Dorothea Papathanasiou - Zuhrt

Dorothea Papathanasiou - Zuhrt
Open University of Cyprus · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

PhD

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Heritage Management Cognitive Psychology Cultural and Creative Industries
Additional affiliations
September 2017 - present
Hellenic Open University
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • I teach the post-graduate course "Heritage Management and Policy"
January 2016 - present
University of the Aegean
Position
  • Senior Researcher
Description
  • Research in cultural heritage, cultural communication and the transformations of the cultural heritage sector and the audience development.
Education
March 1995 - August 1997
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Field of study
  • Linguistics
January 1995 - April 1997
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Field of study
  • Geschichte und Ethnologie

Publications

Publications (50)
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the book “411 years, 11 months and 11 days” presenting a novel face of Corfu in storytelling, is the first digital multimedia publication issued by the INNOViMENTOR Project, is now available as a free download at the APPSTORE and GOOGLE PLAY: APPSTORE https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1543896689 GOOGLE PLAY https://books.google.it/books/about?id=...
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Much too often a temporospatial gap arises between monuments and non-captive audiences at places of cultural significance. It emerges as the missing link between the tangible and the intangible form of cultural heritage. While material substance or architecture of a monument are perceived by the eye, values and inherent meanings remain inaccessible...
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THE WONDERS of CHIOS The advent of COVID-19 has proven that the Project 2018-1-TR01-KA203-058344 TOURiBOOST has been ahead of the time in regards to the digital use of cultural heritage. Working with the Tourism Department of the UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN in Chios, Greece, the TOURiBOOST Project has built the first attempt to train multilevel actor...
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Much too often a temporospatial gap arises between monuments and non-captive audiences at places of cultural significance. It emerges as the missing link between the tangible and the intangible form of cultural heritage. While material substance or architecture of a monument are perceived by the eye, values and inherent meanings remain inaccessible...
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New digital publishing diversifies tourism offers in peripheral destinations with heritage-based products and services, addressing stakeholder alliances and improving professional skills to internationalize locally operating micro-enterprises, achieve excellence and facilitate their uptake by the global market. We present a composite tourism produc...
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Celebrated by movies, press, and myths, as the one who institutionalized the fighting against the Mafia as Head of the Police in New York, Joe Petrosino is a hero both in the USA and Italy. The House-Museum Joe Petrosino (J.P.) is the only museum dedicated to the unrivalled pioneer in the fight against organized crime. Located in the native house o...
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Innovation, social innovation rather, is not embedded into a technology per se, but is strictly connected to the enhancement of the quality of life: when it introduces health improvements for instance. Digital imaging technologies may have changed completely the way to deliver products in the last decade, but they had, up to now, very little positi...
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The ENPI CBC BLACK SEA JOP PROJECT ALECTOR (2.1.2.73296.282 MIS ECT 2617) is dedicated to promote cultural values for development, enhance environmental conscience and behavioural patterns, to mitigate the protection-use conflict and improve the attractiveness of the Black Sea regions in support of socio-economic development contributing to the EU...
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Due to the financial crisis across Europe, many heritage places (industrial buildings, religious settings, etc.) are facing functional redundancy. Innovative financing, business and governance models are needed to enable the reuse of such cultural assets and the creation of new cultural experiences; this is still a relatively unexplored area. In th...
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Ο Συλλογικός αυτός Τόμος, αποτελεί μια συστηματική προσπάθεια καταγραφής και χαρτογράφησης των Ελλήνων Επιστημόνων οι οποίοι εμπλέκονται ακαδημαϊκά, εκπαιδευτικά και ερευνητικά στον επιστημονικό χώρο του Τουρισμού και της Τουριστικής Ανάπτυξης. Είναι όμως και μια προσπάθεια αναλυτικής διερεύνησης και ανάδειξης των κυριότερων θεματικών πεδίων των ερ...
Research
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Following the COE tradition for the E u r o p e a n C u l t u r a l Ro u t e s , DIVERTIMENTO innovates not through the assemblage of geo-locations across a line, but with an integrative experience at each location. By defining the places as the great imperative a scenario full of objects is created for each place represented, enabling visitors to...
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What is the ingredient that makes A truly Eurasian Story? At Cape Jason, Medea, the princess of Colchis confesses: I killed my children with Jason, captain of the Argonauts. Love and hate know no limits in this world. At the Zigana Pass Xenophon and his Myriads are crossing one of the highest mountain passes in the world, ending their exciting marc...
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In 1309 Rhodes becomes home to the warrior monks, the Knights Hospitallers. The Order attracts nobility from all over Europe to serve the cross of the eight stars. They settle down along the ancient street that leads to the port, the Street of the Knights, where they build the assembly places for each nationality: the inns of France, Germany, Auver...
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Grand Master Challenge " is a heritage game developed under the umbrella of DIVERTIMENTO, an ongoing Project within the COSME PROGRAMME 2014-2020. The Game aims to effectively facilitate tourism consumption choices and stimulate a new heritage mobility model in Unesco enlisted Medieval City of Rhodes by communicating heritage values to non-captives...
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Keywords: service, innovation, growth, culture, transformation, management, business, cultural heritage, value
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THE HERITAGE ACCESSIBILITY MANUAL offers a detailed design of how-to-plan and implement a cognitive, emotional and multisensory experience at heritage place. It entails standards and recommendations for the design and delivery of experienced-based products and services in heritage places capitalizing on best practice applications from the internati...
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A new cultural heritage consumption pattern is created that is smart enough to understand how local business/tourism/culture and human emotions work in the frame of the Golden Triangle. This pattern cultivates relationships with customers, employees, and stakeholders, designs better products and services, and demonstrates competitive advantages in...
