“The transformation of media democracy”, keynote speech at the international conference “Democracy and the Media”, December 7, 2019, Pissouri – Cyprus
“Representations of Women Politicians and Gender Violence in the Media: Content Analysis in Newspapers, Websites, and TV Stations” (with Tassogoglou M., Moschovakou N., Poulakidakos S., Vassilakopoulou M., Koutsiko L. & Sigala). In the conference of the Department of Education “The Political Phenomenon in Transition: Challenges for Democracy, the State and Society”, Loutraki, Greece 13 – 15 December 2019.
“Cultural diplomacy in the age of fake news”. Presentation at the 10th ICCEDA 2019 International Conference – Cultural Diplomacy, Exchanges, Heritage, Economy and Performing Arts, October 4, 2019, Athens, Acropolis Museum.
“From Politics as a Theater to Politics as a Firework”. Presentation / lecture at the “Ancient Drama & The Political” international conference organized by Michael Cacoyannis Foundation & University of Bonn (Forum Internationale Wissenschaft), Athens, 18-19 September, 2019.
“The crisis and the internet. Theoretical and methodological problems”. Presentation at the conference, “The Social Sciences Today – Dilemmas and Perspectives Beyond Crisis”, organized by the Department of Sociology, University of the Aegean, Mytilene, Greece, June 6-9, 2019.
“Media Education: The Difference between Knowledge and Information” at the conference “The Use of Cinema in Schools” organized by the Secondary Education Directorate and the Division of Cultural Affairs of Athens, in collaboration with the International Film Festival in Olympia for at Camera Zizanio, Athens April 1-2, 2019, Athens, Greek Film Archive.
“Digital Media and Change of the News Structure” in 7th Scientific Conference “From Cyber Security to Fake News. Media, Messages, Strategies” organized by the University of Piraeus Communication and Media Lab, Piraeus, November 27, 2018.
“News and ambient journalism: democracy in the precinct bed of prejudices”, presentation at the conference on “Information and Democracy”, organized by the Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliament and Democracy, Athens, December 13-15, 2018.
“Fake news: What it is where are it come from and how to deal with it”, presentation at the workshop “Broadcasting: Trends, Challenges and the Role of Regulators”, organized by the Cyprus Broadcasting Authority, Nicosia, 18/10/2018.
“Media mistrust: incomplete or questionable modernity?” Keynote speech at the 1st International Conference Psychology and Media entitled “The Psychological Impact of Dissemination of Mass Communication in Everyday Life”, Limassol, Cyprus, April 28-29, 2018.
“Changes in the Greek Communication System at the ‘End of the Crisis’”, Paper presented at the 6th Conference of the Hellenic Sociological Society, “Sociology and its Public Role during Crisis in Greece”, Harokopio University, Athens, March 29-31, 2018.
“Fake news: news, fake news or false news? From terminology to sociology”, presentation at the annual conference of the scientific journal Law of Media (DIMME), Athens, January 26, 2018.
“From News to Falsified News” (with A. Minotakis), presentation at the Symposium “Competitions and Regimes of Truth in Contemporary Political Speech: Truth, False News and Propaganda”, organized by the Hellenic Politics Analysis Network Of Science, Athens, December 15, 2017.
“Public administration in the public sphere. An Overview of Public Administration & Local Government Reports on Twitter” (with S. Poulakidakos), presentation at the conference “The Image of Public Administration and the Country in the Media” Challenges – Opportunities – Prospects »organized by the National Center of Public Administration, Athens, December 6, 2017.
“Public discourse and public life in the age of new media”, presentation at the conference “Education and New Media”, organized by Xenios Polis, UNICEF & Advance Media Institute, Athens, 6 October 2017.
“Education and social media”, at the conference “Information society, media and education”, organized by Frederick University and Cyprus Institute of Education, 29 September 2017, Nicosia.
“From Referendum (2015) to Grexit: how and why the Greek media failed” στο 13ο συνέδρiο της ESA Un)Making Europe: Capitalism, Solidarities, Subjectivities 9 August – 1 September 2017, Athens.
