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The Athens Dialogues - An International Conference on Culture and Civilization

Academic Events

George Babiniotis
Professor of Linguistics and ex-Rector of the University of Athens

10:00-11:30 1st Session

Stamatis Krimigis
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory & Member of the Academy of Athens, Greece
Demythologizing space: the seminal role of digital technology

Evi Sachini
Head, Strategic Planning & Development Department at the National Documentation
Centre (NDC) – National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF)
Preparing the future of our shared past: developing
a common information environment for Greek culture and education

Charlotte Roueché
Professor, King’s College London; Senior Research Fellow in Digital Hellenic Studies
Sharing learning: teaching sharing

11:30-12:00 Coffee Break

12:00-13:30 2nd Session

George Metakides
Professor of Logic at the University of Patras; President of the Digital Enlightenment Forum
‘Digital Enlightenment’: education, rights and trust

Donna Kurtz
Professor of Classical Art, Senior Research Fellow of Oxford e-research Center (OeRC)
Democratization of élite knowledge: humanities at Oxford University

Stylianos Hatzipanagos
Lecturer in Higher Education, Head of e-Learning (King’s Learning Institute),
King’s College London
The meaning of democracy and emergent educational technologies
in higher education: any evidence of convergence?

13:30-14:30 Lunch reception

14:30-16:00 3rd Session

Yves Jeanneret
Professor of Innovation and Development in Communication and Media,
Paris Sorbonne University, Celsa
Heritage and disruption in the sharing of knowledge in computer
mediated communication

Thanasis Hadzilacos
Professor of Information Systems, Open University of Cyprus;
Director of the Graduate Program in Information Systems
ICT in schools and the digital divide:
illiteracy cannot be fought with spellers

Dimitris Gouscos
Assistant Professor, Laboratory of New Technologies in Communication, Education and
the Mass Media, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies of the University of Athens
Open governance, interactive storytelling, social media,
playful learning: paths across networks of human thought

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-18:00 4th Session

Peter Meineck
Clinical Associate Professor of Classics, New York University and Honorary
Professor of Classics, University of Nottingham. Founder, Aquila Theatre
Digitizing Tragedy: the new technology of memorialization

Miltos Manetas
Visual Artist and Director at the Department of New Media
at the MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome
Existential computing and our new MiddleSouth

Ioanna Papadopoulou
CHS-Eu Fellow, Director of the iMouseion Project of the Centre of Hellenic Studies.
Researcher at the Université Libre de Brussels
The CHS-Harvard iMouseion Project: a digital environment
for interdisciplinary research and publications