Esther Solomon is Assistant Professor in Museum Studies at the University of Ioannina. She studied archaeology, museology and social anthropology at the University of Ioannina, the Universita’ Internazionale dell’Arte in Florence, the University of Sheffield and the University College London. She worked as museologist for the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and as museum educator and exhibition curator for museums and other cultural organizations in Greece and abroad.
Solomons’ combination of academic and practical work extends into regular talks and training of professionals and volunteers in public organisations and museums, spanning from state museums in urban centres to tiny collections in remote villages. Such training is related to outreach, collections interpretation, exhibition curating, community engagement and the role of museums in social change. Specialized in ethnographic approaches to material culture, she has published widely on museum and exhibition theory, public archaeology and “difficult” heritage.
Last publication: Contested Antiquity. Social Conflict and Archaeological Heritage in Modern Greece and Cyprus (2021, Indiana University Press).
|Postal Address:||University of Ioannina
Central Library Building
Department of Fine Arts and Art Sciences
P.C. 45110 Ioannina GR
|Office:||Ground Floor, Room 250|
|Office hours:||Tuesday 13.00-15.00 and Wednesday 11:00-12:00|
|Detailed Curriculum Vitae:||CV Esther Solomon 23.10.2020(en)|
History of Art: from the Prehistoric Period to Late Antiquity
History of Art
Theory of Art