Prof. Andreas Orphanides

School : School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Department : Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Position : Professor, History, Archaeology & Anthropology

Prof. Andreas  Orphanides Mailing Address
Nicosia
Cyprus

22713252 22713252

Email: A.Orphanides@euc.ac.cy A.Orphanides@euc.ac.cy

Profile

Professor Andreas G. Orphanides is Professor of History, Anthropology and Archaeology, and Council Member of the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education. Professor Orphanides has played an active role in the Bologna Process and in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), in quality assurance in European higher education, as well as in the development of higher education in Cyprus. He is a consultative member of both BFUG Board and BFUG, and a member of the E4 Group. Professor Orphanides had/has served as the Assistant Director of the Institute of Cypriot Studies at SUNY at Albany, as Assistant Director of the Archaeological expedition in Cyprus of SUNY at Albany, as Vice-President of ECSA-Cyprus, as member of the Ad-Hoc Committee on Cyprus’ Higher Education, and as member of the Preparatory Committee for the establishment of Open University of Cyprus. He served at university administrative positions at all levels. He has a significant research record, has published several books and journal articles, as well as articles in daily Press, and has presented papers in several international conferences. Apart from his academic and administrative activities, Prof. Orphanides has systematically been working creatively with music composition and poetry. He created and published four CDs, and he composed four major symphonic works, over 25 songs (including the lyrics), and the anthems of two universities (including the lyrics). His main areas of expertise are policy making, leadership and quality assurance in higher education.

Degrees

B.A. (ptyxio)  University of Athens (Greece), History/Archaeology, 1978

M.A. State University of New York at Albany, Classics/Archaeology, 1982

Ph.D. State University of New York at Albany, Anthropology/Archaeology, 1986

Post Graduate Specialization Hellenic Open University (Greece), Open and Distance Learning, 1999
 
DHC (Doctor Honoris Causa) “Ovidius” University of Costantza, Romania, 2012

Research Programs

Anthropology, Archaeology, History and Quality in Higher Education.

Publications

Books

  • Andreas G. Orphanides, Bronze Age Anthropomorphic Figurines in the Cesnola Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. SIMA, Pocket-Book 20, Gothenburg: Paul Astroms Forlag, 1983, 88 pages, 6 figures, 18 plates
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, Radioanalytical Techniques in Archaeology: Pottery and Raw Clay Analysis. Nicosia: AGO Publications, 1985, 104 pages, 10 figures
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, Towards a Theory for the Interpretation of Material Remains in Archaeology: The Bronze Age Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus. Ph.D. Dissertation, State University of New York at Albany, 1986, 233 pages, 30 figures
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), Greek and Latin Texts to the Third Century A.D. (by A. G. Orphanides and P. W. Wallace), SHC, Volume I, Nicosia: Institute of Cypriot Studies, University at Albany, and Cyprus College, 1990, 312 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), Near Eastern and Aegean Texts from the Third to First Millennia B.C. (by A. Bernard Knapp), SHC, Volume II, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 1996, 92 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), A Pilgrim’s Account of Cyprus: Barsky’s Travels in Cyprus (by A. D. Grishin), SHC, Volume III, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 1996, 114 pages, 18 plates
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), Pero Tafur and Cyprus (by C. I. Nepaulsingh), SHC, Volume IV, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 1997, 70 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), English Texts: Frankish and Turkish Periods (by D. W. Martin), SHC, Volume V, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 1998, 336 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), English Texts: British Period to 1900 (by D. W. Martin), SHC, Volume VI, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 1999, 352 pages, 55 plates
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), Greek Texts of the Fourth to Thirteenth Centuries (by H. A. Pohlsander), SHC, Volume VII, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 1999, 217 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), Latin Texts from the First Century B.C. to the Seventeenth Century A.D. (by L. Roberts), SHC, Volume VIII, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 2000, 272 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), The Final Days of British Rule in Cyprus (by D. W. Martin et P. W. Wallace.), SHC, Volume IX, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 2000, 370 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), Lusignan's Chronography and Brief General History of the Island of Cyprus (A.D. 1573 (by O. Pelosi), SHC, Volume X, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 2001, 252 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), Enosis and the British (by R. Coughlan), SHC, Volume XI, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 2004, 252 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), German Texts: Turkish Period (after 1800 (by H. A. Polhsander, SHC, Volume XII, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 2006, 302 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), George Boustronios, A Narrative of the Chronicle of Cyprus 1456-1489 (Translated by N. Coureas and H. Polhsander of Anthology of Texts), SHC, Volume XIII, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 2005, 252 pages
  • (Co-edited by Andreas G. Orphanides with P. W. Wallace), Swedish Texts (by Elisabeth Piltz), SHC, Volume XIV, Albany, NY: Greece and Cyprus Research Center, 2007, 121 pages, 3 plates

