Secretary General of Contemporary Culture
Dr Eleni Doundoulaki was born in Athens. She graduated from Athens College.
She holds a PhD in Theatre Studies (Distinction) from the Department of Theatre Studies of the Faculty of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She also holds a BA (Distinction) from the same Department as well as two relevant MA titles. One from the School of Drama of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and one from the Department of Theatre Studies of the Faculty of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Moreover, she holds an ΜΑ in European Cultural Policy and Administration from the University of Warwick and an MSc in Culture and Society from the London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE.
She has worked in the cultural sector as a theatrologist and a scenographer as well as in the production field, collaborating, among others, with the Athens Festival, the Epidaurus Festival, the State Theatre of Northern Greece, the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Roumeli (Central Greece), the Theatro Technis (Greek Art Theatre) Karolos Koun, the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation.
From 2010 to 2014, Eleni Doundoulaki was the Artistic Director of the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Roumeli (Central Greece), in which, beyond her artistic and administrative work, she edited and undersigned the publication for the 30 years anniversary of the Theatre (1984-2014).
She has lectured at the Theatre Studies Department of the Faculty of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, she has scientific announcements and participations in numerous conferences in Greece and abroad and she is the author of various articles on theatre studies and cultural policy issues.
She was a member of the Advisory Committee concerning Artistic Issues of the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation.
She has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Library of Greece.
Eleni Doundoulaki was actively involved in Local Government in Greece. She has served as elected Municipal Councilor and Vice Mayor of the Municipality of Psychiko and as elected a Municipal Councilor and Apponted Cpuncilor for Culture of the Municipality of Philothei – Psychiko. Finally, she was elected Regional Councilor of Attica Region, where she has served as Regional Vice Governor responsible for Culture.
Olive Tree Routes
The Restoration of the Acropolis
The return of the Parthenon Marbles
Archaeological Museums & Collections in Greece
Intangible Cultural Heritage
The Greek Portal of the MICHAEL European project
A 365 Day Destination (Narrative)
Archaeological Resources Fund
A 365 Day Destination (English)
Access to cultural heritage networks across Europe