Varia

INTERNATIONAL APPOINTMENTS
2018-19 Representative of the Hellenic Republic to the Council of Europe, Platform on Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education (ETINED).
CONFERENCES ORGANIZED
  • International Greek-Turkish Philosophy Conference (Humboldt-Kolleg): The Flight of the Owls. Forms and Ways of the Reception of Greek Philosophy in Germany (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2016).
  • Conference on Plato’s “Phaedo” (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2017).
  • Postgraduate Student and PhD Candidate Workshop (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 2018).
  • Symposium on “Aristotle in the Continental Philosophy of the 20th Century”, in the framework of the 5th Greek Conference on Philosophy of Science (University of Athens, 2018).
  • Co-organization of the International Conferences Readings of Aristotle (University of Nicosia, 2013) and Parmenidean Ways: The Poem and its Reception (University of Leipzig, 2015).
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 7th Central and Eastern European Conference on Phenomenology: “Phenomenology and Aristotle” (St. Petersburg, 2012).
OTHER SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES
  • Founding Director of the Greek online journal for philosophical reviews Critica (www.philosophica.gr/critica, 2009-14) and Member of the Advisory Committee (2015–).
  • Responsible for the planning and the operation of the website www.philosophica.gr (2009-14).
  • Research Ambassador of the University of Heidelberg (2017–)
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Philosophie
  • International Plato Society
  • Gesellschaft für Antike Philosophie
  • [Greek] Society for Philosophical Research (founding member, 2008)
INVITED TALKS (selection)
  1. “Plato of Elea?” – SUNY at Stony Brook, 4/5/1995.
  2. “The Poem of Parmenides: Περί Φύσεως?” – Postgraduate Seminar, University of Crete, Rethymno, 29/10/1998.
  3. “Heidegger, History and Ontology. The ‘Turn’ as Return” – University of Crete, Rethymno, 14/3/2000.
  4. “Heidegger and Hermeneutics” – Greek Philosophical Association, Athens, 19/4/2001.
  5. “The Ontological Difference in Parmenides” – Heidegger and the Greeks, American College of Athens, 8-10/7/2003.
  6. “Wie viele Doxai gibt es bei Parmenides?” – Frühgriechisches Denken, University of Regensburg, 24-25/10/2003.
  7. “Hegels Hermeneutik der Geschichte” – University of Tübingen, 26/6/2007.
  8. “Rhetorik der Alltäglichkeit. Zu Heideggers Auseinandersetzung mit Aristoteles” – Universität Heidelberg, 10.7.2007 / Universität Freiburg, 9.7.2008.
  9. “Parmenidean Dualisms” – International Symposium: “Parmenides, venerable and awesome”, Universidad Nacional de San Martin, Buenos Aires, 30.10.-2.11.2007.
  10. “Phronesis vs. Sophia: On Heidegger’s Ambivalent Aristotelianism” – Academy of Athens, 23/6/2010; Aristotle’s “Nicomachean Ethics”, Book VI. Intertwining Interpretations, University of Patras, 25-26/6/2010; Phenomenology and Ancient Greek Philosophy: Reappraisal and Renewal, University of Crete, Rethymno, 27-29/6/2010.
  11. “Δέον and Time. The Notion of καιρός in the Nicomachean Ethics” – Glück, Tugend, Zeit. Aristoteles über die Zeitstruktur des guten Lebens, University of Münster, 22-24/7/2011; University of Athens, 12/12/2011; University of Tübingen, 12/7/2012; University of Heidelberg, 24/7/2012.
  12. “Jaeger and Pre-Socratics: The Case of Parmenides” – Werner Jaeger: 50 Years After His Death, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 25-26/4/2012.
  13. “The Beginning of the Question of Being” – Heidegger’s Interpretations, University of Cyprus, 19/9/2012.
  14. 14. Response to Carlos Steel, “Keine Freiheit ohne Platonismus” – The New Desire for Metaphysics (2nd Bonn Humboldt Award Winners’ Forum), Bonn, 24-28/10/2012.
  15. “Heidegger on Crisis: Remembrance as Overcoming” – The Philosopher in the Face of Crises, University of Cyprus, 27/11/2013.
  16. “Varianten des Dezisionismus: Carl Schmitt und Panajotis Kondylis” – Deutschland und Griechenland im Spiegel der Philosophiegeschichte. Transfers im 20. Jahrhundert, Freie Universität Berlin, 12.-13.9.2014.
  17. “Parmenides in Freiburg. Varieties of the question of Being”, Peking University, 25/9/2014 ; “Parmenides in Freiburg. Die Parmenides-Rezeption Martin Heideggers”, University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, 26/11/2014.
  18. “‘Was für ein Tod?’ Zur doppelten Thematik des Phaidon” – University of Münster, 29-6/2016; University of Heidelberg, 11/7/2017; University of Bonn, 17/7/2017.
  19. “Heraklit: Eine Ontologie des Politischen” – Philosophy for the Polis (Fifth International Conference of the Gesellschaft für Antike Philosophie), University of Zurich, 6-9/9/2016; University of Patras, 6/12/2016.
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
University of Cyprus
  • Planning of the BA programme of studies in Philosophy (offered since 2000/01) and of the Minor in Philosophy (offered since 1999/2000).
  • Member of the Rules and Regulations Committee (1999-2001); contribution to the formulation and restructuring of the legal framework of the University of Cyprus.
  • Member of the Finance and Personnel Committee (2001-02).
  • Responsible for the electronic equipment of the Department of Classics and Philosophy (1999-2002).
  • Member of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Letters (2000-02).
  • Member of the Senate (2000-02).
  • Founding member and first President of the Academic Staff Union (2000-02).
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Co-editor of the annual Prospectus of the School of Philosophy and Education (2004-05, 2009-10).
  • Member of the Studies Committee of the University (2010-11).
  • Responsible for the Erasmus-Program (ECTS Coordinator) in the Department of Philosophy (2012-13).
  • Responsible for the new website of the School of Philosophy and Education (http://www. edlit.auth.gr, 2013-).
  • Director of the Department of Philosophy (2016-17, 2017-18).
Open University of Cyprus
  • Member of the Governing Board (appointed by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus, 2014-18).
  • Member of the Committee of Internal Audit and Procedures (2014-18).