255) TIER 1 (International Conference) Interactive Global Histories and the Maritime Space (1205-1533). Old Worlds, New Worlds?, paper co-authored with LUO XinZhang and LIU DanYun, and proposed to the scientific committee of the 7th IMEHA International Congress of Maritime History (Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, June 27 – July 1, 2016). Link http://www.murdoch.edu.au/School-of-Management-and-Governance/Latest-news-and-events/ICMH7/

254) TIER 1 (International Workshop) Heritage and Complexity, between East and West. The Singapore Heritage Science Conference series experience (2013-today), paper proposed with Siew Ann Cheong to the organizing committee of the NTU-Sorbonne Universities Joint Workshop Through Time and Space: Synergies in Science, Thought and Culture (30 May to 2 June, 2016) for Day 3 (June 1, 2016). “East Meets West; Heritage and Complexity” (To examine issues of heritage conservation and urban development in Asia or Europe, as well as the linkages between traditional knowledges and components of biocultural heritage).

253) Mapping and Visualising Historical Sources. An Exercise of Visual Reasoning, lecture given upon invitation on 23 May 2016 at the international workshop on Digital Media and Animation Solutions for the Study of Old and New Maritime Silk Roads, co-organized by the School of Art and Design at Guangdong University of Technology (PRC, Guangzhou), the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University (PRC, Shanghai), the Department of History of the Sun Yat-Sen University (PRC, Guangzhou), the Vellore Institute of Technology University (Vellore and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India), and the School of Art, Design and Media of the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (PRC, Guangzhou, Guangdong University of Technology, April 18-22 and May 23-27, 2016).

252) Athens and Koroni 2009. The Maniatakeion inception of the ‘Historical Memory and Economic Development’ discourse, talk to be given at the Maniatakeion Foundation roundtable of the International conference opening the 3-year ERASMUS+ adult education project InHERiT’s 1st Workshop on Cultural Heritage as Economic Value: Economic Benefits, Social Opportunities, and Challenges of Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development – A Workshop of Experiences (Greece, Athens, 12-13 May 2016). – Publication # ___.

251) The Making of the Classics (Egypt, Greece, and Rome), talk to be given on May 5, 2016 upon invitation for the friends of Corcovado Arts Singapore (http://www.corcovadoarts.com) as an introduction to the exhibition Treasures of the World from the British Museum (National Museum of Singapore, 5 Dec 2015-29 May 2016).

250) From History to Heritage Science via Digital Media and Animation. Old and New Silk Roads as a Case Study, keynote given upon invitation on 18 April 2016 at the international workshop on Digital Media and Animation Solutions for the Study of Old and New Maritime Silk Roads, co-organized by the School of Art and Design at Guangdong University of Technology (PRC, Guangzhou), the Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University (PRC, Shanghai), the Department of History of the Sun Yat-Sen University (PRC, Guangzhou), the Vellore Institute of Technology University (Vellore and Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India), and the School of Art, Design and Media of the Nanyang Technological University Singapore (PRC, Guangzhou, Guangdong University of Technology, April 18-22 and May 23-27, 2016).

249) Heritage and Complexity, between East and West. The Singapore Heritage Science Conference series experience (2013-today), presentation given at the Nanyang Technological University meeting with Prof. Alan Boldon (Singapore, NTU, School of Art, Design and Media) on April 8, 2016.

248) Interactive Global Histories in an Artificial Intelligence Perspective. An NTU collaboration with Microsoft Research, poster presentation given at the Nanyang Technological University HASS Research Sharing Day (Singapore, NTU, Campus Clubhouse, Orchid Room) on April 7, 2016.

247) Mappatura e Visualizzazione del Dato Storico [Mapping and Visualizing Historical Data], paper given upon invitation on March 21, 2016 (Italy, Imola, Palazzo Sersanti) for the presentation of the book by Viabilità e insediamenti nell’assetto territoriale di Imola nel Medioevo. Sperimentazione esemplare di mappatura e visualizzazione del dato storico [Roads and settlements in the territory of medieval Imola. A case study for historical data mapping and visualization], by Andrea Nanetti and Mario Giberti, Foundation of the Savings Bank of Imola, Editrice La Mandragora, Imola [December] 2014 (Tracce, 12). – See here publication # 58.

246) TIER 1 (International Workshop) Urban Planning in Historical Perspective: How the New Integrated in the Old, seminar given upon invitation with two NTU PhD students (LUO Shen Shen and LIU Danyun) on March 3, 2016 (PRC, Shanghai, Tongji University, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Department of Architecture) at the Joint International Workshop on Heritage & Innovation organized by the Department of Architecture of Tongji University, the School of Art, Design and Media of the Nanyang Technological University Singapore, and Xiamen University (PRC, Xiamen, Xiamen University, February 23-29, 2016 and Shanghai, Tongji University, March 1-6, 2016).

245) TIER 1 (Lecture) Heritage Science: At the Interface of the Humanities and Data Science, lecture to be given upon invitation at the WHITR-AP UNESCO (PRC, Shanghai, 3F Wen Yuan Building, Tongji University) on March 3, 2016. Link http://www.whitr-ap.org – The WHITR-AP (World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific) is a non-profit organization hosted by Tongji University in Shanghai. It is specialized in the area of heritage conservation. Furthermore, as a category 2 institute under the auspices of UNESCO, it is the first one that established in the developing countries. It will be an autonomous institution at the service of Member States and Associate Members of UNESCO. The Institute’s mission is to strengthen implementation of World Heritage Convention in the Asia and the Pacific region, by building the capacity of all those professionals and bodies involved with World Heritage site inscription, protection, conservation and management in the Asia and the Pacific region, through training, research, the dissemination of information and network building.

244) TIER 1 (International Workshop) Interactive Global Histories: Engineering the Historical Memory of Old and New Silk Roads, seminar given upon invitation on February 29, 2016 (PRC, Xiamen, Xiamen University) at the Joint International Workshop on Heritage & Innovation organized by the Department of Architecture of Tongji University, the School of Art, Design and Media of the Nanyang Technological University Singapore, and Xiamen University (PRC, Xiamen, Xiamen University, February 23-29, 2016 and Shanghai, Tongji University, March 1-6, 2016).

243) TIER 1 (International Conference) The UNESCO Mediterranean Diet Adventure. An Insight Perspective by the Maniatakeion Foundation as a Founding Member and Technical Advisor of the Greek Emblematic Community, paper given on January 26, 2016 with Dimitris Maniatakis (Chairman of the Maniatakeion Foundation, Greece) in Panel 4. Cuisine: Legacy, Transmission, Transformation chaired by Prof. Zhou Min at the 3rd Singapore Heritage Science Conference (Singapore, ADM, January 25-26, 2016), organized by the Nanyang Technological University Para Limes, Singapore National Heritage Board, and the NTU School of Art, Design and Media.