 

Chapters

  • “The Impact of Culture on Multinational Peace-Keeping Operations.” In T. F. Petrides, ed., Security of Smaller States. Nicosia: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Cyprus, 1996: 128-132
  • “CYPRUS,” In Multilingual Lexicon of Higher Education, Volume 2, London: Saur, 1996: 42-52
  • "The Bronze Age Terracotta Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus: Their Interpretation." In Amir Harrak, ed., Contacts Between Cultures: West Asia and North Africa, Volume 1, Lewiston: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1992: 221 226
  • “?????a ???a?e?a,” In ?a?? ??aß???a-Evjen, ???a???. ??µ?s?e?µata t?? ???a????????? ?e?t??? 32, Athens 1984, pp. 184-190, 216, figs. 26-31, pls. 96-97

     

Papers - Articles

  • Andreas G. Orphanides, "Challenges in European Higher Education", Higher Learning Research Communications  (HLRC) 2:2 (2012): 3-7
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, "Reaching Higher", Public Service Review: European Science & Technology 14 (2012): 40-41
  • Andreas G. Orphanides (co-authored with Nicholas Koureas), “Piracy in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean during the Later Lusignan and Venetian Periods (15th-16th Centuries)”, ?pet???? t?? ???t??? ?p?st?µ?????? ??e???? ??p??? XXXIII (2007): 21-62
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, "Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area", Journal of Business and Society, vol. 18 (2005): 3-6
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, "Higher Education: Internationalization vs. Globalization", Journal of Business and Society, vol. 15 (2002): 3-4
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, "The Bronze Age Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus: Women's Child Caring Role." Archaeologia Cypria, Volume IV (2001): 83-94
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, "Accountability and Integrity in Higher Education", Journal of Business and Society, vol. 13 (2001): 3-4
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, "Cyprus' Development into an International Center for Services", Journal of Business and Society, vol. 12 (2000): 3-4
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, "Open and Distance Learning: A Modern Necessity." Journal of Business and Society, vol. 11 (1998): 3-4
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “The Political and Economic Implications of the Mycenaean Presence in Cyprus.” Acts of the 3rd International Congress of Cypriot Studies, Volume Á', Nicosia: ?ta??e?a ??p??a??? Sp??d??, 2000: 379-385
  • John S. Kaminarides & Andreas G. Orphanides, “Pricing a Product in International Markets: The Problem of Foreign Exchange Risk.” Bank of Valetta Review, no. 17 (Spring 1998): 39-52
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, & John S. Kaminarides, “The Cultural Aspects of Doing Business Abroad.” Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Meeting of American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, vol. 11 (February 1998): 161-170
  • Andreas G. Orphanides & John S. Kaminarides, “The Impact of Culture on International Business.” Journal of Business and Society, vol. 10, no. 1 (1997): 3-14
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “European Union and Cyprus: Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.” Journal of Business and Society, vol. 9, nos. 1 and 2 (1996): 3-4
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “The Meaning and Function of the Bronze Age Terracotta Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus.” RDAC (1990): 45-50
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “A Theoretical Approach for the Interpretation of Material Remains in Archaeology.” Archaeologia Cypria (1990): 11-18
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “A Critical Review of Archaeological Interpretations of Material Remains.” Journal of Business and Society vol. 3, no. 1 (1990): 64-70
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “The Chemical Characterization of the Bronze Age Terracotta Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus.” RDAC (1989): 164-171
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “A Critique of Suggested Interpretations of the Prehistoric Anthropomorphic Figurines.” Journal of Business and Society vol. 1, no. 2 (1988): 164-171
  • •Andreas G. Orphanides, “A Classification of the Bronze Age Terracotta Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus.” RDAC (1988): 187-199
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “Southern Cyprus in the Late Bronze Age: A Regional Perspective.” Archaeologia Cypria (1985): 21-31
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “Classification, Ethnohistoric Analogy and Burials in Archaeology.” ?pet???? t?? ???t??? ?p?st?µ?????? ??e???? ??p??? 12 (1983): 491-495
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “Late Bronze Age Weapons in Cyprus” ??p??a??? ????? 74-75 (1981): 178-186
  • Andreas G. Orphanides, “?e??at???? ?p?d??µ?? st?? ??p?? sta ?????a t?? ?e?et???at?a?.” ??p??a??? ????? 55-56 (1977): 12-26

 

