Monthly Archives: November 2013

International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era

Novel Technologies for the Safeguarding and
Transmission of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH)

The International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era ( is already in its second year and has been accepted by the Cultural heritage community with great enthusiasm. A Special Issue is planned on the hot topic of Novel Technologies for the Safeguarding and Transmission of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Several overarching themes are planned including: multisensory technologies for capturing and analyzing different forms of ICH, novel multimodal data fusion techniques, semantic media analysis and interpretation approaches for the documentation of ICH, 3D visualization and game technologies, educational tools for enhancing teaching and learning process etc.

This special issue will focus on new and innovative solutions as well as on research projects in this particular area, which constitute real breakthroughs in this important scientific and interdisciplinary area. The deadline for the paper submission will be the 25th of April 2014, and a double blind review system will be applied. Authors will be notified of the review results and asked to provide the camera-ready manuscripts by the end of May 2014. The issue will be published latest in June 2014.

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Call for Expressions of Interest to present virtual exhibitions on the AHRC website

With the AHRC website, now a year old, offering the possibility of presenting a wide range of rich, exciting and highly visual digital content – content that both promotes and is generated by the research community – the AHRC recently launched an Image Gallery to highlight the rich possibilities of the digital image and as a showcase for the work and talents of the arts and humanities research community. With small amounts of funding available to support this activity, this call offers opportunities for researchers in the arts and humanities to submit ideas for display or ‘virtual exhibitions’ on the new AHRC website of between 12 and 15 images, with a new display being added to the website each month and highlighted on the front page of the AHRC site.

Expressions of interest are invited from researchers from all disciplines within the arts and humanities to submit ideas for ‘virtual’ or online exhibitions in the Image Gallery of the AHRC website by the 29th of November, 2013. A total of £4,000 will be available to each successful applicant or group of applicants to prepare, make available and submit their images for exhibitions.

Deadline: 29/11/13

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Eco Technology Show call for papers

“Highlighting how embracing new developments in technology can save money and deliver genuine benefits to businesses, cities & communities on-going.”

Now in our third year, The Eco Technology Show will have over 60 seminar and conference talks alongside our exhibition on 26th & 27th June 2014. We are currently researching potential topics and speakers for next year’s show.

If you would be interested in presenting, or could suggest a good topic or speaker, then please email Damian Tow at by Friday 22nd November and we will be in touch.

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Heritage and Landscape as Human Values

On behalf of ICOMOS Italy and the Scientific Committee for the Symposium, ICOMOS has the pleasure of launching the call for papers for the Scientific Symposium which will take place in Florence, Italy, on the occasion of the 18th ICOMOS General Assembly, from 10 to 14 November 2014, on the theme : “ Heritage and Landscape as Human Values” .

Deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2014

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The Mediated City – Part 2 Los Angeles

2014 marks the fifty-year anniversary of one of the 20th century’s most influential texts – Understanding Media by Marshall McLuhan not only introduced the media-as-the-message, it presented the world with the metaphor of the global village.

Half a century after the publication of this revolutionary text, The Mediated City – Los Angeles – Conference seeks to explore the multiple ways in which the city of today is experienced, perceived, represented and constructed as a ‘mediated’ phenomenon.

Key dates
15 Feb 2014 Deadline for abstracts
15 June 2014 Deadline for full papers / detailed proposals
01 Oct 2014 Conference – Los Angeles (Woodbury University)

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