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6th Annual International Stream on Small Societies-Small Business-Small Cities & Villages, 29-31 July & 1 August 2019, Athens, Greece (ATINER)

Athens, Greece
Organization: Athens Institute for Education and Research
Categories: Interdisciplinary, Popular Culture, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy
Event Date: 2019-07-29 to 2019-08-01 Abstract Due: 2019-04-01

ATINER is organizing its 6th Annual International Stream on Small Societies-Small Business-Small Cities & Villages in Athens, Greece on the 29-31 July & 1 August 2019, Athens, Greece as part of the 16th Annual International Conference on SΜΕs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Management – Marketing – Economic – Social Aspects. The stream is organized in collaboration with the Institute of Local Development-ITAP based in the village of Sardinia.

The purpose of the stream is to bring together a small number of international academics and researchers from a cross disciplinary perspective such as Local, Regional, Rural and Community Studies, Political Science, Public Administration and Policy Analysis, Sociology, Geography, Health, Tourism, Fitness, Sports and Educational Studies, Literature, Economics and Business (Small and Family Enterprises), Marketing Small Cities, Local and Regional Development, Architecture and Planning, Natural Resources, Comparative Studies between Small and Large Cities, Small Towns in Literature and Movies, Public Health, etc. Themes will include, among others, and the following:

  • Theoretical and empirical issues on regional science and policy
  • The relationship between the region and the small city-village
  • Entrepreneurship and local (regional) economic and social development
  • The relationship between small and large cities
  • Education, health, arts in rural and local areas
  • The role of local universities and colleges in promoting local development
  • Local and rural Tourism
  • Agriculture and local development
  • Small business economics, management and marketing
  • Local development and the environment
  • Local democracy and governance
  • Rural and regional history issues
  • Adoption of electronic commerce in small businesses in small areas
  • Local culture and folklore
  • Migration
  • Place branding and promotion of local business and regions

You may participate as presenter of one paper, chair or/and organizer of a session, or observer.



Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos