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Personal research

 

 

1.  Ethnographic research on dance in Rhodes (1980-83). One article published and one book.

 

2.  Ethnographic research on dance in Karpathos (1986). Two published articles and a book with Marigoula Kritsioti. One LP record edited.

 

3.  Bibliographical research on dance in the international poetry (since 1981). Published three anthologies and one article. A CD-ROM and a website with 2000 poems.

 

4.  Collecting work on dance in world philately (since 1988). Published a complete catalogue of 3,000 stamps.

 

5.  Archival research on Greek dance in iconography: Collection of texts by travellers, prints, paintings, church icons, postcards, old photographs etc. (since 1982). One album published and a website.

 

6.  Archival and bibliographical research on ancient Greek dance and 20th century attempts for its revival (since 1989). One published article; one album and one exhibition on Isadora Duncan.

 

7.  Bibliographical research for an encyclopedia of traditional Greek dance containing 3,000 entries (since 1979). References from 1,500 books and articles, dance music from 500 LP records. A book published in 1995.

 

8.  Research on the history of dance in the Orient before 1900 (since 1990). Accounts by European travellers, prints, paintings. One album published, more in preparation.

 

9.  Supervision, joint supervision or cooperation in research projects

     within the research department of the Greek Dance Theater:

 

1. Ms. Marigoula Kritsioti (librarian): "Dance in Karpathos". Ethnographic Research. Three articles, one LP record and one book have been published.

 

2. Ms. Anna Panagiotopoulou-Zikou (Diploma of Physical Education, dance instructor in the Athens University Physical Education Department): "The phenomenon of dance in the province of Dorida. Choreogenesis and choreography of the neo-hellenic dance". Doctoral thesis in the University of Athens Physical Education Department, approved in 1992.

 

3. Mr. Yannis Zikos (Diploma in Physical Education, dance instructor in the Athens University Physical Education Department). "The dance phenomenon in the province of Voio, Kozani. Pedagogical importance and cultural power of the neo-hellenic dance". Doctoral thesis in the University of Athens Physical Education Department, approved in 1992.

 

4. Ms. Aliki Lambrou (folklorist): "Dance in Skyros". Research aiming to the writing of a book. One article has been published.

 

5. Ms. Constantina Amarantou (Undergratuate of Physical Education): "Dances and songs, manners and customs in Sinassos, Cappadocia". Diploma disssertation. University of Thrace, Physical Education Department, approved in 1991.

 

6. Mr. Christos Broufas (folklorist, decorator): "Song, attire and dance amongst the Vlachs". Field research. One book has been published.

 

7. Ms. Dr. Stella Vergi (linguist, Assistant Professor, University of Thessalonica): Dance as a semiotic system. The book "Language and rhythm" has been published.

 

8. Ms. Smaragdha Svarna (mathematician): "Dance and music among the pythagorian philosophers". Bibliographical research.

 

9. Mr. Dr. Nikos Zagouras (Associate Professor, University of Patras): Connections between Greek ancient and folk music. Two articles have been issued.

 

10. Ms. Anna Cirigliano (choreographer): "The Greek dances". Diploma dissertation in the National Dance Academy of Rome, approved in 1990. One paper has been presented in congress. Research is being continued under the topic: "Information on the dances of the Dodecanese Islands in Italian archives".

 

11. Ms. Regina Kapetanaki (choreographer, stage director): "The dramatic aspects of folk dance". Research aiming to the writing of a book.

 

12. Mr. Philippos Philippou (Diploma of Physical Education, dance instructor at the University of Thrace): "The traditional dance as a social phenomenon in Orma, Aridea region". Dissertation for the postgraduate diploma (D.E.A.) in Ethnoloky in the School of Social Sciences, Paris. It was approved in 1993.

 

13. Mr. Dimitris Goulimaris (Diploma in Physical Education): Aspects of the dance phenomenon in the areas of Malgara and Kessani, Eastern Thrace. Dissertation for the postgraduate diploma of Ethnology in the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. It was approved in 1993.

 

14. Ms. Nikoletta Vertsioti (undergraduate in civil engineering): Dance and space. The architectural shaping of the place of dancing. Diploma dissertation in the Civil Engineering Department of the Polytechnic School of the University of Patras. It was approved in 1990.

 

15. Ms. Caterina Stavrou (philologist): Traditional dances of Aghiassos, Lesbos, and their relation to society. Dissertation for the postgraduate diploma D.E.A. of Ethnology in the School of Social Sciences, Paris. It was approved in 1990.

 

16. Ms. Marie-Hélène Delavaud-Roux (choreographer, archaelogist): Study on dancing during the Greek Antiquity. Doctoral thesis in the Aix-Marseille University, France. It was approved in 1991. Articles and two books have been published and papers have been presented in congresses. A report and choreographies have also been presented.

 

17. Ms. Dr. Elisabet Hanley (Professor at the Dance Section of Penn State Univeristy, U.S.A.): Alterations on the folk dances during their presentation on stage. Research project during sabbatical leave in Athens, in 1993.

