Evangelia Georgitsoyanni is a Professor in History of Art and Civilization at the Harokopio University of Athens, Greece. She is a former vice-rector of academic affairs and personnel and former dean of the School of Environment, Geography and Applied Economics at the same university, as well a former vice president of the General State Archives of Greece. She holds a PhD from the University of Paris I (Panthéon – Sorbonne), France. The cultural heritage of cemeteries is among her major research interests. She has conducted extended research regarding the Greek diaspora, focusing on the Greek funerary monuments at cemeteries in Southeastern Europe. Her research has been published in scientific journals and presented at European and international conferences. She hosted and organized, on behalf of Harokopio University of Athens, the Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Association of Significant Cemeteries in Europe in Athens on 2017.