“The social meaning of the internet”, at the Conference “The digital citizen” organized by the Hellenic Society of Internet Addiction and Disorders in collaboration with the Hellenic Secretariat General of Communication and Information, Athens, 16 December 2016.
“Refugee communication and strategic crisis”, at the conference Refugee issue and Brexit: Rhetorics, media, and images of states”, University of Peiraius, Peiraius, 20 October 2016
“The Greek crisis, the media and the transformation of the European public sphere” (with D. Souliotis) at the conference “Is there enough Europe and union in the European Union?” organized by the European Studies Department, Faculty of Philosophy at Sofia University “St Kliment Ohridski” and “Hanns Seidel” Foundation, 19-20 May 2016, Sofia, Bulgaria.
“Crisis, media and society”, at the 5ht Conference of the Greek Sociological Association, Athens December 10 – 12, 2015.
“The national elections of January 25th in the light of the medias’ position towards political parties”. Hellenic Political Science Association, Athens, November 24, 2015.
“Crisis seriously harms media freedom: the Greek case”. European Center for Press and Media Freedom, Leipzig October 8 – 9, 2015.
“The ongoing crisis: media as a battlefield”. 12th conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) “Differences, Inequalities and Sociological Imagination”, Prague, Czech Republic, August 25 – 28, 2015.
“Crisis, media and the comeback of fascism: The Golden Down case” at the conference “Media and Communication in and after the Global Capitalist Crisis: Renewal, Reform or Revolution?”, European Sociological Association, Research Network 18 – Sociology of Communications and Media Research, Bucharest, 17-18/10/2014.
“Society(ies) in the shadow? Digital media and the new vicious circle of the socio-economic (re)production”, at the conference “The Digital Media and Social Inclusion”, organized by the Journalists and Writers and Federation, Istanbul, 10-11/10/2014.
“Health and the media: a difficult relationship in difficult times”, at the Conference “High-risk information”, organized by the Athens Public Health School and the Department of Communication and Media Studies at the University of Athens, Athens, 3/10/2013.
“Social media in time of crisis”, at the Conference “Understanding communication in the new media era”, organized by the Istanbul University and the Journalists and Writers and Federation, Istanbul October 11, 2013.
“From ‘old’ to ‘new’ media in time of crisis: is something changing?”, at the Conference “The future is called ‘perhaps’-media production and media consumption in transition”, Athens, September 25, 2013.
“‘Old’ media, ‘new’ media and the ruling ideas about the crisis”, 11th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) “Crisis, Critique and Change”, Turin Italy, August 31 – September 1, 2013.
“‘New’ media: media for adjustment or alternative politics in a society in crisis?”, at the Conference “Aspects of research practices on the social and political effects of crisis”, Rethymnon, Greece, 24/5/2013.
“Elections and TV information: the lost honor of impartiality”, at the Conference “Aspects of the party phenomenon and of the party competition”, organized by the Hellenic Political Science Association, Athens, 10/1/2013.
“The Greek crisis, the media and the European project”, at the Conference “The role of foreign journalists in Greece in time of crisis”, organized by the Association of the Foreign Journalists in Greece, Athens, 14/12/2012.
“Civil embedded journalism: A study of mass media’s (im)partiality during the Greek economic crisis”, at the conference of the R/N 18 Communications and Media Research of the European Sociological Association (ESA) “Communication, Crisis and Critique in Contemporary Capitalism”, Bilbao, October 18 – 20, 20102 (in English).
“Health, Media and the Truth”, at the Conference ” HeaRT EU Conference”, October 15, 2012, Acropolis Museum, Athens, Greece (in English).
“The critique of crisis and the crisis of critique”, at the 2012 Conference “Crisis and Critique” of R/N 29 “Social the Theory”, Athens, September 6- 8, 2012 (in English).
