[Humanist] 30.39 masterclass: multimodal cultural heritage (Maynooth)

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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 39.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Wed, 18 May 2016 17:53:51 +0100
        From: Susan Schreibman <susan.schreibman at gmail.com>
        Subject: Masterclass ‘Multimodal Engagements with Cultural Heritage’

An Foras Feasa, The Research Institute in the Humanities at Maynooth 
University is delighted to announce a Masterclass on "˜Multimodal 
Engagements with Cultural Heritage"™ that will take place from the 26^th 
to the 28^th September 2016 at our State-of-the-Art facilities in Iontas 

The aim of this 3-day Masterclass is to introduce participants to 
methods of creating and reusing cultural heritage artefacts at the 
intersections of digital and physical methodological approaches. It will 
span over three days providing participants with the theoretical 
background, best practices, and hands-on experience of A) Converting 
physical objects to digital and printed interactive 3D models, and B) 
Querying and visualising online cultural heritage through user interfaces.

Submissions are encouraged from a) scholars and early career researchers 
with projects that would benefit from knowledge and skills on physical 
and digital interactions with cultural heritage; b) museum professionals 
interested in exploring how digital technologies revolutionise 
conventional research and practice; c) Students and graduates of the 
Irish Digital Arts and Humanities PhD Programme, and d) Students in 
computer science and related disciplines who would like to explore the 
potential of digital technologies in cultural heritage.

Accommodation and transportation will be covered for all selected 
participants up to a maximum of 250 Euro for participants based in the 
Republic of Ireland and up to 400 Euro for participants outside Ireland.

Deadline for applications: 8^th July 2016.

For more information: 

For enquiries contact Dr Costas Papadopoulos: 
konstantinos.papadopoulos at nuim.ie

Susan Schreibman
Professor of Digital Humanities
Director of An Foras Feasa
Iontas Building
Maynooth University
Maynooth, Co. Kildare

email: susan.schreibman at nuim.ie
phone: +353 1 708 3451
fax:  +353 1 708 4797

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