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Conference Program


Chair Dimitris Bosnakis, University of Crete

14:00-14:30Welcome to the conference:

Thomas Krevetzakis, Vice- Mayor of Rethymnon

Pavlina Karanastasi, Head of the Department of History and Archaeology, University of Crete.

14:30-15:00 Åsa Berggren, Lund University and Antonia Davidovic, University of Heidelberg: Introduction to the conference themes

15:00-16:00 KEYNOTE Matt Edgeworth, University of Leicester: The shifting location of the act of discovery, and the implications for the study of the production of archaeological knowledge

16:00-16:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:30-17:30 Poster session 

Chair Åsa Berggren, University of Lund

17:30-18:00 Jeremy Huggett, University of Glasgow: Digital Agency in Archaeological Practice

18:00-18:30 Zachary Batist, University of Toronto: Untangling and extending the discursive relations mediated by archaeological data through grounded research

18:30-19:00 Cristián Simonetti, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile/University of Aberdeen, Scotland: Archaeology in Suspension





Chair Matt Edgeworth, University of Leicester

8:30-9:30 KEYNOTE Eric Poehler, University of Massachusetts-Amherst: Digital Technologies and the Transformations of Archaeological Labor

 9:30-10:00 Felix Rösch, Göttingen University: Transferring analogue excavation documentation into the digital age – an interpretative chaîne opératoire

10:00-10:30 Markos Katsianis, University of Patras, Kostas Kotsakis, Aristotle University and Filippos StefanouPaliambela Kolindros Archaeological Programme: Re-mediating the excavation archive

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00-11:30 Maurice Murphy, Virtual Building Lab, Sara Pavia, Trinity College Dublin, Simona Scandura, University Federico II of Naples, Eimear Meegan, Virtual Building Lab, Anthony Corns, Discovery Programme Ireland, Shane Lenihan, OPW and Antonella DiLuggo, University Federico II of Naples: Study of Archaeological Knowledge Content for Virtual Reconstruction

11:30-12:00 Dorina Moullou, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports/ Hellenic Open University, Rebeka Vital, Shenkar Israel, Stella Sylaiou, Hellenic Open University, Suvi Debenjak, Inari Software, Hrvoje Kalafatić, Institute of Archaeology in Zagreb and Rajna Šošić-Klindžić, University of Zagreb: Technological tools for data acquisition in archaeology: How are they affecting the archaeological knowledge production

12.00-12:30 Delia Ní Chíobhaín Enqvist, Linnaeus University: Digital Maritime Sights

12.30-14:00 LUNCH BREAK

Chairs: Pavlina Karanastasi, University of Crete and Rimvydas Laužikas, Vilnius University


14:00-14:20 Ingrida Kelpšienė, Vilnius University and Costis Dallas, University of Toronto/IMSI Athena Research Centre: Archaeological communities on Facebook

14:20-14:40 Suzie Thomas, University of Helsinki, Irmelin Axelsen, University of Oslo and Vykintas Vaitkevicius, Vilnius University: Hobbyist Metal Detectorists in Europe: a web focus group of their uses and interests in digital tools and applications

14:40-15:00 Rimvydas Laužikas, Vilnius University, Johanna Enqvist, University of Helsinki, Pedro Luengo, University of Seville, Rajna Šošić-Klindžić, University of Zagreb, and Marina Toumpouri, Athonite Digital Archaeology: Archaeology and the Nation: how archaeological knowledge is reused for strength of national identity

15:00-15:20 Helena Nobre, University of Aveiro and Ana Sousa, University of Minho: May archaeology and cultural heritage contribute to creating a memorable nation brand image?