242) TIER 1 (International Conference) Sustainable Heritage Impact Factor Theory (SHIFT): A Framework for Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of Cultural Heritage, paper given on January 25, 2016 with Siew Ann Cheong in Panel 1. The Complexity of Intangible Heritage Appreciation chaired by Prof. Em. Helga Nowotny at the 3rd Singapore Heritage Science Conference (Singapore, ADM, January 25-26, 2016), organized by the Nanyang Technological University Para Limes, Singapore National Heritage Board, and the NTU School of Art, Design and Media.

241) (International Workshop) Heritage Science. A new science of heritage at the intersections of (digital) humanities and (information) technologies, talk given at the international workshop on Heritage Studies organised by the NTU-USP Travel Overseas Programme for Scholars (Thailand, Chiang Mai, 3-9 January 2016) in collaboration with the Chiang Mai University Faculty of Fine Arts (CMU, January 4, 2016).

240) (International Conference) Automatically Building Stories from News: from the Morosini Codex to Online News Feeds, paper co-authored with Siew Ann Cheong and given on December 18, 2015 in the panel session IS37 Interpreting the Consumer: From Communication to Customization (Organizer: Tim Banks, The Nielsen Company, Singapore – Chair: Whye Loon Tung) upon invitation by the International Association for Statistical Computing (IASC) organising committee for the 9th conference of the Asian Regional Section (ARS) on “Statistical Computing: Challenges and Opportunities in Big Data Era” (Singapore, National University of Singapore, 17-19 December 2015). Link https://iasc-ars2015.stat.nus.edu.sg/index.php/program/invited-session-organizers.

239) (Digital) Humanities and (Data) Science, public lecture given upon invitation by the School of Art and Design of the Guangdong University of Technology (PRC, Guangzhou) on Dec. 2, 2015.

238) Interactive Global Histories. Old and New Silk Roads, seminar given upon invitation by the History Department of the Guangzhou Sun Yat-Sen University (PRC, Guangzhou) on Dec. 2 (morning), 2015 for the Faculty and the Graduate programme.

237) What is Art? The Heritage Science Perspective, workshop run upon invitation by the Guangdong University of Technology (PRC, Guangzhou) on Dec. 1 (full day) and December 2 (afternoon), 2015 for the Year 1 Digital Media students of the School of Art and Design.

236) (International Conference) Sustainability, Appreciation, and the role of the Industry (Sostenibilità, Valorizzazione e Ruolo dell’Impresa), invited keynote and moderator of the Panel Discussion on Key Issues and Opportunities (Questioni Essenziali e Opportunità) at the international conference on The Big Beauty of Big Data. New frontiers in the use of archival property for scholars and society (La grande bellezza dei grandi dati. Frontiere di fruizione del patrimonio archivistico per studiosi e società civile) organised by EPFL-École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and Archivio di Stato di Roma at S. Ivo alla Sapienza on 26 Novembre 2015.

235) (International Conference) Being Interactive Global Histories and the Maritime Space (1205-1533), paper given with Siew Ann Cheong at the international conference Exploring Maritime Heritage Dynamics <Interdependencies among maritime cities> (Singapore, ADM, November 18-20, 2015), special edition of the Singapore Heritage Science Conference series, organized by the Nanyang Technological University Para Limes, Singapore Maritime and Port Authority Academy, and the NTU School of Art, Design and Media.

234) (International Conference) Being Human (2.0?) in the Internet of Things, short contribution invited to be given on November 19, 2015, upon invitation by Petre Dini (www.iaria.org), in the panel discussion about User-centricity in a Smart World: Between Human Factors and the Internet of Things, organised in the framework of both CENTRIC 2015 – The Eighth International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services and SOTICS 2015 – The Fifth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 15-20, 2015). – Links: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/ProgramCENTRIC15.html and http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SOTICS15.html – Panel moderator: Stephan Böhm (RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden, Germany). Panelists: Lasse Berntzen (Vestfold University College, Tønsberg, Norway), Hatem Halaoui (Haigazian University, Lebanon), Tanja Bos (National Aerospace Laboratory NL, The Netherlands).

233) (International Conference) Sharing our Heritage to Shape our Future. How Effective Are Multi-User Sharing Platforms in Supporting Collaborative Visioning for the Future, and why is Heritage Centre-Stage?, regular paper co-authored with Anna Simpson, submitted on July 12, 2015 for peer reviewing and accepted on Sept. 9, 2015 by the Programme Committee of SOTICS 2015 – The Fifth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 15-20, 2015) to be given on Nov. 19, 2015 in the panel SOTICS 4: Social media use and experiences II. – Link http://www.iaria.org/conferences2015/SOTICS15.html – See publication #64.

 

232) Interactive Global Histories: Visual Reasoning and Automatic Narratives, closed-door seminar with Jennifer Edmond and Laura Cleaver, held on November 12, 2015, by invitation (A/Prof. Laura Cleaver) at the Department of History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College, University of Dublin.

231) Historical Studies and Visual Reasoning: a 21st century challenge, keynote invited to be given on November 11, 2015, at Farmleigh (Castleknock, Dublin 15, Ireland) as Chair of the History panel of the 2015 Undergraduate Awards Program (Patron: Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland). Link http://www.undergraduateawards.com/the-prize-2/the-prize/speakers-2015/ – The other three keynotes of the opening session were by Dr. Adrian Owen (Canada Excellence Research Chair in Cognitive Neurosciences and Imaging at the Western University, Ontario), Dr. Alia Sabur (Guinness World Record as the world’s youngest university professor), and Dr. Robtel Neajai Pailey (recognised as one of ’25 Africans to watch’ by the Financial Times in 2015).

230) Heritage Science, presentation given at the workshop on e-Heritage organised by ADM-NTU in collaboration with Microsoft Research on November 4, 2015. – At the workshop attended Dr. P. Anandan (Distinguished Scientist and Managing Director of Microsoft Outreach), Dr. Tim Pan (Director of Microsoft Research Asia University Relations), and Dr. Winnie Cui (Senior Manager of Microsoft Research Asia University Relations for Singapore), Assoc. Prof. Michael Walsh (Associate Chair, Research, at ADM), Assoc. Prof. Gao Cong (NTU School of Computer Engineering), Assoc. Prof. Xiaokui Xiao (NTU School of Computer Engineering), Asst. Prof. Bo An (NTU School of Computer Engineering), Asst. Prof. Yonggang Wen (NTU School of Computer Engineering).

229) (International Conference) Mapping and Visualising Heritage Data at the Digital Turn: Venice and the Peloponnese as a Case Study, paper invited to be given at the 9th International Congress of Peloponnesian Studies/Θ΄ Διεθνές Συνέδριο (Greece, Nafplion, 30 October – 2 November 2015).

228) (TV) Heritage Science, invited guest at “Between The Lines”, a talk show that focuses on current affairs at Channel News Asia, for the 28 October 2015 recording on The protection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia from Islamic State.

227) (International Conference) Enhancement with GIS: ‘La Casa de la Llum’ of Xàtiva, paper proposal co-authored and submitted with Juan José Alcayna Orts and Pablo Vidal Fontiveros for blind peer reviewing for the 3nd International Conference on documentation, conservation and restoration of the architectural heritage and landscape protection, ReUSO 2015, organized by the School of Engineering Building at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, in association with the School of Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Madrid, the Architectural Department in the University of Florence, the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture of University of Pavia, Forum Unesco-Universidad y Patrimonio, and the Instituto Universitario de Restauración del Patrimonio (Valencia, October 22-24, 2015). – See publication #63.

