Research Centres : Cultural heritage, digital heritage, virtual heritage

USA

  1. Virginia Scholar`s Lab http://www.scholarslab.org/ and Virtual World Heritage Laboratory http://vwhl.clas.virginia.edu/
  2. UCLA http://www.cdh.ucla.edu/ and ETC (http://etc.ucla.edu/) and related library project http://www.cni.org/topics/digital-preservation/laboratory-for-digital-cultural-heritage/
  3. Stanford (archaeology: https://www.stanford.edu/dept/archaeology/cgi-bin/drupal/about-stanford-archaeology-center) and  many DH centres http://humanexperience.stanford.edu/digital
  4. Berkeley-Digital Heritage Egypt http://townsendlab.berkeley.edu/taxonomy/term/330 and courses such as http://anthropology.berkeley.edu/content/studio-multimedia-authoring-archaeology-investigating-past-through-new-media-technologies
  5. Indiana http://iri.informatics.iupui.edu/
  6. MSU http://chi.anthropology.msu.edu/
  7. MIT hyperstudio http://hyperstudio.mit.edu
  8. George Mason University Department of History and Art History, Center for History and New Media (CHNM)

CANADA

  1. Concordia http://digitalhistory.concordia.ca/ and http://storytelling.concordia.ca/ and http://storytelling.concordia.ca/oralhistory/projects/stories-matter2.jpg
  2. Simon Fraser Intellectual Property Issues http://www.sfu.ca/ipinch/
  3. nb virtual museum of Canada http://www.museevirtuel-virtualmuseum.ca/index-eng.jsp and Canadian Heritage Information Network http://www.rcip-chin.gc.ca/sgc-cms/nouvelles-news/anglais-english/
  4. Western Ontario http://www.history.uwo.ca/gradstudies/publichistory/digitalhistory.html
  5. Lavel UNESCO chair in cultural heritage http://www.unesco.org/en/university-twinning-and-networking/access-by-region/europe-and-north-america/canada/unesco-chair-in-cultural-heritage-408/

    NB Issues by IMA http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/028.nsf/eng/00244.html

SOUTH AMERICA (more to be added)

  1. Brazil (research notes) http://webscience.org.br/wiki/images/d/d5/Dodebei.dantas.pdf

AUSTRALIA

  1. Deakin University Australia Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies http://www.deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/chcap/ and courses at http://deakin.edu.au/arts-ed/chcap/ch-ms/postgrad-ch-ms.php
  2. Flinders Digital heritage and gaming and.. http://blogs.flinders.edu.au/flinders-news/2012/02/09/preserving-our-digital-heritage/
  3. Monash http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/research/about/priorities/cultural-heritage/
  4. Curtin http://humanities.curtin.edu.au/schools/BE/cultural_heritage.cfm and new digital humanities lab http://blogs.curtin.edu.au/humanities/2012/05/09/new-labs-nurture-digital-creativity-at-curtin/
  5. UNSW http://monash.edu/research/capabilities/leading/cultural.html
  6. University of Queensland has a course in digital heritage http://www.uq.edu.au/study/course.html?course_code=MUSM7011
  7. University of Canberra Cultural Heritage Research Cluster http://www.canberra.edu.au/faculties/arts-design/research/active-research-groups/cultural-heritage-research-cluster
  8. University of Sydney Arts eResearch http://sydney.edu.au/arts/eresearch/

NEW ZEALAND

  1. Portal http://humanitiesmachine.org.nz/
  2. Archives, personal memory and slow food http://www.slideshare.net/DigitalNZ/visual-explorations-of-new-zealands-digital-heritage
  3. NB not a research centre but originally a game company http://www.areograph.com/#!__heritage
  4. And unfortunately now past virtual heritage http://www.virtualheritage.net/news_blogs/1681.htm

