november, 2021

202124novAll Day25Workshop: Digital Data in the Service of Cultural HeritageTallinn, Estonia Event Organized By: Estonian Maritime Museum

Event Details

The Estonian Maritime Museum and The Tallinn University are pleased to invite everyone interested to theworkshop “Digital Data in the Service of Cultural Heritage”, which will take place on the 24th and 25th of November 2021 in Tallinn, Estonia.

The work and research in most sectors of cultural heritage have always involved the collection, analysis, interpretation, management, curation and protection of information and data. In more recent times, the emergence of digital data, created through large-scale digitisation projects of archival materials, cultural heritage objects or sites, have provided researchers, conservators, museum specialists and wider audiences with an unprecedented resource to study, preserve and present our common past. 

The use of digital data in cultural heritage is not just about digitising documents and photographs, or creating elaborate 3D models. Modern technological advancements allow us to examine, analyse and understand pieces of cultural heritage through new ways with the use of a variety of software including statistics, GIS, programming languages or even machine learning and AI. 

On the first day of the workshop, in addition to the presentations, the programmewill include a “research and collaboration” session for the exchange of ideas and methodologies of research, as well as the establishment of new collaborations.  

The second day will consist of a workshop with a more practical approach to digital tools that can be used in the fields of archaeology and cultural heritage. These digital tools will be introduced by selected academic instructors in the form of a practical seminar, in order to demonstrate the practicalities and applicability of new technology in the cultural heritage sector. 

We expect the event to take place in person. However, if the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic do not allow that, the conference and the presentations will be held online with an alternative programme to be offered in place of the practical workshops. 

The organisations also launches a call for papers, which you can find here.



november 24 (Wednesday) - 25 (Thursday)


Tallinn, Estonia