PhD Candidate, University of Brighton
Myrsini holds a degree in History and Archaeology from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and a MSc in Cultural Informatics and Communication from the University of the Aegean, Greece.
She has worked as an archaeologist in Greece, as a researcher in academia and as a cultural informatics professional for the implementation of IT in cultural heritage organisations. She has also taught courses on museums and cultural heritage management.
Myrsini is working on a PhD in collaboration with the Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton and Hove. She is currently investigating how digitally fabricated replicas of artefacts can be incorporated in museum experiences for different audience groups.
Manchester Museum recently returned items taken from Australia more than 100 years ago to Aboriginal leaders, the latest move in an ongoing debate over calls to repatriate museum artefacts to their countries of...