E.MA Directors

Prof. Dimitra Papadopoulou

tl_files/EIUC MEDIA/EMA/Directors/uni_papa.jpgName and Title: Professor Emeritus Dimitra Papadopoulou

Position: Director of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Human Rights,

Postal Address: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, UNESCO Chair, P.O. Box 48, GR-54124, Thessaloniki

Phone: 0030 (0) 2310 995311/997361

Email: dipeace@psy.auth.gr

About

  • B.A. in Classics, Faculty of Philosophy, A.U.Th.
  • 1973-74: Postgraduate studies in France, (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris) Scholar of the French Government
  • 1975: Ph.D in Social Psychology, School of Psychology A.U.Th.
  • 1992: Professor of Social Psychology and International Education, School of Psychology, A.U.Th.
  • Since the ‘80s she has been working for the promotion of Education for Peace and Human Rights in Greece
  • 1986: She founded the Institute of Education for Peace (Greek NGO)
  • 1997: She contributed to the establishment of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Human Rights, Democracy and Peace in the University of Thessaloniki
  • Since 1997: Director of the UNESCO Chair
  • 2002: UNESCO/UNITWIN Award 2002
  • 2005: Title of Professor Emeritus from the Senate of A.U.Th.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Social Behavior and Human Relations (Interpersonal cognitive conflicts, communication, Interpersonal Learning and understanding etc.)
  • Education for Human Rights and Peace

Teaching

Her academic teaching refers to issues of Social Psychology, Education for Human Rights and Peace, and the Culture of Peace.

Key Publications

-2004 (Editor) “Towards a Culture of Peace. Education for Peace in Schools”, Publ. by A.U.Th. and the Institute of Education for Peace, pp. 531

-2004 “The U.N. Decade of Education for Human Rights. The UNESCO’s contribution”, in the above, pp. 105-117

-2005 “UNESCO Chair in Education for Human Rights and Peace”, in “UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme-Ten Years of action-Case Studies”, pp. 109-122, GENEVA: UNESCO

-2011 ” The contribution of Psychology in the Culture of Peace”, in the Honorary Vol., Publ. by A.U.Th., pp. 295-309

Non-academic affiliations

  • National Chancellor for Greece of the NGO” International Association of Educators for World Peace” since 1990.
  • Member of the General Assembly of the Greek National Commission for UNESCO since 2005.
  • Member of the General Assembly of the Greek National Commission of UNICEF since 2006.