Thera and the Aegean World

 

The First International Symposium
"The Wall Paintings of Thera"

 

 

THERA AND THE AEGEAN WORLD CONFERENCES

THERA AND THE AEGEAN WORLD I - 1969
Excavations were first held in 1967 lead by Professor Spyridon Marinatos. In 1969 the "Thera and the Aegean World" Congress took place, the First international gathering of experts devoted to the study of the excavations finding, As a result of the overwhelming interests in the Theran Studies The Thera Foundation was created

THERA AND THE AEGEAN WORLD II  –1978
THERA AND THE AEGEAN WORLD III -1989
Under the foundation’s auspices two more international Congresses were organized in 1978 and 1989, Thera and the Aegean World II and III respectively. The Congresses were interdisciplinary, presenting archaeological, geological, even biological and zoological findings that related to the Akrotiri excavation and the Santorini culture at large.