Topic: history & archaeology

e-heritage
VRTCH’18 – 1st International Conference on VR Technologies in Cultural Heritage

Preserving Cultural Heritage is a complex task that requires skills and techniques which need to be constantly upgraded. This 2-days event is thought not only as a classic conference, but also as a multi-level tutoring and an multidisciplinary collaboration opportunity … Continue reading


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Call for Proposals: Virtual Archaeology at EAA

In September 2018, the EAA European Association of Archaeologists will organize its annual meeting in Barcelona. More than 2000 scholars will attend its scientific sessions. Coinciding with this event, and in collaboration with EAA local organizers, an exhibition on Virtual Archaeology … Continue reading


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7th EUROMED 2018 conference – Progress in Cultural Heritage e-Documentation, Preservation and Protection

The 7th biannual  European-Mediterranean (EUROMED) conference brings together researchers, policy makers, professionals, fellows and practitioners to explore some of the more pressing issues concerning Cultural Heritage today. In particular, the main goal of the conference is to focus on interdisciplinary … Continue reading


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Visual Heritage 2018, Cultural Heritage and New Technologies

The next edition of CHNT – Cultural Heritage and New Technologies will be organized in cooperation with the EG GCH (Eurographics Symposium and Graphics Cultural Heritage) and  other partners in the City Hall of Vienna, Austria. Visual Heritage 2018 DIGITIZE: … Continue reading


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Call for papers: Archaeology and Architecture in Europeana

The call for papers is open for a one-day workshop on Archaeology and Architecture in Europeana, organised by CARARE and hosted by the University of Lund, to be held in Lund on the 20th June 2018. The physical remains of … Continue reading


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Visual Heritage 2018, Vienna, Austria – Call for SESSIONS (Deadline, January 20, 2018)

The next edition of CHNT (Cultural Heritage and New Technologies – www.chnt.at) will be organized in cooperation with the EG GCH (Eurographics Symposium and Graphics Cultural Heritage) and  other partners (will be announced soon) in the City Hall of Vienna … Continue reading


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Take a Virtual Tour of The Uffizi Gallery in Florence

from Openculture.com. The Uffizi Gallery in Florence doesn’t particularly need an introduction, seeing that it’s one of the most widely-visited museums in Italy, the home of great artistic works from the Renaissance. If you pay the Uffizi a visit, you can see Botticelli’s The Birth … Continue reading


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Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions, images, ruins and cultural memory is a book released in February 2018, by Minna Silver, Gabriele Fangi and Ahmet Denker.  This is a classic example of digital archaeology and virtual reconstruction and is a beacon … Continue reading


Bethel ame church
Virtual reality re-creation preserves iconic Indianapolis church

A 3D digital re-creation and preservation of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest African-American church in Indianapolis, was performed by Indiana University and recently presented to the public. Bethel AME Church has historically been the heart of the African … Continue reading


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“Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, a new online course, free and open

This MOOC “Tourism Management at UNESCO World Heritage Sites”, produced by the UNESCO-UNITWIN Network “Culture, Tourism, and Development”, provides an introduction to tourism at UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Moving from UNESCO’s principles and doctrines, the MOOC covers Communication Technologies, Economy, Management and … Continue reading