 

18. Ms. Christine Glauser (sociology undergraduate): Sociological study on the Greek folk dance groups in Germany, Undergraduate paper for the Department of History in the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

19. Ms. Agnès Mabille (sociology undergraduate): Dancing the Greek way in Athens of 1988. Dissertation for the postgraduate diploma of Sociology, University of Paris IV. It was approved in 1988.

 

20. Mr. Gergely Born (choreographer): Dance groups in Greece as a social phenomenon. Comparison with Hungary. Scholarship of the Greek Government. Study in collaboration with the Natioanal Centre of Folk Art of Hungary.

 

21. Mr. Stergios Theocharidis (computer analyst): Dance customs of the Greeks refugees from the area of Konia, Asia Minor. Archival and ethnographic research aiming to the writing of a book.

 

22. Ms. Anastasia Anastassopoulou (economist): Patterns of alignement in Greek folk dances. Computer-aided comparative study.

 

23. Ms. Anne Sorin & Ms. Sophie Deliyannis (historians): Greek dances in the narrations of French travellers, 1600-1900. Dissertation for the postgraduate diploma of computer documantation in the School of Social Sciences, Paris. It was approved in 1993.

 

24. Ms. Dora Pharmaki (computer engineer): Study on the creation of a complete bank of visual and other data about for management of a large wardrobe of folk costumes. Research program sponsored by the European Union.

 

25. Ms. Alexia Margariti (graduate of the State School of Dance): The dances of four villages of Cappadocia. Diploma dissertation in the Section of Higher Studies of Paris University IV, Sorbonne. It was approved in 1988. Three articles and two papers in congresses have been published.

 

26. Ms. Angela Shand (philologist): Dance from the inside. Essay for the Diploma on International Relations in the University of Minnesota, U.S.A.. It was approved in 1991.

 

27. Folk Dance Festival (Organisation of the Greek Orthodox Church of North America): The history of the Folk Dance Festival F.D.F. Research project open to contributions of many persons aiming to the publication of a vertebrate book.

 

28. Mr. Norvald Nilsen (musicologist): Foreign dances in Norwegian schools and generally in the educational system of Scandinavia. Field research on Greek dances, their notation and adaption in school instruction. Study in collaboration with the Agder Musikkonservatorium, Norway.

 

29. Ms. Sophia Gari-Eleftheriou (dentist): "The traditional culture of the Greek refugees from Kiutachia, Asia Minor". Study for the writing of a book. A lecture has been given.

 

30. Ms. Dr. Agoro Tsiou (philologist): "Songs and dance customs in the area of Konitsa, Epirus". A book and a CD have been published, entitled "Loupsiko, Konitsa".

 

31. Mr. Christos Iakovou (historian): "The ceremonial dancing with objects in Cyprus". Preliminary study for of a doctoral thesis.

 

32. Ms. Dr. Anna Lazou (philosophy lecturer at the University of Athens). "The ancient Greek dance seen from a philosophical viewpoint". Research for a doctoral thesis. Many articles have been published and papers have been presented in congresses.

 

33. Mr. Dr. Frederick Naerebout (historian, instructor in the Department of Archaelogy of the University of Amsterdam): "The ancient Greek dance and the attempts for its revival". Doctoral thesis in the University of Utrecht, Holland.

 

34. Ms. Sasha von Gerlach (choreographer): "The dramatic element in Greek dance". Research on the connection between ancient and neo-hellenic traditional dance within the contemporary choreographies.

 

35. Ms. Dorrit Poulsen (ethnologist): "Traditional dance and costume in Megara". Research under a scholarship from the Danish Government for the writing of a book and the preparation of an exhibition in Copenhagen and Athens.

 

36.  Mr. Kipps Horn (ethnomusicologist): "The element of improvisation in Greek traditional music". Doctoral thesis in Monash University of Melbourne.

 

37. Mr. Vangelis Liapis (lawyer): "Dance and costume amongst the Kountouriotes Albanian Greeks in Eleusis". Field research. Articles and a book have been published. Papers have been presented in congresses.

 

38. Ms. Adamantia Angeli (economist): "Iconography of dance in Greece of the 19th and 20th century". Several lectures and websites.

 

39. Ms. Athina Maha (Historian, graduate of the University of Ioannina): The Greek traditional costumes. A book has been published.

 

40. Ms. Dr. Naira Kilichian (Dance Historian, member of  Academy of Sciences, Yerevan): Comparative study of Armenian and Pontic dances. Several lectures and articles.

 

41. Ms. Angharad James (Dance graduate, University of Surrey): Greek folk dance and  Benesh notation.

 

42.  Mr. Pericles Papakostas (graduate of Physical Education): Dance in the area of Nevropolis of Agrapha, Konitsa. Sociological approach. Research for the elaboration of a doctoral thesis.

 

43.  Ms. Corina Oosterveen (teacher in pedagogy of dance): "Applications of traditional dance in contemporary society". Research for the elaboration of new methods for the teaching of traditional dance.

 

44. Mr. Yannis Manos (historian-archaeologist): Ethnological research on the music and dance in the village Psarades, Florina region. Field research in view of a doctoral thesis.