226) (International Conference) Heritage and Complexity Science, paper proposal co-authored with Cheong Siew Ann and submitted for blind peer reviewing for the 3nd International Conference on documentation, conservation and restoration of the architectural heritage and landscape protection, ReUSO 2015, organized by the School of Engineering Building at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, in association with the School of Architecture at the Polytechnic University of Madrid, the Architectural Department in the University of Florence, the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture of University of Pavia, Forum Unesco-Universidad y Patrimonio, and the Instituto Universitario de Restauración del Patrimonio (Valencia, October 22-24, 2015). Accepted in February 2015 for oral presentation and full paper publication in Item 5. The fruition of the heritage: cultural routes and landscape, – See publication #___.

225) (International Conference) Smart Heritage. How to Design the Data City “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants”, paper given upon invitation on October 17, 2015 in the session Living Smart hosted by Anna Simpson (Forum for the Future) at the conference Signals of Tomorrow (Singapore, ArtScience Museum, 17 October 2015) opened by Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Programme at the President’s Office. – The conference has been organised by FutureEverything (futureeverything.org) in the framework of the FutureEverything Festival and the Festival of Tech (10-18 October 2015) in association with ArtScience Museum and the Singapore Infocomm Development Authority (iDA) as a landmark part of SG50.

224) The New Maritime Silk Road, informal talk given upon invitation by the Singapore Italian Club on October 13, 2015 at Kuvo Singapore.

223) TIER 1 (International Conference) Automatic narratives for interactive global histories on Microsoft Azure, paper co-authored with Siew Ann Cheong (NTU, SPMS) and Chin-Yew Lin (Microsoft Research), and given at the one day satellite session on Complexity History. Complexity for History and History for Complexity (October 1, 2015) at the 2015 European Conference on Complex Systems-ECCS hosted by the Arizona State University, the Complex System Society, and the Santa Fe Institute (USA, Tempe, AZ, Arizona State University, September 28-October 2, 2015). – http://ccs2015.org

222) TIER 1 (International Conference) Hi-(Story). The future and innovations in digital storytelling, paper co-authored with Ludger Pfanz (Expanded 3 Digital Cinema Lab, HfG/ZKM Karlsruhe) and given at the one-day satellite session on Complexity History. Complexity for History and History for Complexity (October 1, 2015) at the 2015 European Conference on Complex Systems-ECCS hosted by the Arizona State University, the Complex System Society, and the Santa Fe Institute (USA, Tempe, AZ, Arizona State University, September 28-October 2, 2015). – http://ccs2015.org

221) (International Conference) Tourism, Heritage, and the Local Communities: Old and New Silk Roads, full paper invited to be given on Sept. 25, 2015 in the section The New Technologies Trends in Digitization for Cultural Tourism and Heritage Protection of the sub-forum Tourism and Heritage Protection at the Euro-Asia Economic Forum 2015 (Xi’an Qujiang International Conference Center, P.R.C., September 24-26, 2015). – IMPACT: The [New] Silk Road Economic Belt will bring together Asia and Europe with closer trade and cultural ties. On Sept. 7, 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping made a speech at Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev University and proposed to join hands building a Silk Road economic belt with innovative cooperation mode and to make it a grand cause benefiting people in regional countries along the route. The proposed economic belt is inhabited by “close to 3 billion people and represents the biggest market in the world with unparalleled potential”, Xi said. Chinese President Xi Jinping expressed his eagerness to build trade links to Europe along the “New Silk Road” when he visited Duisburg in Germany on March 29th. The Silk Road Economic Belt project, which aims to build trade links overland from Western China to Europe, is high on the government agenda. – http://www.euroasia-forum.org/TourismandHeritageProtection.asp

220) TIER 1 (International Conference) Mediterranean networks in global context (1205-1533): a documentary perspective, invited to give the paper by the Organizing committee of the conference Rapporti mediterranei, pratiche documentarie, presenze veneziane: le reti economiche e culturali (XIV-XVI secolo)/Mediterranean relations, documentary pratices and the presence of Venice: economic and cultural networks (14th-16th Cent.) (Venezia, 10-12 September 2015).

219) The Maritime Silk Road: History and Media Productions, short presentation on the “Director’s Cut” given upon invitation at the 2nd Futures Dojo organised by the Singapore Forum for the Future on September 5, 2015

218) Museum concepts. Past, present, and future, lecture given on Sept. 3, 2015 at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore for the course on Art History and Theory (DD2003, taught by Laura Longo at NTU School of Art, Design and Media).

217) Engineering Historical Memory on Microsoft Azure, seminar organised with Irene Volpin and given by Irene Volpin on September 2, 2015 in Verona (Sala conferenze dell’Educandato Statale “Agli Angeli”) for the Project “Ancient Messene. La Messenia tra presente e passato: culti, miti e ideologie” (Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education) as a training session for the project field trip to Methoni of Messenia (Peloponnese, Greece).

216) TIER 1 (International Conference) Maps as Knowledge Aggregators: from Renaissance Italy Fra Mauro to Web Search Engines, full paper co-authored with Angelo Cattaneo, Siew Ann Cheong, and Chin-Yew Lin, and given by Angelo Cattaneo on August 28, 2015 in Theme 18-Digital Technologies, Cartographic Heritage and Cartography applied to historical and archaeological heritage at the 27th biennial International Cartographic Conference Maps Connecting the World (SulAmérica Convention Center, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, August 23-28, 2015). Link to the abstract: http://icaci.org/files/documents/ICC_proceedings/ICC2015/papers/18/653.html – IMPACT: This biennial conference organized by the International Cartographic Association (ICA) represents the most important meeting of the international community of cartography and GI science in the world. This paper has been peer-reviewed by the Organising Committee of the conference, accepted for oral presentation on 14 February 2015, recommended for journal or book publication, and chosen by the editors of “The Cartographic Journal” (published by Maney on behalf of the British Cartographic Society) to appear in a Special Issue representing a selection of the best 13 of more than 1,100 papers from ICC2015 Rio de Janiero. See publication #60.

215) (TV) The Maritime Silk Roads, interviewed by the Shandong Film&TV Media Group on 26 August 2015 in Jinan (after the talk at the 22nd Congress of the International Committee of Historical Sciences) for a CCTV documentary on the Silk Road.

214) TIER 1 (International Conference) Web-Based Automatic Narratives for Interactive Global Histories. The Maritime Silk Roads 1205-1533, full paper co-authored with Siew Ann Cheong and given on 25 August 2015 in the Major Theme 4-History, New Media and the Digital Turn/主题4:历史编纂学中的数字转化 organised with the support of the American Historical Association at the 22nd Congress of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (PRC, Shandong, Jinan, August 23-29, 2015). – IMPACT: This quinquennial congress organized by the International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS) represents the most important international scholarly meeting of historians in the world. In 2015 it has been hosted by the PRC (Chinese Association of Historians and the Shandong University). Being the congress structured in 4 major themes, 65 half-day sessions, and 5 evening sessions, this peer-reviewed paper proposal has been chosen by the Secretary General of the ICHS and by the panel chairs to be presented in one of the four major themes. – http://www.cish.org/congres/Programme_Congres.pdf – See publication #__.