15:20-15:40 Meliha Handzic, International Burch University: Archaeology in Contemporary Arts: A Case of Stecci

15:40-16:00 Discussion of special track block

16:00-16:30 COFFEE BREAK

Chair Katerina Kopaka, University of Crete

16:30-17:30 KEYNOTE Mary Leighton, University of Michigan: Six Years of Eternal Winter: The Temporalities of Field Work Between the Global North and South

17:30-18:30 KEYNOTE Betsey Robinson, Vanderbilt University: By the Streams of the Source: Reflections on the American School Excavations of Ancient Corinth from the Peirene Valley (1898 to Present)



Chair Jeremy Huggett, University of Glasgow

 9:00-10:00: KEYNOTE Lisa Börjesson, Uppsala University: Autonomy, harmonization and decision-making in presentations of data – a comparative perspective on digital research documentation in archaeology and biomedicine

10:00-10:30 Isto Huvila, Uppsala University: Where to find archaeological information work and how to CAPTURE it

10:30- 11:00 Paul Reilly, University of Southampton: Meeting archaeological assemblages halfway

11:00-11:30 COFFEE BREAK

11.30-12:00 Costas Papadopoulos and Susan Schreibman, Maastricht University: 3D Scholarly Editions: An Aberration or a Logical Next Step?

12:00-12:30 Espen Uleberg, Museum of Cultural History Oslo: Using an Archaeological Infrastructure in Norway

12:30-14:00 LUNCH BREAK

Chair Rajna Šošić-Klindžić, University of Zagreb

14:00-15:00 KEYNOTE Allison Mickel, Lehigh University: The Unmanned Sieve: How local archaeological expertise is made invisible, and how to see it again

15:00-15:30 Colin Wallace, University of Waterloo: Symbiosis Between Local Communities and Foreign Archaeological Institutions on Long Term Archaeological Excavations in Greece: A Corinthian Example

15:30-16:00 Holly Wright and Julian Richards, Archaeology Data Services: Stewardship and equity within digital archaeological research infrastructures

16:00-16:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:30-18:00 Panel – Conference Conclusions



Dirk Rieke-Zapp, AICON 3D Systems, and Elisabeth Trinkl, University of Graz: Face to face – close range inspection of head vases

Kari Uotila, Muuritutkimus: The excavations on the Gymnasium of Cathedral school 2017-2018 in Turku Finland

Jesús Balado, Lucía Díaz-Vilariño and Ernesto Frías, University of Vigo: Accurate runoff estimation on outdoor heritage sites from point clouds: A way to prevent water erosion

Gavin Leong and Matthew Brolly, University of Brighton: Surface normals analysis to visualise Stonehenge prehistoric rock carvings at high resolution

Milica Tapavički-Ilić, Institute of Archaeology Serbia, and Timka Alihodžić, Archaeological Museum of Zadar: Graves – time capsules for the future

Ivana Pandzic, Museum of Republic of Srpska: Old site, new methodology

Nadia Coutsinas, Institute for Mediterranean Studies: Creating a Database to Study Landscape Archaeology in Eastern Crete (Classical-Venetian Period)

Ana Cruz, Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, Hugo Pires, Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (CEAU), Zélia Rodrigues, University of Coimbra, and Fernando Pimenta, University of Porto: Space, karstic Shelter and Digital Meaning

Nafsika C. Andriopoulou and Panagiotis Partsinevelos, Technical University of Crete: Digital surface reconstruction of biominerals under a quantitative perspective: implications in the taxonomy and preservation of archaeomalacological material

Rui Tina Neto, Municipality of Meda, José Martinho Lourenço, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, and Ana Cruz, Polytechnic Institute of Tomar: Ancestors stone board joys: some technical considerations

Georgi Georgiev and Eleonora Gaydarova, New Bulgarian University: Affordable Heritage Archive

Marianna Katifori, University of Crete: Mapping and documentation of the churches in Sitia region: an approach of the rural landscape of Crete during the Venetian period

Ana Flávia Miguel, University of Aveiro/INET: On shifting ways of building knowledge in (and with) music – The case of Soma Project

Despoina Markaki, University of Crete: Archaeology through the lens of Law

Jana Minaroviech and Ladislav Dedík, Studio 727-Slovakia: Visualization of the Roman Architecture on the Celtic Acropolis at the Bratislava Castle in Slovakia

Nikos Papadopoulos, Institute for Mediterranean Studies Foundation for Research and Technology: Recent advances of geoinformatics in eastern Mediterranean for cultural resource management

Ana Navarro, Consejeria de Cultura, Fernando Carvajal, University of Almeria, and Francisco Agüera, University of Almeria: Fuente Amarguilla-Cortijo Nuevo: Heritage Protection and digital tools