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Amalia S. Levi

Amalia S. Levi is an archivist and free-lance cultural heritage professional. Most recently she completed the archival processing and digitization of the records of the Synagogue Restoration Project in Bridgetown, Barbados. Amalia holds a Master’s in Library Sciences and Archives and an M.A. in History, with a focus in Jewish Studies, both from the University of Maryland; an M.A. in Museum Studies from Yildiz University in Istanbul, Turkey; and a B.A. in Archaeology and History of Art from the University of Athens, Greece. Amalia has worked in museums, developing exhibits, and conducting archival research. She was the founding curator of the Jewish Museum of Turkey in Istanbul. She is the co-editor of the book Identity Palimpsests: Archiving Ethnicity in the U.S. and Canada. She is interested in augmenting historical scholarship on diasporas and underrepresented populations through linking and enriching dispersed collections.

Currently, Amalia is part of a new initiative for cultural heritage work that will be officially launched in the summer of 2017. For updates, please see archiveland.com or follow her in Twitter (@amaliasl).