 

45. Ms. Anna Molnar (choreographer, teacher of physical education): The role and the significance of dance and music in Greek Education". a. Choreography for gymnastics, b. Rhytmic gymnastics and improvisation in sport and dance, c. Notation method for rhythmic gymnastics, sport and dance.

 

46. Ms. Mary Kerner (dance historian and critic): Isadora Duncan and ancient Greek dance.

 

47. Madeleine Lytton (choreographer): “Isadora Duncan and Greece”.

 

48. Ariadne-Daphni Stergiopoulos: "Music and dance traditions in Goumenissa, Kilkis"

 

49. Inger Zielfelt (Sweden): Comparative study between Swedish folk culture and the Greek one.

 

50. Evagelos Roubas (Greece): Traditional culture in the village Parakalamos, Ioannina. 

 

51. Ms. Madeleine Lytton (choreographer, France): Isadora Duncan and Greece.

 

52.  Mr. Daniel Koglin (Germany): Greek music of Thrace, the kaval flute.

 

53. Ms. Marilena Fatourou (Greece): Oriental dance.

 

54. Ms. Martha Cotrim (Brazil): A la recherche du temple perdu. Research on the training of actors and dancers as initiation to creativity.

 

55. Mr. Mohamed Sadek & Ms. Sotiria Patsiou: Bridging Egypt with Greece and Greece with Egypt.

 

56.  Ms. Bettina Henkel (Austria): Greek face-to-face dances.

 

57.  Ms. Margarita Kefalaki (Greece): Dance in Naxos and Corsica.

 

58.  Ms. Athanassia Kontonikou (Greece): Performance, choreography and education.

 

59.  Mr. Nektarios-Petros Gioutsos (Greece): Dances of  Nymphs, Menades and other female dances during Antiquity.

 

60.  Ms. Calliopi Varoudaki (Greece): Census of dance groups and dance schools. Their role in the preservation of social cohesion.

 

61. Ms. Karen Ann Elizabeth Kriegel (U.S.A.): Comparative study of traditional dances between Greece and Korea.

 

62. Ms. Zoe Robinson (U.K.): Archetypes as expressed in movement.

 

63. Ms. Gordana Blagojevic (Serbia): A comparative study of Serbian and Greek traditional folk dances during the 20th century.

 

64. Ms. Prof. Jo Tyler Smith (USA): Dance in ancient Greek drama.

 

65. Ms. Vasiliki Farmaki (engineer): A collective disposition: Dancing Greek dances at the age of the individualistic culture.

 

66. Mr. Charalambos Bakopoulos: Traditional dances and customs of the Island of AmorgosDora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

67.  Ms. Adamantia Christofilopoulou: Research on dance tradition and customs at Langadia, Arcadia. Entertainment (dance, song, etc.). Dora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

68.  Ms. Marigoula Kristioti: The village Othos on Karpathos Island, a field research on music and dance traditions. Dora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

69.  Mr. Dimitrios Lianostathis: Dance, music and customs research at the village Kourkouli in Evia. Dora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

70.  Mr. George Stavropoulos: Research on dance customs at Syros, a Cyclades Island. Dora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

71.  Ms. Lambrini Raikou (anthropologist): The village Tsoukalades in Viotia, a pure Sarakatsani villageDora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

72.  Ms. Agoro Tsiou (phillogist): Kantsiko, a village of the Mastorohoria, Konitsa, Epirus. Traditional dances and songs in the cycle of life. Dora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

73.  Ms. Calliopi Varoudaki: Dance and traditional culture, research in the island of Castellorizo. Dora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

74.  Mr. Ioannis Veronis (lawyer): Dance and relative customs research at Damarionas village, Naxos Island. Entertainment (dance, song etc.). Dora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

75.  Ms. Dr. Anna Lazou (philosophy lecturer, University of Athens): Dance and theatre tradition research at Skoulikado village, Zakynthos Island. Dora Stratou Dance Theatre and S. Niarchos Foundation, 2007.

 

76.  Ms. Sara Toscano (choreographer, performer, Portugal): The muse and the museum. (2014)

                                

77.  Mr. Dimitris Stavroulakis (electrical engineer): Involvement of employees in the taking of decisions in Greek industry. Supervision of research at the University of Patras. Doctoral thesis approved by the University of Patras in 1989.

 

78. Approximately 100 diploma dissertations in subjects pertaining to Sociology and Management. Supervision of research at the University of Patras, School of Engineering.

 

79.  Approximately 30 research papers by students on subjects within Industrial Management. Supervision of research in the Post-Graduate Department of the University of Paris IX

 

80. Mr. Dr. Stavros Goutsos (diplomas in mathematics and management): Control by the competent authorities on public enterprises in Greece. University of Paris IX Dauphine (1987). Evaluation of doctoral theses as a member of the jury

 

81.  Mr. Dr. Yves Guilcher (historian): Traditional culture and ancient dances. University of Britany in Brest. Chairman of the jury (1994). Evaluation of doctoral theses as a member of the jury.

 

 

Saturday the 19th. Alkis Raftis Personal website.