Entries by CIPA

Summary of the CIPA EP webinars

CIPA Emerging Professionals have organized, moderated and presented 7 online events, gathering an international audience from more than 75 countries, with a total attendance of over 1,000 people. Accessing Heritage Places from Home Webinar Series (supported by CIPA, ICOMOS, the National Trust for Canada and NSERC CREATE Heritage Engineering) Part 1- ‘Digital Tools as Opportunities […]

Beirut’s Shattered Heritage: An Emergency Documentation

By Joe Kallas, Minna Silver and Ona Vileikis. Shattered stained glass windows and endangered heritage left after the explosion in the harbour of Beirut in Lebanon, reflect the shattered hopes that the capital of Lebanon had during the decades of restoration in its historic sites. On 4 August 2020, a large amount of ammonium nitrate […]

About the 2019 Statutes

Text by Prof. dr. F. Rinaudo For a scientific committee like CIPA-HD, the Statutes are of fundamental importance because they regulate the way research and dissemination activities are developed. The Statutes cannot be untouchable tool. They must adapt to new situations that the advancement of knowledge proposes to new research habits of its members and […]

Virtual Reality and the Lockdown

Longread by Prof. Dr. Minna Silver (4 to 5 minutes) The world has changed from the beginning of the new decade 2020, when the pandemic COVID-19 known as the corona virus has spread to different continents with unexpected consequences. The world has vividly appeared to be a more vulnerable place for humankind than earlier in […]

CIPA workshop „Research and Education in Urban History in the Age of Digital Libraries“ 2019 – A summary

The junior research group UrbanHistory4D hosted the workshop „Research and Education in Urban History in the Age of Digital Libraries“ under the patronage of CIPA on 10-11 October 2019 in Dresden. Organized by Florian Niebling (Würzburg), Heike Messemer (Würzburg) and Sander Münster (Dresden) it was a joint international event of the University of Würzburg and […]