Academic years 2015-2017 activities

Academic year 2015-2017

1st Summer School “The Semiotics of Political Communication”
The SemioLab of the School of Philosophy AUTH and the Hellenic Semiotic Society organized the 1st Summer School on the “Semiotics of Political Communication”. The event took place at the American College of Thessaloniki, in Thessaloniki between 11 and 17 July 2016. The school was attended by post-graduate and doctoral students from the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities and by professionals in the disciplines of communication, advertisement and journalism.The program included lectures, workshops and small scale projects on the following subjects:
 Semiotics of post-war monuments.
 Semiotics of propaganda.
 Semiotics of the image and typography in printed political advertisements.
 Semiotic identity, domestic products and the tourism poster.
 Semiotics as interpretation of political behavior in the Greek journalistic discourse.
 Semiotic analysis of French elections posters.
 The semiotics of political communication: basic concepts and research paths.
 Semiotics of bank notes.
 Logos in national branding campaigns
 Semiotic analysis of political parties videos and webpages in the elections campaign of Sep 2015.
Teaching staff
- Anastasia Christodoulou, Department of Italian Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- George Damaskinidis (SemioLab, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
- Evangelos Kourdis, Department of French Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Gregory Paschalidis, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Charikleia (Lia) Yoka, Department of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Evripides Zantides, Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts, Cyprus University of Technology

Academic year 2016-2017
3rd Seminar “Semiotics and the Bible”
The Biblical Studies Lab of The School of Pastoral and Social, AUTH, the Centre pour l'Analyse du Discours Religieux (CADIR) in Lion and the SemioLab of the School of Philosophy AUTH organized the 3rd seminar on “Semiotics and the Bible”, between 24 and 28 Apr 2017. The seminar was attended by undergraduate and post-graduate students, and the academic community of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. The program included the following lectures:
 Prefacing the prologues.
 Prologue Semiotic Structures
 Analyzing the prologue of the Epistle to Colossians.
 Analysis of the prologue of the Epistle to Romans.
 Approaches to contemporary semiotic theories
Teaching staff
- Kyriakoula Papadimitriou, Department of Pastoral and Social Theology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- p. Georges Vasilakis, Centre pour l’Analyse du Discours Religieux, Université Catholique de Lyon.
- Evangelos Kourdis, Department of French Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

2nd Summer School “The Semiotics of Popular Culture”
The SemioLab of the School of Philosophy AUTH and the Hellenic Semiotic Society organized the 2nd Summer School on the “Semiotics of Popular Culture”. The event took place at the American College of Thessaloniki, in Thessaloniki between 3 and 9 July 2017.
The school was attended by post-graduate and doctoral students from the areas of Social Sciences and Humanities and by professionals in the disciplines of communication, advertisement and journalism. The program included lectures, workshops and small scale projects on the following subjects:
 The semiotics of comics
 The Semiotics of Graffiti/Street Art
 Metaphor and intertextuality: The language of pop culture in visual communication
 Image-Text-Sound: Pop song and cinema film opening titles
 Pop culture and a semiotic approach to super-heroes: Exploring identity and ideology.
 Towards a semiotics of electronic games
 Nostalgia in Greek cinema of the ‘60s as producer of intersemiotic translation
 Greek cinema of the ‘60s: the sociosemiotics of foreign languages
 Semiotics and pop culture
 The face of music: disc covers
 The sociosemiotics of selfie.
Teaching staff
- Michalis Kokkonis, Department of English Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Evangelos Kourdis, Department of French Language and Literature, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Gregory Paschalidis, Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Charikleia (Lia) Yoka, Department of Architecture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Evripides Zantides, Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts, Cyprus University of Technology

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