Despina Andriopoulou is the CEO of the cultural organization “Artfygio—Shelter of Arts” (www.artfygio.gr), which researches, designs, and implements cultural events and educational programs in performing arts. She has been a cultural heritage project manager for the Greek Ministry of Culture and the Museum of the Bank of Greece. The last nine years she collaborates with the Industrial Gas Museum of Athens and supervises cultural projects concerning the industrial heritage. She is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Cultural Technology and Communication, University of the Aegean. She completed her PhD at the same department with financial support from the State’s Scholarship Foundation (IKY). She holds an MS in Cultural Informatics and Communication (University of the Aegean), a BS in Management Science and Technology (Athens University of Economics and Business) and a BA in Theater Studies (University of Patras).
Sessions in which Despina Andriopoulou participates
- Resilience and sustainability of industrial heritage in COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 era. What is next? The case study of Technopolis City of Athens, former Gasworks of Athens UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1520
- Speaker Maria Florou (Technopolis City of Athens) | Presenter Konstantinos Bitzanis (Technopolis City of Athens) | Speaker Despina Andriopoulou (Industrial Gas Museum of Technopolis City of Athens) |
- 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM | 20 minutes Part of: Critical approaches: social power, sustainability, decolonization and industrial heritage II
- The old Gasworks of Athens was established in 1857 and provided energy for public lighting, industries and households in Athens. It was in full fun...