Anna-Maria Sichani (Άννα-Μαρία Σιχάνη) is a Modern Greek literary scholar and a Digital Humanist. Anna-Maria is currently an Early Stage Researcher and Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow affiliated with the Digital Scholarly Editing Initial Training Network (DiXiT) (EU-FP7), based at Huygens ING and a PhD Research Fellow at King’s Digital Lab. She is currently serving as Communications Fellow for the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO).
Her PhD research – currently in final stage at the University of Ioannina (Greece) - focuses on how changes on textual mediality and communication technologies informed while radicalised editorial practices and literary activities in the Modern Greek literary field during the Sixties. She studied Modern Greek Philology (BA & MPhil) at the University of Athens and Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), then followed by a MA in Digital Humanities at Univerity College London, Dept. Information Studies, with a dissertation on literary drafts and computational technologies.
Her research interests include Modern Greek literary studies, literary history, digital scholarly editing and publishing, cultural and social aspects of transitional media(l) changes, scholarly communication, research infrastructures and digital pedagogy. Her work has appeared in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, Journal of Modern Greek Media and Culture, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, The Book’s Journal. She has been collaborating with the crowdsourcing project Transcribe Bentham (UCL), the Centre for Scholarly Editing and Document Studies (CTB-KANTL, Ghent), the digital resources of the Center of Greek Language and she was also involved within the DARIAH-GR/DYAS project. She ‘ve given presentations, ran workshops, and coordinated events in Athens, London, Cologne, Rome and the Hague. Otherwise, she is spending her time devoted to books, aerobic, long-distance running, finding the best coffee bean variety and currently exploring the floating towns of Europe.