January 17-18: Kick-off-meeting of the AGILE project. Université Paris 8, France.
January 17-18: Kick-off-meeting of the Welcome! project. Brno, Czech Republic.
January 19-20: Third transnational project meeting of the CitSci4All project. Lyon, France.
January 23: “Academic activism as manifestation of societal engagement and social innovation in responsible research”. Workshop of the Re_ACT project hosted by the Roskilde University, Denmark.
January 25-27: Second transnational project meeting of the GreenVETers project. Warsaw, Poland.
February 12-14: Final project meeting of The GLAMers project, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus.
April 3-4: final project meeting and multiplier event of the HEIDI project, Learning Planet Institute, France.
December 12: “European Citizen Science”. Presentation at the “Open Science services in Greece and the European Open Science Cloud Pilot Cloud (EOSC)” workshop organised by “Athena” Research and Innovation Center and Innovation Center, and the RAISE Science project. Thessaloniki.
December 6: “Environmental citizen sensing: social participation, arts and technology”. Webinar of the GreenVETers project.
December 1: “Visitors as active citizens: enhancing public participation in actions of cultural heritage institutions for climate change”. Multiplier event of The GLAMers project at the Goulandris Natural History Museum, Kifisia.
November 8: “Forms of citizen engagement in cultural heritage preservation: case study from the war in Ukraine”. Presentation at the Euromed Conference 2022, Cyprus.
November 8: “Citizen Enhanced Open Science in Cultural Heritage – Review and analysis of practices in Higher Education”. Presentation at the Eurome Conference 2022, Cyprus. Study.
October 27: “Universities in crises: The quest for resilience in higher education institutions (and its effect on bottom-up social participation). Invited talk at the International Online Conference & Bar Camp “Resilience Day – What we can learn from crises” organised by FH Münster’s project “THEA Ukraine X”.
October 27: “Hackathons as open innovation examples for cultural heritage preservation during conflict”. Presentation at the No Time To Wait Conference, The Netherlands.
October 25: “Active citizenship: The role of librarians in citizen science”. Workshop delivered in the online event organised by OpenAIRE Cyprus as part of the CeOS project.
October 6: “Citizen science for environmental and health issues in conflict zones”. Presentation at the 2022 European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) conference, Berlin, 5-8 October. Abstract.
September 29: “Open innovation in academia-society cooperation: examples of cultural heritage preservation in a crisis situation”. Talk at the annual Europeana conference.
August 30: final project meeting and multiplier event of the INOS project. Leiden University, The Netherlands
July 7: “From Open and Citizen Science to Activism: Roles for Academic Staff”. Webinar of the INOS project.
June 10, “community- driven innovation for Ukrainian cultural heritage”. Webinar on “Cultural Heritage Threats and the Role of Citizen Engagement Inside and Outside Universities”, INOS project.
June 2, “hacktivism by using earth observations for a social purpose”. Webinar on “Digital action: scope, methodology, tools and practices”, HEIDI project.
May 3 “Citizen science in academia-society relationships: few thoughts at the 3-year INOS journey”. Multiplier event, Bringing Open Knowledge and Innovation to Higher Education, University of Bordeaux.
May 4, “EU Space data for cultural heritage”. Online workshop “Open data in all its form: science, pedagogy and society” by the datactivists and University of Bordeaux.
February 24, « citizen science : introduction to the role of librarians” (in Greek) Επιστήμη των πολιτών: εισαγωγή στο ρόλο των βιβλιοθηκονόμων. Greek and Cypriot Node of OpenAIRE Link
January 18, invited ignite talk at European hackathon CitizensHack
October 13: online workshop “Youth audience engagement during COVID: digital ideas and methods from The GLAMers” in cooperation with Europeana, for The GLAMers project. Announcement.
September 29: webinar “Practices of digitally mediated youth engagement in GLAMs during the pandemic”, in cooperation with Europeana, for The GLAMers project. Announcement.
September 16: “Language learning as the agency for a social purpose: examples from the coronavirus pandemic”. Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL)
September 8: “Audience Engagement Practices by Cultural Institutions During the Pandemic”. Fourteenth International Conference on the Inclusive Museum, Abstract
June 6: “Designing a Hackathon Challenge of L2 content creation for university students of Digital Language Education”. talk at JALT CALL 2021 conference. Abstract
June 4: Invited talk “Citizen science initiatives in the cultural heritage sector: insights into open cultural data”. Norwegian University of Science and Technology.Abstract
April 14: Invited talk: “Digital activism: challenges and opportunities for language learning” University of Juväskylä, Finland, Department of Language and Communication Studies. More
March 10: “Supporting the digital transformation of a Higher Education institution: The example of Central University “Marta Abreu” of Las Villas, Cuba”. Invited talk, University of Habana/inSTEC, Cuba.
November 2020-January 2021: consultation for 2 Caribbean universities, the University of West Indies, Jamaica, and Universidad Central de Las Villas, Cuba. Staff upskilling and digital transformation of two university degrees.
December 10: presentation at the European University Association webinar “University approaches to citizen science in the transition to Open Science”. Short talk “Academia permeating society through Citizen Science: Use cases of engagement in Higher Education” (programme).
