History+ Lab
Hellenic American Union
Massalias 22, Athens, 10680

History+ Lab

Online Workshop

How does the historical narrative shape marketing / tourism policy, promotion of products, and the (re)branding of landmarks?

Which digital applications can highlight the cultural heritage of a place?

What is the role of history in shaping international relations?

Which are the forms of public history in a digital context?

How can the environment shape cultural heritage?

23 November, 2020 to 8 February, 2021

Applied public history comes together with the fields of business, culture, international relations, technology and environment in a new online workshop open to all, regardless of academic studies or career. History+ Lab highlights the modern face of History, its primary sources and its potential uses through hourly webinars by renowned professionals, online discourse platforms with distinguished speakers and 2-hour workshops. It consists of five course units that are divided in two cycles. History+ Lab is organized by the Hellenic American Union and held under the scientific supervision of the Hellenic American College/Hellenic American University and the University of Peloponnese Center for Greek and International History (KEDIS). It is coordinated by Maria Sampatakaki and academically supervised by Konstantina Botsiou.

Fully ONLINE: Participate in the seminar from wherever you are! You just need a computer connected to the internet and a webcam.
Reliable: Certificate for those attending the entire program.
Contemporary: The seminar is conducted though Blackboard Ultra e-learning platform. 
Course fees: 150€ for the entire workshop | Reduced fee: 100€ for students and unemployed | 85€ for each individual cycle

Detailed program:

Cycle 1:
Business Activity and History, with Maria Sampatakaki, Historian, Founder of "historistai", Head of the Public Properties Company Archive organizing team
Webinar: Monday, November 23, 19:00
Platform: Wednesday, November 25, 19:00. Participants in the platform will be announced soon
• Cultural Policy and History, with Konstantina Siountri, MSc Architect-Restoration Expert, PhDc, Ministry of Environment and Energy
Webinar: Monday, December 7, 19:00
Platform: Wednesday, December 9, 19:00. Participants in the platform will be announced soon
Workshop: “Sustainable Cultural Development for Digital Cities”, Tuesday, December 15, 19:00
Cycle 2:
History in International Relations, with Konstantina Botsiou, Associate Professor of Contemporary History and International Politics, Director of the University of Peloponnese Center for Greek and International History (KEDIS)
Webinar: Monday, January 11, 19:00
Platform: Wednesday, January 13, 19:00. Participants in the platform will be announced soon
History and Technology, with Elias Stouraitis, New media historian, PhD candidate, Ionian University
Webinar: Monday, January 25, 19:00
Platform: Wednesday, January 27, 19:00. Participants in the platform will be announced soon
Workshop:“Methods for analyzing public history through software”, Tuesday, February 2, 19:00
Joint Session
The Environment as Historical Heritage: Activism, tradition and sustainable development, with Maria Sampatakaki
Webinar: Monday, February 8, 19:00
If conditions permit, visits-interactions across areas of relevant interest will also be organized.   
History+ Lab is offered in Greek. Basic knowledge of web browsing to use the Blackboard Ultra platform are required.
The program is aimed at anyone interested, and particularly to students and graduates of philological, humanities, social and economic schools. At professionals who are active in the field of tourism, culture, marketing and to teachers who wish to expand their field of knowledge in terms of the use and utilization of historical science in specific fields.

For more information and registrations, click here.

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