8ᵗʰ International Colloquium on Historical Earthquakes, Palaeo- Macroseismology and Seismotectonics

Main topics are: Historical Earthquakes, Palaeoseismology, Archaeoseismology,
Macroseismology, Seismotectonics. A special session will be dedicated to the recent catastrophic
earthquakes in SE Turkey and Northern Syria. On the third day a field trip will be organized that
will include visits to the ruins of the 1953 earthquakes, damages that occurred due to the 2014
earthquakes, expression of active tectonics and an overall experience of the morphology/landscape
of the island, as a result of intense seismotectonic activity.


Vallianeios Technical School, Lixouri, Kefalonia


National and Kapodistrian University of Athens & Municipality of Lixouri

Important Dates

  • Abstract Deadline: 25 June 2023
  • Notification of acceptance: 15 July 2023
  • Registration opens: 8 March 2023
  • Deadline for field trip: 5 September 2023



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Christoph Grützner

Christoph Grützner

works at the Institute of Geological Sciences, Jena University. He likes Central Asia and the Mediterranean and looks for ancient earthquakes.

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