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Welcome to GIRES

OUR MOTTO

“Aut viam inveniam aut faciam”

We reconnect academia with the society. GIRES, is the acronym inspired by gyres, the large systems of rotating ocean currents that shape our habitat and affect our lives. We, in GIRES, may ``find a path`` but we will definitely ``create one”. We support the advancement of knowledge and education and create new, pioneering paths for academics, scholars and artists.

VALUES

Freedom, Integrity, Transparency, Interdisciplinarity, Collaboration, Independence, Diversity, Cognition, Creativity, Equality

MISSION STATEMENT

GIRES creates a new ecosystem, a home for the global scholarly community. Our dream is to reconstruct academia and reconnect it with society by offering innovative tools and approaches. Our mission is tο create clusters of scholars, promote artistic expression, engage in research projects and support (in)dependent scholars from all over the world. We endorse contemporary methods of education and we disseminate knowledge through our conferences, workshops and publishing services. We offer holistic support in grant grant writing and application assistance for professionals and organizations while our career center’s multiple services supports our members’ endeavors. GIRES regenerates and reorientates academia.

Schedule

Upcoming Events

03
OCT
Sport: Business or Lifestyle? The Impact & Trajectory of Modern Athletics
International Conference
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24-25
OCT
Poverty: Interpreting the World’s Dividing Line
International Conference
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1-30
NOV
Documentary storytelling: a toolbox for working on non-fiction narratives
Workshop
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14-15
NOV
Genocides, Deportations and Massacres: Experiences, (hi)stories & interpretations
International Conference
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21
NOV
Exploring the Unexplored: Pioneering the Quest of Knowledge
International Conference
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28
NOV
Diving into the World of Graphic Novels, Comics and Gaming: Cultural, Artistic and Sociopolitical Interpretations
International Conference
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5
DEC
Collective memory and oral tradition: Explorations and Interpretations
International Conference
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12
DEC
Tricksters, Cross-Dressers: Transgender Identity and Politics, pre-20th century
International Conference
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06
FEB
Participatory Budgeting and Local Governance: Challenges, Prospects and Implementations
International Conference
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20
FEB
Humanitarian Organizations: (Hi)Stories, Impact and Challenges
International Conference
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