The PRAEDIA - Pompeii Residential Architecture - Environmental, Digital, Interdisciplinary Archive at University of Pisa encourages participants to develop a theoretically aware approach to the collection of data and the study of archaeological materials. The Summer School intends to make the participants aware of the tools, methods, techniques required to create and share knowledge in the field of Classical Archaeology.
Fundamental questions are: Which methods for the collection of data contribute to the scientific reconstruction of built environments? Which technologies for the visualization of data allow to retrieve the sensory dimension of urban landscapes? How can archaeological data be accessible to the specialists of other disciplines involved in the research, conservation, and management of built heritage? Which tools are expedient to the sharing of data with a view to sustainable preservation? Pompeii provides an ideal case in point, thanks to the unparalleled availability of contextual archaeological data, as well as the centuries-long history of exploration, research, and restorations.
In particular, the Summer School focuses on one specific case study: the architectural complex known as Praedia of Iulia Felix at Pompeii. Work on site includes survey of the extant structures, archival research, and possibly limited excavations in the garden area.
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Advanced undergraduate students, graduate students (Classics, Classical Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Restoration and Conservation)
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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