AACAI

Australian Association Of Consulting Archaeologists Inc

Events

7th International Workshop 3D ARCH - Nafplio, Greece

01 Mar 2017

Location: NAFPLIO, GREECE
Event website: http://www.3d-arch.org/
Event info email: 3DARCH17@central.ntua.gr

7th International Workshop - 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures:
3D-ARCH is a series of international workshops which started in 2005 in Venice and move throughout the years to Zurich (2007), Trento (2009, 2011, 2013) and Avila (2015), organized as an ISPRS and CIPA event.

The main focus of the workshop is to discuss steps and processes for smart 3D reconstruction, modelling, accessing and understanding of digital environments from multiple data sources. Topics include:

Multi-source data and multi-sensors approaches
Low-cost sensors and open-source algorithms for terrestrial 3D modeling
Automation in data registration
Image matching and 3D reconstruction
Point cloud analysis
4D modelling
Procedural modeling
Accuracy requirement and assessment in 3D reconstructions
3D applications in terrestrial and underwater environments
Virtual and Augmented Reality applied to the visualization and conservation of complex architectures and heritage

Cultural Tourism And The Contemporary Museum, Galway, Ireland

03 Mar 2017

Location: Town Hall Theatre, Galway, Ireland. March 3 - 4, 2017
For further details on the conference: Gina O'Kelly, Irish Museums Association
Office@irishmuseums.org ; +353 (0)1 873 421

Cultural heritage tourism is one of the key drivers within the tourism industry and is a powerful economic development tool. With a large percentage of visitors to Ireland participating in cultural activities through visits to museums, the importance of our collection-based institutions in attracting both national and international tourists is beyond doubt. Many museums find they must prioritise tourist visitors and prove their worth to the local and national economy in order to secure public funding and other revenue streams in an increasingly challenging financial climate. As a result, they need to gain a better understanding of tourist behaviour and be able to produce meaningful data which reflects their contribution to the cultural tourism sector.

Developing their potential to attract tourists has become a key factor for many museums when it comes to the creation of effective and sustainable development strategies. Despite the greater focus on issues such as self-generated revenue and marketing opportunities, museums must also continue to meet their core responsibilities in relation to caring, preserving and exhibiting their collections and fulfilling their educational mandate. This conference will aim to examine and debate the principles for successful and sustainable cultural heritage tourism and the museum sector's role in its development. How can museums attract visitors while at the same time preserving the authenticity that makes them unique and attractive in the first place?

ISC Theory and Philosophy of Conservation & Restoration conference, Italy

08 Mar 2017

Theme: Place of Memory – Protection, Conservation, Interpretation
Location: Florence, Italy
Event info email: isctheory@gmail.com

12th Conference of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Theory and Philosophy of Conservation & Restoration:
The aim of the conference is to discuss the current notion of place of memory, in particular the criteria and methodology of the selection of places of memory as well as the forms of their protection, conservation, management and interpretation.
According to the topic of the conference the presentations should lead to conclusions, which can be used to develop the theory and practice of interpretation, conservation and protection of places of memory.

The conference will be organized as three thematic sessions:
1. Definition of the place of memory from the perspective of heritage protection /can places of memory be categorised in groups of characteristic features?
2. Interpretation of places of memory/how to communicate the meaning of places of
memory - relationship between the tangible and intangible components
3. Forms of conservation protection in places of memory and the rules governing
them/integrity and authenticity in protection of places of memory.

"All Things Are Connected’ - Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University

09 Mar 2017

Full title: All Things Are Connected’: Disassembling archaeological
practice for the future of Ngarrindjeri Ruwe/Ruwar
Presenter: Kelly Wiltshire:
Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

45th Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2017):

14 Mar 2017

Conference location: Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, USA.
Conference website: http://caaconference.org/.

For any questions about the conference, please direct emails to: caa2017@caaconference.org.

Full title:
45th Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2017): Digital Archaeologies, Material Worlds (Past and Present)

The 45th CAA conference will bring together scholars from across the globe to share their cutting edge research from a diverse range of fields in a focused, but informal, setting. One thing that the CAA prides itself on is a strong sense of community, and we hope to continue to grow that community by welcoming new participants this year. This is only the 3rd time the conference has been held in the United States, and we are excited to have old and new members join us in Atlanta this coming spring.

