Talks

APAC at the 'The Digital Laboratory: management and aggregation of scientific archaeological and heritage data' online workshop by ARIADNE Plus

APAC Researchers presented at the virtual Scientific Data Workshop of ARIADNE Plus 'Digital Laboratory: Management and Aggregation of Scientific Archaeological and Heritage Data' her talk about ' The Cyprus Institute scientific data'. The presentation described the sort of scientific data the Cyprus Institute produces, using small terracotta statuettes as an example. The metadata was covered in detail with CYI's proposed approach which includes 3D visualisation to integrate all multi-disciplinary Apac data.

Webinar: Raphael and His Workshop: The “Digital” Loggia of Cupid and Psyche in the Villa Farnesina

 

Brief addresses will be offered by H.E. Dr Andrea Cavallari, Ambassador of Italy in Cyprus and Mrs Loukia Loizou Hadjigavriel, Director of the A. G. Leventis Gallery.
Dr Nikolas Bakirtzis, Associate Professor at The Cyprus Institute and Director of the Andreas Pittas Art Characterization Laboratories will offer a brief response to the presentation and will coordinate the following discussion.

Enrico Fermi Lecture Series – Webinar Back Home. How Global Crisis Will Change the Places Where we Live

 

The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 pandemic on our social and economic life is bringing into a new light the way we are managing the environment where we spend our daily life. How can we redesign our communities to be more resilient in front of such shocks? How can we mitigate the even more dramatic and long-lasting impact of the climate and resource crisis? Which are the lessons we can learn from the past?

The 2020 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture: Artificial Intelligence: Success, Limits, Myths and Threats


Artificial Intelligence is about to have a dramatic impact on many sectors of human activity. In the last ten years, thanks to the development of machine learning in “deep networks”, we have experienced spectacular breakthroughs in diverse applications such as automatic interpretation of images, speech recognition, consumer profiling, or playing the games Go and chess.

Lecture ''Time, History and Climate in Cyprus: the Cyprus Dendrochronology Laboratory and recent progress'' by Dr. Sturt Manning


Dr.Sturt Manning will give a keynote talk about the Cyprus Dendrochronology Laboratory and its recent progress at the 2nd International Congress on Archaeological Sciences in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Dendrochronology provides key information for dating, provenance, climate, and environmental reconstruction, and is applicable to a wide range of contexts from the current and past natural landscape to built heritage and archaeological sites both on land and underwater.

Lecture ''Some Fresh Thoughts and Data on Domenikos Theotokopoulos'' by Dr.Andreas Pittas in Limassol


Domenikos Theotokopoulos, widely known as “El Greco”, is considered one of the most important and influential artists in world history. The most fascinating aspect of his work is his ever-evolving artistic transformation as he physically moved from his homeland of Crete, to Italy and finally to Spain. Recent archival discoveries and studies of his social and family circles have brought to light unknown details of his life that have contributed to a revised understanding of his art and personality.

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