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Nantia Alevizou

 

Thesis title: “Ethical Holism on the field of Environmental Ethics”.

Nantia Alevizou holds a BSc in Philosphy, Pedagogy and Psychology and a MSc in Ethics Philosphy from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Currently she is a PhD candidate specialized in Environmental Ethics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her research interests are in the areas of Applied and Environmental Ethics and Deep Ecology. Since 2011 she works as research fellow in the Programme "Integration and Education of the Roma Children" and since 2006 she works as teacher in Greek Literature in the private sector.

 

 

 

Sofianna Alifieri 

 

Thesis title:“THE ETHICS OF ENHANCEMENT IN SPORT: THE DOPING” 

I am a PhD candidate in the field of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law at School of Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences of  NTUA (National Technical University of Athens). I’m a Master degree holder, named as “Ethical Philosophy” and I graduated in 2016 from the Department of Philosophy-Pedagogy and Psychology of the National Kapodistrian University of Athens. I studied Hellenic Philology with the direction Medieval and Neohellenic Literature at the University of Athens and graduated in 2013. I hold a Higher Diploma in English (Michigan Proficiency) and a Certificate in Computer Science (ECDL). My interests include gymnastics and championship (kick boxing certificate holder), Latin dances and music (knowledge of electric guitar and piano). My participation in the Special Needs Education Program (500 hours for 2017-2018) has also recently started. For the past two years, I have been a volunteer at a public elementary school as a teacher of parallel support for children with special gifts, I have provided an auxiliary teaching work at the courses of the NTUA, I have experience in secretarial support and teaching of literary courses.

 

George Boutlas 

 

Thesis title: Informed Consent and Kantian Autonomy

I studied Medicine in University of Athens, Medical School (1977- 1983). During the years 1987-1991 I worked at the KAT Hospital, Athens, as a trainee in Orthopedic Surgery to obtain an Orthopedic Surgeon specialist degree. Since then I work as an Orthopedic Surgeon. At 2009 obtained a Master’s degree by the Faculty of MethodologyHistory and Theory of Science, University of Athens, after completing two years of postgraduate training with special focus   on  Philosophy of Action. At 2013 I was accepted by the Faculty of MethodologyHistory and Theory of Science, University of Athens as a PhD candidate in Bioethics, on   Informed Consent, supervised by professor Stelios Virvidakis.

 

 

 

 

 

 Stamatia Chalimourda 

 

She was born in Athens in July 1994. She completed her studies at the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, majoring in Philosophy. She has been a student in the Postgraduate Program in Philosophy at University of Athens, majoring in "History of Philosophy". From February till April 2019 she has been an intern at the Hellenic National Bioethics Commission. As an intern she was, among other duties, a co-author of articles about bioethics, which were published on the website of the Commission. After completing her internship she remained section editor at the E-Journal of the Commission, named “BIOETHICA”. She has participated in a voluntary program for people with intellectual disabilities and/or other developmental difficulties, of the Association "Best Buddies Greece". Her research interests involve issues of bioethics and history. In June 2019 she has been a lecturer at the 3rd International Symposium «ΕΥ ΖΗΝ/ΕΥ ΘΝΗΣΚΕΙΝ» organized by the University of Patras, entitled: "CRISPR Method and Bioethical Issues in Embryos". Nowadays she works as a research assistant with Mr. Aristides Hatzis, Professor at the Athens University, in the frame of the research Program: "1821: The Liberal Revolution".

 

 

 Maria K. Chorianopoulou 

 

Thesis title: “Human Rights and Marginal Cases”

 

Maria K. Chorianopoulou is a PhD at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (School of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, Department of Philosophy). Her doctoral thesis is on “Human Rights and Marginal Cases”. Since 2008 she works at the Department of Philosophy as an instructor; currently she is the Secretary of the Department’s Post-graduate Program of Studies “Philosophy”. Her research interests are in the areas of Ethics, Applied Ethics, Environmental and Animal Ethics, moral and human rights. She has published more than ten articles in Greek and international philosophical journals and edited volumes. Since 2015 she is a member of the Executive Committee of the Greek Unit of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa). She is also a member of the Greek Philosophical Society.


