Message from the Chairs

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is a great pleasure to invite you to an exciting Conference, the European Conference on Human Rights «Human Rights in a Changing World: Research and applied approaches» organized by the University of Ioannina, the Departement of Early Childhood Education at the University of Ioannina and the Greek Psychological Association. The Conference will take place at the University of Ioannina during the dates 25-27 Μay 2016 and is under the auspices of the University of Ioannina, the Ministry of Education, the Greek Psychological Association (G.P.A.), the European Federation of Psychologists (E.F.P.A.) and the Cental Association of Municipalities in Greece.

The importance of Protection of Human Rights is gradually being recognized by all.
The conference will focus on different interdisciplinary and cross cultural approaches of human rights. Many experts from different disciplines such as Psychology, Medicine, Psychiatry, Education, Law, Philosophy and Sociology will participate and also many organisations with important applied actions in the field of human rights.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Human Rights and Psychology
  • Human Rights and Medicine,
  • Human Rights and Education
  • Human Rights and Children
  • Human Rights and Vulnerable Population
  • Human Rights and Law
  • Human Rights and Philosophy
  • Human Rights and Ethical Issues
  • Human Rights and New Technologies
  • Human Rights and Environment

We look forward to welcoming you all in Ioannina in May. A rich scientific program and an exciting social program will make your sojourn in Ioannina productive and pleasant.

With cordial regards

Artemis Z. Giotsa
Associate Professor in Social Psychology,
Department of Early Childhood Education,
University of Ioannina, Greece
Representative of Greece in the Board of Human Rights and Psychology
European Federation of Phsychologists’ Associations, (EFPA)

Vasiliki Boukouvala
Clinical Psychologist
Chair of Association of Greek Psychologists

Polli Hagenaars
Healthcare Psychologist in Amsterdam-Netherlands
Convenor of the Board of Human Rights and Psychology,
European Federation of Phsychologists’ Associations, (EFPA)


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