News

The News section includes items about CARARE and related Europeana projects as well as articles about archaeology-related topics which may be of interest to everyone with an interest in archaeology and cultural heritage.

The 2013 European Capital of Culture, Marseille, hosts the world’s largest gathering ever focused on Digital Heritage this autumn. the Congress will for the first time bring VSMM, Eurographics GCH, UNESCO’s Memory of the World, Arquaeologica2.0, Archaeovirtual, Digital Art Week and special events from CAA, CIPA, Space2Place, ICOMOS ICIP, and multiple others together in one venue with a prestigious joint publication. A ground-breaking public display of cutting edge digital heritage projects will also grace the conference venue at the new museum complex on the Marseille waterfront.

See http://www.digitalheritage2013.org/

The proceedings from CARARE's final conference in Copenhagen are now available.

The participants in the CARARE project has established a strong community over the three years of working together, building up a close network of pan-European colleagues and friends both socially and professionally. A report on the networking activities is now available.

Hack4LT is the first cultural heritage and digital humanities orientated hackathon in Lithuania inspired by EUROPEANA (the biggest multi-lingual online collection of digitized cultural heritage) and DARIAH (Digital Research Infrustructure for Arts and Humanities) and organized by CARARE pertner Vilnius University Faculty of Communication (VUFC) and Vilnius University Library (VUL).

Europeana has celebrated reaching the 25 Million object milestone.

Bringing Cultural Heritage 3D Content to the Web Using the X3DOM Framework is a Case Study and Tutorial which focuses on the development and use of the X3DOM framework.

D Gergova

Dr. Diana Gergova of NAIM, Bulgaria and CARARE partner, recently made a wonderful discovery during an excavation at the Omurtag Mount at the famous Sveshtari Royal Tomb.

CARARE and the Europeana Ingestion team have published their case study on "CARARE and the EDM" about how the CARARE schema was developed for the specific domain of archaeology and architecture and mapped to Europeana Data Model.

Europeana is pleased to announce the launch of Leaving Europe: A new life in America.

Pyrga Loves Monuments 1

Inside Ayia Marina Church

Archaeologists from STARC worked with the staff and children of the elementary school at Pyrga, a small village in Larnaca district (Cyprus), on a project to digitise and learn about some of their local monuments and historical objects.

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