213) Exhibition de(tour), lecture given on August 21, 2015 upon invitation by the curators of the exhibition Fish Story by Allan Sekula (loaned by the Nanyang Technological University Center for Contemporary Art, Singapore, Gillman Barracks, NTU-CCA, July 3-Sept. 27, 2015).

212) The International Community ‘Restauro 修复‘ and Lighting Design, opening address given in Imola (Hotel Olimpia) on July 27, 2015 for the workshop on Lighting Design of Heritage Buildings held in Sovico (Reggiani S.p.A.) and Monza (Cathedral, Zavattari Chapel) in the framework of the 5th International Workshop ‘Restauro 修复’ organized by Meduproject Ltd in collaboration with the International Centre for Architectural Heritage Conservation of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and with the support, among others, of the Chinese Committee for Cultural Heritage Conservation (Italy, July 19-29, 2015).

211) The International Community ‘Restauro 修复‘ and Imola, opening address given in Imola (Hotel Olimpia) on July 25, 2015 for the seminar on GIS. Past, Present, and Future held in the framework of the 5th International Workshop ‘Restauro 修复’ organized by Meduproject Ltd in collaboration with the International Centre for Architectural Heritage Conservation of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and with the support, among others, of the Chinese Committee for Cultural Heritage Conservation (Italy, July 19-29, 2015).

210) The International Community ‘Restauro 修复‘ and Amalfi, opening address given in the Municipal Library of Amalfi on July 23, 2015 for the workshop on Landscape and Architecture of the Amalfi Coast in the 21st century held in the framework of the 5th International Workshop ‘Restauro 修复’ organized by Meduproject Ltd in collaboration with the International Centre for Architectural Heritage Conservation of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and with the support, among others, of the Chinese Committee for Cultural Heritage Conservation (Italy, July 19-29, 2015).

209) The International Community ‘Restauro 修复‘ and the Second University of Naples, opening address given at the Second University of Neaples (President’s Office, Via S.M. Costantinopoli 104, Conference Hall – 1st fl.) on July 21, 2015 for workshop on Digital Survey for Archaeology and Heritage Architecture held in the framework of the 5th International Workshop ‘Restauro 修复’ organized by Meduproject Ltd in collaboration with the International Centre for Architectural Heritage Conservation of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and with the support, among others, of the Chinese Committee for Cultural Heritage Conservation (Italy, July 19-29, 2015).

208) TIER 1 (International Conference) Web-Based Automatic Narratives for Interactive Global Histories. The Maritime Silk Roads 1205-1533, full paper co-authored with Siew Ann Cheong to be given on 25 August 2015 in the Major Theme 4-History, New Media and the Digital Turn/主题4:历史编纂学中的数字转化 at the 22nd Congress of the International Committee of Historical Sciences (PRC, Shandong, Jinan, August 23-29, 2015). – IMPACT: This quinquennial congress organized by the International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS) represents the most important international scholarly meeting of historians in the world. In 2015 it has been hosted by the PRC (Chinese Association of Historians and the Shandong University). Being the congress structured in 4 major themes, 65 half-day sessions, and 5 evening sessions, this peer-reviewed paper proposal has been chosen by the Secretary General of the ICHS and by the panel chairs to be presented in one of the four major themes. – http://www.cish.org/congres/Programme_Congres.pdf

208) TIER 1 (International Ceremony) Heritage as an Academic Science, in Asia, keynote speech given on June 13, 2015 in Shanghai (Xin Tian An Union Church, Huang Pu, Lane 107, South Su Zhou Rd.) for the opening of the exhibition on Digital Survey and Documentation of the Archaeological and Architectural Sites of the UNESCO World Heritage List organized by Shanghai JiaoTong University in collaboration with the University of Florence as a parallel event of the 2015 Shanghai Cultural Heritage Day on Explore the Urban Culture, Keep Memories of the City (Shanghai, June 13, 2015).

207) Heritage and Innovation, paper proposed to and accepted by the organizing committee of the 7th International Conference on Contemporary Problems of Architecture and Construction (Florence, University of Florence, Department of Architecture, June 29-July 1, 2015).

207) Scienze Umane e Innovazione. Formarsi in Italia oggi per aprirsi al mondo di domani. [Humanities and media innovation. Higher education in Italy today and the world of tomorrow], lecture given on June 1, 2015, in videoconference in Verona (Sala conferenze dell’Educandato Statale “Agli Angeli”) for the Project “Ancient Messene. La Messenia tra presente e passato: culti, miti e ideologie” (Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

206) TIER 1 (International Conference) World Maps as Knowledge Aggregators: from Renaissance Italy to Web Search Engines, chair and commentator of the 4-speaker panel (Angelo Cattaneo, Koh Keng We, Lin Chin-Yew, Cheong Siew Ann) proposed to and accepted by the organizing committee of the 3rd triennial Congress of the Asian Association of World Historians (Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, May 29-31, 2015), scheduled on Sunday May 31, 2015.

206) TIER 1 The Silence of Heritage, keynote speech given in Florence (Palagio di Parte Guelfa, Sala dei Gigli) on May 21, 2015 at the one-day international conference on Cultural Heritage Sciences & Multimedia Communication Strategies organized by the University of Florence in collaboration with the Municipality of Florence.

205) Humanities and Media Innovation, paper given in videoconference upon invitation at the congress organized by the Dipartment of Architecture of the University of Florence in the framework of the 15th MEDIARC Festival of Architecture in Videos on May 8, 2015.

204) The Silence of Heritage in Contemporary Innovations, paper given on March 20, 2015 upon invitation by the organizing committee of the workshop Contemporary Innovations: The Arts, Technology and Culture, hosted by the Literary and Cultural Studies Cluster of the NTU School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Singapore, NTU, 19-20 March 2015).

203) Heritage Innovation in Design Thinking, lecture given on March 19, 2015 for the course on Design Thinking (DD9009, taught by Nanci Takeyama) at NTU School of Art, Design and Media.

202) Invited guest (The Humanities Perspective) in a panel discussion on Publishing confidential: the scoop on getting published by NTU faculty (Singapore, March 17, 2015) organized in the framework of the NTU annual Academic Publishing event. – Feedback: “Thank you so much for being a part of a first-time effort to have faculty shares their experiences with young researchers.  From the sustained energy in the room, the chatter over lunch, and our uniformly positive feedback forms, the event was a great success thanks to you!  I really think we had the perfect line-up, with each of you bringing unique experiences and insights that resonated with the audience no matter the discipline.  And with so much interdisciplinary work in our futures, it was also very educational for everyone to hear about publishing across disciplines. Your generous sharing was much appreciated by everyone in the room” (Dianne Louise Cmor, NTU Deputy University Librarian).

