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OFFICE: Γ1.05 (New building) TEL.:   27210 45324
e-mail: ebitsani(at)


OFFICE HOURS : Tuesday 11:00 - 13:00, Thursday 14.00-16.00





Pr. Eugenia P. Bitsani, Political Scientist, has both academic and entrepreneurial experience

in the domain of cultural studies.

She holds the position of Professor at the Technological Institute of Peloponnese in the field

of Human Resources management with emphasis on cultural and social services. Also she is

visiting professor at several universities in Italy and France, and professor at the Hellenic

Open University teaching in the MASTER Program “Cultural-art policy and Management”

Her scientific interest and research focuses on issues like advance of human resources,

models of intercultural management, art- cultural management and planning cultural

policies especially in multicultural societies.

As an academic professor she applies interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary methods to the

study of regional man-heritage-landscape systems, national/local/ identity – art-heritage-
strategies and policies, intercultural networks, and strategies of intercultural management

and relationships in the global world.

A large number of her publications about the previously mentioned scientific fields are

published in English, in French and in Greek. She is also the author of the following books :

“Cultural Management and Regional Development. Planning of cultural policies and cultural

product”, “Human Resources Management: Issues and current approaches of the theory of

organisational and managerial behaviour” and “The development of the social business in

the fields of culture. An alternative proposal for regional development”.

As an entrepreneur she adopts transnational and cross-disciplinary approaches in access to

art and culture (ICT tools, new media, and contemporary arts, TQM in the art-cultural


Moreover she has worked as scientific project manager of many International and European

programs of cultural management and politics (EUROMED HERITAGE, CULTURE 2006,


Eugenia P. Bitsani collaborates, as consultant, with international institutions of the public

and private sector in strategic decisions and planning policies, on the socio-cultural domain.









Bitsani, E. & Elefteriou A. (2014). “The Management of Natural World Heritage Sites as an Essential Component of Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Development- The Tokaj-Hollókö Case Study in Northeastern Hungary: From a National/Local PastTowards an International/Global Future” in Nada Columbus ed. (2014). Tourism Development and Management NOVA NY USA.


Μπιτσάνη, Ε. (2014). «Ο ρόλος της συναισθηματικής νοημοσύνης στη διοίκηση ανθρώπινου δυναμικού σε περίοδο κρίσης. Το ερευνητικό παράδειγμα του Γ.Ν. Χατζηκώστα Μεσολογγίου»., Επιθεώρηση Διοικητικής Επιστήμης, υπό έκδοση.


Bitsani E. (2014). “The intercultural relations as a main factor of intercultural social capital for socioeconomic development in multicultural societies. The research example of Trieste, Italy”. In VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations in press (accepted).


Bitsani E. (2013) Intercultural City Identity” and “Human Intercultural Cities” (H.I.C) A Conceptual Model for the Social Cohesion of Modern and Post-Modern Cities. The research example of Trieste italy” research monograph Nova Publishers (in press)


Bitsani E. (2013) “Investing in art and culture for sustainable development of the european cities and regions: a response to the crisis and social cohesion?” research monograph NelFuturo FrancoAngeli editions.


Bitsani E. (2013). Theoretical Approaches to the Organizational Culture and the Organizational Climate: Exploratory Research Examples and Best Policies in Health Care Services Journal of Human Resource Management 2013; 1(4): 48-58.


Bitsani, E. and Kavoura, A. (2013). Accessibility versus advertising for mountain tourism: the case of Nafpaktia, Tourismos, An International Multidisciplinary Journal of Tourism.


Kavoura, A and Bitsani, E. (2013) Managing the World Heritage Site of the Acropolis, Greece International Journal of Advances in Culture and Tourism Hospitality Research 7, 1, 58-67


Bitsani, E. and Kavoura, A. (2012) Connecting enological and gastronomical tourism at the Wine Roads, Veneto, Italy for the promotion and development of agrotourism, Journal of Vacation Marketing, 18 (4) 301-312.


Bitsani, E. and Kavoura, A. (2011) Organizational Networks, Migration, and Intercultural Relations in Trieste, Italy, International Journal of Advances in Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, 4, 3, 26-37


Κεφάλαια σε συλλογικούς τόμους


Bitsani, Ε. and Kavoura, A. (2010) Application of the rural tour methodology for advertising and promoting rural areas in Eastern Europe, in The Economies of the Balkan and Eastern Europe Countries in the Changed World, Chapter 4, pp. 306-322, Karasavvoglou (Ed), Cambridge Publishing.


Kavoura, A. and Bitsani, E. Investing in culture and intercultural relations for advertising and sustainable development of the contemporary European city within the framework of international city branding and marketing: The case study of the Intercultural Festival of Trieste, Italy. Advertising: Types of Methods, Perceptions and Impact on Consumer Behavior. USA: Nova Publishers



Δημοσιεύσεις σε Πρακτικά Διεθνών Επιστημονικών Συνεδρίων με Κριτές


Bitsani Ε. (2014), “Integrating immigrants and ethnic minorities in the socio-political structures as a tool for social cohesion and intercultural relations in the multicultural societies: The research example of Trieste, International conference "Rethinking EU Immigration: legal developments, management and practices", that will take place on March 13-14, 2014 in Bucharest, Romania. (paper accepted).


Bitsani, E. (2013) Promoting Traditions of Multicultural Communities as a Tool for Social Cohesion in Trieste, Italy , Paper presented in The 2nd International Conference on Strategic Innovative Marketing, 13-17 September, Prague, ELSEVIER publications (υπό έκδοση).


Bitsani, E. and Kavoura, A. (2013) Promoting Traditions of Multicultural Communities as a Tool for Social Cohesion in Trieste, Italy Host Perceptions of RURAL TOUR Marketing to Sustainable Tourism in Central Eastern Europe. The Case Study of Istria, Croatia, Paper presented in The 2nd International Conference on Strategic Innovative Marketing, 13-17 September, Prague, ELSEVIER publications (υπό έκδοση).


Kavoura, A. and Bitsani, E. (2013) Methodological Considerations for Qualitative Communication Research. Paper presented in The 2nd International Conference on Strategic Innovative Marketing, 13-17 September, Prague, ELSEVIER publications (υπό έκδοση).