Public Lectures and Discussions 'Βig Data, New Media, Documentation Issues: Learning from Pioneering Initiatives'

National Hellenic Research Foundation (48, Vas. Constantinou Av. GR-11635, Athens)


Wednesday 6 February 2019    
18:00 - 20:00 Andreas Fickers, Professor for Contemporary and Digital History, Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), Head of the Digital History Laboratory.
Andreas Fickers is the director of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) and head of the DH-Lab. He is Professor for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg. Fickers is head of the FNR funded Doctoral Training Unit ‘Digital History & Hermeneutics’ (DTU) and coordinates the Trinational doctoral school together with Prof. Dr Dietmar Hüser (Universität des Saarlandes) and Prof. Dr Hélène Miard-Delacroix (Université Paris-Sorbonne). He's also prinicipal investigator of the Impresso project and co-editor of VIEW, the Journal of European Television History and Culture. He's currently the Luxembourg national coordinator of DARIAH-EU and member of the joint research board of Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA).    
Wednesday 20 March 2019    
18:00 - 20:00 Christos ArvanitidisHead of Research, Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR).
Christos Arvanitidis is Research Director and head of the Biodiversity Laboratory at the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research. His research focuses on marine biodiversity, biodiversity informatics, functional diversity, and coastal ecosystems. He coordinates the LifeWatchGreece Research Infrastructure. He is a national delegate to LifeWatch ERIC. Service: member of the pool of experts and the biodiversity drafting team for the UN World Ocean Assessment; national expert on the EU GES Descriptor “Biodiversity” (MSFD Implementation phase); ICES Task Group, 6, working on the seafloor integrity (EU MSDF); Board of MARS (European Network of Marine Research Institutes and Stations); Society for the Marine European Biodiversity Data (SMEBD); Editorial Board of the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS); Scientific Advisory Council of the International Polychaete Association (IPA); Scientific Council of the Institut Méditerranéen de Biodiversité et d'Ecologie marine et continentale (IMBE).     
Wednesday 10 April 2019    
18:00 - 20:00 Jürgen Neyer, Professor and Vice-President of International Affairs, Director of the Centre for the Internet and Human Rights (CIHR), European University Viadrina.
Jürgen Neyer is Professor of European and International Politics Politics and Dean of the Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences at European University Viadrina. Together with Ben Wagner he is Director of the Centre for Internet & Human Rights. His research interests focus on accountability and legitimacy of European and international multilevel governance structures. Neyer has taught and worked at the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität in Frankfurt am Main, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, the Universität Bremen, the European University Institute, Florence and the University of California, Berkeley.     
Wednesday 8 May 2019    
18:00 - 20:00 William Allen, Fellow by Examination in Political and Development Studies, Madgalen College, University of Oxford, Research Officer, Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS).
William Allen is a Fellow by Examination in Political and Development Studies at Magdalen College, University of Oxford. He is also a researcher with the Global Exchange on Migration and Diversity at the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS), working on public messaging about migration and integration issues. Previously (2012-18). He has worked with The Migration Observatory at Oxford, developing and leading research into media portrayals of migration.    
  Each lecture will be followed by open discussion with the audience.