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Welcome to the Greek chapter of the international non-profit organization "Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology» (CAA-GR). Members of CAA-GR are scientists from the fields of archeology, social sciences, life sciences, arts, mathematics, information technology, engineers and scientists in all fields of cultural heritage.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - University of Bonn, Germany

The workshop aims to:

- provide the Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economies students an introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their potential in grasping issues related to economic archaeology in general, and spatial analysis of ritual and cult more specifically,

- provide the new students with the opportunity to discuss informally – in a friendly and collegial environment – the possibility of applying inter- and intra-site GIS analyses to their work,

- provide the more advanced students with the opportunity to present – in a friendly and collegial environment – their ideas or their preliminary GIS results, and to get feedback and stimuli from various GIS specialists,

- provide a forum through which both the Archaeology of Pre-Modern Economies Research Training Groupand the Unlocking Sacred Landscapes Network have the opportunity of networking with other projects/scholars in Germany and beyond.

Check the website for more information.

The Society for the Study of Ancient Topography "Dipylon" under the auspices of the Greek chapter of the international non-profit organization "Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology» (CAA-GR) and with the support of theLaboratory of Geophysical - Satellite Remote Sensing and Archaeo-environment  of the Institute of Mediterranean Studies organizes a seminar on "Historical Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)".

The purpose of the seminar is to familiarize participants with the basic principles of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and their main applications in history and archeology. 

Workshop Instructor: Eleni Gkadolou, PhD in Geography
Duration: 20 teaching hours spread over six weeks
Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017 and every Thursday.
Time: 17: 30-20: 30
Seminar language: Greek
Location: Dipylon - Society for the Study of Ancient Topography (NPO), Roma 5, 106 73, Athens
Participation fee (per person): € 100
More information: Katerina Stathi: katstathi [at] yahoo.co.uk

We inform you that all positions for the seminar in Historical Cartography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have been allocated. Thank you for your interest that far exceeded our expectations!
We will try to organise educational seminars with similar subject in the near future.

We are seeking a creative and dedicated Senior Technical Officer with knowledge of and experience in methodologies used in the fields of Digital Humanities, Digital Heritage, Digital Libraries or related fields. This position provides an exciting opportunity for the selected candidate to join a vibrant and growing team and contribute to research and teaching undertaken in An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University (Ireland).

Some recent projects include Letters of 1916, Ireland’s first digital public humanities project, and Contested Memories: The Battle of Mount Street Bridge which has been developed as a Virtual World, with content currently being repurposed as an Augmented Reality application for secondary school students. Other projects include The Versioning Machine and #dariahTeach, an online platform for teaching digital humanities. An Foras Feasa is a member of the DIXiT Digital Scholarly Editing network, the Virtual Heritage Network (Ireland), and the Virtual Worlds Consortium. 

The post holder will be expected to have skills and qualifications in one or more of the following, including but not limited to: information design, data analysis, data modelling, and data discovery. The successful candidate is expected to provide technical guidance, solution, and maintenance for existing An Foras Feasa projects. The position also provides an opportunity to work with other staff members on funding applications as well as time to pursue their own research agenda. The post holder may also participate in digital humanities teaching and training at Maynooth University, including module lecturing, thesis co-supervision, and internship mentoring as part of the MA in Digital Humanities and the MSc in Spatial eHumanities.

This is a three year contract post (application deadline 22 November)
For further information about the role and how to apply please see our Human Resources page.

For informal enquiries contact Dr Costas Papadopoulos at konstantinos.papadopoulos[-AT-]nuim.ie

a.r.t.e.s. EUmanities programmea.r.t.e.s. EUmanities is a pioneering programme for a European Graduate School for the Humanities, co-funded by the European Union and the University of Cologne in the framework of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (Horizon 2020: MSCA).

Designed to meet the needs of each individual Early Stage Researcher  (ESR) in the Humanities, beginning in April 2017 a.r.t.e.s. EUmanities  will provide places for up to 10 ESRs every year for 3 years, training young scholars to excel in research and cope with the global challenges Europe is facing.

ESR positions will have a duration of 36 months per person. The ESRs will be employed full-time by the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School (living allowance EUR 3,073 gross plus mobility, travel and family allowances). The employment conditions include social benefit payments such as health insurance, unemployment insurance, pension contributions and parental benefits.

Application deadline: October 31, 2016

We invite all interested bodies and organisations who wish to host one of the forthcoming meetings of the CAA-GR to express their interest by sending us their bid proposal at the following address conference@caa-gr.org and by preparing a short presentation about their candidacy, which will be discussed and voted on during the next conference in Athens , 20-21 December 2016.

Recent bids for 2018
Cyprus University of Technology, Lemesos, Cyprus (letter)

Recent bids for 2020
National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Attica, Greece (letter)