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Angeliki Tzouganatou

Research Project Manager & Open Infrastructure Specialist

Angeliki Tzouganatou is an experienced digital heritage researcher and practitioner. She completed a PhD at the Institute of Anthropological Studies in Culture and History at the University of Hamburg, as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie POEM PhD Fellow. In her PhD, titled “Openness and fairness in the digital ecosystem: on the participation gap in cultural knowledge production”, focused on open and fair practices and produced new open models. Angeliki holds a MSc in Digital Heritage at the University of York. She has graduated from the Department of History and Archeology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, and completed part of her undergraduate studies at the University of Bologna in Italy.

She has working experience at research projects such as POEM-Participatory Memory Practices (MSCA), EMOTIVE (H2020), CONCH (AHRC) and cultural institution like Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre (SNFCC), Leeds Museums and Galleries and the Benaki Museum. Angeliki has also teaching experience in the domains of open knowledge and critical approaches in digital heritage.

Currently she serves as a Research Project Manager & Open Infrastructure Specialist in OpenAIRE AMKE, leveraging open and fair practices for championing open scholarship.

Openness both as value and in practice could penetrate all the elements of the digital ecosystem, enhancing the distribution of power, tapping into the potential of an open ecosystem nurturing participation towards fairness.