201) Chairperson for the keynote address given by Sander van der Leeuw (Co-Chair, Complex Adaptive Systems at Arizona State University) on The Archaeology of Innovation (March 5, 2015) for the international workshop Restoring Eden at NTU. Ecology, Art, Design, and Culture, along the Silk Road organized by the Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design and Media (Singapore, NTU-ADM, March 5-6, 2015).

200) Chairperson for the talk given by Roland Fletcher (Professor of Theoretical and World Archaeology, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, University of Sydney) on The Structure of Emerging Cultural Patterns: 100,000 BP to the Present (March 2, 2015) for the international conference Emerging Patterns organized by the Nanyang Technological University Complexity Institute (Singapore, NTU-NEC, March 2-4, 2015).

199) Cultural Heritage and Economic Development, lecture given in videoconference on February 26, 2015 for the Master Course on Economy, Environment, Cultur, and the Territory organized by the Department of Economics and Statistics of the University of Turin (Italy).

198) What is Art?, lecture given on February 5, 2015 for the course on Art, Technology & the Image (DM2012, taught by Martin Reiser) at NTU School of Art, Design and Media.

197) The Silence of Heritage, Pecha Kucha presentation given on February 4, 2015 at the reserach seminar organized by the Nanyang Technological University Singapore Centre for Contemporary Art and School of Art, Design and Media.

196) Venice and the Cartography of ‘Graecia’. Arts and Politics in Renaissance Europe, seminar given for the History Programme of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University on Jan. 29, 2015.

195) Closing remarks, given on 16 January 2015 with Siew Ann Cheong at the end of the 2nd Singapore Heritage Science Conference. Heritage and the Creative Industry (Singapore NTU-NEC Auditorium, Jan. 15-16, 2015).

194) Imag(in)ing Asia in Renaissance Italy. A work case for new silk roads of knowledge flows, peer reviewed paper accepted by the organizing committee of the Imagining Asia, and given on January 16, 2015 at the symposium held under the auspices of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences of Singapore Nanyang Technological University in collaboration with the University of Leeds (Singapore, NTU, 16-18 January 2015).

193) Welcome address, given on 15 January 2015 with Siew Ann Cheong to open the 2nd Singapore Heritage Science Conference. Heritage and the Creative Industry (Singapore NTU-NEC Auditorium, Jan. 15-16, 2015).

192) TIER 1 (International Conference) Maritime Heritage for Maritime Tourism: together for a sustainable development, invited by the executive secretary-general of the International Forum on Marine Tourism Economics (IFMTE) to give the paper as contribution in the panel discussion on 以海洋文化遗产保护助推海洋旅游经济发展/Protection of maritime heritage for the economic development of marine tourism (December 19, 2014) at the 2014 annual IFMTE conference The First Session of China International Island Tourism Top Investment Dialogue held in Pingtan (Fujian province, PRC) on December 19-20, 2014. – In the same panel: Yu Xin Zhu, Executive Secretary-General of the International Forum on marine tourism economics (moderator), Liu Shu Guang, President of the Chinese Academy of cultural heritage (panelist), Yu Zhao Qing, Chairman of the board of the institute of historical resource management (panelist), Alistair M. Morrison, Distinguished Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Purdue University, Indiana, USA (panelist), Li Shi Qiang, Director of China TV educational channels (panelist).

191) Careers in Cultural Heritage (and Creative Industry), a collaboration to the Singapore Canadian International School Career Fair (November 14, 2014).

190) (International Conference) Complexity Science and Man-Heritage-Landscape Systems, paper proposal submitted with Cheong Siew Ann to the Organizing Committee of the 18th ICOMOS Scientific Symposium Heritage and Landscape as Human Values and peer reviewed as “very pertinent” (Florence, November 10-14, 2014). – Presented as a poster.

189) (International Conference) Venetian Messenia. A research project (1994-2014), paper given at the conference on Mediterranean Architectural Heritage: Coastal Fortifications in Spain, Italy, and Greece held in the framework of the exhibition on Digital Survey and Documentation of the Archaeological and Architectural sites of the UNESCO World Heritage List curated by Stefano Bertocci (University of Florence) and Sandro Parrinello (University of Pavia) as a parallel event of the 18th ICOMOS General Assembly and Symposium on Heritage and Landscape as Human Values (Florence, November 10-14, 2014).

188) Designare/Disegnare. Per un’ontologia del rilievo architettonico nell’era digitale [Drawing. For an ontology of the architectonical survey in the digital era], lecture given in Italian on November 10, 2014 for the Laboratorio di rilievo dell’architettura-Corso di laurea in Architettura at the University of Florence (‘Plesso didattico di Santa Verdiana’, Aula Magna).

187) TIER 1 (International Research Project Presentation) Interactive Global Histories. For a new information environment to increase the historical understanding of Architectural and Archaeological UNESCO World Heritage Sites, keynote speech given on November 9, 2014 in Florence (Orsanmichele, 1st floor conference hall) for the presentation of the Masada Project (Department of Architecture of the University of Florence and Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art, Ramat Gan, Israel) held in the framework of the exhibition on Digital Survey and Documentation of the Archaeological and Architectural Sites of the UNESCO World Heritage List organized as parallel event of the 18th ICOMOS General Assembly and Symposium Heritage and Landscape as Human Values.

186) (International Conference) The Reuse of Values and Knowledge embedded in traditional man-heritage-landscape systems. The Greek Municipality of Pylos-Nestoras as a case study for sustainable innovation, peer reviewd paper accepted by the 2nd International Conference on documentation, conservation and restoration of the architectural heritage and landscape protection The culture of restoration and enhancement. Topics and issues for an international path of knowledge (Florence, November 6-8, 2014) in Theme 5. The fruition of the heritage: cultural routes and landscape, and given on October 8, 2015 in Florence (University of Florence, ‘Plesso didattico di SantaVerdiana’, Room 19) – See publication #__ (sent to the publisher for peer review).

185) (International Conference) Panel Chair at the 2nd International Conference on documentation, conservation and restoration of the architectural heritage and landscape protection The culture of restoration and enhancement. Topics and issues for an international path of knowledge (Florence, November 6-8, 2014) in Theme 5. The fruition of the heritage: cultural routes and landscape, on October 7, 2015 in Florence (University of Florence, ‘Plesso didattico di SantaVerdiana’, Room 19).

184) TIER 1 (Research Kick Off Meeting) Knowledge Aggregators. Renaissance Italy and/for Bing, keynote address given on October 10, 2014 at the kick off meeting of the research project Augmenting Microsoft Bing Search through Automatic Narratives in the Interactive Global Histories at Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing).

