Angeliki Tzouganatou

Areas of Research

Work Package 3 “Connectivities built by memory modalities”
PhD Project 13

Thesis

Internet ecologies of open knowledge as future memory modalities (working title)

Abstract:

The research project will study conditions for the openness of data and business models of sharing cultural materials of public and private providers. It will investigate the diverse qualities of openness of cultural data provided by memory institutions and private providers, i.e. public and private aggregators of cultural data (e.g. Europeana, Digital Repository of Ireland, Google Cultural Institute, Wikimedia), and social media platforms (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr) on the Internet. The expected results shall create a critical analysis of current models and narratives for cultural online production and distribution online of cultural information as well as proposals for new economic and social models for production and distribution that are open compatible. Knowledge on open data, science and technology studies, internet economy is an advantage.

Supervisors

Mentors

Biography

Academic Qualifications

Since 10/2018
PhD Candidate at the Institute of European Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology, University of Hamburg, Germany

2016-2017
Master of Science in Digital Heritage, University of York, United Kingdom

2010-2016
Bachelor in History and Archaeology, University of Athens, Greece

2014
Erasmus student at the University of Bologna, Italy

Work Experience

July 2018
Research Assistant of the CONCH project, University of York, United Kingdom

2017-2018
Digital Media, Marketing and Communications Intern at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), Athens, Greece

2017-2018
Research Assistant (User-Centred Design and Production) of the EMOTIVE project, University of York, United Kingdom

2016-2017
Placement at Leeds Museum & Galleries in Digital Curation, United Kingdom

2015 – 2016
Exhibition Assistant at the Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

Interest and Expertise

  • Digital Heritage
  • Cultural Heritage Management

Publications

Tzouganatou, A. (2018). Can Heritage Bots Thrive? Toward Future Engagement in Cultural Heritage. Advances in Archaeological Practice,6(4), 377-383. https://doi.org/10.1017/aap.2018.32

Recent Conferences and Workshop Presentations

Tzouganatou, A., Vakondios, E. (2018). “City’s memories and narratives through new technologies, the implementation of chatbot”. Archaeological Dialogues, Panel ‘Urban Landscape and New Technologies’ (co-chairing the session), Athens, Greece (May 2018).

Tzouganatou, A., McKinney, S., Perry, S. (2018). “Chatbots for museums and heritage sites: all hype or promising strategy? A case study in building ChatÇat, a ‘bot of conviction’ for Çatalhöyük”. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Conference, Tübingen, Germany (19-23 March 2018).

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 764859.