Τel.: 210-7277678, fax: 210-7277536
E-mail: secr-philosophy@ppp.uoa.gr & mchorian@ppp.uoa.gr

 

Marilena Fragkiadaki 

 

Thesis Title: " Language Games ' as a method of understanding language plasticity"

Marilena Fragkiadaki was born in Athens, she is a linguist and a Doctor of Philosophy. Her doctoral thesis focuses on the research fields of Philosophy of Language and Philosophy of Mind. Since 2018 she is a postdoctoral researcher at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, a research assistant at the Department of History of Medicine and Medical Deontology of the School of Medicine of the University of Crete. To the present day she teaches Greek as a second/ foreign language. For the past 5 years she has been a member of the Society of Greek Philologists and the Association of Educators and Intellectuals for the Promotion of Philosophy in Education. Her research interests regard the scientific fields of Pragmatics, Neuroethics, Speech and Language Disorders, Bioethics, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language and History of Medicine.

 

E – mail: mariluf30@gmail.com

 

Anna-Andriani Gialouri

 

She was born in Athens in 1997. She graduated from ArsakeioLycaeum of Psychiko in 2015 with an excellent grade. In the same year she entered the Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogics and Psychology of the School of Philosophy in the University of Athens, where she follows the branch of Philosophy. She speaks English and French. In her free time she plays tennis. 

 

 

 

  

 

Alkis (Alkiviadis) Gounaris

 

Thesis title: "Intentionality and the Emergence of Meaning" 

Dr. Alkis (Alkiviadis) Gounaris was born in Athens, Greece. He is teaching philosophy in postgraduate and lifelong learning programs. His general research interests focus on the Philosophy of Mind and Cognition, Philosophy of Cognitive Sciences, Ethics, Meta-ethics and Applied Ethics. He studied Sports Sciences and then Philosophy at the University of Athens. From the same school he got a master degree in Ethics and Ph.D. in Philosophy of Mind under the supervision of Prof. Theodosis Pelegrinis. His Ph.D thesis, titled "Intentionality and the Emergence of Meaning" attempts a naturalistic approach to the human cognition, combining classical phenomenological theories with contemporary theories of emergence. According this hypothesis, the cognitive procedure that we use to call “the meaning” is an emergent property of a certain system that includes each thinking subject together with its world. He is a research fellow of Applied Philosophy Research Lab since 2015 and his research field is the Philosophy of Human Cognition and Artificial Intelligence. Find more: www.alkisgounaris.gr Contact: alkig@ppp.uoa.gr

 

See  full cv and list of publications here.   

 

 

Panagiota Grouva

 

I was born in Athens in 1994. I completed my studies in the Department of Philosophy of Pedagogy and Psychology at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens , in the direction of Pedagogy. Then I attended the Distance Learning Program of the KEK with the title "First Certificate in Coaching".I now attend the Philosophy Postgraduate Program at University of Athens, aiming at "History of Philosophy". I have worked in Secondary Education in the form of practice and volunteering and have attended over twenty training sessions. My dream is to organize, in cooperation with my University, Philosophy Seminars to give the opportunity to interested people to get to know Philosophy! 

Panagiota Grouva, Event Organization "Philosophy in Education", Title: "Moving From Thought to Act", June 22, 2018, Town Hall of Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni, Organizers: Applied Philosophy Laboratory and Conatus Philosophy Magazine.
 
Panagiota Grouva, Euroclassica 2018, Title: The soul in Homeric epics ", Chios 14/07 / 2018-22 / 07/2018, Organization: Homeric Academy.
 

 

Michael Igoumenidis

 

Research Scholar, Department of Nursing, Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece.

Michael has studied Nursing (BSc) and Philosophy (BA) at the National &Kapodistrian University of Athens, and holds a Masters of Arts in Health Care Ethics & Law from the University of Manchester, School of Law, and a PhD in Bioethics from the same institution. He has worked at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and as a researcher he has collaborated with the National School of Public Health, the Department of Nursing at the University of Athens, and the Department of Nursing at the Cyprus Technological University. He has taught at graduate and postgraduate level in the Department of Nursing at the Technological Educational Institute of Central Greece as a part-time lecturer, in the Department of Nursing at the Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece as a research scholar, and in the Departments of Nursing at University of Athens and Technological Educational Institute of Athens, as an external collaborator. He has also participated in various health care personnel training projects, both as an educator and as a coordinator. He has published several articles related to health care, with an emphasis on ethical issues. He has participated in many health-related research projects, and he has presented much of his work in international conferences. He has also edited and translated nursing textbooks in Greek. In 2017 he was elected Assistant Professor of Nursing Ethics and Deontology in the Department of Nursing at the TEI of Western Greece.

