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You are browsing in Antigones’ website and digital content. Antigones (“Antigones”, “Antisomata”, “we”, “us”, “our”) are a research programme, under the title ANTIGONES: Bodies of Resistance in the Contemporary World, the acronym ANTISOMATA and the distinctive logo anti/gones – anti/somata, being supported and funded by the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (H.F.R.I.) under the “First Call for H.F.R.I. Research Projects to support Faculty members and Researchers and the procurement of high-cost research equipment grant”. Antigones are also supported by the University of Thessaly (Host Institution) and the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences (Cooperating Organization).
Our research programme consists of: Our Principal Investigator, Elena Tzelepis, Assistant Professor, Department of History, Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Thessaly, Athena Athanasiou, Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Olga Taxidou, Professor, Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh, Marios Chatziprokopiou, postdoctoral researcher, Athina Papanagiotou, postdoctoral researcher, Alkisti Efthymiou, doctoral researcher, Stavrenia Sarantopoulou, administrative officer.
Antigones’ aim is the accomplishment of our proposed interdisciplinary research and dissemination of our study’s results, according to the aims, methodology, workplan and timeline that has been approved and funded by the H.F.R.I., and under the specific regulations and guidelines of the action: “First Call for H.F.R.I. Research Projects to support Faculty members and Researchers and the procurement of high-cost research equipment grant”.
Antigones’ research programme aims at strictly research and educational goals. Our work packages and objectives by no means include commercial use of the programme’s results or for-profit activities. Our website and digital content seek to publicise our research, to promote the programme’s events and activities, to communicate the ongoing process of our study and to build a network of researchers and academics, who are interested in our approach and analysis.
Antigones intend to create the framework for thoughtful and well-documented scientific research and encourage the exercise of multidisciplinary methodologies and the use of critical analytical tools. We strongly support research freedom and serve the right to participate in the information society (article 5A, of the Greek Constitution). During the development of the research programme, the members of our team enjoy their academic freedom (article 16, § 1 C.) and the freedom in the expression of their views and ideas (article 14 C) in regards of the choice of the methodology, the production of the programme’s content (scientific or informative and in the form of text, image, sound, video, graphics), the composition and the editing of the above material.
Our research activity, methodology, dissemination modes and results are bound by the principles and guidelines established by the Research Ethics Committee, University of Thessaly (article 22, § 2a, Law 4521/2018), as they stand. ANTISOMATA researchers take all the necessary measures to protect those participating in the research and the material we collect and study, in accordance with the ethical guidelines accepted by the scientific community. More specifically, ANTISOMATA adapt the ethical principles provided by the American Anthropological Association Code of Ethics and the guidelines set out by the document Ethics in Social Science and Humanities (2018), regarding scientific research in the areas of social sciences and humanities. In addition, each member of our research team is bound by the code of ethics of her/his own scientific field.
We conduct our research and provide our digital services without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, national or ethnic origin, religion or other beliefs, gender identity, gender characteristics, gender expression, age, disability, marital, family or social status, sexual orientation.
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Our digital content includes scientific, artistic and informative material in the form of text, image, audio or video, which is not, generally, inappropriate for minor users, in accordance with European directives and the national, Greek law (article 7a, L. 2251/1994 and article 10 of the Code of Consumer Ethics, P.D. 10/2017). In any case, the use of our website by minor users presupposes parental consent.
Intellectual Property – Copyright
We never copy, reproduce, translate, modify, distribute or exploit copyright protected material for commercial or for-profit purposes. Given our scientific objectives, any use of copyrighted material always incorporates fragments of the protected works, is always limited, always refers to the source and author/creator and constitutes fair use, aiming at commentary, criticism, educational and research purposes. Antigones follow scientific guidelines regarding citation and plagiarism.
Antigones’ website and digital content includes scientific, creative and informative material which is open to criticism and does not always aim to describe real events accurately. Visitors use this content on their own initiative, taking responsibility to confirm the information provided.
Antigones’ website and digital content in third parties’ websites and social media, in no way constitutes, directly or indirectly, a suggestion for action or omission.
The opinions included in Antigones’ website and expressed by research participants in interviews are personal and do not necessarily reflect Antigones’ views, official policy or approach. The members of our research team expose these views but they do not necessarily share them.
Collaborators, funding institutions, hosting or cooperating institutions or any other legal entity or person acting in synergy with Antigones do not control our website and digital content and have absolutely no legal responsibility for it.
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Last update: 12-09-2020