183) (ICT) Heritage Science and Social Media, lecture given in videoconference in Italian on September 19, 2014 in Methoni of Messenia (Peloponnese, Greece) for the Project “Ancient Messene. Il mare che unisce. Venezia, la Grecia e l’Oriente tra Antichita’ ed Eta’ Moderna” (Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

182) TIER 1 (International Conference) Mapping&Visualizing Linguistic and Territorial Convergent Data: Imola and its Environment as a Case Study, co-authored with Francesco Perono Cacciafoco and Mario Giberti, given on August 26, 2014 in Panel D-Theory/Metodology at the 25th International Congress of Onomastic Sciences Names and their Environment (Glasgow, UK, August 25-29, 2014). – IMPACT: This triennial conference organized by the International Council of Onomastic Sciences and hosted in 2014 by the University of Glasgow represents the premier conference in the field of name studies in the world (http://www.icosweb.net/index.php/conferences.html). The paper proposal has been peer-reviewed by the Organising Committee of the conference and accepted for oral presentation. See publication #__ (not yet sent to the publisher).

181) Heritage Science as a Complex System, keynote address given in Session 3 of the International Conference for Studies on Traditional Vernacular Dwelling Conservation within Urban Contexts (都市传统民居保护国际学术研讨会邀请函) organized by the Committee of Traditional Architecture and Gardens of the Chinese Society of Cultural Relics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Università Iuav di Venezia (IUAV), hosted by the International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation of Shanghai Jiao Tong University at Assembly Room 1, Jing’an Real Estate Group Co. Ltd. (Ground Floor, 77, 590th Alley, Weihai Road, in Zhang’s Garden) on July 20, 2014.

180) Maritime Heritage in South East Asia, paper sent at the International Seminar on Effects of raising humidity on the stability of heritage buildings: Venice and Shanghai organized by the Dept. of Design and Planning in Complex Environments (DPPAC) of the University IUAV of Venice on June 27, 2014.

179) TIER 1 China-Italy-Singapore. A triangle of opportunities, keynote speech given in Firenze (Palazzo Vecchio, Sala della Miniatura) on June 11, 2014 at the Sino-Italian Panel Discussion on Digital technologies and media for recovery and restoration of architectural heritage organized by the Department of Architecture of the University of Florence and Municipality of Florence.

178) The International Community ‘Restauro 修复 and Italy, opening address given in ‘Villa Adriana’ (Tivoli, Italy) on June 9, 2014 for the opening of the 4th International Workshop ‘Restauro 修复’ organized by Meduproject Ltd in collaboration with the International Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and with the support, among others, of the Chinese Committee for Cultural Heritage Conservation (Italy and UK, June 8-21, 2014).

177) Patrimonio architettonico di matrice veneziana e industria culturale. La Messenia marittima come indagine esemplare [Maritime Heritage. Venetian Colonial Architecture in Messenia as a case study], lecture to be given on May 27, 2014 in Venice (Universita’ di Venezia Ca’ Foscari, Auditorium Santa Margherita) for the Project “Ancient Messene. Il mare che unisce. Venezia, la Grecia e l’Oriente tra Antichita’ ed Eta’ Moderna” (Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

176) Singapore-Florence-Shanghai as a strategic collaboration, talk given on May 21, 2014 at the closed-doors workshop on DIDALABS. Possible collaborations between Italy and China, organized by the Chair of the Dipartment of Architecture of the University of Florence.

175) Heritage Innovation, paper given on April 28, 2014 at the workshop Heritage Science and Reuse: From industrial to residential areas as a case study, organized in by the AN-Design Architects of Tsinghua University (Beijing).

174) Restoration Methods&Technologies, exhibition proposal presented with Arch. Alessandro Nicola (Nicola Restauri S.r.l.) on April 25, 2014 at the 1st Administrative Council and 3rd China Italy Museum League Exchange Convention held in the Anhui Provincial Museum (Hefei, PRC, April 24-26, 2014).

173) Heritage Science as a New Silk Road: Musuem, University, and Company based integrated solutions, keynote address given on April 25, 2014 at the China Italy Museum Alliance for Exhibitions Exchange – 3rd Conference and 1st Allied Council of Administration (中意博物馆联盟展览交流第三次会议暨首届联盟理事会), held in the Anhui Provincial Museum (Hefei, PRC, April 24-26, 2014).

172) Sharing the experience of the Maniatakeion Foundation on the management of the Mediterranean Diet as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage, talk given with the Director of the Maniatakeion Foundation on April 1, 2014 at the second meeting (Round Table) of the EU Leonardo da Vinci TOI on “Interactive learning space for developing entrepreneurial skills in cultural assets and heritage” (Inverness, Scotland, UK, March 31-April 2, 2014).

171) Heritage science as a complex system, short presentation given with Siew Ann Cheong on March 28, 2014 for the Chinatown coLAB 2014, organized by UP Singapore (hackathon platform for urban problems) in partnership with Singapore Tourism Board, Singapore Heritage Society, and Singapore Urban Redevelopment Authority (Singapore, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Nagapuspa Theatre).

170) TIER 1 Engineering Historical Memory. From Theory to Practice, research seminar given on March 25, 2014 with Siew Ann Cheong at Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing).

169) Mapping and Visualizing Linguistic and Territorial Convergent Data–Imola and its Environment as a Case Study, seminar given with Francesco Perono Cacciafocoat the Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies of the Nanyang Technological University School of Humanities and Social Sciences on March 19, 2014 to discuss the paper proposal peer reviewed and accepted by the Organizing Committee of the XXV International Congress of Onomastic Sciences to be held in Glasgow, UK, August 25-29, 2014 on Names and their Environment.

168) Interactive Global Histories (1205-1533). From Eurasian Maritime Heritage to New Silk Roads of Knowledge Flows, presentation co-authored with and given by Siew Ann Cheong on March 13, 2014 at the 3rd Nanyang Technological University New Silk Road Peak of Excellence workshop (Singapore, Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa and NTU-NEC, 13-14 March 2014).

167) TIER 1 Heritage Science and the Art of Living Together in a Complex World, lecture given on March 13, 2014 in the Faculty of Languages of the Mexico City Campus of the Università Anáhuac (Auditorio de Juicios Orales).

166) TIER 1 Heritage Science as a Complex System: heritage and innovation in the twenty-first century, lecture given on March 12, 2014 in Mexico City at the Faculty of Architecture of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (Teatro Arq. Carlos Lazo).

165) TIER 1 Heritage Science as a Complex System: heritage and innovation in the twenty-first century, lecture given on March 12, 2014 in the Mexico City Campus of the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superios de Monterrey (Aula Magna).

164) Historical Memory and Nation Building: ‘La Nave/The Ship’ by Gabriele D’annunzio (play, 1908) and Gabriellino D’annunzio (silent movie, 1921) as a case study, lecture given on March 9, 2014 in Singapore (Theater ‘The Substation’) to introduce the first Singapore screening of the movie organized in collaboration with the Istituto Italiano di CulturaAmbasciata d’Italia.

163) Chairperson for the talk given by Albrecht von Muller (Director of the Parmenides Center) on March 4, 2014 for the international conference Hidden Connections organized by the Nanyang Technological University Complexity Institute (Singapore, NTU, March 3-5, 2014).

