Institute for Mediterranean Studies

Research Projects

ERRIKOS THALASSINOS

ERRIKOS THALASSINOS

The aim of this project is to preserve, document and showcase, through a series of actions, the work of  Errikos Thalassinos (1927-2000), the prolific filmmaker, screenwriter, and writer from Herakleion, Crete. With the permission of Errikos Thalassinos’ family, the project’s team has completed the digitalization and documentation of the holdings of his personal archive (Responsible: Grigoris Voskakis).

LACRIMALit

Leaders and Crisis Management in Ancient Greek Literature

Principal Investigator: Melina Tamiolaki, Dept. of Philology UoC
Host Institution: IMS/FORTH
Collaborating Institution: University of Crete

Shipping and trade in Venetian Crete

Shipping and trade in Venetian Crete; The case study of Curcumeli’s company (16th century)

Funded by: Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies/ Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs
Host Institution: IMS/FORTH

ClepsYdra

Translating Submerged and Buried Cultural Heritage from Shallow Water to Digital environment with Geoinformatics

Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (H.F.R.I) under the framework of the 2nd Call for H.F.R.I. Research Projects to support Faculty Members and Researchers

Coordinator & Principal Investigator

Greek Cinema-Film Adaptation. Theory and Practice

Greek Cinema-Film Adaptation. Theory and Practice

Under the auspices and funding of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture & Sports

Organization: Institute for Mediterranean Studies, FORTH.

Collaborating Organizations
Union of Philologists of Heraklion Prefecture
Camera On: Cultural School Network of Secondary Education of Heraklion
With the support of the Social Space of the A. & M. Kalokairinos Foundation

Athens Alexandria

Between Athens & Alexandria

Principal Investigator: Irini-Fotini Viltanioti
Start date: 1 January 2022, End date: 31 December 2024
Hosted by: Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece

Fin de siècle

Fin de siècle: Impressions of Melodies from Smyrna

The project concerns the creation and publication of a trilingual book-cd (Greek-English-French), containing songs from the region of Smyrna, published in late 19th century by L. A. Bourgault Ducoudray  under the title Trente Mélodies Populaires de Grèce & d’ Orient.

FORTHistory

FORTHistory 1983-2023

Principal Investigator: Professor Gelina Harlaftis
Hosted by: Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Greece 

A National Facility for the 3D Imaging of the Near Surface

A National Facility for the 3D Imaging of the Near Surface

AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH COUNCIL
Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities.
Partner Investigator / https://www.grants.gov.au/Ga/Show/62bad26a-4eef-4e73-9f65-fc8fa673b72a

Η Πόλις γεννιέται

nomades artcore: «Η Πόλις γεννιέται»

Μια «κατακερματισμένη» παράσταση, εμπνευσμένη από τις ανώνυμες μαρτυρίες ανθρώπων, οι οποίοι έζησαν και μεγάλωσαν στο Ρέθυμνο του χθες και του σήμερα. Φωνές σημερινών γονιών, νέων, μαθητών. Ένα συνονθύλευμα καθημερινού λόγου, ακαδημαϊκής γνώσης, σωματικότητας, ποίησης και ζωντανής μουσικής.

BALAA

Byzantine Agricultural Landscape Across the Aegean: Historical Analysis of the Landscapes of Messene in the Peloponnese (GR) and Amorium in Asia Minor (TR)

Principal Investigator: Nikos Tsivikis
Collaborating Institutions: Anadolu University, Eskişehir and Society for Messenian Archaeological Studies

International Film Productions in Greece: The Case of Crete

International Film Productions in Greece: The Case of Crete

This project focuses on international film productions that were shot on the island of Crete, Greece, which, since the late 1940s has attracted many foreign film crews. In particular, the project examines the reasons behind producers’ choice of Crete as a shooting location, the legislation under which these productions became feasible, and their consequences for the local economy and society. This project is implemented by the University of Crete, Greece.

GeSuLaQ

Geography of Surveillance. Lazarettos and Quarantine Services in the Greek State, 1821-1923

The aim of the research program is to record the lazarettos and the quarantine services that operated in the Greek state from the declaration of the Greek Revolution in 1821 to 1923, when its borders were finalized after a decade of wars (1912-1922). The research will focus on lazarettos, quarantine services and health stations which were established and operated by the central administration, as well as on those constructed by municipalities, mainly islanders, in an effort to protect their population on one hand and their economics operations on the other hand.

VHSS

Virtual Historic Sailing Ships

Promoting the maritime cultural heritage with the development of an integrated platform of 3D digital representations of historical ships.