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.

 See  full cv and list of publications here. 

 

Mary Katarti 

 

Mary Katarti was born in Agrinio and lives in Athens. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from University of Patras and a master's degree in Bioethics from the University of Crete. She is pursuing her second master degree in Philosophy in the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her research interests are related to the areas of Applied Ethics and the Philosophy of Technology. She is a member of the Hellenic Society of Ethics and she has participated in meetings and conferences .

 See  full cv and list of publications here

 

Georgios Kapsalis 

Thesis title: The Theological dialogue between the Orthodox Church and Oriental Orthodox Churches. 

Georgios Kapsalis holds a BSc in Social Theology from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Philosophy from University of Patras. He is master degree holder in "Ecclesiastical Literature" and currently he is a PhD candidate and his Doctoral Thesis is entitled:"The Theological dialogue between the Orthodox Church and Oriental Orthodox Churches". His general research interests focus on the Ethics, Applied Ethics and Philosophy of Religion. He has participated in meetings and conferences and he is member of the Hellenic Corporation of Ethics.

 

 

 

  

 

Thomas Kordonis

 

Thesis title: Pharmacogenomics in the context of modern bioethics.

I was born in Kamaritsa, Evia in 1964. I am a holder of a medicine and law degree from the University of Athens and a postgraduate degree in Ethics Philosophy. I live and work as a neurologist in Levadia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panagiotis Kormas

 

Panagiotis Kormas, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon and a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Philosophy of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He completed his orthopaedic residency at KAT General Hospital of Attica where he also undertook an internship in microsurgery. Beyond his Medical Degree and Specialty studies, he attended yearly University seminars in Social Medicine and Occupational Medicine. Until recently, he was a member of the Central Board of Health (KESY), the advisory body related to the structure and operation of the National Health System. He has also served as vice-president of the National Emergency Center (EKAV), where he managed matters of education and promotion of Primary Health Care. Currently, he runs a private office and performs surgeries in private clinics of Athens. Moreover, he is a Special Administration Counselor on health issues and a Medical Services Coordinator at ETHNIKI Hellenic General Insurance Company. In parallel, he is a member of the Medical Advisory Board in The Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Lab (BiHELab) of Ionian University as well as a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Hellenic Initiative Against Alzheimer’s (HIAA). His scientific work has been published in various international medical journals and conference proceedings.

 

 

 

George Kosteletos

 

Thesis title: “The effects of music on moral judgment”.

 

George Kosteletos was born in 1975 in Athens. He has a first degree in Physics(1999, Department of Physics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), a Master’s degree in Music Technology (2001, Music Department, University of York, UK) and a PHD in the Philosophy of Mind, Artificial Intelligence and Art (2011, sector of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, School of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) . He also has a piano diploma (2000) and a degree of higher musical theory and counterpoint (2000, 2004). He has been teaching aspects of Cognitive Science in postgraduate level for the last five years.From 2011 to 2015 he taught Neuro-ethics in the postgraduate course of Ethics (sector of Philosophy, department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, School of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) as well as Philosophy of Mind and Artificial Intelligence in a Ministry’s of Education Life Learning Program for university graduates. Since 2015 he has been teaching Music Cognition in the Music Technology Postgraduate Program of the Music Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens School of Philosophy.Apart from teaching Philosophy in university level, George has been teaching Physics in high-school students since 2001. From 2012 to 2014 he participated in the Do.Re.Mat. project, an international project funded by the European Community, aiming at the development of teaching methods of Mathematics via Music for 15-16years old high school students. His scientific interests involve, among others, the cognitive dimension of two characteristic aspects of human behavior, namely Ethics and Music. He has also been involved in the examination of the philosophical aspects of modern research and practice in the field of Music Technology. Since 2017 he has started a post-doctoral research (sector of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, School of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens) on the cognitive relationship between Music and Ethics.

