Category: Archaeology

On human remains and immersive experiences: A few remarks and concerns

Dr. Agiatis BenardouDigital Curation Unit, ATHENA Research Center and Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business Despite reservations expressed sporadically about the applications of digital methods and immersive technologies (3D modeling, artificial intelligence, augmented and mixed reality) in enhancing, complementing and augmenting human remains for educational or similar purposes in the context of […]

Digital artefacts

Michael Neiß, Department of Archaeology & Ancient History, Uppsala University Data science has brought an exciting new range of methods to humanities research, using computational techniques, such as GIS, 3D-documentation and databases that contain data sets of increasing quantity and complexity. Yet, as digital archaeology is expanding, it is also fragmenting into ever more specialised […]

Workshop – forska på och berika digitala samlingar

Är du forskare eller museiintendent och vill få bättre förståelse för hur forskning kan berika ett museums digitala samling? I sådana fall får du inte missa Riksantikvarieämbetets och Digital Humaniora Uppsala universitets workshop den 10-12 juni. Workshoppen kommer innehålla inspirerande exempel, praktiska råd och inte minst grupparbeten där forskare och museipersonal får möjlighet att tillsammans […]

Art history in digital humanities: where an “X marks the spot” in time and space

A guest  interview with Stuart Dunn, by Dr. Zeta Xekalaki, reposted here with the permission of Archaeology and the Arts Magazine Digital humanities as a trend has been central in modern scholarship, including art history. The extraordinary development of digital methods and applications aiming in representing, mapping and preserving data seems to change heritage and […]

Capture: An ERC consolidator project

As the documentation of data has generally improved — albeit not always and everywhere — it has become increasingly apparent that knowing what data is, is not really enough.