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Dr

Natalia Grincheva

Honorary
Culture And Communication
cultural diplomacy
social sciences
museum
arts & humanities
humanities, multidisciplinary
arts & humanities - other topics
digital diplomacy
soft power
communication
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Dr

Natalia Grincheva

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Digital Communication/Technologies
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Dr

Natalia Grincheva

 

Holder of several prestigious international academic awards, including Fulbright (2007-2009), Quebec Fund (2011–2013), Australian Endeavour (2012–2013) and SOROS research grant (2013-2014), Dr. Grincheva travelled around the world to conduct research on digital diplomacy. Focusing on new museology and social media technologies, she has successfully implemented several research projects on the “diplomatic” uses of new media by the largest museums in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Her research appeared in many prominent international academic journals, including Journal of Creative Communications; Museum International; Curator, The Museum Journal; Hague Journal of Diplomacy; Global Media and Communication Journal; Museum and Society, and others. Among her most influential publications is an award-winning short format book, Psychopower of Cultural Diplomacy in the Information Age, that received 2013 Digital Humanities (DH) Research Award in the category “Best DH short publication.” Currently, she is working on two publication projects contracted by Routledge. The first book, Branding the Global Guggenheim: Cultural Diplomacy in the Neoliberal Age, explores franchising museum practices as new avenues for contemporary institutional diplomacy. The second monograph, Museum Diplomacy in the Digital Age, will contribute to the ‘Museum Meanings’ Routledge series. It will explore online museum spaces as sites of social activism and digital diplomacy through several case studies, including the Virtual Museum of the Pacific, A History of the Wold in 100 Objects, and YouTube Play. Her current research interests include deep mapping and digital visualization of museum multiple impacts upon their neighbourhoods, cities and societies in a larger global context. She has recently successfully competed award-winning research project, Deep Mapping: Creating a Dynamic Web Application Museum "Soft Power" Map. The project employs Geographic Information Technologies to develop a digital mapping research tool which can visualize time-space development of museum “soft power,” defined as an institutional ability to attract large and diverse audiences and generate economic capital. The 3D demo of the soft power map system is available online: http://victoriasoftware.com/demo/

Projects

Research Grants:

2018: Deep Mapping: Creating a Dynamic Web Application Museum "Soft Power" Map
Melbourne University in collaboration with the Australian Center for the Moving Image
The Melbourne Engagement Grant
2013: Singapore Memory Project: Digital Nation Branding
Singapore National Library Board, Singapore
City Future Fund Travel Grant

2013: Comparative Studies of Digital Diplomacy across Countries
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
SOROS Global Supplementary Grant Program

2012: American Museums and their Role in the U.S. Cultural Diplomacy
USC Centre on Public Diplomacy, Los Angeles, USA
Travel Mobility Research Grant

2012 -2013: Digital Diplomacy of Australian Museums
RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Australian Endeavour Research Fellowship

2011 -2014: Social Media Strategies for Cultural Diplomacy of the 21st Century
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Fonds de Recherche du Québec


Scholarships:

2013-2014: David J. Azrieli Graduate Fellowship, Concordia University (stipend)
2010-2013: Graduate Fellowship, Concordia University (tuition and stipend)
2007-2009: Fulbright Scholarship, U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (tuition and stipend)

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 10 most recent scholarly works by Natalia Grincheva.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2015

Accelerator Award, Concordia University

2015

Graduate Scholar Award, Digital Humanities Conference, Canada, Vancouver

2014

Graduate Scholar Award, New Directions in the Humanities Conference, Madrid, Spain

2013

Digital Humanities ‘2013 Best Publication’ Award, International DH community

2012

Young Cultural Policy Researchers Forum Award, Helsinki, Finland

2012

Honourable Mention in Recognition of Academic Excellence, ABTA Academic Association

2011

Young Cultural Policy Researchers Forum Award

2011

Graduate Scholar Award, Arts in Society Conference, Berlin, Germany

2011

Graduate Scholar Award, Technology, Knowledge, and Society Conference Bilbao, Spain

2010

Accelerator Award, Concordia University

2010

Judith Huggins Balfe Award for Scholars in the field of Cultural Policy, USA

2010

Judith Huggins Balfe Award for Scholars in the field of Cultural Policy, USA

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Awards

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Honorary

Culture And Communication

Research Fellow - Digital Studio

Culture And Communication

Honorary

Culture And Communication

Member

U40 - Young Experts Capacity Building Programme ‘Cultural Diversity 2030’ | UNESCO

Member

International Council of Museums (ICOM) | UNESCO

Education

Education


PhD in Humanities

Concordia University

MA in Arts Management

American University

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