Athina Fatsea is a PhD Candidate in Cultural Heritage and Disaster Risk Management at the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting (DFLTI) and the UNESCO Chair on Threats to Cultural Heritage of the Ionian University (IU). She is the Project Manager of the Transatlantic Periscope; a project of Bertelsmann Foundation in partnership with the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). She also works on translation projects for the institutions of the European Union. She serves as a Research Fellow at the Institute of International Economic Relation (IDOS/IIER) and at the Laboratory for Geocultural Analyses (GeoLab).

She holds a master’s degree in International and European Governance and Politics from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). She has graduated with a first class honours degree as class valedictorian from DFLTI (IU). Moreover, she has participated in the research program “Greece 2021: Bicentennial of the Liberal Revolution” of the “Greece 2021” Committee and NKUA, and she was a member of the Jury Committee for the “Choix Goncourt de la Grèce 2020”. She was also an intern at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic.

For her academic performance, she has received scholarships and awards from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation (IKY), the Ionian University Rectorate (IU), Maria Stai Foundation (NKUA), and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Greece and Cyprus. She has participated in conferences in Greece and Europe. She speaks English and French.