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Evangelia Argyropoulou

2016/17 Tripoli

Evangelia Argyropoulou is an archaeologist. She studied in the Department of History and Archaeology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and she earned a master’s in archaeological site manage- ment at University College London. She has ten years’ experience working as an archaeologist for the British School at Athens–Department of Knossos, Crete, and at the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports. The seed of her cultural management work was planted in Belgium; here she worked as a Marie Curie fellow (2005-2006) at the Ename Center for Public Archaeology and Heritage Presentation, on a project concerning the creation of an Interpretation Center in Heraklion, Crete. She has work- ing proficiency in English and French as well as German.

Phase I

Capacity building in Germany

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Sep - Nov

Project Title

Was bedeutet Heimat für dich?

“Was bedeutet Heimat für dich?“ was an oral history project conducted at the socio-cultural center of Kulturladen Huchting in Bremen. Its main goal was to explore how the sense of belong- ing to a place (described by the word “Heimat“ in the German language and by the word “topos“ in Greek) is interpreted by persons of different cultural backgrounds. In this context, people with German, Iranian, Syrian, Polish, and Greek origins gave their unique answers to the question “What does ‘Home’ mean to you?”.

The development and implementation of the project in- volved bibliographical and online research and an introduction to interview techniques. This last included a look at the ap- proach to the topic and to interviewees, recording via portable devices, and editing digital sound files.

The outcome of this process was presented in a 4 minute audio-collage in the context of “2792 km Athens – Bremen: New Music and Creativity from Greece“ an event held in the Kulturzentrum Lagerhaus that was also part of START.

Host Institution

Kulturladen Huchting

Kulturladen Huchting is a neighborhood cultural institution in a socially disadvantaged neighborhood in southern Bremen that provides cultural education options in the areas of music, dance, theater, photography, video, radio, mixed media, visual art and languages intended for all age and population groups in the neighborhood and beyond.

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Was bedeutet Heimat für dich?
Was bedeutet Heimat für dich?