Pushing the Limits: Disaster Archaeology, Archaeodisasters & Humans
by Amanda Laoupi
Disasters can be seen not as natural phenomena and isolated, unexpected, unprecedented and uncertain events, but as social and historical processes.
592 pages - US$ 27.90
Amanda Laoupi was born in Athens on August 19, 1968. She studied at the National and Kapodistrian University in Athens. She has a PhD in Environmental Archaeology (Summa Cum Laude) and has done post-doctoral work in Earth Sciences and Environmental Studies. She has an MSc in Environmental Protection and Management. She has worked for the Goulandris Museum of Natural History and for the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) - Centre for the Assessment of Natural Hazards and Proactive Planning as an associate researcher
She is the founder of the interdisciplinary scientific field of Disaster Archaeology (2005), the founder and webmaster of websites on Archaeodisasters (2010). She has a rich online presence and has collaborated with a plethora of institutions, researchers and clients in a variety of topics
Environmental & Cultural Sectors:
Crisis & Disaster Studies, Hazard Heritage Management, Creative Industries & Digital Humanities, Environmental Education, Academic Research; Public & Private Consulting; Archaeodisaster & Spiritual Tourism; Matriarchal Studies.