A Hybrid Conference hosted by the University of Naples Federico II, and organised with the Sapienza University of Rome and the University of Sheffield

13th-14th November 2023
Naples, University of Naples Federico II Department of Humanities Aula ex Cataloghi Lignei

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Conference programme

13th November 2023

Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
Palazzo di via Marina 33
Aule 811-812


Please note that the two practical workshops will not be broadcasted via Zoom.

9:00-13:30 Workshop 1. The open source platform Recogito (Pelagios Commons): from semantic annotation to LOD creation with Valeria Vitale (University of Sheffield) [download abstract in PDF]

9:00-13:30 Workshop 2. Re-shaping LiDAR data for Landscape Archaeology research with Giacomo Fontana (UCL-KNIR) [download abstract in PDF]

13th November 2023
Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
Complesso di San Pietro Martire, via Porta di Massa 1
Aula ex Cataloghi Lignei

Andrea Mazzucchi (Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II)
Marina Buzzoni (AIUCD, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia)

Rodolfo Brancato (Università di Napoli)
Julian Bogdani (Sapienza UNiversity of Rome)
Valeria Vitale (University of Sheffield)

Panel 1. Digital Approaches in Archaeological Mapping

Margherita Azzari (Università di Firenze), Paolo Liverani (Accademia dei Lincei - Università di Firenze)
Landscape visualisation and modelling

Ian Haynes (Newcastle University), Thea Ravasi (Newcastle University), Iwan Peverett (New Visions), Stephen Kay (The British School at Rome), Elena Pomar (The British School at Rome), Elettra Santucci (Newcastle University), Phyllida Bailey (Newcastle University), Francesca Carboni (Soprintendenza Speciale PNRR), David Heslop (New Visions), Alex Turner (Newcastle University), Matteo Sordini (Università di Siena), Francesco Pericci (Università di Siena), Carlo Rosa ( SIGEA Lazio), Marc Grellert (Technische Universität Darmstadt), Mike Simpson (Newcastle University) and Simonetta Serra (Sovrintendenza Capitolina)
A new approach to historical landscape visualisations. Rome Transformed SCIEDOC and the evolution of Rome’s via Statilia and Arcus Neroniani/Caelemontani in the Roman period

Mirella Serlorenzi (Soprintendenza di Roma), Ascanio D'Andrea, Giorgia Leoni, Riccardo Montalbano, Daniele Sepio
The SITAR project: new developments and future prospects

16:20 - Coffee break

Nicola Lercari (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Archaeology of Archaeology at Heloros: Re-interpreting the Urban Layout of a Complex Greek Settlement in Sicily using Proximal Sensing and Data Fusion

Giuseppina Renda (Università della Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’), Pacifico Cofrancesco (Università degli Studi di Pavia), Carmine Civale, Sabrina Mataluna (Università della Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’)
The GISTArc WebGIS for the accessibility and sharing of archaeological data in Campania

Giacomo Fontana (UCL-KNIR)
Integrating lidar and machine learning for archaeological research and heritage management in mountainous and forested landscapes

Valentina Limina (Université catholique de Louvain)
Modelling (and Simulating) Ancient Landscapes. RELOAD, a new project for liminal areas in Northern Tuscany

18:20 Discussion

20:30 Social dinner

14th November 2023

Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
Complesso di San Pietro Martire
Via Porta di Massa 1
Aula ex Cataloghi Lignei

Panel 2. Digital Integration of Archaeological Legacy Data

09:00 Jonathan Prag (Oxford University)
Creating Links and Sharing Knowledge: an epigraphic perspective

Anita Casarotto, Tesse D. Stek (KNIR Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome – University of Groningen)
Mapping, comparing and integrating archaeological survey datasets on a supranational level: a pilot methodology for Italy and Portugal

Julian Bogdani, Domizia D'Erasmo (Università di Roma “La Sapienza”)
Old data, old methodology and new research. A case study of legacy data integration from the Kestrine region, Epirus

Jacopo Turchetto (Università di Padova), Caterina Previato (Università di Padova), Jacopo Bonetto (Università di Padova), Giovanna Falezza (Soprintendenza archeologia belle arti e paesaggio per le province di Verona, Rovigo e Vicenza)
​​Mapping the archaeological landscapes of San Basilio (Ariano nel Polesine, Rovigo - Italy)

10:20 Coffee break

Barbara Borg (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa)
Mapping the social history of Rome: a new approach to re-contextualising the inscriptions from CIL VI

Valeria Vitale (University of Sheffield)
Labels and symbols: semiotic approaches to digital map annotation using "Recogito". The case study of the representation of Antiquities on Ordnance Survey maps in Great Britain

Philipp Köhner (Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt)
The DFG Project Online: a digital Commentary on the Tabula Peutingeriana

Valentina Mignosa (Università degli Studi di Udine)
Digital Tools for Ancient History? Opportunities and Challenges of Deep Mapping

12.00 Discussion

13.00 Light lunch

Nicola Laneri, Chiara Pappalardo, Daniele Santamaria, Marianna Nicolosi Asmundo (Università degli Studi di Catania)
Introducing Godscapes: Towards a Model of Material Religion in the Second Millennium BCE Levant via Semantic Web Ontologies

Sergio Giuseppe Russo (University of Cambridge)
Legacy Pottery Data, GIS, and Statistical Computing: Revamping Archaeological Understanding in western Asia

Irene Rossi (CNR, ISPC), Jérémie Schiettecatte (CNRS, UMR 8167 Orient et Méditerranée, Paris)
The Maparabia project: integrating archaeological, geographic and epigraphic data for synthesizing ancient Arabia

Andrea D’Andrea (Università L’Orientale)
Legacy data or just archaeological data?

16.20 Coffee break

Rodolfo Brancato (Università di Napoli), Veronica Ferrari (Università del Salento), Irene Rossi (CNR, ISPC)
The In.Res.Agri Project: investigating Resilient Roman Agricultural Landscapes in Southern Italy. An integrated and open IT approach to modelling centuriation through archaeology, remotely sensed data, palynology and ancient texts

Giulia Marsili (Università di Bologna)
Digital Piazza Armerina: from legacy data to future research

Claudia Lamanna (Università di Bologna)
Ravenna and its Late Antique and Medieval Epigraphic Landscape: Evaluation of SfM and LiDAR technology for mapping the cultural heritage

Laura Ebanista (Università di Roma “La Sapienza”)
Use and processing of multispectral images in proximity remote sensing

Paola Moscati (CNR, ISPC)
Concluding remarks: looking back and moving forward to the openness and interaction of knowledge

18.20 Discussion

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