Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Kynourgiopoulou, Vicky

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_671

Basic Biographical Information

Vicky Kynourgiopoulou received her Ph.D. (2004) in Architectural History and Urban Planning at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She holds an M.A. (1999) in Cultural Heritage Studies from University College London and B.A. (1998) in Archaeology from the University of Southampton, both in the U.K.

Major Accomplishments

Dr. Kynourgiopoulou is currently teaching archaeology and cultural heritage studies at Arcadia University, Center of Global Studies in Rome, affiliated with Roma Tre University, Italy. She is a consultant for European Union and UNESCO heritage projects. Her archaeological fieldwork has concentrated on North Africa and the Middle East where she specializes in sustainable tourism development and heritage preservation in underdeveloped and developing countries. She has published in the area of architectural history authenticity and cultural heritage management and conservation. Her current research focuses on the use of cultural...

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Further Reading

  1. Hitchens, C. 1997.The Elgin Marbles. Should they be returned to Greece? London: Verso.Google Scholar
  2. Kynourgiopoulou, V. 2011. National identity interrupted: the mutilation of the Parthenon marbles and the Greek claim for repatriation, in H. Silverman (ed.) Contested cultural heritage: religion, nationalism, erasure and exclusion in a global world: 15570. New York: Springer.Google Scholar
  3. Loukaki, A. 2008. Living ruins, value conflicts. Aldershot: Ashgate.Google Scholar
  4. Yalouri, E. 2001.The Acropolis: global fame, local claim. Oxford: Berg.Google Scholar

Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Arcadia University, Centre for Global Studies Universita’ degli Studi Roma TreRomeItaly