Chiara Bonacchi
  • c.bonacchi@ucl.ac.uk
  • Direct: +44 (0)20 7679 4737
  • Internal: 24737
  • Room 613
  • UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY UK

Chiara Bonacchi

Research Interests

  • Public archaeology

    • Theory and practice of analysing public participation in archaeology
    • The communication and representation of archaeology
    • Cultural and economic values in archaeology
  • Digital heritage and museum studies

    • Applications of digital technologies in heritage and GLAMs-related research and practice
    • Museum and site interpretation
    • Heritage and identity formation
  • Cultural policy
  • Medieval archaeology in the Mediterranean
  • Archaeology and heritage of the built environment

Research Directory Records

Other past collaborations

  • Realities and Impact of Museum University Partnerships in England; Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, (2015-16).
  • Digital Cultural Engagement with Museums, Galleries and heritage; Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies, Newcastle University (2013).
  • First Italian Congress on Public Archaeology with University of Florence (2012).
  • Archaeological mission ‘Medieval’ Petra-Shawbak Project; with University of Florence.

Educational Background

  • 2012: PhD in Archaeology, UCL Institute of Archaeology. Thesis title: Communicating Archaeology: From Trends to Policy. Public Perceptions and Experience in the Changing Media Environment.
  • 2007: MA in Medieval Archaeology, University of Florence.
  • 2005: BA in History and Conservation of Archaeological Heritage, University of Florence.

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