[GeoHumanities SIG] Call for Applications: Visualizing Venice Digital Art History Workshop

Hannah L Jacobs hannahlj at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 22:56:20 CET 2016

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Visualizing Venice
workshop: The Ghetto of Venice. The workshop will take place June 8-20,
2016, in Venice, Italy. Application deadline: March 31, 2016.


With the support of The Getty Foundation as part of its Digital Art History
initiative, The Wired! Lab at Duke University, Università Iuav di Venezia,
the University of Padua, and Venice International University are
collaborating on a Summer Workshop that will train Art, Architectural and
Urban Historians with the digital media that can enhance or transform their
research questions and their capacity to communicate narratives about
objects, places and spaces to the public. This fifth annual 12-day workshop
teaches a range of digital skills in mapping, 3D modeling, mobile
application & web development, and time based media authorship to enable
participants to engage historical questions with emerging digital tools. The
course will engage with the Ghetto of Venice on the 500th anniversary of
its creation as case study for training with a variety of technologies and

Instruction will be given in English by faculty and staff from Duke
University's Wired! Lab (http://dukewired.org) and Università Iuav di

The workshop is designed for Ph.D or Post doctoral participants in the
Interpretive Humanities (including Cultural Patrimony, History of Art,
Architecture and Urbanism, History, Geography, Architecture, Archaeology,
and other relevant disciplines). Preference will be given to Ph.D. students
and recent Ph.D. graduates in History of Art, Architecture and Urbanism.

The workshop is taught at Venice International University on the island of
San Servolo in the Venetian Lagoon. Participants can live in the housing
facilities of the island of San Servolo, or arrange for accommodation in
the city of Venice.

Tuition fees are euro 1,000 (+22%VAT). Scholarships are available in order
to support tuition, travel, board and accommodation expenses. Thanks to the
generosity of the Getty Foundation.

More information:
| shss at univiu.org | summerschools at univiu.org
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