How teeth shed light on our evolutionary past: BAR seminars 2017

16 Mar 2017

Presenter: Dr Tanya Smith, Griffith University Australia
Organisers: Biological Anthropology Research Seminars 2017, Australian National University
Venue: Jean Martin Room, Level 3 Beryl Rawson Building 13, 14 Ellery Crescent
Acton ACT 2601 Australia
Event enquiries: Justyna Miszkiewicz@anu.edu.au

Princes of the Crossroads: Early Iron Age in Northern Croatia, Flinders Uni Seminars

16 Mar 2017

Full title: Princes of the Crossroads: Early Iron Age in Northern Croatia
Presenter: Prof. Hrvoje Potrebica, University of Zagreb
Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

Archaeology of Ngarrindjeri Ruwe/Ruwar (Land, Body, Spirit): Flinders Uni seminars

23 Mar 2017

Full title: Archaeology of Ngarrindjeri Ruwe/Ruwar (Land, Body, Spirit): Indigenous Investigations of the Lower Murray River, SA
Presenter: Chris Wilson (Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement)
Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

Geoarchaeology and Sea-level changes in the Mediterranean Levant: Flinders Uni Seminars

30 Mar 2017

Full title: Geoarchaeology and Sea-level changes in the Mediterranean Levant
Presenter: Prof. Dorit Sivan, Haifa University (IL)
Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

18th Century English East Indiaman ship design and construction: Flinders Uni Seminar

06 Apr 2017

Full title: An archaeological investigation of English East Indian ship design and construction during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Presenter: Kurt Bennett: Ph.D. Candidate

Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University
Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

Zambratija Bay: prehistoric marine pile dwelling, Adriatic Sea: Flinders Uni Seminars

27 Apr 2017

Full title: Zambratija Bay: A prehistoric marine pile dwelling settlement in
the northern Adriatic Sea
Presenter: Katarina Jerbić
Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University

Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

3D survey & reconstruction of Dutch trading vessels, 16th and 17th centuries: Flinders Uni Semi

04 May 2017

Full title: 3D survey and reconstruction of Dutch trading vessels in the 16th and 17th centuries
Presenter: John McCarthy: Ph.D. Candidate

Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University
Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

Cities’ Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA), Cairo, Egypt

11 May 2017

Conference Email: ctiaa@ierek.com
Conference information: http://www.ierek.com/events/cities-identity-through-architecture-and-arts/#introduction

Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen through the eyes of its residents and users. The city develops over time, and its identity evolves with it. Reflecting the rapid and constant changes the city is subjected to, Architecture and Arts, is the embodiment of the cultural, historical, and economical characteristics of the city. This conference is dedicated for the investigation of the different new approaches developed in Architecture and Contemporary arts. It will focus on the basis of urban life and identities.

It will discuss the examples and tendencies in dealing with urban identities as well as the transformation of cities and urban cultures mentioned in terms of their form, identity, and their current art. Contemporary art, when subjected to experiments, continues to be produced in various directions, to be consumed and to put forward new ideas. Art continuously renews itself -from new materials to different means of communication, from interactive works to computer games, from new approaches to perceptional paradigms and problems of city and nature of the millennium.

- See more at: http://www.ierek.com/events/cities-identity-through-architecture-and-arts/#introduction

Ancient shipwrecks along the Alexandria coastline: Flinders Uni Seminars

11 May 2017

Full title: Ancient shipwrecks along the Alexandria coastline - A comparative study based on Amphorae evidence
Presenter: Omaima El Deeb: Ph.D. Candidate

Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University
Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

Archaeology on the Edge: from Deserts to Coasts (Flinders Uni Seminar)

18 May 2017

Full title: Archaeology on the Edge: from Deserts to Coasts
Presenter: Dr Matthew Meredith Williams (La Trobe University)

Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University
Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

Maritime connectivity along coastal Languedoc in the pre-colonial period: Flinders Uni Seminar

25 May 2017

Full title: Maritime connectivity and cultural repercussions along coastal Languedoc in the pre-colonial period (8th-6 th C. BC)
Presenter: Enrique Aragon: Ph.D. Candidate

Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University
Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

Analysing Dental material explains Neanderthal living, Palaeolithic France: Flinders Uni Seminars

01 Jun 2017

Full title: In-situ microanalysis of dental material to understand Neanderthal lifeways in Palaeolithic France
Presenter: Dr Ian Moffatt

Archaeology Seminars Semester 1, 2017, Flinders University
Seminars are held on Thursdays from 3–5 pm
Room: Social Sciences North 236, Adelaide, Flinders University

Seminar convener: jonathan.benjamin@flinders.edu.au Ph: 08 8201 5875

Conference on development of preventive conservation in France

08 Jun 2017

Location of conference: Archives Nationales, Pierrefittes, Paris
Conference enquiries: info@aprevu.com

The Masters in preventive conservation from the Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne University has existed since 1993. This period of more than 20 years has allowed the first assessment of the impact of this professional training. Our Association des Preventeurs Universitaires - Conservation du patrimoine (APrevU), founded by a group of graduates of the twentieth year, is organising a conference on the development of preventive conservation in France since the creation of this course, trying to measure the effects on cultural heritage's conservation and its evolution over time.

