Europeana Research Workshop on Tools, Services and Content Priorities in Archaeology and the Classics

27 May 2015 Comment

Europeana Research aims to support humanities research on the digitised content of Europe’s galleries, museums, libraries and archives by addressing issues such as licensing, interoperability and access.

Although much of Europeana’s dataset is already available for reuse via its API, portal and linked data set, research in the field of the Humanities requires specific sets of tools and services, and further access to disparate collections.

On Thursday, July 23rd 2015, Europeana Research invites Archaeologists and scholars working on the Antiquity (Ancient Historians, Classicists), in order to:

  • discuss and evaluate available tools and content in the area;
  • assess Europeana content in the area;
  • provide insights to user requirements with particular emphasis on digital humanities methodologies;
  • advise on feasibility of Europeana working in that area with a focus on issues concerning the creation and use of related datasets;
  • indicate further content to be potentially aggregated by Europeana in that area.

To this end, the workshop will be focusing on:

  • Tools and services available;
  • Archaeological methods and practices;
  • Semantics and metadata issues;
  • Excavation and monument data (maps, images, 3D representations);
  • Archaeological data organization and related datasets;
  • Applications of visualization technologies in archaeology and related datasets;

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 10:00-17:00 hours.
Venue: UCL Centre for Digital Humanities,
SEES building, 16 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW

Contact: Dr. Agiatis Benardou (a.benardou@dcu.gr), Vicky Garnett (garnetv@tcd.ie),

This workshop is funded via the Europeana Cloud CIP-ICT PSP project (http://pro.europeana.eu/europeana-cloud)