 

 

Dimitra Kountaki

 

Thesis title: “Animals and Ethics a non-Anthropocentric approach”.

Dimitra Kountaki was born and raised in Heraclion, Crete. She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Crete and her doctoral thesis title was: “Animals and Ethics a non-Anthropocentric approach”. In 2019 she was accepted by University of Athens (EKPA) to conduct a post-doc research with title:” Anthropocentrism and theories of total Liberation of Animals”. Her research interests include (but are not limited to) Ethics, Philosophy of Sciences, Kant and Philosophy of Religion.

 

 

 

Ioannis Ladas 

 

Thesis title :The problem of philosophical establishing of Bioethics and the bioethical thoughts of Engelhardt.

Dr. Ioannis Ladas was born in Athens in 1990. He studied at General Private High School «Theomitor» from 2005 to 2008. Then, he studied Theology at Faculty of Social Theology (School of Theology) of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and he graduated in 2012 (first class -9,33/10), receiving a prize honor from the State Scholarship Foundation (IKY). Subsequently, he studied Philosophy at Department of Philosophy at University of Patras and he graduated in 2018. He is master degree holder in Ethic Philosophy (first class 9,40/10) from University of Athens and in Dogmatic and Symbolic Theology (first class 10/10) from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. At the same time he has attended postgraduate courses in Theology at Protestant Faculty of Charles University in Prague and in Philosophy at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. Moreover, he has participated in European research programs and in World and International theological and philosophical conferences and has several publications. 

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Georgia Livieri-Lampou

 

Thesis title: Driving to the Future of Digital Health: A bioethical and Health Policy Making approach.

Georgia Livieri is a PhD Candidate in Bioethics and Health Policy Making with a special collaboration protocol of Germany and Greece, between the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Nowadays, she has been working as a researcher to the Hellenic Institute on the United Nations Affairs, representing the Hellenic Association of Political Scientists at the same time, taking active role in the maintenance of international peace and security and to the protection of human fundamental rights. She has a Master of Science in Moral Philosophy from the Interinstitutional-Interdisciplinary Master Program between the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the University of Peloponnese (excellent distinction), specialized in Bioethics. Her academic research interests are centered round Genetics, Molecular Biology, Reproductive Medicine and biotechnological achievements. She has attended and also participated as a lecturer in many conferences in Greece and mainly abroad. Her participation with a scholarship in the International Summer Program in Germany, specializing in Clinical Trials and subsequently in the Summer School of Law in Austria at the University of Innsbruck, specialized in Public Health were a determinant. From 2007 to 2017 she has undertaken the presentation, coordination and diligence of cultural events in order to promote Greek Cypriots in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Athens building numerous collaborations with important personalities from the fields of academic, the political and the artistic scene. From 2008 to 2018 she was a choirmaster of Greek traditional dances, specialized in Cretan Dances to the Group of Research and Expression of Yannis Megalakakis with appearances on the domestic and international stage. Finally, a valuable ally is her husband, George Lambos, Obstetrician-Gynecologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction in Paris, and her three-year-old son, Phaedon, is her inspirational lighthouse.

For full CV, please see here.

 

 

Maria Myloni

 

Thesis title : The notions of good and evil as they are developed in the philosophical texts of Plotinus, in basic Hindu sacred texts (Upanishads) as well as in the works of their greatest commentators. The investigation of their differences and similarities.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam Panagiotopoulos  

 

Adam is a lawyer registered with the Athens Bar Association with an academic and practitioner background in data protection law, medical law and consumer protection law. Adam holds a bachelor of law and an LLM in Civil Law from the Law School of Athens and has also earned an LLM in Innovation, Technology and the Law from the Edinburgh Law School. Adam is a CIPP/E certified professional with significant experience in advising public and private sector clients on information governance, including health data privacy, GDPR compliance, cross-border data flows, employee data and large-scale privacy programmes. As a researcher, he has contributed to EC-funded projects on privacy, data protection and emerging technologies, and to policy discussions. He has authored a book on biobanks, papers and reports on AI, health data and new technologies. He has also undertaken the translation and legal editing of the UNESCO ‘Casebook on Bioethics for judges’. As part of his academic activities, he has taught as an online tutor the LLM EU Data Protection Law course at Edinburgh Law School. Adam’s research interests include the ethical and legal issues of new technologies and applications, such as e-health, bioethics, (bio)surveillance, digital ethics, genetics and genomics. Adam is a Research Fellow at the Applied Philosophy Research Lab.

