Agiatis Benardou


Agiatis Benardou is a Senior Researcher at the Digital Curation Unit, ATHENA R.C since 2009 and Postodoctoral Fellow at the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB). 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 is co-ordinating a course on Applications of Digital Methods in the Humanities at the Department of Informatics, AUEB. She has carried out extensive research as project member and WPL 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 “Block 15”, a project hosted by AUEB and co-funded by the Greek-German Fund for the Future and the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, which is the first immersive production on difficult heritage in Greece.

Agiatis holds a PhD in Ancient History and Classical Archaeology from King’s College London.