NEWS

This Week

Monday The Athens Bar Association hosts an open conference on the new land registry, at 4 p.m. at its premises (60 Academias). For details, log on to www.dsa.gr. The Foreign Press Association holds a press conference with guest speaker Alexis Tsipras, the president of the Coalition of the Radical Left (SYRIZA). At noon at the FPA on Academias St. The University of Athens is hosting the seventh international conference for History of Science in Science Education on «Adapting Historical Knowledge Production to the Classroom.» The conference begins at 6.30 p.m. and will take place at the university’s premises. To Friday. For further information, www.primedu.uoa.gr/sciedu/7ICHSSE/. The Athens Institute for Education and Research is hosting a conference on marketing at the Planetarium of the Eugenides Foundation (387 Syngrou). For further details, call 210.363.4210 or log on to www.atiner.gr. The University of Patras is hosting a summer school on «Green and Sustainable Chemistry,» at the university. To Wednesday. For further information, call 2610.997.120 or log on to www.upatras.gr. The 23rd international conference of the Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE) on «Changing Landscapes, Topographies and Scenarios: Educational Policies, Schooling Systems and Higher Education – The World in Europe, Europe in the World» begins at the University of Athens (opening session) and the Titania Hotel in Athens. To Thursday. For further details, log on to www.ceseathens2008.gr. Tuesday The Foreign Ministry and Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry are hosting a conference on «Green Entrepreneurship: Greek Ideas, Innovations, Products, Know-How and World Battle for the Environment.» Foreign Ministry Dora Bakoyannis will make the opening speech. At 9 a.m. at the Foreign Ministry’s amphitheater (1 Academias). For further details, call 210.368.4047 or log on to www.amcham.gr. Wednesday Foreign Minister Dora Bakoyannis to meet with deputies of the Christian-Social Union (CSU) of the German Parliament. Thursday The Agricultural University of Athens is hosting the second meeting for young researchers, titled «From Grape to Wine,» at its premises. For details, log on to www.g2w2008.com. Friday The Intercultural Educational Center (KEDEK) of the University of Patras hosts the 11th international conference on «Globalization-Immigration: Greek as a Second or Foreign Language – Intercultural Education,» at the conference and cultural center of the University. To Sunday. For further information, tel 2610.969.715 or log on to www.kedek.gr.