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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Sheds new light on the potential of extra-academic knowledge-making as a contribution in formations of knowledge throughout society, explores extra-academic knowledge as a useful resource in academy, policy development, evidence based practices, and innovation, and focuses on the informational dimensions, stemming from and grounded in an informationscience perspective, which provides the means to address practical information-related issues throughout knowledge-making processes.

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