Fieldwork

Roselle: Making a Urban GIS for Cultural Heritage

Location: Grosseto, GR, IT

Season: July 9, 2018 to July 22, 2018

Application Deadline: June 1, 2018

Deadline Type: Exact date

Website: https://www.dssbc.unisi.it/it/node/1048

Discount for AIA members: None

Program Type:
Field school

RPA Certified:
no

Affiliation:
Department of History and Cultural Heritage of the University of Siena.

Project Director:
Course Director, Dr. Carlo Citter, University of Siena. Management Committee, Giancarlo Macchi Janica and Elena Chirico

Project Description:

The purpose of the course is to teach the management of excavation data using the GIS platform. The course will focus upon the data from the town of Roselle, a multi-layered site, and the students will have the opportunity to learn the digitalisation and registration methods for both unpublished is previously published excavation data. Seminars will be held during the course in order to allow for in-depth study and discussion regarding the digitalisation issues encountered and the analysis of the data entered.

The course is specifically intended for foreign university students enrolled in humanities-related degree programmes.

Period(s) of Occupation: From Prehistory to Xth century AD.

Notes:
The Summer School program provides a unique chance to study a multi-layered urban site, in the middle of the charming Tuscan Maremma. The purpose of the course is to teach the management of excavation data using the GIS platform. The course will focus upon the data from the town of Roselle, a multi-layered site, and the students will have the opportunity to learn the digitization and registration methods for both unpublished is previously published excavation data. Seminars will be held during the course in order to allow for in-depth study and discussion regarding the digitization issues encountered and the analysis of the data entered.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: Whole shift

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: No previous experience required. Any individuals interested in the topics covered may apply for admission to the Course. Foreign university students enrolled in humanities-related degree programmes will be given priority for admission to the Summer School programme.

Room and Board Arrangements:
Students will be hosted and will have their meals (with the exception of weekends) in a hotel in the center of Grosseto. The room and board cost is € 750. Cost: € 470 tuition + € 750 room and board contribution.

Academic Credit:
A certificate from the Department of History and Cultural Heritage of the University of Siena will be issued at the end of the programme. credits offered by Department of History and Cultural Heritage of the University of Siena. Tuition is € 470.

Contact Information:


Dr. Carlo Citter

56, Via Roma

Siena

Siena

53100

Italy

citter.carlo@gmail.com

Phone: -8942

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