CfR Digital Approaches to Art History and Cultural Heritage

4 Mar 2021 - 00:00

Digital conference | Hosted by the University of Oxford & Durham University 

4-5 March 2021 (10 am - 12 pm ; 4pm - 6 pm) 

This conference explores how scholars are integrating digital tools into their research, introduces new audiences to cutting edge technologies and methodologies, and critically assesses the opportunities and challenges that such approaches present. The themes explored are:

  1. Digital Approaches to Art History (Digital Visual Studies). The theme extends to digital and computational approaches to the study of visual culture and includes digital imaging, computer vision, network analysis, visual Distant Reading, digital research infrastructures, data standards, institutional projects, digitisation and digital publishing projects.
  2. Digital Approaches to Architectural and Cultural Heritage (Sites and Objects). This includes data capture, 3D and 4D modelling, and virtual anastylosis. It likewise treats the display, exploration and research of cultural heritage sites using new technologies, including but not limited to virtual and augmented reality.

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Supported by the TORCH (en)coding Heritage Network, Oxford. Organised by Lia Costiner (Merton College, Oxford) and Leo Impett (Durham University). For questions, please contact