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Elina K. Karamatziani


Thesis title : Moral issues in organ and body donation

Elina K. Karamatziani is a PhD candidate in Bioethics, Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy-Pedagogy and Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The title of her doctoral thesis is: "Organ and body donation as a moral issue". Her research interests are in the field of Ethics and Kantian Perspective. The aim of her thesis is to investigate the moral value of organ and body donation in the light of the three major traditions of morality, virtue, deontological ethics and consequentialism. She is a graduate of the Philosophy Department (Department of Philosophy-Pedagogy and Psychology) of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In 2011 she obtained a postgraduate Diploma (Master's in Education) in "Theory and Practice of Teaching and Assessment", organised by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. From 1996 to 2004 she worked as a full time teacher in private schools/institutions and as an educator on an hourly remuneration in public schools. Since 2004 she has been working in Secondary Education as a Philologist at the 4th Senior High School of Galatsi, Athens (Constantine Karatheodoris). She is in charge of the e-Twinning and Erasmus European Programs at the 4th Senior High School of Galatsi, a program which has been awarded with the e-Twinning Quality Label, and for a number of years she was a member of this. In addition, she has coordinated various school twinning programs and has attended a series of conferences and training seminars. Last but not least, she has many interests such as playing the synthesizer, listening to music, dancing, swimming, traveling, writing poems and gymnastics.


Presentations - papers in scientific conferences:

Announcement title: "Freedom, education and altruism in Plato's thought"

 Scientific Conference of Ancient Greek Philosophy "Interpretive Approaches to Plato's Work"

 Venue: "Karolos Papoulias" Conference Center, University of Ioannina

 Date: 14-16 June 2019, Ioannina

Organizers: Department of Philosophy of Pedagogy & Psychology, Pedagogical Department of Primary Education of the University of Ioannina with the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies of the University of Crete with the assistance of the Laboratory of Platonic and Aristotelian Studies.

Link:http://ppp.uoi.gr/index.php/2014-10-09-14-37-02/2017-06-22-09-35-58/1636-ddpms-elliniki-filosofia-filosofia-  ton-epistimon-epistimoniko-synedrio-arxaias-ellinikis-filosofias-ermineftikes-proseggiseis-sto-ergo-tou-platonos-afieroma-stin-t-epik-kathigitria-kv-solomou-papanikolaou-ioannina 14-66  6-2019


Announcement title:  "Donation of organs and body as an act of moral quality and solidarity",


 Place: “Odysseas Elytis” Ceremony Hall, Rector's Office of the University of Patras

 Date: 27-29 June 2019, Patras

 Organizers: School of Health Sciences - Department of Philosophy, University of Patras

 Link: www.ispatras.gr/conferences, www.theo.auth.gr/node

fb: 3rd Interdisciplinary Symposium - Ευ Ζην / Ευ Θνήσκειν


Title of paper: "Egg donation as a dutiful act according to IMMANUEL KANT"

1st Panhellenic Conference on Medical Ethics and Bioethics on "Natural and Artificial in the Light of Reproductive and Improvement Technologies"

Location: KEDEA (Aristotle University’s Research Dissemination Center ).

AUTh (Medical School - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Date: 8-9-10 December 2017

Organizers: School of Health Sciences of the University of Ioannina, Laboratory of Philosophical Research on the Fantastic AUTh, Faculty of Philosophy, Theology Department of Pastoral and Social Theology of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Laboratory of Applied Philosophy, University of Athens.

Link: www.medical-ethics.web.auth.gr


Title of paper: "Euthanasia in the Light of the Kantian Ethical Tradition"

2nd Interdisciplinary Conference: "Life Before Death: Well-living and well-dying" Conference at OAK (Orthodox Academy of Crete)

Place: Kolymbari - Chania

Date: 29-3-2018 to 1-4-2018

Organizers: The Orthodox Academy of Crete (OAK), The School of Health Sciences of the University of Crete, The Laboratory of Bioethics University of Crete, The School of Health Sciences of the University of Ioannina, The Department of Philosophy of the University of Ioannina, The Institute of Technology and Research Department of Philosophy, University of Patras, and the National School of Public Health