The participation of foreign professionals will be welcomed to keep things in perspective our practice of preventive conservation.

Of course, the success of this initiative will count on the participation of a maximum of persons connected with this training. We would like on this occasion to invite you to formulate your opinions and discuss a number of issues:
*Did this training close the gap observed in France in 1992 during the conference "Preventive Conservation" organised by the ARAAFU?
*Did the diploma structure the profession or did the preventive conservation remain an extra skill used by different professional profiles? Where do we find the graduates today?
*Was there an increase in jobs and preventive conservation departments since the creation of the training?
*Did the tools proposed during the training (methods of assessment, collection sites, prevention plans, etc.) evolved since 1993?
*Does sustainable development have an influence today on preventive conservation?
*Is there a "French touch" in the way of practising preventive conservation?

Israel Society for the Promotion of Classical Studies 46th Annual Conference

14 Jun 2017

Location: Haifa University, Israel
Website: http://www.fasticongressuum.com/single-post/2016/08/16/Israel-Society-for-the-Promotion-of-Classical-Studies-46th-Annual-Conference---14-15062017-Haifa-Israel
Contact: lisa.maurice@biu.ac.il

The conference is the annual meeting of the Israel Society for the Promotion of Classical Studies. We welcome papers on a wide range of classical subjects, including, but not limited to, history, philology, philosophy, literature, papyrology, classical reception and the archaeology of Greece, Rome and neighbouring lands.

CIPA2017 symposium, Ottawa, Canada

28 Aug 2017

CIPA2017 will focus on Digital Workflows for Conservation.
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Event info: http://cipaottawa.org/

CIPA’s mission is to encourage the development of principles and practices for the recording, documentation and information management for all aspects of cultural heritage; and to support and encourage the development of specialized tools and techniques in support of these activities.

We are pleased to invite you to participate in CIPA2017, the 26th biennial symposium, being held from August 28 to September 1, 2017, in Ottawa, Canada. CIPA2017 will focus on Digital Workflows for Conservation.

The rapid rise in new digital technologies has revolutionized the practice of recording heritage places. Digital tools and media offer a myriad of new opportunities for collecting, analyzing and disseminating information about heritage sites. With new opportunities, there are also conflicts, and an intense effort to incorporate digital media into the education of conservation professionals. Issues regarding the proper, innovative and research-focused uses of digital media in heritage conservation are urgent topics in the global heritage conservation field, and CIPA and its partners have played a leading role in this area of cross-disciplinary research and practice.

The symposium will offer a unique opportunity for educators, professionals, heritage institutions, and managers of heritage places to share, exchange, and explore new approaches, best practices, and research results in the area of these workflows.

What do we do when we dig up mass graves? BAR seminar 2017

05 Oct 2017

Presenter: Dr Caroline Bennett, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
Organizers: Biological Anthropology Research Seminars 2017, Australian National University Venue: Jean Martin Room, Level 3 Beryl Rawson Building 13, 14 Ellery Crescent Acton ACT 2601 Australia Event enquiries: Justyna Miszkiewicz@anu.edu.au

2nd International Conference on Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development

30 Oct 2017

Location: Salento University, Lecce (LE), Italy
Conference information:
http://www.ierek.com/events/urban-planning-and-architectural-design-for-sustainable-development-upadsd/
Conference Email
upadsd2@ierek.com

UPADSD 2017 aims to bring together, scientists, urban planners, architects and other stakeholders from across the globe to discuss the latest scientific advances in the field.
Critical Topics will be discussed during this conference as following:
• City planning.
• Regional planning.
• Rural developments.
• Sustainability and the built environment.
• Sustainability indicators.
• Policies and planning.
• Environmental planning and management.
• Energy resources.
• Cultural heritage.
• Quality of life.
• Community planning and resilience.
• Sustainable solutions in emerging countries.
• Sustainable tourism.
• Learning from nature.
• Transportation.
• Social and political issues.
• Community planning.