ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

1821 Digital Archive Events

1821 Digital Archive at the Benaki Museum
The exhibition of the “1821 Digital Archive” in a physical space at the Benaki Museum is an installation that explores, from a spatial perspective, our ideas of what an archive does, and how, as well as the dynamic narrative that results from approaching, in diverse ways, documents on the Revolution of 1821.

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1821 Digital Archive Official Presentation
The Academic Steering Committee of the 1821 Digital Archive is delighted to announce the official presentation of the project, together with the opening of an exhibition on the same theme, and under the same title, which will be held at the Benaki Museum.
The event will mark the launch of a series of physical and online meetings designed to inform the public about the activities of the programme.
The event can be followed live on the Facebook page of the 1821 Digital Archive (https://www.facebook.com/1821DigitalArchive) and the 1821-2021 Initiative (https://www.facebook.com/protovoulia21).
To read more, go here.
1821 Digital Archive: archival questions, research prospects, digital challenges

The Research Centre for the Humanities, the National Hellenic Research Foundations and the General State Archives are co-organizing a two-day conference, titled “1821 Digital Archive: archival questions, research prospects, digital challenges”.
The conference will be held in the “Leonidas Zervas” Auditorium, of the National Hellenic Research Foundation on March 14-15, 2019.

Conference Program in Greek (PDF)

Workshop: 1821: What Made it Greek and Revolutionary?
In the framework of the 1821 Digital Archive project, the Research Centre for the Humanities (RCH) co-organized a series of scientific meetings alongside with the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia of the New York University (NYU) under the title «1821: What Made It Greek and Revolutionary?». The conferences took place in New York, Athens, London and Berlin. RCH was represented by Professor Ada Dialla, President of its Executive Administrative Board.

1821 Researchers’ Lab

Within the context of the 1821 Digital Archive project, the Research Centre for the Humanities (RCH) aims to invigorate academic dialogue and exchange of ideas by creating a strong and vibrant network of young scholars participating in the project. With this purpose, the RCH hosts regularly the «1821 Researchers’ Lab» meetings, where all the participants discuss the implementation of the project, each providing his or her individual insight through their experience working in the collaborating institutions, while also conversing about their specific scientific interests on Greek history. The first results of the «1821 Researchers’ Lab» will be presented in a conference that will be held in the summer of 2018.

 

Digital Humanities in Greece: Concerns and Challenges
In the framework of the 1821 Digital Archive project, the Research Centre for the Humanities (RCH) organized a 1-day conference under the title “Digital Humanities in Greece: Concerns and Challenges” (February 16th, 2018). The conference introduced a reflective conversation about the present and future of Digital Humanities. Drawing from the project’s experience of working and researching within a digital environment, the conference investigated the epistemological components of Digital Humanities, focused on diverse humanities fields in relation to the impact of digitality on their theories and methods, and critically presented a selection of digital humanities applications.

For the conference’s program in Greek, click here.