162) Interactive Global Histories. For a new information environment to increase the understanding of historical processes, A1 poster presented with Siew Ann Cheong and Mikhail Filippov at the Poster session of the international conference Hidden Connections organized by the Nanyang Technological University Complexity Institute (Singapore, NTU, March 3-5, 2014).

161) Heritage Science as a Complex System, lecture given in videoconference on February 21, 2014 for the first edition of the Master Course on World Natural Heritage Management organized by the Trentino School of Management in partnership with the University of Turin and the Foundation Dolomiti UNESCO (Trento, Italy, January-May 2014).

160) Interactive Global Histories. For a new information environment to increase the understanding of historical processes, A1 poster presented with Siew Ann Cheong and Mikhail Filippov on February 11, 2014 at the research networking session of the NTU, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

159) Heritage Science: Past, Tradition, History, Memory, Storytelling, and Nostalgia. An introduction to concepts and definitions, lecture given on Jan. 28, 2014 at NTU School of Art, Design and Media for the course on Global Cultures & Difference in Media Arts (DM2011, taught by Kristy H.A. Kang, Vladimir Todorovic, and Veronica Paredes for NTU-ADM and the School of Media Studies, The New School, New York).

158) (International Conference)Environmental Visions in a Heritage Science perspective. The Greek Municipality of Pylos-Nestoras as a case study for sustainable innovation, paper given on January 24, 2014 at the International Symposium Environmental Visions. Revealing the environment with art, science and technology organized by the Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design and Media and The Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (Singapore, NTU-ADM, Jan. 24-26, 2014 – Session 2 – Moderator Kristy Kang).

(IntConf) 157) Heritage Science, Complexity Theory and Systemics. Redesigning heritage policies as a complex, adaptive phenomenon, paper accepted by the scientific commitee to be given with Siew Ann Cheong in videoconferenceat the IV Conference of the World Complexity Science Academy on Redesigning Worldwide Connections: Theoretical and Pragmatical Systemic Approaches to the Complexity Management (Tenerife, Spain, Dec. 15-16, 2013 – Panel “Frontiers of the Systemic Approach”).

156) Cultural Heritage for Economic Development. The experience of the Maniatakeion Foundation, talk given in Ravenna with the Director of the Maniatakeion Foundation on November 21, 2013 at the Round Table of the kickoff meeting of the EU Leonardo da Vinci TOI on “Interactive learning space for developing entrepreneurial skills in cultural assets and heritage” (Ravenna, November 20-22, 2013).

(IntConf) 155) Cultural inferences about the resilient soft power of heritage. The Panarcadic Archaeological Museum of Tripolis as a case study, title submitted to the Organizing Committee of the 4th Congress of Arcadian Studies, organized by the Society for Peloponnesian Studies (Tripolis and Dimitsana, Greece, 1-3 November, 2013).

154) Heritage Science, Memory, and Cultural Property in the digital era. An introduction to concepts and definitions, lecture given on Monday Oct. 28, 2013 for the course on Visual Literacy and Communication: Heritage Television and Social Media (CS2006, taught by Liew Kai Khiun) at NTU Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information.

153) Renaissance Art and Architecture. An Introduction, lecture given on Oct. 16, 2013 for the course on Introduction to the Art Histories I (DD1003, taught by Michael Walsh) at NTU School of Art, Design and Media.

152) Frontier Research in Culture and Computing, lecture given on October 8, 2013 with Siew Ann Cheong (Singapore NTU, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences) at the monthly meeting of the Nanyang Technological University Complexity Program.

 151) (ICT) (IntConf) Interactive Global Histories. For a new information environment to increase the understanding of historical processes, paper to be given with Siew Ann Cheong and Mikhail Filippov at the International Conference on Culture and Computing (Kyoto, Ritsumeikan University, Sept. 16-18, 2013).

150) (ICT)Heritage Science and Social Media,lecture given in videoconference in Italian on September 12, 2013 in Methoni of Messenia (Peloponnese, Greece) for the Project “Ancient Messene. Sull’ali del Leone: antichità, antiquari e pellegrini tra Venezia e la Grecia”(Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

148-149) TIER 1 Architectural Heritage Conservation: potential Sino-Italian solutions to global sustainability issues, keynote speech given in Firenze (Palazzo Vecchio, Sala della Miniatura) on August 5, 2013 at the Sino-Italian Meeting on Architectural Heritage Conservation organized by the Municipality of Florence and on August 6, 2013 in Bologna (Palazzina della Viola, Sala del Camino) at the Seminar on Architectural Heritage Conservation organized by the University of Bologna Alma Heritage Science IRT.

147) The International Community ‘Restauro 修复 and the Vatican Conservation Laboratories, talk given in the Vatican City on August 3, 2013 to open the private visit at the Vatican Labs organized by Prof. Antonio Paolucci, Director of the Vatican Museums, and by Dr. Aloisio Gaetani d’Aragona, President of China-Italy Museum League, for the 3rd International Workshop ‘Restauro 修复’ (Greece and Italy, July 28-August 10, 2013).

146) The International Community ‘Restauro 修复 and Greece, welcome talk given in the Athens’ Acropolis Museum on July 28, 2013 for the opening of the 3rd International Workshop ‘Restauro 修复’ organized by Meduproject Ltd in collaboration with the International Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and with the support, among others, of the Chinese Committee for Cultural Heritage Conservation (Greece and Italy, July 28-August 10, 2013).

145) TIER 1The ‘SJTU International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation’ as a result of a long term Sino-Italian collaboration, paper given on July 26, 2013 at the official inaugural ceremony of the SJTU International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation (Shanghai, SJTU, Xuhui Campus, Old Library Bldg.).

144) Heritage Science. Definitions and Concepts, lecture given on July 4, 2013 for the Graduate Summer School of the Department of Architecture in the School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering at Shanghai Jiaotong University.

(ICT) 143) From evidence to histories, art histories, and stories. Nonlinear data organization as a keytool towards perfectibility in global discourses on cultural heritage, lecture given at the International Conference on “Digital Humanities and Asian Studies” organized by the Nalanda-Sriwijaya Centre for the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore on May 29, 2013.

142) Riscoprire i nostri monumenti nei loro testi. La Messenia di oggi nelle relazioni di pellegrini e altri viaggiatori (secc. XV-XIX),lecture given in videoconference on May 22, 2013 in Verona (Sala conferenze dell’Educandato Statale “Agli Angeli”) for the Project “Ancient Messene. Sull’ali del Leone: antichità, antiquari e pellegrini tra Venezia e la Grecia”(Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

141) Imag(in)ing the Orient before and after WWI: ‘The Ship’ by Gabriele D’annunzio (play, 1908) and Gabriellino D’annunzio (silent movie, 1921) as a case study, class given on April 12, 2013 for the Students of the School of Art, Design and Media at Singapore Nanyang Technology University, as a part of a job interview.

(ICT) 140) Renaissance and Asia: Discussing a New Silk Road for Art Histories, research seminar given on April 9, 2013 for Faculty members in the Department of Art, Design and Media at Singapore Nanyang Technology University, as a part of a job interview.

