History+ Lab

Online Applied History Workshop

  • Can history be an active participant in entrepreneurship?
  • Which digital applications can highlight the cultural heritage of a place?
  • How does history affect international politics and relations between states and communities?
  • Does the digital world contribute to the shaping of public history?
  • What is environmental history and how it can propel sustainable growth?
Online applied history workshop organized by the Hellenic American UnionApplied 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 scientifically supervised by Konstantina Botsiou.
→Duration: November 23, 2020 - February 8, 2021
Registration Form & Procedures (PDF,in Greek, 221KB)
Buy online the program "History+ Lab" offered by the Hellenic American Union

→ 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
Discount is provided to unemployed and students upon enrollment for the entireprogram (both cycles). If you are a beneficiary of discounted registration, check the relevant field in the application form,fill it in and send it with all relevant supporting documents to culture@hau.gr 
History+ Lab is offered in Greek. Basic knowledge of web browsing to use the Blackboard Ultra platform is required.
The program is addressed to anyone with a general interest in history, and particularly to students and graduates in the humanities, social sciences, and economics. It would also be of interest to professionals in tourism, cultural programming, and marketing and to teachers who wish to expand their knowledge and use of historical science in their fields.

Maria Sampatakaki coordinates History+ Lab offered by the Hellenic American Union Maria Sampatakaki studied History at the School of Philosophy of the University of Athens and at the University of Helsinki, as well as Literature at Cambridge University. Her career as a historian began in the Diplomatic and Historical Archives of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). She has worked in the archives of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens and various missions abroad (Great Britain, Egypt) and in Greece (Archives of the Italian Administration of the Dodecanese, General State Archives, Rhodes).
Since 2004 she is actively engaged in the field of Public History as a columnist and a research associate for various newspapers (Ethnos, Eleftherotypia), magazines (Istoria, Istorika Themata) and publishing houses. She has published a series of monographs on modern Greek history, as well as two books of testimonies. In 2014 she founded the group “historistai”, aiming at the development of programs for the utilization of primary historical research in the fields of culture, economics and education. She is a Public History research associate with the Hellenic American Union.She is the magazine features editor of the monthly “Istoria Eikonografimeni” magazine.She works in the Archive of the Public Properties Company S.A.



Course Code CU1101
Department Cultural Affairs
Instructor Konstantina Botsiou, Maria Sampatakaki, Konstantina Siountri, Elias Stouraitis
Instruction Languages EL
Level Introductory
Certificate of AttendanceYes
Offered OnlineYes
Course Fees €150.00


Days and Hours Start Date End Date Hours per Week
November 23, 2020 - February 8, 2021 23/11/2020 08/02/2021
Last Update At: 2021/02/08 - 13:32:45



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