Angelos Palikidis


POSITION: Lecturer

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Telephone: 25310 39468

Email: agpalik@otenet.gr

RESEARCH AND TEACHING SUBJECT:

Teaching of History

RESEARCH INTERESTS

History Didactics (theoretical, methodological and practical issues in teaching History Research in History Textbooks (illustration and text), History Curricula and Greek Education Law, Art History in History Teaching, Local History Teaching

COURSES TAUGHT

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1. History of Modern Greek Art and Culture: Matters of Theory and Teaching Methodology (55ΥΕ18)

2. History of European Art and Culture: Matters of Theory and Teaching Methodology (tba)

3. The Source-based Teaching of History (55EE1301)

4. History Teaching Method (55ΕΣΤΗ62)

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

2007: PhD (Department of History and Archeology, University of Ioannina, Greece) Thesis title: The role of the Picture in Secondary Education History Textbooks (1950-2000): Didactic, ideological and aesthetic functions.

1987: BA (Diploma) in History and Archeology, 1987, Department of History and Archeology, University of Ioannina, Greece.

E mployment

2013 - : Lecturer in History Didactics, Department of History & Ethnology, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece)

2009-2012: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Primary Education, Department of History & Ethnology, Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini, Greece

1994-2012: History teacher, secondary education, Greece

Membership of Academic Societies

President, Philological Union of Kavala (Greece) (2007-2014), Board member, Pan-hellenic Philological Union (2011-2012), Member, International Society for History Didactics, Member, Greek Society of Education Historians

Research Interests

History Didactics (theoretical, methodological and practical issues in teaching History Research in History Textbooks (illustration and text), History Curricula and Greek Education Law, Art History in History Teaching, Local History Teaching

Use of E-learning

Use of the Open eClass - Asynchronous Tele-teaching Platform in each of courses taught mentioned above to supply information and educational material (more than 12.000 visits per web-page per semester)

Teacher Training and seminars

Since 2005: training teachers of Greek Primary and Secondary Education

Partnerships with Educational Institutions

As representative of the Department of History and Archaeology, in cooperation with the East Macedonia & Thrace Educational Directorate and the Department of Language, Literature and Culture of the Black Sea Countries, Democritus University of Thrace, on the program “Teaching Local History in School” , the main aim of which is to produce teaching material and and in-service training in the teaching of local history for teachers

Partnership with local school advisors, to conduct seminars addressed to teachers of the area and to students of the Department of History and Archaeology

Publications

Books

The role of the image in History Textbooks of Secondary Education (1950-2002). Didactic, ideological and aesthetic functions. Kyriakides Editions, Thessaloniki 2009,

Critical approaches to the Nazi phenomenon. From Historiography and Political Theory to the School Historical Education ( Ed), Epicentro Editions, Thessaloniki 2013,

Selected publications and talks

“Didactic and ideological functions of illustration in Greek history textbooks: the example of Second World War and Resistance in textbooks of period 1950-2000”, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference of History of Education, University of Patras, 1-3 October 2004.

“Art in History Curricula of Secondary Education”, Sychroni Ekpedefsi (Journal of Contemporary Issues in Education) Journal, vol. 139 (2004), pp. 2-14.

Images of Second World War in Greek history textbooks: revealing historical reality or constructing historical memory in students?”, Proceedings of 2nd Panhellenic Conference of Drama Educational Society, Drama, 4-6 November 2005, pp. 796-808.

The portraits of heroes of Greek Revolution in History textbooks of Primary Education”, Proceedings of Pan-Hellenic Conference “Primary Education and the challenges of our times”, University of Ioannina, Department of Education, 17-20 May 2007, pp. 703-711.

“Art in History Curricula”, oral presentation in the 5th Congress of the Methodology & Educational Programs Unit of Patras University (Greece), Patras, 9-11 May 2003.

“The chapters of History of Art in Greek History textbooks of Secondary Education”, invited talk in the conference “History of Art in Education” of the Society of Greek Art Historians (Athens, 18-19.1.2008).

“Historical memory and image”, invited talk at the conference “Education and Historical Memory” of Ethnological Museum of Thrace (Alexandroupolis, 22-23.11.2008).

“How museums can contribute to develop historical thought and consciousness” invited talk at the conference “Museum and society” of Municipality of Alexandroupolis (19.5.2012).

“Ideological uses of the Thucydides Historia in Modern Greek Education; Peloponnesian War under the interpretation models of the National Historiography”, Nea Paedia Journal (New Education), vol. 145 (2013), pp. 133-149.

“The Role of Art in Greece during the Resistance against Fascism and Nazism and its ideological uses in Postwar Education” & “A question model to use images in History teaching”: invited talk in the Council of Europe Seminar in the frame of the project Shared Histories for a Europe without Dividing Lines: Human Rights as reflected in the History of Art (Strasbourg, 7-8.11.2013) Contribution to the related e-book (under publication).

“Colonialism and Decolonization in Greek School history textbooks of Secondary and Primary Education” with Elli Lemonidou (University of Western Greece), Giorgos Kokkinos (University of Aegean), Panayiotis Gatsotis (University of Aegean), Panayiotis Kimourtzis (University of Aegean), GiannisPapageorgiou (University of Aegean), talk in the Conference of International Society for History Didactics “ Colonialism, decolonization and post-colonial historical perspectives – Challenges for History Didactics and history teaching in a globalizing world ”, Tutzing (Germany), 16-18.9.2013.

Organization of Conferences and Seminars (selection of most recently held)

“Teaching issues in Humanity Lessons: Theory and Act”, Kavala, 10-11.12. 2011 [as president of the Philological Union of Kavala]

“Using New Learning Technologies in Teaching”, Kavala 12.5.2012 [as president of the Philological Union of Kavala]

“Thucydides: the great historian of the ancient world and his impact to date”, Athens, 22-24.11.2012 [as member of the board of the Panhellenic Philological Union]

“Teaching History”, History & Ethonology Department, Komotini 3.3.2012 [as secretary of the Scientific Committee]

“Nazism, Neo-nazism and Historical Education”, History & Ethonology Department, Komotini 13-14.12.2013 (see information and program in http://diimeridatie.blogspot.gr) [as president of the Scientific Committee]

Awards

“Excellence and Innovation” Award, Greek Ministry of Education, for project “War Refugees in Kavala during the Interwar period” (2011)