“The media in the maelstrom of crisis”, at the conference “Crisis and society”, Rethymnon-Greece, 30-31 May 2012 (in Greek).
“News and the environment”, at the Conference “Environment and Journalism”, organized by the Institute of Regional Press, Chania-Greece, July 28, 2012 (in Greek).
“Crisis and the Greek media”, at the conference “The crisis of the Greek media”, organized by the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, the University of Athens and the Department of Communication, Media and Culture, Panteion University, Athens, April 23, 2012 (in Greek).
“Mediat(az)ing in time of crisis: The comeback of the political logic?”, 10th Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA), Social Relations in Turbulent Times, Geneva, 7 – 10 September 2011.
“The Greek crisis, the media and the future of EU“ (with S. Poulakidakos, K. Kalpaki, G. Kappas) at the conference of the R/N 18 Communications and Media Research of the European Sociological Association (ESA) “Europe and the Media: New Developments in Social Theory and research”, Athens, October 29–30 2010 (in English).
“Online views on terrorism across western Europe”, (with S. Poulakidakos and A. Veneti), at the conference “Global Media and the ‘War on Terror’ London, 13 – September 14, 2010 at the University of Westminster, UK, organized by the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), University of Westminster and the Department of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London (in Engish).
“Foreign policy and nationalistic discourse: The national issue of the day” (with Ch. Fragonikolopoulos), at the Conference of the Greek Political Science Society “Political discourse and political communications. Theoretical approaches and politics”, Athens, May 26 – 28/5/2010 (in Greek).
“EUconomic’ crisis? EU integration and management in the Southern European press (Greece and Portugal)” (with Ana Martins/Portugal), 9th ESA Conference, Lisbon, September 3 – 5, 2009 (in English).
“The Image of Europe and of European Union in the Greek Television News”, International Conference “Images of Nations: Strategic Communication, Soft Power and the Media, Athens, February 4 – 5, 2009 (in English).
“News and Views about Europe in Greece”, at the meeting of the Sociology of Communications and Media Research Network of European Sociological Association (ESA) Conference, Lisbon, October 17-18, 2008 (in English).
“The Introversion of the Greek TV News”, 3rd Conference of the Greek Journalism, Communication and Mass Media Academic Departments Athens, May 15 – 16, 2008 (with Stylianos Papathanassopoulos et al.) (in Greek).
“Social and Educational Inequalities in the Civilization of Image”, Conference organized by the Departmentof Education Sciencesin Pre-School Age, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, March 28 – 20, 2008 (in Greek).
“3+1 Alternative Approaches in the War Journalism”, at the Conference organized by the Post-graduate Program International Medicine – Crisis Management and the Laboratory for Social research in Mass Media, January 10th, 2008 (in Greek).
‘Nationalism, Anti-Communism or Westernisation? The Key Role of Propaganda in the Formation of Greek Electronic Media Discourse after World War II’, at the Conference Propaganda and the Mass Media in the Making of Cold War Europe, January 11, 2007, University of Dublin College, Ireland (in English).
“News Culture”, in the conference Media Culture and Culture in Media, Journalism and Mass Media Department, Aristotelian University of Thessalonica, November 3-5, 2006 (in Greek).
“War and Propaganda”, in the Conference Media at War, organized by Media Department of Athens University and Papazisis Publications, November 28, 2005 (in Greek).
“Images of War: The post-war Period In Iraq And the Television News, 2004-2005” (with others), at the Conference Media at War, as above (in Greek)
“Invisible Aspects of Communications Modernisation: The propaganda of Imaginary Discourse”, at the Conference Image and Discourse in the Media, Thessaloniki, November 4, 2005 (in Greek).
“Multicultural society and Mass Media: The equal multi-representation as a criterion of guarantee of democracy”, at the Conference Racism, xenophobia and means of mass communication. The medium delivers the message”, Zappeion Palace, December 2 – 3, 2004, Athens (in Greek).
“Infotainment in the television news. The case of the pre-election period of national elections 2004”, in the International Conference of the European Sociological Association (ESA) New Directions in the European Mass Media (in English).
