Irianna Lianaki–Dedouli coordinates the Chair’s research development and training activities. Irianna is a PhD Candidate in Turku School of Economics and she holds a MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her research focuses on futures literacy and intercultural communication. In the past, Irianna worked for UNESCO’s Foresight Unit and UNESCO’s Culture of Peace and Intercultural Dialogue Programme.