International Conference in Athens 2024: Call for paper

First cemetery of Athens
The Harokopio University invites you to participate in the International Conference on Cemetery Studies, taking place from 18 to 20 April 2024 in Athens, Greece.

About the conference

From 18 to 20 April 2024, the International Conference on Cemetery Studies will take place at Harokopio University in Athens, organized by Harokopio University in collaboration with the University of York, both members of ASCE.

The event intends to bring together a wide spread of academics, presenting their latest research findings concerning various aspects of cemeteries (end of 18th century onwards), including history, art and culture, anthropology, geography, social studies and cemetery tourism. Postgraduates and doctoral students are especially welcome.

The guest of honor at the event will be the ASCE president, Mrs Lidija Pliberšek.

The conference fee is 30 euros (15 euros for doctoral students), including light lunch, refreshments and a guided tour in a historical cemetery of Athens. 

IMPORTANT: For all ASCE members who wish to attend the conference (without presentation) there won't be registration fees. The number of places is limited, so please confirm your participation at by the end of February.

Conference language: English.

Call for papers

Abstracts of no more than 300 words and a short, 100-word CV (both in word format and in English) should be sent to no later than 31 January 2024.

An edited selection of papers from the conference will be published in electronic form (with ISBN).

You can find the entire call for papers HERE.