Topic: history & archaeology

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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


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Symposium: Roma Cultural Heritage

Representatives of various institutions, researchers, art critics, Roma intellectuals and artists met at this symposium to discuss, together with the audience, the current situation of the Roma cultural heritage. The invited experts faced topics such as the distribution of Roma … Continue reading


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CyArk 500 Challenge: digital preservation of top archaeologic sites

The CyArk 500 Challenge has the ambitious goal to digitally preserve 500 cultural heritage sites within the next five years. Heritage sites are a significant part of our collective memory and we are losing them at an alarming rate, due … Continue reading


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3D model – Relief Model of 1850 Geneva

The Relief Model of 1850 Geneva is a 30sm metallic model of the city when it was still enclosed by three rows of fortifications. The model was completed in 1896, after 18 years of study and labour, by a team … Continue reading


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TECHNOLOGY for ALL Forum, 4th edition

The fourth edition of the TECHNOLOGYforALL Forum will be held in Rome from 17 to 19 October 2017. Italy’s role in the development and conservation of the world Heritage is a framework where we will try to analyse the weighted … Continue reading


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CEPROQHA project: Preservation and Restoration of Qatar Cultural Heritage through Advanced Holoscopic 3D Imaging

CEPROQHA (NPRP9-181-1-036) is a cooperative research project between Qatar University and Brunel University (UK), funded by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) under the National Priorities Research Program (NPRP). As the State of Qatar transitions to a knowledge-based economy, it … Continue reading


The Vienna City Hall
CHNT22 Urban Archaeology and Integration

The programme of the Cultural Heritage and New technologies CHNT conference this year includes different sessions: Integrating historical maps and archaeological data using digital technologies Adding life to written sources by studying the dead New realities 3: virtual, augmented reality … Continue reading