Speakers 2018

Federico Francesco Ferrero – Italy - Chef – "Gastronomic heritage of Amorgos: a path towards the protection of a fragile beauty "
Dr Federico Francesco Ferrero, is at the moment considered one of the most respected gastonomy epert in Europe.
Graduated from Turin University in medicine and surgery summa cum laude 1998 and over the years has carried out some original multidisciplinary studies into various aspects of human nutrition. Dr Ferrero is interested in psychoanalysis and is a nutrition consultant for the Jonas Charitable Association (Onlus) in Turin (http://www.jonasonlus.it/). He ha s already published two books and appears every week in various tv and radio programs.
He has lectured widely on various aspects of food in Italy and in other countries. He also collaborates at Turin University and is a consultant for a number of Italian companies in the food industry.
He’s also a food journalist and his weekly column DoctorChef on La Stampa is followed by tens of thousands readers. Accidentally he also won the tv talent show MasterChef in 2014. For over 30 years he has had a great passion for gastronomy. Among his many interests in addition to his love for cuisine, are horses and the Aegean Sea.

Helen Methodiou – Greece –  Archaeologist - "The UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage/The UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural"





Anna Galanou – Greece - Ethnologist – "Anthropological approaches to the diet in our culture"

Anna Galanou was born in Athens, lived in France and in recent years has been living in Nafplion.

Wanting to study art and architecture, Anna ended up in Anthorpological studies through Ethnology and Anthropology. She has worked for the Univercity, the Ministry of Culture and various museums and organizations.

Her specialty is in cultural heritage in all its manifestations, particularly related to religion and nutrition.  She writes articles and studies, she's a French translator and gets involved in various cultural activities.

Irene Karoni – Greece – History and Philosophy of Science -  "Cinema and Gastronomy"

Dimitris Perdetzoglou – Greece – "Herbs and wellness - Amorgos herbs and gastronomy"

Eleni Ramou – Greece – "Cinema's gastronomic influence in tourism and entrepreneurship"