2nd Seminar and Symposium of the Academy of Cultural Heritages

2nd Seminar and Symposium of the Academy of Cultural Heritages to be held in the island of Syros, Ermoupolis, Cultural Center (Ritsos Hall) and Apollo Theater, Greece (Cyclades) on Oct. 2-7, 2018


1st Oct, traveling day via Athens, Piraeus by ferry boat (or flight Athens-Syros)

2nd -3rd Oct. Seminars on:
Foundations of Existential Semiotics prof. Eero Tarasti
Introduction to Musical Semiotics
Basic Concepts of Semiotics and Culture  prof Alexandros Lagopoulos
Greimassian Narrative Analysis prof. Karin Boklund-Lagopoulos
Semiotic Approach to Visual Arts prof. Altti Kuusamo
Literature from Ancient Greece to Modern Times prof. Hannu Riikonen
Semiotics and Translation prof Pirjo Kukkonen

3rd Oct in the evening: concert at Apollo Theater: soprano Laura Pyrrö and Eila Tarasti (piano); ensemble of the Music Society of the University of Helsinki

4th Oct. Excursion to the island of Delos (close to Syros) or excursions on Syros island

5th – 6th Oct. Symposium on Cultural Transfers: Europe and Other World, (motto: ….heitere Verknüpfung von West und Ost” Johann Wolfgang v. Goethe)

7th Oct  return, travelling day


Participation fee for seminar and symposium: 200 euros to be paid to the Academy of Cultural Heritages: Nordea FI40 1544 3000 0285 84, BIC: NDEAFIHH

Registration by Sept 1st, 2018   to Lazaros Papoutsis sfinas3@gmail.com

Enrollment to the course: name, affiliation; to the symposium: name, affiliation, title of the speech, abstract (1/2 – 1 page); length of papers: half an hour with discussion; languages: English, French, German

Organization of the event: director prof. Eero Tarasti , University of Helsinki eero.tarasti@helsinki.fi; assistants Paul Forsell paul.forsell@helsinki.fi and Lazaros Papoutsis (email see above)

About activities of the Academy see www.culturalacademy.fi