Ms Panagiota Andrianopoulou

Panagiota Andrianopoulou studied Archaeology in the Athens University (1991-1995) and carried out postgraduate studies in Ethnology (EHESS- Paris and in the University of Athens). Her ethnological fields of interest are the social practices and festivities in transborder Northern Greece and the social function of traditional dance both in rural and urban framework. She has lectured in several conferences on matters of heritage, urban culture, and social practices. She worked as scientific assistant and curator in the Jewish Museum of Greece (1998-2002), and participated in various research projects of the Center of Greek Folklore, the National Research Foundation and relevant scientific institutions. Since 2006 she worked in the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, dealing with intangible and tangible cultural heritage, concerning raising awareness and safeguarding measures. From 2014 in Head of the Department of Modern Movable Heritage, she regarded heritage as a coherent unit of immaterial and material values. Since 2011, she has facilitated capacity building workshops in Bulgaria, Kosovo, Romania, Croatia, Uzbekistan, French Reunion and Bosnia-Herzegovina. She has recently coordinated the 12th Annual Meeting of the South East European Regional Network of ICH Experts (october 2018 in Ljubliana, Slovenia). Since February 2018 she is appointed Head of the Department of Collections, Research and Documentation of Folk Art and Deputy Director of the National Museum of Modern Greek Culture, responsible for the scientific documentation of the new museological project and for the interrelation between museum and communities.

Trained in:

Working experience in:
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Romania, Uzbekistan

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Working language(s):
French, English, Spanish, Greek