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.

Progress in Cultural Heritage e-Documentation, Preservation and ProtectionIn cooperation with:

Euromed 2016

A) European Commission, the Europa Nostra, the EU Member States Expert Group on Digitalisation and e-Preservation in Cultural Heritage, ICOMOS (, ISPRS ( ), CIPA ( ), The EU Digital Library Europeana (

B) the EU Projects:
DARIAH-EU (www.dariah-eu) Research Infrastructure on e-Humanities and Art, Marie-Curie Initial Training Network on Digital Heritage ITN-DCH (, LoCloud (, 4D-CH-World (, I-Treasures (, Europeana-Space (, EU Performa (, the COST Action Innovation in Intelligent Management of Heritage Buildings and others more…

An exciting new development for Europeana is the implementation of the Sketchfab viewer in its new Collections portal. This means that 3D models which have been published in Sketchfab can now be viewed directly in Europeana.

DARIAH-EU funds initiatives exploring the topic "Public Humanities“, which is its thematic priority for this year. The consortium invites proposals to organise events related to this topic.



Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Informatics

  1. Full Time Marie Curie Experience Researcher Position (ER3) in the field of
    Machine learning in processing 2D/3D/4D cultural assets.
  2. Full Time Marie Curie Experience Researcher Position (ER2) in the field of Educational prospectives in digital Cultural Heritage.

The call for papers and posters for EAA 2016 is open until 15th February 2016. The 22nd annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists will be held in Vilnius from 31st August to 4th September.


Urban Archaeology and Archaeological Data: Preservation, Re-use and Repurposing

The 21th International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies will take place at the City Hall of Vienna, Austria from November 21 to 23, 2016.


Applications for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions, approved and financially sponsored by the European Commission within the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme, are opened up to January 15, 2016.

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Issue 7 of the International Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage (CIPA) newsletter is now available. This edition pays tribute to Maurice Carbonnell, CIPA founder and its first President, who has sadly passed away.

The 22nd Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania, from 31 August to 4 September 2016. The call for proposing Sessions and Round Tables for the Meeting is now open and will close on 15 November 2015.

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The GRAVITATE project is running a survey on how archaeologists manage their collections of fragmented artifacts.

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