Department of Visual ArtsΕCTS Programme of Studies 2020 2021
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Department of Theory and History Art
The Department of Theory and History of Art (THISTA) was inaugurated in the academic year 2006-07 within the context of the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA).Its major aims are to:
- promote the historical, theoretical and interdisciplinary study of art within the context of the Athens School of Fine Arts which offers an ideal opportunity to combine theory and practice
- encourage innovative ways to relate to the past and to other artistic traditions, with emphasis on modern and contemporary art in Greece and abroad
- provide a forum for contemporary discussion and debate on a variety of issues relevant to both the visual and other arts.
The Department offers a four-year Bachelor Degree Programme culminating in a Bachelor of Arts in the Theory and History of Art. It also offers a two-year MA Degree in Theory and History of Art and a PhD Programme.
THE ΒΑ CURRICULUM
Please check the Curriculum/Course Guide for the current academic year:
The four-year Bachelor Degree Programme is divided in two two-year sessions. In the first two-year period, six courses are required per semester with 5 ECTS points each (6 x 5 = 30 ECTS). In the last two- year period, students may choose from a variety of specialized courses which are either lecture-based (7 ECTS each) or seminars (9 ECTS each). In the 3rd and 4th year, students are required to take three lecture courses and one seminar per semester (3 x 7 = 21 + 1 x 9 = 9, total: 30 ECTS).
THE ERASMUS PROGRAMME
Courses are taught in Modern Greek. Erasmus students without knowledge of Modern Greek will be able to follow a number of courses on the basis of the following methods:
- Tutorials (in English or other foreign language).*
- Evaluation based on written papers (short assignments and a final paper) in English or other foreign language; oral examinations may also be available, depending on the instructor.
- Access to a fully equipped library in international bibliography, videos, films, etc. http://www-en.library.asfa.gr/askt/site/Home/t_section
- Visits to sites, museums, galleries, etc. (in Athens and other locations in Greece).
- Access to the Annexes which give the possibility to visit important sites and study local culture in various parts of Greece: Delphi, Hydra, Mithymna (Lesvos), Mykonos, Rethymno (Crete), Rhodes, Tsepelovo (Epirus). http://www.asfa.gr/en/institution/facilities/artistic-stations
- Contact with artists and studio work.
*Languages available are English, French, German and Italian, depending on the instructor.The academic year runs from October to June. It is divided in two semesters: Fall semester:
October - January
Spring semester: March - June
Erasmus students can enroll during September or February.THE FACULTY
- Nikos Daskalothanassis, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History
- Sophia Denissi, Professor of Literary History and Criticism
- Ada Dialla, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary European History
- Andreas Giacumakatos, Professor of the History and Theory of Architecture
- Kostas Ioannidis, Associate Professor in Art Theory and Criticism
- Assimina Kaniari, Assistant Professor, History of Modern European Art
- Kelly Linardou, Assistant Professor, History of Byzantine and Western Medieval Art
- Nancy Litsardopoulou, Assistant Professor, History of European Art from Renaissance to Baroque
- Panagiotis Poulos, Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics
- Eleonora Vratskidou, Assistant Professor of History of Modern Greek Art
- Fay Zika, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Theory of Art
Visiting and Adjunct Faculty
To be announced at the beginning of each academic year.CONTACTS
Department Erasmus+ Coordinator
Maria Myroni firstname.lastname@example.org
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