Deadline for submission proposals: 1 September 2017

Timetable Open Round 2018: 08 – 22 January  or 12 -26 February or  05 – 19 March

The 15-day field study programme is generally intended for interdisciplinary scholars in the early stages of their careers. Candidates may be at doctoral or postdoctoral level in the following areas, though not limited to these: Digital Humanities, Visualisation and Data Design, Immersive and Interacting Environments, Digital Narrative, Virtual Reality, Gaming and Interactive Storytelling. PhD candidates should have been enrolled for a doctoral degree at least one year before submitting to programme.

With its unique Byzantine cultural asset, Karoussos Archive provides a navigation aid through the process of research by acquiring a first-rate cultural asset for analysis that can support both the exploration of research questions and the infrastructure for testing, prototyping and documenting. Original worksheets from the frescoes executed in Byzantine churches, photos and slides from the work in situ, remain intentionally unpublished so they can be used as a first-level resource for research on cultural heritage and digital / emerging technologies. Moreover, various models of technological practices which are compatible with the cultural asset of Byzantine frescoes in churches (parabolic mirror projections, immersive and achieropoesis practices) are available for testing and documenting, along with recommendations, depending on each research project.

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