November 12-13: host of two hackathons within DigiEduHack annual event: one for teachers of languages for specific purposes (Catapult Challenge) and one for university students of languages aiming to upskill them on citizen science (INOS Challenge).
October 24: Keynote talk “Digital activism during covid-19 and its potential for language learning”, 2nd Online Forum on Innovations in foreign language teaching, Moscow, Lomonosov Moscow State University. Website in Russian.
July 20-August 10: online specialisation course offered at 2 Caribbean universities, the University of West Indies, Jamaica, and Universidad Central de Las Villas, Cuba. Details.
June 6: “Language learning as agency for a social purpose: examples from the pandemic”: talk by Katerina Zourou at JALTCALL conference (online). Slides and abstract
May 4: “Some examples of how the pandemic is affecting education and ways forward”: talk at the webinar “Challenges for Higher Education in the era of Covid19″. Slides. Recording available online
April 24-26:EUvsVirus hackathon. Katerina acting as mentor for 6 teams competing for the Challenge “Education and remote working”. Blog post also available.
March 30-April 4: Catapult project meeting and teacher training event, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Finland (cancelled-carried out online)
March 9-10: Creating a citizens’ information pack on ethical and legal issues around ICTs: what should be included? Workshop organised by ECSA and PANELFIT consortia. Natural Sciences Museum, Berlin.
February, 26-28: EOSC training, organised by Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), The Hague, The Netherlands.
February 12-14: VALS/ASLA conference, oral presentation “Rétroaction entre pairs dans des communautés web 2.0 d’apprenants de langues : état des lieux”. University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
December 7-14: invitation by the Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) for lectures and transnational cooperation building, Shanghai.
November 24: grant to attend the GO-TRAIN Workshop on FAIR training and skills, Leibniz Information Centre for Economics in Hamburg, Germany.
November 3-6, 3rd Intensive Course in Laser Based Patterning & Sintering Processes, iPEN project, Friedrich Alexander Universität Nurnberg-Erlangen, Germany.
July 4-6: “Dynamics of role playing and social participation in online language learning communities”, presentation (with Anthippi Potolia) at XIX Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) conference, Bruges.
June 7-9: “Apprendre, accompagner et produire dans une communauté d’apprentissage des langues en ligne : heur ou malheur ?” talk (with Anthippi Potolia) at EPAL conference 2018, Grenoble.
May 23-24: Digital Humanities Course Registry Metadatathon; organised by the Digital Research Architecture for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) annual meeting, Paris. Scholarship to attend the workshop.
March 28: (with Anthippi Potolia): Webinar “Apprentissages non formels en réseaux”, at the seminar “Environnements numériques pour l’enseignement-apprentissage des langues”, Centre de linguistique appliquée & Université de Franche-comté, Besançon, France.
March, 9-10: Fifth group meeting of COMALAT project. Thessaloniki, Greece (participant: Katerina).
March, 7: 1st Management Committee meeting of the COST project “European Network for Combining Language Learning with Crowdsourcing Techniques” (enCollect), Brussels
November, 28-29: Kick-off meeting of MOONLITE project. Madrid, hosted by UNED (participant: Katerina).
November, 24-26: presentation “Apprendre les langues au sein d’une communauté web 2.0 : regards sur l’autonomie des apprenants”at Ranaclès 2016 conference, Paris (speaker: Anthippi).
August 24-27: EUROCALL conference 2016. Presentation on Social networking affordances for open educational language practice. Limassol, Cyprus (speaker: Katerina).
June 30-July 1st: presentation at the International conference Future of Education, Florence, Italy (speaker: Katerina)
June 22: invited talk at The Future of Learning: Critical Perspectives on Higher Education in the Digital Age. University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK. (speaker: Katerina). Slides.
April 9-12: joint presentation with Carl Blyth and Joshua Thoms at AAAL conference, Orlando, USA. Title: An International OER/OEP Initiative: How Open is Foreign Language Education in the United States and Europe? (speaker: Katerina). Details
February, 4-5: first meeting of the Elang project, funded by ECML. Graz, Austria. (participant: Katerina).
November, 7: OER in Greek language and how to reuse them. Workshop co-organized with Sofia Papaditriou, Greek Ministry of Education, at the 2015 ICODL conference. (speaker: Ioanns). Slides and blog post.
October, 20-21: 12th seminar of EdReNe (Educational Repositories Network). Hosted by the Danish Ministry of Education, Copenhagen (speaker: Giulia).
October, 7-9: seminar on “OER and Regional anf Minority languages”, Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands (speaker: Giulia).
September, 25: final meeting and conference of OREA project, Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece (participant: Katerina, acting as external evaluator).
May, 30-31:LangOER teacher training course for Greek educators on OER and OEP. (organizers and speakers: Ioannis and Katerina). Blog post.
April 24-26: 22nd Symposium on Theoretical & Applied Linguistics (ISTALL22), Thessaloniki, Greece. Talk on “Open Educational Resources (OER) in less used languages: a European state-of-the art study and insights into the Greek landscape” in relation to LangOER project (speaker: Ioannis)
April 14-15:OER15 conference, Cardiff, Wales. Talk on “Social networks and their role in Open Educational language Practice and interaction”, in relation to LangOER project (speaker: Giulia)