Climate change impacts on cultural heritage: Facing the challenge

Veleni Polyxeni

Dr Polyxeni Adam-Veleni, Archaeologist/Theatrologist has been Director of the Ephorate of Antiquities in Pieria (2003-2006) Director of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki (2006-2018), Director of the Thessaloniki Ephorate of Antiquities (2017-2018) and since July 2018 she is General Director of Antiquities of the Ministry of Culture and Sport. She is Professor at the Greek Open University and International Hellenic University and visiting professor at uni- versities in Europe and the US. She has conducted numerous excavations in Central and West- ern Macedonia (Greece), organized or participated in more than 145 museums exhibitions, organized 68 conferences, has published 155 articles in journals, 8 monographs and has edited 70 publications. Along with archaeology she deals with theater, literature and painting.