****** 10th edition of the ISPRS/CIPA workshop – 3D-ARCH 
****** University of Siena – Italy
****** 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures
****** 21-23 February 2024, Siena – Italy
****** Conference proceedings edited by S. Campana, F. Fassi, and F. Remondino are open-access and available on the web site of the International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences: https://isprs-archives.copernicus.org/articles/XLVIII-2-W4-2024/

The main focus of the workshop is to discuss steps and processes for smart 3D reconstruction, modelling, accessing and understanding of digital environments from multiple terrestrial data sources.


Le applicazioni dell’Intelligenza Artificiale per la storia dell’agricoltura e del paesaggio (25 gennaio 2024, Accademia dei Georgofili, Firenze, Logge Uffizi Corti)


AlUla (Saudi Arabia) International Conference on Heritage Impact Assessment (December 3-6, 2023)

S. Campana, SAME OLD STORY? Why are archaeological discoveries so often unexpected? What is wrong with Preventive Archaeology?


University of Vienna (AT) – Research Seminar (November 27, 2023)

S. Campana, From Emptyscapes to High Density Past: game-changing implications


****** CAA 2024
****** University of Auckland Waipapa Taumata Rau and the Australasian chapter of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA)
****** Session 19 – Archaeological Heritage in Conflict Zones: from data gathering to virtual environments
****** Session 19 chairs: S. Campana, University of Siena & A. Leone, University of Durham
****** 8 – 12 April 2024, Auckland – New Zealand



Scientists Have an Audacious Plan to Map the Ancient World Before It Disappears Buried civilizations could soon become inaccessible forever.


IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, University School for Higher Education and Research, PhD Program in Cultural Systems (April 28, 2023)

S. Campana, Taking stock of the emptyscapes initiative: background design outcomes impact


University of Padua, Corso di Dottorato in storia, critica e conservazione dei beni culturali Scuola di Specializzazione in beni archeologici (March 22, 2023)

S. Campana, Infrastrutture, gestione delle acque, insediamenti, paesaggi agrari e funerari nell’Ager Rusellanus nella longue durée: verso un’archeologia stratigrafica dei paesaggi


University of Siena & Florence (I), Glasgow (UK), Ghent (BE), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) – Seminar (March 9, 2023)

Ipaast-czo-Interoperable Precision Agricultural and Archaeological Sensing Technologies


University of Munich (DE) – Departmental Research Seminar (January 19, 2023)

S. Campana, Mapping Archaeological damage and destruction at Nineveh and Hatra (Iraq): before, during and after the ISIS occupation

University of Durham (UK) – Departmental Research Seminar (November 23, 2022)

S. Campana, Archaeological damage and destruction at Nineveh and Hatra (Iraq): before, during and after the ISIS occupation

University of Manchester (UK) – Archaeology Research Seminar (November 22, 2022)

S. Campana, Remote sensing and ground survey of archaeological damage and destruction of Nineveh during the ISIS occupation


Under-canopy Airborne LiDAR for Archaeological Prospections in the wooded Mediterranean Environment: challenges, best practices and future prospects

Deadline – April 30, 2023

Guest Editors: S. Campana, University of Siena, F. Remondino, Bruno Kessler Foundation, G. Vinci, University of Siena, A. Fontana, University of Padua


University of Rome”La Sapienza”, School for Advanced Studies (Rome, Calasso room, Faculty of Law, October 17, 2022)

Landscape Archaeology: a discussion between new paradigms of Methodology (Maddalena Capoferri and Paolo Carafa)


University of Salento – V Summer School (Lecce, October 17-22, 2022)

“ARES” in Aerial Archaeology and Proximal Sensing by drones: updated schedule is available now!



We are pleased to invite you to contribute to our session in the CAA2023 (Annual Conference of Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology) that will be held from April 3rd to 6th 2023 in Amsterdam (Netherlands).

We warmly welcome all papers related to settlement patterns, landscape archaeology, field surveys, Mobile GIS and team-based collaboration applications in archaeology.
S06. Stay connected: Developing Mobile GIS for team-based collaboration in archaeological research
Session type: other (10-15 min papers + moderated discussion afterwards)


Organisers: Julia M. CHYLA, Adéla SOBOTKOVA, Nazarij BUŁAWKA, Giuseppe Prospero CIRIGLIANO
#archaeology #GIS #researchpaper #MobileGIS


September 30, 2022, 16.00-20.00 – BRIGHT-NIGHT la notte dei ricercatori

“Siamo all’Opera! Progetti di studio per la Cattedrale di Siena”.

Starting from 16.00 we will present the research projects focused on the Siena Cathedral. The presentations will be delivered in Siena within the amazing framework of Logge del Papa


Open positions at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Faculty for the Study of Culture, Institute for Digital Cultural Heritage Studies:

Postdoctoral Position on Heritage Data Science (deadline 30, 10, 2022)

Heritage Knowledge Representation and Semantic Web (deadline 30, 10, 2022)


September 24, 2022Popolar Italian TV broadcast “Passaggio a Nord Ovest” talk about our activity in Hatra, Iraq

We will meet the archaeologists of the Italian-Iraqi mission that has finally reached the famous archaeological site of Hatra, severely damaged in 2015 by the destructive fury of ISIS terrorists. Three years after the fall of the Islamic caliphate, this mission, made up of Italian and Iraqi archaeologists and architects, aims to recover the great ruins of Hatra, a UNESCO heritage site.