- Digital Curator, Asian and African Collections
- Digital humanities, digitisation, 3D modelling, crowdsourcing, archaeological inventories and databases, GIS, Israeli and Palestinian archaeological practice and cultural heritage management
Dr Adi Keinan-Schoonbaert
Adi Keinan-Schoonbaert is Digital Curator for Asian and African Collections.
Past roles at the British Library include Project Manager (Digital Learning) for Discovering Sacred Texts, and Digital Curator (Polonsky Fellow) for the Hebrew Manuscripts Digitisation Project (2015-2016).
Adi's PhD (UCL, 2013) focused on Israeli and Palestinian archaeological inventories in the occupied West Bank.
In 2014-2015 she took part in MicroPasts, a joint UCL-British Museum crowdsourcing initiative.
- 'The West Bank and East Jerusalem Archaeological Database: Narratives of Archaeology and Archaeological Practices’, in Cyber-Archaeology and Grand Narratives: Digital Technology and Deep-Time Perspectives on Culture Change in the Middle East, ed. by Thomas E. Levy and Ian W. N. Jones (New York: Springer, 2018)
'Multiple inventories and divided archaeology in the West Bank: An assessment of databases in the Etzion Bloc,' Journal of Field Archaeology 41(5) (2016)
- 'Digitising the British Library’s collection of Hebrew manuscripts: Challenges and insights,' Journal of Digital Media Management 4(2) (2016) [with Miriam Lewis]
- 'Editorial: Documenting Archaeology in the Southern Levant,' Palestine Exploration Quarterly 147(3) (2015)
- 'MicroPasts: An Innovative Place for Progressing Research,' British Archaeology 139 (2014)
- Israeli Archaeological Activity in the West Bank 1967-2007: A Sourcebook: The West Bank and East Jerusalem Archaeological Database Project (Jerusalem: Ostracon, 2009) [with Raphael Greenberg]
- The Present Past of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Archaeology in the West Bank and East Jerusalem since 1967 (Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, 2007) [with Raphael Greenberg]