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Dr. Vicky Kynourgiopoulou

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Dr. Kynourgiopoulou is a book reviewer for several publications on architecture, design and cultural heritage studies. Her archaeological field work concentrates in North Africa and the Middle East where she specializes in sustainable tourism development in underdeveloped countries.

Discovering the South of Italy

Dr. Vicky Kynourgiopoulou December 3, 2015

Academic Excursion to the Southern Italian town of Matera By Professors Marta Perrotta and Ben Scribner Matera was one of the first human settlements in Italy, and among the most active filming locations in the country, chosen by Pier Paolo Pasolini… More

The Brunello di Montalcino Experience

Dr. Vicky Kynourgiopoulou November 23, 2015

By Professor Luigi Tocchetti learn how to invest in Wine Montalcino is a tiny medieval town, immersed in one of the most beautiful regions of the world, Tuscany, surrounded by vineyards, olive trees, and breathtaking views wherever you look at. As many… More

Eating our way through Tuscany

Dr. Vicky Kynourgiopoulou November 9, 2015

Food Studies Academic Excursion In 1825 the renowned gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote about food “tell me what you eat, and I’ll tell you who you are”. This is what we had in mind as we embarked on our Tuscan food exploration on a rainy… More

Student Insight: Cultural Treasures

On the destruction of Cultural Treasures By Thomas DiFazio, Arcadia in Rome, Villanova University student In the spring semester of 2015, I enrolled in a study abroad course known as Stealing Cultural Treasures. The decision to participate in this course… More

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