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The ALECTOR eBook for iOS operating systems "The Will of Marco Polo. Adventures with merchants, laborers and wise men" is part of the SCRIPTORAMA, the first Black Sea Open Street Museum. It presents 90 heritage places in the Black Sea Basin through 90 stories. The ALECTOR eBook has not been created in isolation, but in collaboration with local stak...
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The handbook meets the needs of the Cross Border Community of the MIS ETC 2617 Black Sea Project ALECTOR to produce high-added value tourism products and establish novel tourism policies to sustain later on locally produced heritage tourism, is strictly interwoven with the need to let collaborative networks and strategic partnerships emerge at cros...
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PEGA is an intensive training programme for 3 rd Grade Graduates funded by the ESF 2007-2013 Programme. It was commonly undertaken, in 2015, by the UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN, the PANTEION UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS and the UNIVERSITY OF THESSALY aiming to update the knowledge of active and potential tourism professionals. A Cultural Heritage Module has sp...
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The GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE belongs to the PROJECT SEE/B/0016/4.3/X SAGITTARIUS Research Report Series. It identifies and maps signified attractions and their unique cultural values across the TRANSNATIONAL HERITAGE TRAIL and compares the types of activities that users (residents/non-residents) consider appropriate in cultural heritage settings from th...
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SCRIPTORAMA, The Black Sea Open Street Museum
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SCRIPTORAMA, the first Open Street Museum in the Black Sea Basin, has enable a cohesive cultural narrative connecting the countries of the Black Sea through the Eurasian Trails of the Gold, the Silk and the Tobacco across the ages.
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SAGITTARIUS “Launching (g)local level cultural heritage entrepreneurship: strategies and tools to unite forces, safeguard the place, mobilize cultural values, deliver the experience”, is an ongoing Project within the SOUTH EAST EUROPE TRANSNATIONAL COOPERATION PROGRAMME 2007-2013, Priority 4.3 “Use of Cultural Values for Development”. SAGITTARIUS a...
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Under the umbrella of the SEE/B/0016/4.3/X Project SAGITTARIUS a new cultural heritage infrastructure has been introduced in South East Europe. The main aim is to facilitate cognitive-emotional experiences in cultural heritage environments by effectively communicating cultural values to non-captives audiences. A 3-component Roving Museum (RM) is op...
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The MIS 2617/ENPI CBC Project ALECTOR introduced a new cultural heritage infrastructure in the Black Sea Basin. A 3-component Open Street Museum (OSM) is operated in seven countries (GR, RO, BG, MO, UA, GE, TR) to promote cultural communication. It includes a QRC-driven portable exhibition with 100 cultural heritage narratives, accessible via QRCs...
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The South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Project SAGITTARIUS is a research and developmental project aiming to effectively communicate values of cultural heritage to non-captives audiences in an entertaining and participatory way. A significance assessment facilitates the selection of assets with interpretive potential. Information architect...
Technical Report
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Cultural consumption is a knowledge based activity: cultural products and services are viable, only if they possess widely recognized values. SAGITTARIUS advances cultural consumption by communicating cultural values: from natural monuments and ecosystems to sites and collections, from the arts to traditions and handicrafts. Thus values of tangible...
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A decentralized process within a transnational and multidisciplinary framework, able to guarantee for high-added value tourism products is not necessarily a utopia. HERODOT, a transnational collaborative knowledge network between Greece and Italy, funded by C.I.P. Archimed IIIB, aims to promote the Historic Environment as an agent for tourism withi...
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HERODOT, a transnational collaborative knowledge network between Greece and Italy, funded by C.I.P. Archimed IIIB, aims to promote the Historic Environment as an agent for tourism within the Partners' areas through the dissemination of best practices in the field of heritage management and tourism planning. The major planning task is to convert a r...
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This paper presents a planning framework for the distribution of information with tourism value from a supply side tourism planning perspective for emerging destinations. A Destination Information Management System is designed to serve needs and requirements of a tourism cluster in the Prefecture of Drama, Greece. Main task was the launching of a n...
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Many peripheral regions throughout Greece recognise the potential to use local heritage for tourism, but in most cases communities are unable to autonomously develop comprehensive tourism development plans. Local populations are increasingly anxious to preserve their identity, environment, their natural and cultural wealth from the impact of uncont...
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Natural und cultural heritage is commonly recognized as the major capital for sustainable tourism development. Many rural regions throughout Europe (UK, Germany, Switzerland, Italy), recognised the necessity to investigate widespread shortcomings and factors of success for the valorisation of local and regional heritage. Transinterpret I has been a...

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Projects (12)
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"Art and Culture Vs Xenophobia" is an art and culture project aimed at tackling the phenomenon of xenophobia and the rhetorical hatred caused by the lack of inclusion and tolerance of the Other. The purpose of the project is to support the networking, promotion and empowerment of organizations dealing with and combating racism and xenophobia in Greece and Norway through the promotion of best practice projects implemented for this purpose with a tool in Art and Culture.
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Project Design and Implementation: SMARTiMONY helps establish a new paradigm for cultural communication with the public following the revised EU AUDIOVISUAL MEDIA SERVICES DIRECTIVE 2018 (Article 16). Training of 40 stakeholders solidifies a professional alliance in heritage communication, supporting transversal key competences in heritage planning. A novel cultural consumption pattern is launched impacting consumer choices: it is connecting the technology-intense experience with onsite authenticity to let supply-demand converge and combat seasonality. The EXPERIENTIAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR {40 Geolocation-Τrail; iBook; AV Production; 4 Heritage Games; online Booking App; World Tourism Fair Berlin 2021; 1 CB Heritage Label} will mitigate the protection-use conflict and ensure tourism revenue in the CB area.