Topic: history & archaeology

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Archaeology and Architecture in Europeana, workshop by CARARE & Europeana

This two-day workshop is jointly hosted by CARARE and Europeana at the University of Leiden, Faculty of Archaeology.  The theme of the workshop is Archaeology and Architecture in Europeana. The physical remains of Europe’s rich heritage are all around us. The … Continue reading


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Rode Altarpiece project, co-funded by E-Space project, wins Europa Nostra award!

On the 5th of April, the European Commission and Europa Nostra revealed the winners of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the heritage field. The 29 laureates from 18 countries … Continue reading


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Restoration, Archaeology and Museum Technologies are meeting at ‘’Heritage Istanbul’’

The only exhibition that gathers together Restoration, Archaeology, and Museum Technologies under one roof, ‘’HERITAGE ISTANBUL’’ will take place on 27-29 April 2017 at Hilton Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Center. ‘’HERITAGE ISTANBUL’’ organized by TG Expo to open new paths … Continue reading


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OPEN CALL Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of photography and archaeology

This Call invites artists who particularly work with photography to respond to the theme of the International Association of Photography and Theory’s first collaborative project entitled Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of photography and archaeology. The project will run from May to December … Continue reading


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EAGLE Mediawiki awarded as Best DH Tool or Suite of Tools

EAGLE Mediawiki has been awarded as Best DH Tool or Suite of Tools at the Digital Humanities Awards 2016, an international prize yearly bestowed to Resources in Digital Humanities. EAGLE Mediawiki is designed to give a tool to anyone interested in making available the surviving inscriptions of the Greco-Roman world and contributing translations of inscriptions in several European languages, either by providing groups of translations or providing new ones. Continue reading


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#AllezLiterature; the new #AllezCulture campaign by Europeana

With the end of the art-based Europeana 280 campaign, Europeana is opening a new chapter with the launch of #AllezLiterature. Organised around three main phases, this new thematic campaign will focus on libraries and archives and run on social media … Continue reading


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Communicating the Museum – CTM17 Paris

Communicating the Museum (CTM) was launched in Paris in 2000 and since then over 5’000 professionals from the cultural sector have attended this conference. During 4 days of the 2017 edition, the participants of the conference will analyse trends, share best practices … Continue reading


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ITN-DCH final conference

ITN-DCH FINAL CONFERENCE is an international event for the professionals working in the Digital Cultural Heritage domain. The aim of the conference is to bring together experts and leaders from the cultural domain and, addressing the current challenges, start a … Continue reading


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Digital Heritage Conference 2017: Call for extended abstracts

The EU FP7 PEOPLE (Marie-Curie) ITN2013 ITN-DCH project (www.itn-dch.eu) is in its final year and it is organizing a unique conference in the domain of Digital Cultural Heritage. The Conference aims to bring together experts, stakeholders, policy makers and leaders … Continue reading


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A recently launched website is inviting you to become a citizen archaeologist

A year ago, University of Alabama professor Sarah Parcak won a $1 million TED Prize for her work in “space archaeology” — using satellite imagery beamed down from space to search for archaeological sites lost through time. Today, Parcak launches GlobalXplorer, a citizen science platform that encourages people around the world to identify and preserve our collective heritage. Continue reading