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Konstantinos G. Papageorgiou

  

Konstantinos G. Papageorgiou (PhD in Epistemology and Ethics) was born in Athens, with a descent from Central and Northern Greece. He is an Epistemologist (BA Philosophy & History of Science). He also holds a BS in Food Science and has completed his Master of Science studies in the Medical School of Athens. He received his Guitar Degree under E. Boudounis, while he attended classes from D. Lekkas (Theory), & Sp. Gezerlis (Russian School Technique). The main areas of his academic interest also include expertise (sociology of expertise / motor & cognitive expertise), theatre pedagogy, sports science. As the creator of Distal Method for expertise attainment (distalmethod.com), he trains and certifies other trainers and educators. For the past few years, he has been working as a teacher in secondary education, special needs education, as well as in post-secondary education. His other occupations include high-performance coaching, radio broadcasting (metadeftero.gr, but also aition-TV in the past), as well as the coordination of Epistēmē Project (epistemeproject.com). He is the publisher of the scientific journal Epistēmēs Metron Logos. Ηe has been a tennis trainer for more than ten years. He is also a writer and a frequent speaker in various philosophical cycles and seminars. He is the coordinator of Lekkas’s working group, a Martial artist (Aikido, Wing Chun) and an athlete. His interests extend to philosophy of religion and volunteering.

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Kyriaki Papakonstantinou 

Thesis title: “Genetic engineering and behaviour manipulation in humans”

 

Kyriaki Papakonstantinou has a Bachelor's Degree in Greek Philology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and a Master's Certificate in Philosophy of Ethics of the Interdisciplinary and Interuniversity Postgraduate Studies Program of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the University of Peloponnese. She is a PhD Candidate of Applied Ethics Philosophy and her Doctoral Thesis, is entitled “Genetic engineering and behaviour manipulation in humans”. Her doctoral research discusses the prospect of enhancing human beings by means of genetic engineering. In particular, it focuses on whether genetic manipulation would undermine the autonomy of moral agents, their free will and overall freedom by limiting or, even worse, eliminating their options and their ability to develop various moral attitudes and make diverse moral choices. The aim is to associate the latest developments in the field of Genetics and Biotechnology with Philosophy and Bioethics as a domain of Applied Ethics and to provide answers on issues related to new scientific achievements with reference to moral agent and its life. She has published articles in scientific journals of philosophy and conference proceedings and has participated in World and International Congresses.

Τel.: 6955356495


e-mail: kiriaki_papakonstantinou@hotmail.com

 

 

Youli (Panagiota) I. Papaioannou

 

Thesis title: “Act Language Volition”.

Youli Papaioannou was born in Athens. In 2000, she graduated from Athens University of Economics and Business, with a BA degree in Business Administration. In 2005, she received her PhD degree in philosophy of language and moral philosophy from the University of Athens for a thesis entitled Act Language Volition. From 2006 to 2010 she was teaching philosophy at the University of Peloponnese as well as the University of Patras as a part time lecturer. Since 2010 she has been collaborating with the University of Athens. From 2012 to 2015 she had been working as scientific manager responsible for the planning, organization and implementation of educational programs in the European educational Project “Plato Academy – The State and the Citizen” (MIS: 364499).

Youli Papaioannou has written one book entitled Act Language Volition and more than 15 articles. Her article named “Fuzzy logic in Science, Law and Ethics” was selected by Atomium Culture for the participation in the Dissemination European Research Project, that is a Project aiming at the selection of the most innovative academic researches and their publication at a European level. A monograph about Philosophy and Language is under publication.

For full CV, please see here.  

