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Karina Aashamar

Karina Aashamar

Archive Trainee

Karina is the Archive Trainee at the RSA. She is interested in researching blockchain technology and learning more about how the blockchain can influence the future of archives and records management.

She studied the History of Ideas at University College of Southeast Norway; prior to this she taught Norwegian language and literature at Dwight School London and has worked as a self-employed language tutor for several years.

She has always been interested in community activism and has previously worked as an events manager for a grassroots festival created to raise awareness of social issues and to support progressive social change; after relocating to London she co-founded a non-party affiliated political discussion group that hosted yearly events on topics such as education, finance, data security and activism.