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Portrait of Olga Kolokytha

Olga Kolokytha

Lead Researcher, Director University of Vienna Austria Academic Research

Dr. Olga Kolokytha is the lead researcher for the University of Vienna in the Horizon2020 project Creative Industries Cultural Economy Production Network CICERONE on cultural and creative industries in Europe (project leaders University of Amsterdam), and Director of the Master programme MA in Music Management and MA in Music for Applied Media at the University for Continuing Education Krems. In CICERONE her research is focusing on the cultural heritage and audiovisual sectors. She has worked for more than a decade as cultural projects manager and consultant around Europe. She was one of the representatives of the cultural sector invited to the expert meeting on the future of the European Agenda for Culture in 2018. She is a member of ECURES (the European Association of Cultural Researchers), an elected member of the Board of the Research Network Sociology of the Arts of the European Sociological Association and a member of the Editorial Board of the journal City, Culture and Society. She speaks Greek, English, French, German, Italian and Spanish and her mother tongue is Greek.