 

Vana Rozou

 

Thesis title :  Ecofascism : a contemporary tendency in Environmental Ethics and its roots

 Vana Rozou holds a BA in Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology of from the University of Athens and a BA in European Cultural Studies from the Hellenic Open University. She holds a Master of Education and a Master in Ethics (University of Athens) and is a PhD candidate at the same university. She has attended specialised courses in Professional Counselling (K.E.A.E.S.), at the Psychology Department of the University of Athens and has published articles in academic and scientific journals and conferences.

 

 

 

 

 

Kalomoira K. Sakellaraki

 

Thesis title: “Rights and Surrogate Motherhood”.

Kalomoira K. Sakellaraki is a PhD of Applied Ethics Philosophy of the Interdisciplinary and Interuniversity Postgraduate Studies Program of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the University of Peloponnese and has completed her Doctoral Thesis, which is entitled “Rights and Surrogate Motherhood”. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Greek Philology from the University of Patras and a Master's Certificate in Philosophy of Ethics of the Interdisciplinary and Interuniversity Postgraduate Studies Program of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the University of Peloponnese. The aim of her research is to clarify the aspects that surrogacy arises under the guise of various rights theories and to emphasize the essential contribution of science to the efforts of childless couples to procreate. She is trying to ensure the autonomy of surrogate mother, which is not used as a means but as an objective to the attainment of the right to reproduce. She has published articles in scientific journals of philosophy and conference proceedings and has participated in World and International Congresses. She is a member of the International Forum of Teachers.. Email:

kalsakellaraki@gmail.com 

 

 

Georgios D. Salamouras

 

Thesis title: Genetic Improvement Interventions: ethical and deontological approaches. 

Georgios D. Salamouras has graduated from the Department of Social Theology of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He holds a Master degree in "Philosophy" in the direction of "History of Philosophy" of the Department of Philosophy of Pedagogy and Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and he is a PhD candidate at the Panteion University. The title of the Doctoral Thesis is Genetic Improvement Interventions: ethical and deontological approaches. Since 2010 he has been working as a trainer at the Public Vocational Training Institutes. His research interests are in the field of Philosophy and Law in general, and in particular concern issues related to the area of Applied Philosophy, Human Rights and especially those related to Bioethics, as well as, issues related to adult education. He has taken part in announcements at international and domestic conferences and workshops, and his articles have been included in scientific journals.

e-mail:  salamouras.g@gmail.com  gsalamouras@ppp.uoa.gr .

See  full cv and list of publications here.   

 

 

Panagiotis Sotiropoulos 

 

Thesis title : Voulesthai kai Pratein: The Concept of freedom in Baruch Spinoza’s Mind.

 PURPOSE OF THE RESEARCH: This doctoral dissertation is dealing with the concept of freedom in the world of necessity as well as the role of will in the feelings (akrasia), the thought (rationality) andthe behavior (pratein) within the Spinozic world, in which everything is defined and stems from the Divine will. Therefore, a paradox is being realized, which gives a particularity to this research proposal.

 Panagiotis Sotiropoulos is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy-Pedagogy and Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The title of his doctoral thesis is : Voulesthai kai Pratein: The Concept of freedom in Baruch Spinoza’s Mind. This doctoral dissertation is dealing with the concept of freedom in the world of necessity as well as the role of will in the feelings (akrasia), the thought (rationality) and the behavior (pratein) within the Spinozic world, in which everything is defined and stems from the Divine will. Therefore, a paradox is being realized, which gives a particularity to this research proposal. He is a graduate of the Philosophy Department (Department of Philosophy-Pedagogy and Psychology) of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, specialty in Psychology. In 2015 he obtained a postgraduate Diploma (Master's in Education) in Ethics Philosophy (with honours) from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Philosophy. He speaks Greek, English and Italian.

His  research interests are in the field of Ethics, Metaethics, Neuroethics, Philosophical Theory of Mind, Applied Ethics, Biotechnology, Gnosiology and Metaphysics.

Mobile no: 6987707699      E-mail: panasot@gmail.com

See  full cv and list of publications here.   

 

Stella Stathopoulou 

 

Thesis title: TEACHING BIOETHICS/ Content-Based Language Teaching : Interdisciplinary Approaches to Bioethical Issues.  

