Sofia Katharaki

Dr. Sheila Watson

Research area
My research explores emotions and empathy in museum practice, and their potential in affecting visitors’ attitude and behaviour at social history museums. I am interested in looking at the relationship between individuals and emotions, around difficult histories such as moral crimes.


Thesis working title:
Emotional engagement at Holocaust Museums: a qualitative study exploring emotions and their potential as a learning tool.
Master of Arts in Art Museum and Galleries Studies, School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, UK  (2014/2015).
Bachelor's Degree in Cultural Technology and Communication, University of Aegean, Greece (2002/2006).











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