Vamvakidou Ifigeneia' s Short CV
Ifigeneia Vamvakidou, graduated from the Philosophical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Department of Philosophy and Pedagogy (1985). Holds a Master Degree of the same Department specialized in Philosophy of History (1991) and a PhD of the Pedagogic Faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Modern Greek History and Culture (1998).
She is teaching at the University of Western Macedonia since 2002, lessons of History and Visual Culture. Also, she is member of the steering board of the Fine and Applied Arts Faculty, and teaches Modern Greek Art History and Semiotics. She is coordinating the postgraduate program in Cultural Studies: Semiotic Structures and Practices of the University of Western Macedonia and teaches in the postgraduate program of the Department of Balkan Studies – Russian Culture, in the postgraduate program of Educational Policies a variety of subjects as: methodology in research, intercultural training, gender studies and semiotics. Since 2013, she is the Head of the Department of Preschool Education of the University of Western Macedonia.
She also coordinates the Special Education Seminars (2008-2014), the Extended Practice Training, all held by the University of Western Macedonia. She represents the University of Western Macedonia in: i. Unesco Chair in Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment-University of Cyprus, ii. European Erasmus Network – CiCea - Citizenship Education in Europe.
She has written four books and around 100 scientific articles about modern greek history, historic studies, cultural studies, modern methodology in social research and semiotics.
Goncalves S., Moloney A., Vamvakidou I. (2011). Learning objects and multimedia resources in citizeship education and education of diversity. CiCe Guidelines 14, Children’s Identity and Citizenship in Europe: London, UK.
Vamvakidou, Ι., Golia P. & Zigouri Ε. (2005). Pupils are drawing television: Semiotic analysis of children drawings as a randomized sample, at Our. Konstantinidou-Semoglou (eds.) Image and child. Thessaloniki: cannot design publications, 301-316.
Christoldoulou Α., Vamvakidou Ι., Kyridis Α. (2013). ‘Lego-Legends of CHIMA’. Sociosemiotic analysis of constructing the legend. 10th International Conference on Semiotics. Changing worlds & Signs of the time.University of Thessaly, Volos, 60 – 61.
Kyridis, A., Anastasiadou S., Vamvakidou I., Golia P. & Andreou A. (2005). What Greek University students believe about the Greek national and cultural heritage and the “other”: Scientific Bulletin – Education Sciences series - Department of Teachers Training of the University of Pitesti, 2, 117-130
Fahantidis N., Vamvakidou I., Traoudas A., Michailidis I.,Papoutzis L., (2012). Powerful weblogs: Design and semiotic description. International Congress on Visual Culture, New approaches in Communication, Art and Design, Istanbul, vol. I, 43 – 49.
Vamvakidou I., Stavrianos G., Eleftheriou P., Tsioumis K., Papoutzis L. (2012). Digital History and Communication, Arts Craftsmen of wood carved works: the case of Pomaks in Greek Thrace. International Congress on Visual Culture, New approaches in Communication, Art and Design, Istanbul, vol. I, pp. 364 – 370.
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