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Agiatis Benardou
Researcher, Digital Curation Unit, R.C. 'Athena", Institute for the Management of Information Systems, Greece

Agiatis Benardou is a Postodoctoral Fellow at the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business and a Senior Researcher at the Digital Curation Unit, ATHENA R.C. She has held posts as Research Associate at the Departments of Information Science and Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, and Visiting Scholar at the Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California Berkeley. Agiatis has served as Teaching Fellow in Digital Curation at the Department of Media and Culture, Panteion University, and she is co-ordinated a course on Applications of Digital Methods in the Humanities at the postgraduate programme on Digital Methods in the Humanities, Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business.

She has carried out extensive research in the context of various EU initiatives, such as Preparing DARIAH – the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities, EHRI (European Holocaust Research Infrastructure), ARIADNE, NeDiMAH, Europeana Cloud, DARIAH-EU, DARIAH- GR, ARK4, #DARIAHTeach and Europeana Research. She currently serves as Co-Head of DARIAH-EU VCC2 (Research and Education liaison) and is a team member in “APOLLONIS”, the Greek Infrastructure for Digital Arts, Humanities and Language Research and Innovation. She is the co-ordinator of the first VR application around Block 15 of the Haidari Concentration Camp in Athens. Agiatis holds a PhD in Ancient History and Classical Archaeology from King’s College London.