[DHd-blog] CIPA Workshop on Research and Education in Urban History in the Age of Digital Libraries 2019 in Dresden


The CIPA Workshop on Research andEducation in Urban History in the Age of Digital Libraries takes place on October 10-11, 2019 atthe Deutsches Hygiene-Museum in Dresden,Germany. It is co-located with the Time Machine Conference 2019. The workshop is an international event for the professionals of multipledisciplines and scholars working in the Digital Cultural Heritage domain. Theaim of the workshop is to bring together experts, stakeholders and researchersfrom the cultural domain, starting a dialogue that will lay out the foundationfor the creation of a multidisciplinary community of practice.

Urban history, drawing on architectural heritage and cultural history, is one of the key areas in digital humanities. Regarding to that research interest, digital libraries play an important role, especially for visual media like photographs, paintings, or drawings, but also for physical and digital 3D models. Due to the wide field of possible research, different approaches, methods and technologies have emerged – and are still emerging. We aim to discuss crucial challenges for further research and encourage debate on the state of the art and future work. We would like to invite contributions on theoretical and methodological issues, application scenarios and projects, as well as novel approaches and tools. This includes the following five areas

Research on Architectural and Urban Cultural Heritage Technologies, Computing and DataTheory and SystematizationEducation in Urban History Infrastructures and Governance

To this cause, we are seeking for original and innovative contributions intheoretical and practical applications on Digital Cultural Heritage.

Please submit an extended abstract of 1500-1700words in PDF format by June 30th, 2019via the electronic upload submission procedure on EasyChair. The conference adopts a double blind reviewing process. The authors must ensurethat any information such as affiliations, contact details, e-mails or othertype of information that can help identify the authors of the papers areremoved from the submitted version.

Please use the Springer LaTeX2e, Microsoft Word 2003 or Microsoft Word 2007templates and guidelines for formatting your extended abstract.

All submissions will be peer reviewed for their originality, validity, methodology,writing quality and overall contribution to the research fields of theconference.


Selected submissions will be invited for journal publication. Accepted fullpapers from last year’s workshop have been published as Springer CCIS 817Digital Research and Education in Architectural Heritage.

We look forward to welcoming you to an exciting conference and workshop inDresden!

Workshop Organizers

Florian Niebling, University of Würzburg

Heike Messemer, University of Würzburg

Sander Münster, TU Dresden