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8th ICAANE

On
15
April
2011
proposals
for workshops
are
due
for
the 8th
International
Congress on
the
Archaeology
of
the
Ancient
Near
East
(8th ICAANE),
to
be
held
in
Warsaw,
Poland 30
April–4
May
2012.
On
15
October 2011
abstracts
(200
words
maximum)
for
papers (20
 minutes) and
posters are
due.
Further
information
is
available
at http://www.8icaane.org/. The
following
themes
of
possible
interest
to Nestor readers
have been
announced:

Townships
and
villages

Excavation
reports
and
summaries

High
and
low
—
minor
arts
for
the
elites
and
the
populace

Archaeology
of
fire

Conservation,
preservation
and
site
management

Bioarchaeology
in
the
ancient
Near
East

VAST 2011

On
29
May
2011
abstracts
are
due
for
the
12th
International
Symposium
on
Virtual Reality,
Archaeology
and
Cultural
Heritage (VAST 2011),
to
be
held
on
18‐20
October 2011
in
Prato‐Florence,
Italy.
Further
information
is
available
at
http://www.vast‐conference.eu/.
On
5 June
2011
paper
submissions
are
due;
on
3
July
2011
camera‐ready papers
are
due.
Contributions
are
 sought
that
advance
the
state
of
the
art
in
the technologies available
to
support
sustainability
of
human
heritage,
with
an
emphasis
on
the following
themes:

2/3/4D
data
capture
and
processing
in
Cultural
Heritage

Augmentation
of
physical
collections
with
digital
presentations

Data
acquisition
technologies

Digital
libraries

Digital
capture
and
annotation
of
intangible
heritage
(performance,
audio,
dance,
oral)

Interactive
environments
and
applications
for
Cultural
Heritage

Long
term
preservation
of
digital
artefacts

Metadata,
classification
schema,
ontologies
and
semantic
processing

Multilingual
applications,
tools
and
systems
for
Cultural
Heritage

Multimedia
data
acquisition,
management
and
archiving

Multi‐modal
interfaces
and
rendering
for
Cultural
Heritage

On‐site
and
remotely
sensed
data
collection

Standards
and
documentation

Storytelling
and
design
of
heritage
communications

Tools
for
education
and
training
in
Cultural
Heritage

Usability,
effectiveness
and
interface
design
for
Cultural
Heritage

Visualization

POCA 2011

On
31
July
2011
abstracts
are due
for
the
11th
annual
Postgraduates
in
Cypriot Archaeology (POCA
 2011) conference,
to
be
held
on
19-22
November
2011,
hosted
by
the Maison
de
l'Orient
et
de
la
Méditerranée
"J. Pouilloux",
University
of
Lyon
2.
On
15 November
2011
manuscripts
are
due
for
publication
in Cahiers of
the Centre d'Etudes Chypriotes n°
41
(2011).
Papers
(20
minutes)
in
English
or
French
on
Cypriot
archaeology
of any
period,
or on
related
subjects,
will
be
welcome;
papers
presented
in
French
should
be submitted to Anna Cannavòaccompanied
by
an
abstract
in
English
with
English
or
bilingual
PowerPoint
slides. Abstracts
(250
words
maximum)
should
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Aurélie
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available
at
http://poca2011.sciencesconf.org/.

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