New Perspectives in Science Education

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Tatiana Kharitonova

Institution: The State Hermitage Museum

Country: Russian Federation

Tatiana Kharitonova is the Researcher of The State Hermitage Museum, psychologist, historian, the author of more than 20 scientific articles on psychology of art perception & museum communication.
Tatiana has a background in history and psychology: Faculty of History of Omsk State University F.M. Dostoevsky; retraining in the specialty “Psychology of Management”, St. Petersburg State University; Master of Psychology, St. Petersburg State University.
Tatiana is PhD in Psychological sciences (at the Department of Social Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, St. Petersburg State University). Thesis: “Socio-psychological characteristics of visitors in the situation of museum communication: the example of The State Hermitage Museum”.
She is working at State Hermitage Museum for 30 years: in the beginning as researcher-assistant of the Directorate, than researcher-psychologist. Tatiana has research experience in other museums (part-time job for 10 years at The State Museum of St. Isaak’s Cathedral, St. Petersburg), analytics for “Information and Analytical Center of Culture and Art” (Tyumen), analytics for The Museum of geology, oil and gas (Khanty-Mansiysk).

Key projects:
• Researches in the field of art perception and museum communication at The State Hermitage Museum (2009-to date)
• Perception & Evaluation of works of art, informational support of the expositions
• Studies for navigation
• Author’s series of lectures at higher educational level (SPb State University & Hermitage Museum): «The Psychology of Art», «The Psychology of visual image» (visual identity), «The Psychology of Beauty», “Fashion history and psychology”
• Workshops: “Experience of art perception”, “Saint-Petersburg: psychology & architecture of the city”, “Genius in the arts”, «Practical Psychology of beauty» “Psychology of communication”, En plain airs.

Tatiana is the speaker of numerous international scientific congresses and conferences:
• 12 European Congress of Psychology, (Istanbul, 2011);
• XXX International Congress of Psychology (Cape Town, 2012);
• 13 European Congress of Psychology (Stockholm, 2013);
• 28th International Congress of Applied Psychology (Paris, 2014)
• VIII International IT-Forum of BRICS: IT in cultural institutions. (Khanty-Mansiysk, 2016);
• Museum today: exposition and interpretation (State Hermitage, 2016);
• “Anan'ev Readings” (Faculty of Psychology, SPb St. University, 2015, 2017);
• International Conference “Museum and the Viewer” (Perm, 2017);
• International Scientific and Practical Conference “Working Emotional Intelligence in Business and Education” (Moscow, 2018).

She has competences in organizing social and psychological studies in museums and other cultural institutions (coordinating a plan, concluding a contract, developing methodological tools, conducting observation, questioning, analyzing results, writing a report), including studies with the use of special equipment. Tatiana is professional in PC data analytics (working with the SPSS statistical package).
Tatiana was curator of the exhibition project “Antonio Meneghetti. Maestro di allegria” (St. Petersburg, The State Russian Museum, 2015). She is also a trainer in international seminars, organized by Kiev and Riga schools of ontopsychology, one of the authors of the method “Intuitive aesthetics” together with HAI, Lithuania.
Areas of expertise: analytical researches in classical & contemporary arts, psychology of visual image, studies of criteria of art perception and creativity, language of visual art, emotional factors in the evaluation of works of art, theory and practice of museum communication

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