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Elena Stylianou
Vice-Chairperson, Associate Professor, Art History
E.Stylianou@euc.ac.cy
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School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Department of Arts
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Ed.D. 2007 Columbia University, Teachers College, New York Arts & Arts Education Dissertation Title: Revisiting the Virtual in Art’s Potential: From the Byzantine Icon to the Contemporary Image
Ed.M 2004 Columbia University, Teachers College, New York Arts & Arts Education Thesis Title: Theoretical Issues Concerning the Design of Effective Art Experiences in the Virtual Space
B.Ed. (Hons.) 2001 University of Cyprus, Cyprus Department of Education Sciences Specialization: Math and Science Education
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2012 Present European University Cyprus Cyprus Assistant Professor in Art History and Theory (2012-present) Lecturer in Art History and Theory, Coordinator of the BA in Graphic Design (2009-2012)
2010 2012 Ministry of Education and Culture Cyprus Advisor for the New Curriculum in the Visual Arts
2007 2009 Institute of Education, University of London London, UK Postdoctoral Fellow and Module Leader
Publications
 
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
Forthcoming 2019 Contemporary Art in Cyprus: Politics, Identity and Culture Across Borders Tselika, Evanthia & Gabriel Koureas (Eds) London, UK: Bloomsbury andI.B. Tauris
Forthcoming, 2019 “The Dig, the Fragment and the Archive: The Archaeological Imaginary in Greek-Cypriot Contemporary Art” Eleftheriadou, Artemis Chapter in E. Stylianou, E.Tselika & G. Koureas (Eds), Contemporary Art in Cyprus: Politics, Identity and Culture Across Borders. London, UK: I.B. Tauris
2019 “Affect and Drama in Museums: An interpretive framework for understanding the real thing and its political potential” Museum Management and Curatorship DOI: 10.1080/09647775.2019.1566021
2018 “Miniature Landscape: Sharqi, The Instant Photograph and the re-invention of Cyprus’ image” Philippou, Nicos photographies 12 (1) 99-116
2018 “Greek-Cypriot Locality: (Re)defining our Understanding of European Modernity” Philippou, Nicos Chapter in P. Meecham (ed.), A Companion to Modern Art. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc 339-358
2017 Museums and Photography: Displaying Death. Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert (Eds) London and New York: Routledge
2017 “Approaches to Displaying Death in Museums: An Introduction” Stylianou-Lambert, T. Chapter in E. Stylianou & T. Stylianou-Lambert (eds.) Museums and Photography: Displaying Death. London and New York: Routledge 1-17
2014 “The Archive as a Space for Negotiating Identities: Defying Cypriotness in the work of Haris Epaminonda and Christodoulos Panayiotou” Chapter in L. Wells, T. Stylianou-Lambert & N. Philippou (eds.), Photography and Cyprus: Time, Place and Identity, London, UK: I.B.Tauris 240-263
2014 Stylianou, E. (eds), “Special issue: Photography, Artists and Museums” Stylianou-Lambert, T. photographies 7 (2)
2014 “Artists’ Photographic Reflections: Imag(in)ing the Art Museum through Fictional Narratives” photographies 7 (2) 181-200
Exhibitions
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
Nov 2018- Jan 2019 Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of Photography and Archaeology Local Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Associated with the Pierides Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus Member of Curatorial Team
May2016- Jan 2017 Glyn Hughes,retrospective Local Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Associated with the Pierides Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus Curator of Educational Programs
June 2014-Nov 2014 Treasure Island Local Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Associated with the Pierides Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus Member of Curatorial Team
Nov 2013-April 2014 Other Indications Local Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Associated with the Pierides Foundation, Nicosia, Cyprus Member of Curatorial Team and editor of exhibition catalogue
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2018-2020 EDUCLAB: Education and Digital Culture Laboratory Erasmus+ KA2 Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practice, KA201 Strategic Partnerships for School Education Local Coordinator (for Cyprus)
2018-2019 Contested Heritage: Interpreting archaeological collections in Cyprus with Syrian adolescent refugees UCL Global Engagement Fund, London UK Project Partner
2018-2019 State Gallery for Contemporary Art, Cultural Policy and Museological study for the new State Gallery in Nicosia, Cyprus Cultural Services, Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus Research Associate/Consultancy
2017-2018 Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of Photography and Archaeology Cultural Services, Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus Project leader and co-ordinator
2016-2020 ARKWORK: Archaeological practices and knowledge work in the digital environment COST-European Cooperation in Science and Technology Member of Management Committee- Action 15201
Summer 2014 Living Museums: Collaborative Creation, Performance & Education Based on Museum Artefacts Lifelong Learning Program Erasmus – Intensive Programs(IP) Partner
2012-2015 Transforming Audiences, Transforming Societies COST-European Cooperation in Science and Technology Member of Management Committee – Action IS0906
2012-2013 The Political Potential of Curatorial Practices and Pedagogical Paradigms Internal Faculty Research Grant, European University Cyprus Lead Researcher
June-Aug 2011 United States of Europe: An Exhibition about Identity and Diversity in Europe European Cultural Parliament Independent Researcher
Apr-Sept 2009 Technological Innovations in the Museum Swedish Research Council, Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK Consultancy
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service Key Activities
2018-2019 Cultural Services, Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus Research Associate/Consultancy Preparation of a report relevant to the cultural policy for the development and management of a state museum of contemporary art and a museological study.
2016-Present Taylor & Francis Group Reviewer for peer-reviewed international journal photographies Review of articles towards publication.
2015-Present Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus Member of the Committee for the Selection and Purchase of Art for the State Collection, [Επιτροπή Αγοράς Έργων για την Κρατική Συλλογή] Selection and purchase of works of art for the state collection of art.
2013-Present IAPT, International Association of Photography and Theory, Nicosia, Cyprus President and Member of the Advisory Board Management of the non-profit organization, its activities and its strategic planning.
2010-2012 Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus Advisor Consultancy for the development of the new curriculum in the Visual Arts in Primary Education.
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2018 Erasmus+ Teaching Mobility Scheme Fellowship Erasmus
2012 1st Award for Outstanding Research in the School of Arts and Education Sciences, Internal Faculty Research Grant European University Cyprus
2011 Internal Faculty Research Grant European University Cyprus
2009 Faculty First Grant Support Scheme Institute of Education, University of London
2007-09 Postdoctoral Fellowship Institute of Education, University of London
2005-07 Spencer Fellowship, Research Training Grant New York
2004-05 Enid W. Morse Fellowship for Teaching in the Arts New York
2003-07 Teachers College Scholarship for International Students Teachers College, Columbia University, New York
2004 Art Table Museum Fellowship Curatorial Department, New York
2002-04 Fulbright Fellowship, Graduate Grant
Other Achievements