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CULMED MULTIPLIER EVENT IN GREECE | 27-28.7.2020

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On July 27-28, National Centre for Social Research (EKKE) will host the multiplier event of “CULMED-Cultural Mediators in the Postal Sector in Greece” project (2018-1-ΕL01-KA202-047904) with the contribution of all Greek partners of the consortium (ELTA, KEK-ELTA, EEO GROUP).

The CULMED project aims at fostering and facilitating third-country nationals’ integration into the societies, through the acquisition of cultural meditation skills by post professionals and the adoption of an active and enhance the role of post organizations in the integration process. It consists of a pilot project aiming at surfacing and providing evidence on a new dimension of cultural mediation and the role of post organizations in the multifaceted process of TCNs social integration.


The event will last two days. The first day includes oral presentations on topics related to both the key role of the postal sector and the social integration of TCN issues.

Where:

National Centre for Social Research
Address: Kratinou 9 & Athinas (8th floor), Plateia Kotzia, Athens, Greece

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Programme:

Monday, July 27, 2020

  • 9.30 - 10.00 - Registration
  • 10.00 - 10.15 - Agenda and opening remarks (coronavirus prevention) Dionysis Balourdos, George Papadoudis, National Centre for Social Research
  • 10:15 - 10:30 - Welcome Nicolas Demertzis, Professor, Director and President of the Board of Administrators, National Centre for Social Research

Session 1: Progress and responses from the Field

  • 10.30 - 11.00 Keynote, Immigrants and refugees as social service users in Greece: Research, findings, reflections, and recommendations to improve outcomes, Matthew Matsaganis, Associate Professor, Rutgers University
  • 11.00 - 11.20 - Aspects of interpretation in refugee assistance sector, Dimitra Katergari, Social Inclusion Expert, Former coordinator for social inclusion and livelihood, Caritas Hellas
  • 11.20 - 11.40 - Presentation of the CULMED Project, George Pierrakos, Professor, University of West Attica Nectarios Oudeniotis, National Centre for Social Research
  • 11.40 - 12.00 - Results from field work research on immigrants’ users of postal services (ELTA), Nikos Sarris, Researcher, National Centre for Social Research
  • 12.00 - 12.40 - CULMED Implementation of Mentoring and Training Activities, Vassiliki Karampampa, ΕΕΟ Group, Afroditi Riga, ELTA S.A., Mohammad Eldahabi, Cultural Mediator – Coach, Nectarios Oudeniotis, National Centre for Social Research
  • 12.40 - 13.00 - Discussion
  • 13.00 - 13.50 - Networking Break

Session 2: Public services and third country nationals

  • 13.50 - 15.40 - Workshop 1 - A synthesis of case studies and experiences shared by professionals in public social services including post offices and NGOs in Greece working with immigrants and refugees
    Chair: Matthew Matsaganis, Associate Professor, Rutgers University
    Maria Petraki, Ph.D. on Social Policy, University of Athens
    Eleftheria-Theodora Koutsioumpa, MA Student of Comparative Politics - Sciences Po Paris, Field Research Associate
    Μary Berde, Field Research Associate
    Dimitra Katergari, Former coordinator for social inclusion and livelihood, Caritas Hellas
  • 15.40 - 16.00 - Discussion, closing remarks

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

  • 16.30 - 17.00 – Registration, Agenda and opening remarks (coronavirus prevention), Dionysis Balourdos, George Papadoudis, National Centre for Social Research
  • 17.00 - 17.30 - Results from the qualitative research on immigrants users of postal services (ELTA), Nikos Sarris, Researcher National Centre for Social Research, Maria Petraki, Ph.D. on Social Policy, University of Athens
  • 17.30 - 19.00 - Workshop 2 - Demonstration, interaction and use of the CULMED platform by the participants, Dionysis Balourdos, George Papadoudis, National Centre for Social Research

***Due to COVID19 pandemic participants should follow all the relevant measures and guidelines and have masks for their face protection. 

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