NORDIC

  1. Gothenburg Heritage Academy http://www.science.gu.se/digitalAssets/1373/1373820_heritage-seminar-a–b.pdf and linked to http://www.varldskulturmuseerna.se/org. Myndighetens ledningskansli är också placerat i Göteborg.”
  2. Jyvaskyla 3D Bridge http://www.arthis.jyu.fi/bridge/index.php.html
  3. Media Arts, Aalto E.g. http://www.aalto.fi/en/current/news/view/2012-07-19/
  4. Lund VR lab http://www.design.lth.se/english/the_department/research_laboratories/virtual_reality_lab/
  5. HUMLAB virtual heritage seminar avatarising the past http://blog.humlab.umu.se/?p=3082
  6. Intermedia, Uni of Oslo http://www.uv.uio.no/intermedia/english/  OR http://www.uv.uio.no/intermedia/  eg CONTACT project http://www.uv.uio.no/intermedia/english/research/projects/contact/index.html
  7. Interactive institute Sweden http://www.tii.se/  (Director: Halina Gottlieb NODEM http://www.tii.se/people/halinagottlieb)
  8. Trondheim MUBIL – a digital laboratory http://www.ntnu.no/ub/omubit/bibliotekene/gunnerus-1/mubil
  9. Estonia Department of Cultural Heritage and Conservation http://www.artun.ee/index.php?lang=eng&main_id=365

UK and IRELAND

  1. York http://www.york.ac.uk/archaeology/research/research-themes/ (esp arch info science http://www.york.ac.uk/archaeology/research/research-themes/arch-information-systems/ links to DARIAH CARARE ACE and CHIRON)
  2. Southampton Archaeological Computing Research Group http://www.southampton.ac.uk/archaeology/acrg/
  3. Newcastle International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sacs/icchs/
  4. Trinity College Dublin- The Cultural Heritage Initiative at Trinity http://www.tcd.ie/catc/flagship-areas/cultural-heritage.php
  5. King’s College esp Visualization Lab http://www.kvl.cch.kcl.ac.uk/
  6. Leicester http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/research offer a digital heritage programme.
  7. Smartlab Ireland (phd programme http://smartlab-ie.com/about-2/)

MAINLAND and EUROPE

  1. Cyprus http://www.cyi.ac.cy/index.php/starc.html
  2. MIRALAB Switzerland http://www.miralab.ch/
  3. http://www.v-must.net/   Virtual Museum Transnational Network also see http://v-must.net/schools
  4. Hamburg http://www.slm.uni-hamburg.de/ifg2/personal/jan-christoph-meister.html seems to lead http://www.hdh.uni-hamburg.de/
  5. Fraunhofer IGD  (technical 3D graphics) http://www.v-must.net/sites/default/files/CALL4TRAINING-GERMAN-VHS-VIRTUALAUGMENTEDREALITY.pdf contact Holger Graf http://www.igd.fraunhofer.de/Institut/Abteilungen/Virtuelle-und-Erweiterte-Realit%C3%A4t-A4/Mitarbeiter/DiplMath-Techn-MSc-Holger-Graf
  6. Ename Ghent Belgium http://www.enamecenter.org/
  7. University of Amsterdam Cultural Heritage and Identity (research priority area ) http://www.hum.uva.nl/research/priority-areas.cfm/815F7F44-1321-B0BE-680E17177604014A
  8. Italy: Rome CNR Lab http://www.itabc.cnr.it/VHLab/
  9. Italy: Pisa Laboratory of Digital Culture http://www.thatcampflorence.org/organizers/laboratory-for-digital-culture-university-of-pisa-italy/  (or http://infouma.di.unipi.it/laurea/index.asp)
  10. Italy: Genoa (virtual tourism http://www.isaac-project.eu/)
  11. Italy: Bologna http://www.beniculturali.unibo.it/DISMEC/default.htm.
  12. Italy: Florence? See conference at http://www.rinascimento-digitale.it/conference2012.phtml

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