Institute for Mediterranean Studies

IMS-FORTH and the Department of History and Archaeology of the University of Crete co-organized two international conferences of Economic and Social History (organizers: Christos Hadjiiossif and Socrates Petmezas):


Credit Activities in Eastern Mediterranean : Economic and Social Aspects, ca. 1750-1920
Rethymno, 29-30 September 2000

Participants (apart from the organizers):

  • Antonis Anastasopoulos (IMS-FORTH and University of Crete),
  • Yannis Kokkinakis (University of Crete),
  • Andreas Lyberatos (University of Crete),
  • Stafanos Pesmazoglou (Panteion University),
  • Murat Cizakca (Bahcesehir Universitesi),
  • Evgenia Davidova (University of Portland),
  • Edhem Eldem (Bogazici Universitesi),
  • Olivier Feirtag (Universite Paris-X, Nanterre),
  • Caglar Keyder (Bogazici Universitesi),
  • Sevket Pamuk (Bogazici Universitesi).


Les Societes Mediterraneennes dans un Age de Globalisation et de Crise (1873-1896)
Rethymno, 25-27 August 2003

Participants (apart from the organizers):

  • Christina Agriantoni (University of Thessaly),
  • Yannis Kokkinakis (University of Crete),
  • Anna Mahaira (University of Ioannina),
  • Leda Papastefanaki (University of Ioannina),
  • Iris Tzachili (University of Crete),
  • Maurice Aymard (E.H.E.S.S.),
  • Jean Batou (Universite de Lausane),
  • Gerard Chastagneret (Caza Velazquez, Madrid),
  • Mireille Corbier (C.N.R.S., Paris),
  • Eyup Ozveren (Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi, Ankara),
  • Michael Palairet (University of Edinburg),
  • Gilles Pecout (E.N.S./E.P.H.E. IVeme section, Paris),
  • Maurizio Ridolfi (Universita della Tuscia, Viterbo),
  • Mariano Esteban de Vega (Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca),
  • Onur Yildirim (Orta Dogu Teknik Universitesi, Ankara).


Inquiring Temporal Otherness: Timekeeping and Attitudes towards Time in the Balkans and the Ottoman Empire (16th-20th c.)
Rethymno, IMS-FORTH, 23-24 October 2015.

Participants (apart from the organizers):

  • Salim Ayduz (University of Manchester)
  • Mehmet Kendirci ( Gaziosmanpaşa University, Tokat)
  • Μανώλης Αρκολάκης (ΕΑΠ)