Criss-crossing Practices and Infrastructures in Archaeological Knowledge Work

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 18:00

Presentation in Athens in conjunction with an event on  Cultural Heritage Infrastructures in Digital Humanities.


Isto Huvila is Professor in Information Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden, and Adjunct Professor in Information Management at Information Studies, Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland.

Angeliki Chryssanthi is Associate Researcher in the Digital Humanities Research Centre, University of Chester.

Elton Barker is Reader in Classical Studies at The Open University, UK, and Community Director of Pelagios Commons.


Aggeliki Sgora is Adjunct Lecturer at the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Western Macedonia, Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Peiraeus, and Special Consultant at the Hellenic Ministry of Digital Policy.

Archaeology and Archaeological Information in the Digital Society shows how the digitization of archaeological information, tools and workflows, and their interplay with both old and new non-digital practices throughout the archaeological information process, affect the outcomes of archaeological work, and in the end, our general understanding of the human past.

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Taking Health Information Behaviour into Account: implications of a neglected element for success- ful implementation of consumer health technologies on older adults (HIBA) is an Academy of Finland funded research project at Åbo Akademi University.

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ARKDIS project maps the implications and opportunities of the digitalisation of information and information work in the domain of archaeology and to develop and evaluate conceptual and practical methods and procedures for enhancing archaeological information work in the digitalised environment.

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