The Team


Mapping the Enlightenment project is a collaboration between researchers based at the University of Athens, the National Archives and the University College London.

Manolis Patiniotis


Manolis Patiniotis is an Associate Professor at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He teaches courses on the history of Scientific Revolution, the history of the sciences during the Enlightenment and the historiography of science and technology. He is the author of the monograph Elements of Natural Philosophy: The Greek scientific thought in the 17th and the 18th centuries (Gutenberg: Athens 2013) and of the paper "Between the local and the global: History of science in the European periphery meets post-colonial studies" (Centaurus 55: 2013). He has also co-authored with Pedro Raposo the article "Beyond fixed geographies: moving localities and the making of knowledge" (Technology and Culture 57: 2016). He is a founding member of the international research group STEP (Science and Technology in the European Periphery).

Eirini Goudarouli


Eirini is the Digital and Technology Research Lead based in the Research Team at The National Archives. Eirini’s current research interests include digital humanities and digital archiving. She is particularly interested in bringing together methods and theories from a range of disciplines that could essentially contribute to the rethinking of digital, archival and collection-based research. She is also excited about new ideas around the collection, storage, and research of born-digital records. In 2015 she received a doctorate in History of Science from the University of Athens, and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge and the University of Helsinki, an Associate Research Fellow at Birkbeck, London and Research Fellow at the Research Centre for the humanities in Greece.

Vassilis Routsis


Vassilis Routsis is the Research Associate for the UK Data Service at the UCL Department of Information Studies. His research interests lie between the boundaries of social sciences, humanities and computer science. He currently works on UK flow census data, digital mapping and data visualisation. He has also worked on projects concerned with privacy and information security. He is particularly interested in studying the societal and cultural impact of modern technology as well as utilising the latest technology to seek answers to humanities research questions (Digital Humanities).