonies of the University of Vienna, the Herder Prize for 2006 was awarded by the Rector of the University of Vienna to Nicos Hadjinicolaou , Professor Emeritus of the University of Crete, honorary Consul of Spain in Crete and research scholar at the "El Greco Centre" of the Institute for Mediterranean Studies (FORTH).

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Presentation of theatre and music awards.

The prize for a publication on theatrology was given to Thodoros Hatjipantazis, Professor of Theatrology at the University of Crete and director of the theatrology program at the IMS/ITE for his book ?From the Nile to the Danube?. (Crete University Press, Heraklio 2002)

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