Helene Simoni

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Dr Helene Simoni

Laboratory Teaching Staff
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Office hours

  • Monday 10:00-11:00
  • Wednesday 10:00-11:00
  • Friday 12:00-13:00


Educational Qualifications: BA (Athens), MA (Leicester), PhD (Patras)

Researcher Profile 


Research Interests

  • Landscape Archaeology
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Local History
  • Urban Archaeology


  • Geol_012 Cartography & Introduction to GIS
  • Geol_024 Geographic Information Systems
  • Geol_033 Digital Remote Sensing
  • Geol_066 Hydrology with GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Geol_078 Protection of the Geological, Geographic and Human Heritage
  • GEO_822E GIS and Remote Sensing in Applied Geology. Data Analysis and modeling
  • PED_320 Introduction to Greek Culture & Civilization

Recent Publications

  • Mandarino A., Stamatopoulos L., Mpalatsas G., Simoni H., Papagiannopoulos K. & P. Brandolini 2022: Channel planform changes on the lower Peiros River (Patras, Greece): 1945-2018 comparison, in Rendiconti online della Società Geologica Italiana 56, 21-28
  • Simoni H 2021: Ground Truthing and Remotely Sensed Data for Interpreting the Archaeological Potential of Modern Cities: The Case-Study of Patras, Greece, in Burgers, G.L.M., L. Cicala, G. Iliano, & Μ. Quagliuolo (eds) Archaeology in the City: Proceedings of the International Workshop, Amsterdam 16-17 October 2019, (Naples: Naus Editoria, 2021), 59-72.
  • Simoni H., Papagiannopoulos K., Tsiakiris R., & Stara K. 2021: Local resource management imprinted in the landscape: convergent evolution in two Greek mountain-plains during the last five centuries, in Bartelheim, M., L. García Sanjuán, & R. Hardenberg (eds) "Human-Made Environments. The Development of Landscapes as ResourceAssemblages." ,53-73 doi.org/10.15496/publikation-60477
  • Papagiannopoulos, K., Simoni, H. & Kontolaimos, P. 2021: Settlement Pattern and Land Use under the Frankish Feudal System in the Northwestern Peloponnese (Thirteenth–Mid-Fifteenth Centuries). Frankokratia, 2(2), 109-143.
  • Simoni H. & E. Georgoudaki 2020: The University of Patras, Greece, its city, and international students: insights from multiple cartographic perspectives, European Planning Studies, 28:2, 213-233, DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2019.1632270
  • Simoni H. 2018: Mapping Places and Relations: Representations of the city of Patras and its reflections in the academia through cartography, in: Matiu O. (ed.): ReValue. Rethinking the value of Arts and Culture. 11th Interdisciplinary Conference of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture, Proceedings, Aarhus, 8-11 November 2017. Sibiu: Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu Press, 51- 66.
  • Ριζάκης, Α., Κ. Παπαγιαννόπουλος & Ε. Σιμώνη, 2018: Συμβολή στη μελέτη των ρωμαϊκών κτηματολογίων στη Δυμαία χώρα με τη χρήση Γεωγραφικών Συστημάτων Πληροφοριών/ A GIS application on the study of Roman cadastres in Dyme, Achaia. Στο: Το Αρχαιολογικό Έργο στην Πελοπόννησο (ΑΕΠΕΛ1). Πρακτικά του Διεθνούς Συνεδρίου, Τρίπολη, 7-11 Νοεμβρίου 2012, 561-570.
  • Αργυρόπουλος B., Ε. Σιμώνη, Κ. Παπαγιαννόπουλος (επιμ.) 2017, Αρχαιολογικοί χώροι και μνημεία του Δήμου Δυτικής Αχαΐας. Πρακτικά Ημερίδας 19 Σεπτεμβρίου 2016. Κάτω Αχαΐα: Εφορεία Αρχαιοτήτων Αχαΐας – Δήμος Δυτικής Αχαΐας
  • Simoni, H. & K. Papagiannopoulos, 2017: Integrating Local History and Landscape Archaeology: two case studies from western Greece. Journal of Greek Archaeology 2, 321-337
  • Παπαγιαννόπουλος, K. & Σιμώνη, Ε. (επιμ.) 2017. Οι ρίζες των Σουδενιωτών. Τοπική Ιστορία και Αρχαιολογία των μετακινήσεων/ The roots of Soudeniotes. Local History and Archaeology of the movements (Λουσικά: Σύλλογος Σουδενιωτών Πατρών & Περιχώρων).
  • Simoni H., 2016: Geographical Information Systems in Urban Archaeology and Urban Planning. A case study from a Greek modern city, built on top of an ancient city, Oxford: BAR International Series 2812

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