My doctoral research thesis attempts to structure and propose teaching methods with which it will be feasible to teach bioethical issues in schools as well as in higher educational institutions. It is actually an interdisciplinary research with multifaceted objectives. The main goals of the research are to illustrate and enhance the necessity of teaching bioethics at the secondary school level, to demonstrate the lack of bioethical issues in the national educational curriculum and to highlight the absence of integrated teaching methods in bioethics. Since April 2018, I have been awarded a scholarship from IKY for my Doctoral studies.

I have studied English Language and Literature at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens wherefrom I obtained my Bachelor’s degree with honors (2006-2010). I am holder of the English Language teaching license from the Greek Ministry of Education as well as from the Ministry of education of England. My master’s degree (2010-2012) was in ‘Theory, Practice and Evaluation of Educator’s Work’ : ‘Educational Planning and Teaching’ with specialization in English Language Teaching from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, Department of Pedagogy (grade excellent). I speak English, French and Italian and I hold a Diploma in computers (Certificate of Vocational Training: Expert Specialist in Computing Applications and Multimedia, 2001-2003).  I have managed to attend numerous seminars and conferences worldwide, relating experimental pedagogy, linguistics and philosophy. I have been awarded with scholarships from the Foundation of IKY during my undergraduate and postgraduate studies. I have evaluated English teaching books and modules and in 2010 I was scientific collaborator in the translation of the book entitled, 'Error Analysis' in collaboration with Professor M. A-Panara of the English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The period during 2013-2015 I worked as a Postdoctoral research Assistant (Marie-Curie Fellowship), in a research concerning the neuro-developmental disorders of children and adults with Down and Williams syndrome, in the Department of Experimental Psychology, of the University of Bristol, England. I am also a member of the International Forum of Teachers of Unesco. 

stellastath@gmail.com 

 

 

Andreas Tifas

 

Thesis title: The concept of caringin nursing Ethics: Values, Deontology and Conflicts

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

TipsatreeTipmontree

 

Thesis title: “Trafficking and Applied Ethics: Major Moral Issues with Special Regard to Buddhist Ethics”

TipsatreeTipmontree is a lecturer in the English Department at Surat ThaniRajabhat University. She was also the secretary of a committee preparing the university for integration into the ASEAN economic community. She has a Master’s in English for Business and Technology with thesis topic  “The Use and the Problems of English and Intercultural Communication Skills of Thai Tourist Police” as well as a Bachelor’s in Marketing from the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce. Her professional experience includes 16 years of human resources, research and business consulting.

tipsatree[at]hotmail[dot]com

+30) 6940788887 

 

Vasiliki Maria Tzatzaki

 

Thesis title: “Water in Public International Law” 

She holds a PhD from the National and Kapodistrian University. Moreover, she holds an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science as well as the Faculty of Law of the University of Athens. For the last ten years she works as a Legal Advisor in the Special Secretariat for Water of the Hellenic Ministry of Environment and Energy. She has participated in international conferences and she has published articles on issues regarding the human right to water, bioethics, climate change adaptation and the protection of the marine environment. Currently, she works on a post-doc thesis on the topic: ‘The human right to water from a legal and ethical perspective: A comparative analysis’. 

For a list of presentations and publications see here.

 

 

Panagiotis Tsiligros 

 

Thesis title : Ethics of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)

Panagiotis Tsiligros is an internist and diabetes specialist. He holds a PhD degree in philosophy from the University of Athens and two master’s degrees: one in philosophy from Athens University and one in health management from Patras Open University. He has conducted research and published in the fields of diabetes and autoimmune diseases. His main research interests in medicine is diabetes and in philosophy are the ethics of clinical trials, the epistemology of medicine and the contribution of modern continental philosophy to the study of medicine.

 

 

Lydia Tsiakiri

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Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

I was born in Athens in 1997. I attended High School and Lyceum of Marathon, from where I graduated with grade 19.2. I have been awarded twice by the General Staff because of my grades in the two last years at Lyceum. Today, I' m an undergraduate student of the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, in the major of Philosophy. Simultaneously, I attend the Minor of “International Relations” in Deree: The American College of Greece, for which I have been awarded by Stavros Niarchos Foundation. My research interests are related to the field of Applied Ethics and especially the one of Bioethics.

