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Prof. dr. R. (Robin) Boast

Information Science and Culture
Faculty of Humanities
Photographer: onbekend

Visiting address
  • Spuistraat 134
Postal address
  • Postbus 15540
    1001 NA Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Prof. Robin Boast

    Robin Boast is the Professor of Cultural Information Science and Head, with Prof. Theo Thomassen, of the BA and MA in CIW-Culturele Informatie Wetenschap (CIW). 

  • Publications


    • Boast, R. (2017). Database as Collaborative Environment. Manuscript in preparation. In Senri Ethnological Studies: System Development for the Info-Forum Museum: Philosophy and Technique National Museum of Ethnology.


    • Boast, R., & Enote, J. (2013). Virtual Repatriation: It's Virtual, but it's not Repatriation. In P. F. Biehl, & C. Prescott (Eds.), Heritage in the context of globalization: Europe and the Americas (pp. 103-113). (SpringerBriefs in archaeology; No. 8). Springer. [details]


    • Boast, R. (2017). Machine in the Ghost: Digitality and its Consequences. London: Reaktion Books. [details]


    • Boast, R. (2014). Commentary. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 29(2), 243-252.

    Prize / grant

    • Boast, R. (2016). Return, Reconcile and Renew.


    • van der Laarse, R. (member of programme committee), Boast, R. (member of programme committee), de Cesari, C. (member of programme committee), Caradonna, V. (organiser), Elsherif, N. E. M. (organiser) & Molenaar, I. (organiser) (15-1-2018 - 19-1-2018). Joint Research Seminar 2 CHEurope, Amsterdam. Doing Critical HeritageIssues, Methodologies, ChallengesEventThe second Joint Research Seminar of the CHEurope project will be held at the Amsterdam (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).…
    • Symonds, J. (chair), Holtorf, C. (participant), May, S. (participant), Boast, R. (participant) & Dolghin, D. F. (participant) (2-11-2017). Heritage Futures, Amsterdam. The workshop approaches heritage and its place in designating imaginaries of the future. To this end, the conversation brings together two research (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Boast, R. (participant) (12-2-2016). National Museum of Ethnology International Workshop: System Development for the Info-Forum Museum: Philosophy and Technique, Osaka. Invited paper: Database as Collaborative Environment.National Museum of Ethnology International Workshop: System Development for the Info-Forum (…) (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).


    • Elsherif, N. (2023). Co-producing the good old days: Nostalgia, social media, and the search for a better image of the Egyptian nation. [Thesis, fully internal, Universiteit van Amsterdam]. [details]
    • Opgenhaffen, L. (2023). Tradition in transition: Visualising innovation and change in past potting and present archaeological practice. [Thesis, fully internal, Universiteit van Amsterdam]. [details]


    • Gauthier, D. (2021). To execute, rewrite, and debug: On the construction and deconstruction of computation. [Thesis, fully internal, Universiteit van Amsterdam]. [details]


    • Ray, C. A. (2020). Assumptions and experiences: How museums communicate interactivity and how visitors engage with instruction in the museum context. [Thesis, externally prepared, Universiteit van Amsterdam]. [details]
    • den Oudsten, I. (2020). A chance for change? New media and visitor meanings in the transforming museum. [Thesis, fully internal, Universiteit van Amsterdam]. [details]


    • Berg, A. M. (2018). The learning analytics architectural lifecycle. [Thesis, fully internal, Universiteit van Amsterdam]. [details]
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