In October (18th-27th) GRAFMEDIA project was in Croatia - Zadar, for graffiti survey and documentation. The city of Zadar was one of the main stop along the Dalmatian coast during the Middle Ages and the Modern period. The present urban structure preserves and harmoniously blends elements and structures of the city flourishing past. Across the centuries the town was a lively port, hosting travellers, merchants and pilgrims along the sea route connecting Venice to the East.
The third and final workshop of Mediterranean Palimpsests will take place in Thessaloniki and Rhodes in January 2020. The concept of Thessaloniki will focus on the artistic and architectural heritage framed by colonial urban planning, nationalist perspectives on art and architecture, reuse, re-claiming urban space through planning, how cultural, ethnic and national identities are represented in art.
The Cenacle in Jerusalem is among the most important places for Christians – apart from being the room that hosted the famous “Last Supper” (The Easter dinner), it symbolises the location of many events narrated in the New Testament, such as the meeting place of the Apostles, the Washing of the Feet, resurrection appearances of Jesus or the gathering of the disciples after the Ascension of Jesus. Historical evidence of the existence of the building is documented since the 4th century, in the writings of the pilgrim Egeria.
The digital documentation of AGIOS SPYRIDON is a joint project between the University of Cyprus and the Cyprus Institute, as a last attempt to document this unique nautical monument before it is forever lost.
The commencement of the activities of the A.G. Leventis Chair in Archaeological Sciences, awarded to Professor Thilo Rehren, took place at a ceremony at The Cyprus Institute (CyI) premises on Wednesday, 19 September 2018. The ceremony was attended by politicians and state officials, ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps, and members of the scientific community of Cyprus and abroad. Brief greetings at the event were given by Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas, President of The Cyprus Institute, Prof. Thilo Rehren, the A.G.
Andreas Pittas Characterization Laboratories as a laboratory for Heritage science through the partnership of the Cyprus Institute to E-ERIHS will attend to the 5th E-RIHS PP interim meeting that will be held in Warsaw, Poland, at the Biological and Chemical Research Centre UW Ochota campus, from 5 to 7 September 2018.