See full academic CV and list of publications here. here. 

 

Georgia Vounasi

 

Thesis title:  "Rights of future generations in relation to genetics and genetic engineering" 

I was born in Sparta, Laconia in 1988. I am a PhD candidate in Bioethics, in the Philosophy Sector of the Philosophy Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The title of my doctoral thesis is: "Rights of future generations in relation to genetics and genetic engineering". My research interests extend to the field of ethics and more specifically to environmental ethics & human rights ethics. I am a graduate of the Department of Modern Greek Philology at the University of Thrace and a graduate of the Postgraduate Degree Program in Philosophy entitled "Ethical Philosophy" of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. As a stamp of excellence in my Master's Degree, in 2017 I was honored by the “Association of Attic Lacedaemons”. My work experience has been for many years teaching in private education in large tutorial organizations and then in coordinating publishing journals, books and audiovisual material at the New Acropolis Museum. At the same time, among my duties, I participated in the upgrading and expansion of the Odysseus Information Site, with educational and cultural content. I have attended several conferences, workshops and training seminars that have given me another perspective and understanding of my cognitive subjects. In conclusion, my favorite activities are writing short stories, travel and painting.

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email: georgiavounasi@gmail.com;

 

 

Despina  Vertzagia

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Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

I was born in Athens in 1994. In 2016 I received my Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the Department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, where I am attending the M.A. Program “Philosophy”. For my postgraduate studies I have been awarded with a scholarship of excellence from the M.A. Program “Philosophy” and with a fellowship from the Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (SYLFF). I am a founding member and the Managing Editor of Conatus – Journal of Philosophy, the international biannual peer-reviewed open-access philosophical journal of the NKUA Applied Philosophy Research Laboratory and the National Documentation Center. I am also the Managing Editor of the NKUA Applied Philosophy Research Lab Press. My research interests are focused on the fields of political philosophy and philosophy of law. Currently I am also employed as a Fleet Sales Administrator for the Lamda Central S.A.

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ATHANASIOS N. ZIAKAS

 

Thesis title: SLAVERY IN PHILO OF ALEXANDRIA 

He was born in Athens in 1977. He studied at the Department of Philosophy-Pedagogy-Psychology of the National-Kapodistrian University of Athens with specialization in Psychology. He holds a postgraduate diploma with specialization in Ethics and he is a Doctor of Philosophy from 2014. In 2018 his doctoral dissertation titled: Slavery in Philo of Alexandria was published by ROMI editions (Thessaloniki). He has participated in numerous meetings and conferences, he is a member of the Greek Philosophical Society and concerns himself with table tennis, philately (Greek and foreign stamps and marks) and hiking.

 

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Marianna Zacharioudaki 

 

She was born in Crete, where she was also raised. In 2015 she start her studies in at the department of Philosophy, Pedagogy and Psychology, at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her studies were focused in the area of Philosophy and she has attended seminars and meetings about philosophy and psychology. She has knowledge of English, French and has got a certificate in advanced computer skills. This year she attends the annual seminar that's called: "The applications of the behavioral- analytical model in children with disabilities and special needs education, with an emphasis on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder". That seminar is organised by the inclusive education professors of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her research interests are focused on the Ethics and the ancient Greek philosophy. 

 

 

Andriana Zisimatou 

 

Thesis title: Human rights in bioethics: Theoretical Knowledge, Practices and Educational Dimensions 

I was born in Athens in 1965. I studied pedagogy at the faculty of Primary Education at the University of Athens. I am a teacher in Nestoreio Primary School in Athens. I completed my master, MSc “Environment and Health: Capacity building for Decision Making” at the faculty of Medicine at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Now I am in PhD Thesis “Human rights in bioethics: Theoretical Knowledge, Practices and Educational Dimensions” at faculty of Philosophy at the University of Athens, Evangelos D. Protopapadakis, 2016. Since 2015 I am a member of International Forum of Teachers (IFT).

Ι am a Member of the board directors of the Foundation Antonis Τritsis "For the rights and liberation of peoples"

Founding member of the sports club "Jason" Colonos (volleyball – basketball for boys and girls)

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