ARKWORK action working group 2 is holding a 5-day training school on the topic of archaeological collections in a digital environment in Sarajevo from 17-21 September 2018. The school is hosted by International Burch University https://www.ibu.edu.ba/en/about/about-burch.html) located at Ilidza, suburb of Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina (http://www.sarajevo-tourism.com/).

During the training school led by international experts, participants from 17 different countries study processes of creating, organising, managing and exploring archaeological collections in a digital environment, and learn how to examine, evaluate and use different state-of-the art methods and tools to work with archaeological collections. They examine how archaeologists create digital objects and documents in different contexts, how they integrate these diverse and scattered knowledge sources, and how these insights can be used to inform the development of the state-of-the-art and practical management of the work with archaeological collections. They also get hands-on experience in using software tools for the analysis of digital archaeological collections. Finally, the participants examine how this archaeological knowledge work can be disseminated to different stakeholder groups.

Preliminary program

 

DayDateActivity
Monday17.09.2018Introduction; Trainees’ research interests and topics
Tuesday18.09.2018Documentation practices in digital environment; Museum visit
Wednesday19.09.2018Archaeological knowledge organisation in dig. env.; Museum visit
Thursday20.09.2018Archaeological knowledge production from digital data; Museum visit
Friday21.09.2018Final discussions; Conclusion

 

Saturday, 22.09.2018 – Optional excursion to Radimlja, Stolac https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1504