“Radio and society: 1935-1950”, at the Conference Broadcasting corporation and society. Yesterday – today – tomorrow, organized by the Laboratory of Social Research in the Media and Media Department of University of Athens, Astypalaia, June 18-19, 2004 (in Greek).
“Televisual information and political spectacle: The role of state-owned and of private TV stations”, at the Conference Political communication and pre-election expeditions, organized by the Intercollege University of Nicosia, Cyprus, November 7 – 8, 2003 (in Greek).
“Flexible specialization and flexible education. The role of visual symbolic”, at the 4th Spetses International Conference on Psychology, Societies in crisis and search of meaning, Spetses, May 2 – June 1, 2003 (in Greek).
“The racism of televisual discourse”, at the International Conference Young people, violence and racism: “the image” from the Mass Media and the electronic games, organized by the Centre of European Constitutional Low, Athens December 13-14, 2002 (in Greek).
“Visual culture and the reconstruction of social sciences”, at the 2nd International Congress on Sociology, Sociology: A lesson on freedom, organized by the Association of Greek Sociologists and the Faculty of Economics, Aristotelian University of Thessalonica, November 8-10, 2002 (in Greek).
“Image and educational knowledge-socialization: Delegitimation of “common school”, at the International Conference Image and child, organized by the Department of Sciences of Preschool Education, Aristotelian University in Thessalonica, September 27-29, 2001 (in Greek).
“Digital technology and virtual ideology: from political activity to aesthetic stance”, at the International Conference of Department of Communication and Media Studies, University Athens, Media, and Democracy: the digital challenge, Athens, May 10-12, 2001 (in Greek).
“Education and Media: What the school can do”, at the International Conference of Centre of Educational Research The education in the 21st century in the countries of Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean, Athens, November 30 of – December 4, 1999 (in Greek).
“Education, employment and social exclusion”, at 10th International Pedagogic Conference of the Greek Pedagogic Association and the Pedagogic Faculty of Ioannina University School failure and social exclusion: causes, consequences, handling, October 17-19, 1998, Ioannina (in Greek).
“Individualisation, individualism, and culture of difference”, at the 6th International Psychological Conference, The psychology at the crossroad of sciences for individual and society”, Athens, Panteion University May 29 – June 1 1997 (in Greek).
“Visual culture and social exclusion”, at the meeting Social Exclusion, organized the Centre of Research and Documentation, Athens, September 30 1995 (in Greek).
“Modern enterprise and arts: The sponsoring as a mechanism of culture”, at 13th World Conference of the International Sociological Association (ISA), Bielefeld, July18-23, 1994 (with George Halaris) (in English).
“Moving Image: technical-aesthetic changes and sociological approaches”, at the Seminar of the Greek-French Laboratory Discourses-Representations, Athens, January 11, 1988 (in Greek).
“Video-art and scientific revolution”, at the International Conference of Young Scientists, Art, art critic and scientific revolution, Primorsko, September 22 – 25, 1987 (in Bulgarian).
“The sciences for the artistic phenomena as part and factor of social change”, at the 6th International Scientific Conference of Young Scientists, Particularities of modern cultural situation, Borovets October 8 -11, 1987 (in Bulgarian).
“Truth – Time – Methodology, in the sciences for culture”, at the seminar, Methodological problems of sciences on culture and art, organized by the Institute of Sociology and the Institute of Art Theory of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, March 1986 (in Bulgarian).
“Video-art and the new electronic Media”, at the Conference The electronic media and the new cultural spaces, Sofia, June 25 – 26 1985 (in Bulgarian).
“Electronics, computer science and the cultural completion”, at the Conference Social and Cultural Change”, June, Sofia, 13 – 14 1985 (in Bulgarian).
“The new electronic media and the socialization of young people”, at the International Conference Culture and creative socialization of the young people, Pamporovo of April, 25 – 28 1985 (in Bulgarian).