Topic: history & archaeology

EAGLE 1st Short Storytelling Contest

Think you can write a winning story in 2500 words or less? Enter the 1st EAGLE Short Story Contest for your chance to win Euro Amazon Voucher for up to 200 Euross, get published in EAGLE Portal and Storytelling Application and participate in the EAGLE 2016 Conference! Continue reading


Reconstructing historical dwellings in Albania

MEMOLA project (MEditerranean Mountainous LAndscapes) is an interdisciplinary approach to cultural landscapes of Mediterranean mountainous areas, taking as a central axis the historical study of two natural resources essential to generate agro-systems: water and soil. During October 2015, CeRPHAAL (MEMOLA partner), … Continue reading


4D-CH-World Marie Curie IAPP Programme seeking for candidates – deadline 16th November 2015

Applications are invited from candidates who possess the necessary qualifications in order to fill one full time Marie Curie Research Fellow Position within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Informatics in the field of 3D Reconstruction and Computer … Continue reading


NeDiMAH presents Space and Time Visualisation

By Maria Boştenaru Dan and Cerasella Crăciun, the book brings together experiences and expertise from NeDiMAH (Network for Digital Methods in Arts and Humanities). It examines mapping methods, procedures, tools, criticism, awareness, challenges and solutions around the concepts of “Space and Time” and “Information Visualisation”. Romanian contributions to the survey which the book emerges from are mainly from two fields, namely landscape planning and architectural design, including digital methods for the representation of natural disasters. Continue reading


Museums Pilot: Blinkster mobile App in preparation

by Sarah Wassermann, SPK On 22nd July 2015, the Institute for Museum Research – Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (SPK) went to the Museum of European Cultures and the Ethnological Museum for a very special “photoshoot” with quiet but very interesting models. … Continue reading


Atlantic Slave Trade in 3D by Zamani project

Trading castles and fortresses along the West African coast bear testimony to one of the saddest chapters of human history, the Atlantic Slave trade. The documentation of St. George’s castle in Elmina, Ghana, in 2006, was one of the first initiatives of the Zamani project. The experience drove Prof. Rüther, Zamani leader, to initiate a project thanks to which most of the architectural sites of the slave trade would be documented and relevant information gathered; Zamani decided then to create a Slave Trade Database, presenting 3D digital models of monuments and sites related to the slave trade together with other spatial and contextual information. To date four Castles and Forts have been documented in addition to Elmina. At present, Zamani is in quest of funding for further field campaigns in sites of the African West coast, elsewhere in Africa and possibly in the Americas. Continue reading


African digital collages of past and present

Jepchumba of Africandigitalart.com presents us the digital collage, in Africa a growing form of art that utilises technology to produce a range of artworks, incorporating digital video, animation, photography, animated gif’s and digital photo manipulation. Through digital new stories of Africa emerge, setting an alternative – and often critical – narration against the image of Africa we think to know. Continue reading


EAGLE project: excellent progress!

“Excellent progress: the project has fully achieved its objectives and goals for the period and has even exceeded expectations”. So the European Commission concluded on 19 May, in Bruxelles, its review of the EAGLE project’s activities. The project’s conclusion looks really promising! Stay tuned! Continue reading


A digital architecture history

23 April 2015 (international day of the book), book Digital architecture history of the first half of the 20th century in Europe was launched, arisen from the research activities of Maria BOSTENARU DAN (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism) and Alex Dill (Karlsruhe University of Technology), who joined their effort in the course of reciprocal study visits. The book is about documentation and conservation of heritage buildings from the first half of the 20th century. Continue reading