Karanou (Chania / Crete)
July 16-17, 2011
Founded and Organized by
in conjuction with the
Historical, Folkore and Archaeological Society of Crete (ILAEK)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Possibilities for papers include:
~ historical and social context of Cretan cuisine
~ how Cretan food is intertwined with economy and politics
~ Cretan food as a cultural process (flavors; Cretan food and pleasure; prohibitions and restrictions; dietary choices; food as symbol; Cretan food as indicator of identity; evolution of food habits, culinary traditions, eating codes etc.)
~ people, places and Cretan cuisine (trying new foods and new techniques; fashion; Cretan cuisine and immigration; Cretan diaspora on a plate; the myth of Cretan cuisine outside of Crete; relationship between local foodways, tourism and globalization
~ the evolution of a particular dish
~ changes in food production
~ Cretan cuisine as a commodity
~ misconceptions regarding Cretan diet
The symposium will cover all periods of Cretan history.
SUBMITTING ABSTRACTS FOR ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS
The title, an abstract of no more than 300 words ( in either Greek or English) together with a no more of 100-word biography of the speaker (in either Greek or English) should be submitted by 30 Μarch 2011 to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the e-mail subject please write “Symposium”.
Oral presentations will be 15 minutes long.
Both graduate and post graduate students in Anthropology, Archaeology, Ethnology, History, Philology and Sociology are strongly encouraged to attend the symposium and present their work in the form of a poster.
The title, an abstract of no more than 70 words ( in either Greek or English), together with a no more of 100-word bio (in either Greek or English) should be submitted by 30 Μarch 2011 to email@example.com. In the e-mail subject please write Symposium.
The symposium languages are Greek and English.
Papers presented at the symposium will be published.
Information for poster presentation
Each presenter is responsible for preparing their posters with the title and name(s) of author(s).
Size of the poster: max. hight: 1,20 m, max. width: 0,80 m.
The title should be readable at a distance of 2 meters and text should be easily readable from a distance of 1 meter.
Area: lecture hall.
Set-up: July 15 (adhesive material will be provided).
Dismantling: Saturday, July 17, directly after the symposium.
REGISTRATION: All persons wishing to present an oral talk or a poster must complete a registration form and return it by March 1.
The symposium is open to the public, but registration for non-presenting attendees is required as well.
There is no charge for the symposium. Moreover, refreshments, snacks and two Cretan dinners are also provided at no charge.
Organizers of the symposium provide free accommodation in private homes of Karanou for the presenters of the symposium (free accommodation for 1 presenter of a poster or an oral presentation at the time of symposium). Those interested should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange such shared housing. Free accommodation will be also arranged with local hotels.
The symposium program will be announced by April 15.
If you have any questions please contact Mariana Kavroulakis~ email@example.com, fax: 210 9021084, tel: 6979451484.