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Stefanos Keramidas

Archaeologist-Museologist
Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports

Stefanos Keramidas works as an archaeologist museologist in the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades,
being responsible for the islands of the Small Cyclades. He has obtained a BA in Archaeology and History of Art from the School of Philosophy of the University of Athens where he attended a postgraduate course in Art History.
He has also completed graduate studies in Cultural Management at the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences in Athens and Museum Studies at the University of Leicester in U.K. holding a scholarship from the State Scholarships Foundation.
He has been a CHIRON Marie Curie fellow in the Ename Center for Public Archaeology and Heritage Presentation (Ghent, Belgium) and also a fellow of ICCROM, the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, and the British School at Athens for conducting museological research in Rome, Berlin, and United Kingdom respectively. He has worked for the preparation and implementation of three permanent archaeological exhibitions in the Argolid region, in the Peloponnese while as a former employee of the Directorate of Archaeological Museums in the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports he has contributed in a number of exhibition programmes and museum projects.

His research interests lie in collection management, exhibition making as well as in exploring ways towards a holistic interpretive framework which will eventually offer the ultimate experience to museum visitors.