Music Compositions

  • CD "Orphanides Meets Kapp – EURASHE 20th Anniversary Gala Concert, Tallin", 2011
  • Music Composition of "Symphonic Poem “Anerada” for Piano and Orchestra", 2006
  • Music Composition of "Symphonic Suite in F major “?????? ???e?” (for symphony orchestra), 2005
  • Music Composition and Libretto of "Symphony in D minor “Olympic Legacy”" (for symphony orchestra, choir and soloist-baritone), 2005
  • Lyrics and Music Composition of CD “F?????????a [Heart Leaves]” (13 songs), Nicosia, Aria Music Records, 2004
  • Lyrics of Popular Oratorio - CD "??s? t?? ???ta [Island of Love]" (12 songs), Athens, 2000
  • Lyrics and Music Composition of University Anthems of Open University of Cyprus and European University Cyprus, 2006

Conferences

  • Meeting of Directors General for Higher Education, Nicosia, 22-23 October 2012. Keynote Speech: “An Overview of Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)”
  • ASEM International Conference “Quality Assurance and Recognition in Higher Education: Challenges and Prospects”, 6-7 December 2010. Paper: “Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area”
  • Symposium on "Quality and Recognition in Higher Education: Challenges and Prospects", KY.S.Α.T.S., Nicosia, 10 November 2007. Paper: "The European Quality Assurance Register"
  • Bologna Process - Conference of Ministers Responsible for H.E. (Chair of a Panel Discussion), London, 17-18 May 2007
  • Chairman of Session and Participant in Panel Discussion on "Progress of the Bologna Process", 17th EURASHE Annual Conference on "Research and Innovation & the Social Dimension of HE", Copenhagen, 25-27 April, 2007
  • Bologna Follow-Up Group (BFUG) Meetings (as representative of EURASHE), 2006 - present
  • Plenary Session Chairman and Workshop Presentation on "Quality Assurance in EHEA", 16th EURASHE Annual Conference, Dubrovnik, 27-28 April, 2006
  • Plenary Session Chairman, EURASHE 15th Annual Conference “University Colleges in the Bologna Process: Quality Culture and Applied Research”, Vilnius, 28-29 April, 2005
  • Organizer/Chairman, EURASHE 14th Annual Conference “Networking in the Open European Higher Education Area”, Nicosia, 6-7 May 2004
  • International Conference “Cultures of Memory/Memories of Culture” CYSSE in association with ACUM, Nicosia, 20-22 February 2004. Presentation: Opening Address
  • EU–MEDRESSA International Conference “E-Learning and E-Training”, Nicosia, 7-8 Νοvember 2003. Paper: “The Necessity of Open and Distance Learning Systems, and the Open University of Cyprus”
  • EURASHE 11th Annual Conference "After Bologna - Prague: Recent Developments in European Higher Education," Viseu, Portugal, 31 Ìay-1 June 2001. Paper: Accreditation in Cyprus' Higher Education: Past and Present."
  • International Academic-Student Conference "Human Rights: Planet Earth Beyond 2000”, Cyprus College, Nicosia, 14 Ápril 2000. Paper: “European Union and Human Rights: Implications on the Solution to the Cyprus Problem".
  • Conference on "Pedagogical Dialogues: Practical and Theoretical Issues in Tertiary Education." Cyprus College, Nicosia, 8 Ápril 2000. Paper: "Open and Distance Learning: Necessity and Prospects.”
  • C.A.A.R.I. International Conference on “Engendering Aphrodite: Women & Society in Ancient Cyprus.” Nicosia, 19-23 March 1998. Paper: “Bronze Age Terracotta Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus: Implications of Womens’ Child Caring Role.”
  • International Conference “Problems and Prospects of Russian Management at the Threshold of the 21st Century,” Krasnodar (Russia), 23-26 April 1997. Paper (with John S. Kaminarides): “The Impact of Culture on International Business.”
  • 3rd International Congress of Cypriot Studies, Nicosia, 16-20 Ápril 1996. Paper: “The Political and Economic Implications of the Mycenaean Presence in Cyprus.”
  • International Seminar on “The Contribution of OSCE to Security of Smaller States,” Nicosia, 15-16 January 1996. Paper: “The Impact of Culture on Multinational Peace-Keeping Operations.”
  • International Conference on “Innovation in European Higher Education,” Co-organized by EURASHE and Cyprus College, Nicosia, 27 May 1995. Presentation: “Introductory Address“
  • 33rd International Conference on “Asian and North African Studies,” Ôïronto, 19-25 August 1990. Paper: “The Bronze Age Terracotta Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus and Their Interpretation.”
  • 1st International Conference on “Cypriot Studies: Cypriot Terracottas,” Brussels, 29-31 May 1989. Paper: “The Interpretation of the Bronze Age Terracotta Anthropomorphic Figurines from Cyprus.”
  • 6th International Colloquium on “Aegean Prehistory,” Athens, 30 August - 5 September 1987
    Paper: “The Mycenaeans and Intraregional Interaction in Cyprus in the Late Cypriot II and III Periods.”
 
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