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Eleni Gemtou

Eleni Gemtou studied Classical Archaeology at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Germany) and completed her dissertation in Art History at the Kapodistrian University, Athens (Greece). Amongst other projects, she worked on archaeological excavations and in museums within Greece, as well as in the educational programs of the British auction house Christie’s in Athens. Since 2004 she has been working as a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Historyof Science in the University of Athens. Her special interest lies in the relation between art and science, which she attempts to approach both historically and philosophically. She has published papers in international and Greek journals and has participated in a number of conferences. Representative papers published in international journals are:•“Die Rolle der Tradition in der modernen Kunst Griechenlands“, Thetis. Mannheimer Beiträge zur klassischen Archäologie und Geschichte Griechenlands und Zypern, Bd.11-12, Mannheim 2005. •“Analogies, Metaphors and Models in Art and Science”, Philosophical Inquiry, International Quarterly, vol.XXXI, Summer – Fall 2009, no 3-4, 51-64•“Beauty in Art and Science”, Anistoriton, vol.11 (2008-9) Art.•“Subjectivity in Art History and Art Criticism”, Rupkatha. Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities. Vol.2, no 1 (special issue on visual arts), 2010, p.2-15•“Depictions of Sunsets as Information Sources”, Leonardo. The Ιnternational Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology, MIT Press, Volume 44, Issue 1, February 2011.

location: Athens, Greece