139) Art, Heritage and Cultural Politics: The Acropolis of Athens as a universal case study, lecture given on March 20, 2013 for the Department of Art, Design and Media at Singapore Nanyang Technology University.

138) (IntConf) Venezia “Occhio del mondo”: le modalità dell’informazione / Venice “Eye of the world”: the modalities of information, paper given on March 9, 2013 at the conference Il “Commonwealth” veneziano tra il 1204 e la fine della Repubblica – identità e peculiarità / The Venetian “Commonwealth” between 1204 and the end of the Republic – identity and specificities (Venezia, 6-9 March 2013).

137) (IntConf) East and West in the Venetian Diaries, paper given on March 5, 2013 at the conference Venezia tra Oriente e Occidente [Venice between East and West] (Venezia, 4-5 March 2013).

136) Βενετικά παραθαλάσσια κάστρα: Αρχαιολογία, ιστορία και χρήσεις στην προοπτική του 21ου αιώνα (The Venetian coastal fortifications: Archaeology, History, and their perspective use in the 21st century [glocal challenge]), lecture given on December 11, 2012 for the Department of Archaeology and Art History of the School of Philosophy at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens.

135) The preservation of Medieval monuments in Athens and Greek national identity (1832-today), lecture given on December 11, 2012 for the Department of Theology of the School of Theology at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens.

134) Asia Minor in Shanghai World Expo 2010, lecture given for the Society for Asia Minor Studies (Athens, December 6, 2012).

133) Moderator of the first meeting for the project of collaboration between the Shanghai Jiaotong University – School Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, its International Research Center for Architectural Heritage Conservation, and the University of Venice “Ca’ Foscari” with its European Centre for Living Technology (Venice, ECLT, October 31, 2012).

132) Moderator of the first joint conference of the School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering of the Shanghai Jiaotong University and the Department of Architecture of the University of Bologna (Ravenna, October 29, 2012).

131) Stemmi e leoni veneziani nel castello di Modone, class given on September 11, 2012 in the Center for History and Palaeography of the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece Athens, for the students of the Project “Ancient Messene. Mobilità artistica e mobilità sociale nel Peloponneso romano e veneziano”(Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

130) (IntConf) New evidence for a possible Byzantine foundation of the demolished “Frankish” tower on the Acropolis of Athens, paper given on July 21, 2012 the 17th Biennial Conference of the Australian Association for Byzantine Studies on Byzantium, Its Neighbours, and Its Cultures: Diversity and Interaction
 (Sydney, Macquarie University, July 20-22, 2012).

129) (IntConf) James II Bourbon Count of La Marche, South Italy and the Mediterranean: the evidence of the Morosini codex (1415-1422), paper given on July 19, 2012 at the international conference on South Italy, Sicily and the Mediterranean: Cultural Interactions, hosted by the Centre for Greek Studies and the A.D. Trendall Centre for Ancient Mediterranean Studies of La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia (17-21 July, 2012).

(ICT-TV) 128) Innovative Technologies for Conservation and Restoration of Heritage Buildings and Urban settlements, lecture given on July 14, 2012 in the Conference Hall of the Shanghai TV University.

127) Scientific Research for Economic Development, paper given on May 29, 2012 in Kalamata (Metropolis Messinias) for the Board of Directors of the Maniatakeion Foundation.

126) (IntConf) Global historical relevance and local economic assets of the Venetian coastal fortifications in the Ionian and Aegean Seas, paper given on May 25, 2012 in Venice (Archivio di Stato di Venezia) at the first international conference on Il patrimonio storico, architettonico, archeologico e paesaggistico costituito dalle fortificazioni costiere di matrice veneziana nel Mediterraneo.

125) Sapere aude! [Immanuel Kant’s answer to the question “What is Illuminism?”, 1874] – Introduction to Paschalis Kitromilides’ (PhD Harvard Univ.-NHRF Athens) lecture Visitatori e studiosi nella Biblioteca Laurenziana nell’età del Lumi given on May 17, 2012 in Florence (Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Tribuna d’Elci).

124) (IntConf) Transformation processes in the internal and external borders of the Christian world at the time of the Council of Basel-Ferrara-Florence-Rome (1431-1445), keynote speech given on May 10, 2012 at the International Conference Urbanity and Identity between East and West: music, art and culture at the time of Basel-Ferrara-Florence-Rome council (1431-1445), organized by the Foundation Ugo and Olga Levi (Venice, Foundation Levi, Palazzo Giustinian Lolin, May 10-12, 2012).

123) Mobilità artistica e mobilità sociale nella Messenia veneziana (secc. XIII-XV), lecture given on May 3, 2012, in Verona (Sala conferenze dell’Educandato Statale “Agli Angeli”) for the Project “Ancient Messene. Mobilità artistica e mobilità sociale nel Peloponneso romano e veneziano”(Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

122) (IntConf) Keynote speech given with Prof. Massimiliano David on March 9, 2012 at the International seminar on Underwater Archaeology, organized by the Department of Archaeology of the University of Bologna in collaboration with the Greek Ministry of Culture and Meduproject Ltd.

(ICT) 121) Engineering Historical Memory for Urban Planning, lecture given for the College of Civil Engineering and Architecture of the Zhejiang University of Technology, in Hangzhou, on March 2, 2012.

120) Cultural Heritage Preservation: from national to global perspectives, lecture given in the framework of the Zhiyuan Distinguished Lecture and Interdisciplinary Seminar Series of the Department of Computer Sciences & Engineering at the Graduate School of Shanghai JiaoTong University, on March 1, 2012.

119)  Modern Greek national identity and Late Byzantium: new evidence for the “Frankish” tower on the Acropolis of Athens as a case study, lecture given in the Department of History of Princeton University (211 Dickinson Hall), on Jan. 26, 2012 as part of a job interview.

118) The Autumn of an Empire (and the rise of others): Byzantium 1204-1453, informal talk about the teaching of later Byzantine history given in the Department of History of Princeton University on Jan. 26, 2012 as a part of a job interview.

117) Venetian Messenia and Mediterranean geopolitics (1207-1500 & 1685-1715), lecture given in the Department of History of the University of Athens on Dec. 5, 2011.

116)  Σινά, Ρώμη και Βενετία: διπλωματικές σχέσεις (13ος-15ος αι.) [Sinai, Rome, and Venice: diplomatic relations (13th-15th cent.)], lecture given in Modern Greek in Athens on Dec. 1, 2011 at the Center for History and Palaeography of the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation.

115) Economy and Landscape Heritage: possible political choices, paper given with Dr. Dimitris Maniatakis (President of the Maniatakeion Foundation) on Nov. 18, 2011 in the WG4 (Olives trees and olive groves) of the Forum Dieta Mediterranea organized by the Imperia Chamber of Commerce (Imperia, Nov. 17-19, 2011).

114) The Mediterranean Diet as Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage: Koroni as emblematic community, paper given with Dr. Dimitris Maniatakis (President of the Maniatakeion Foundation) on Nov. 18, 2011 in the WG1 (The Mediterranean Diet as Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity) of the Forum Dieta Mediterranea organized by the Imperia Chamber of Commerce (Imperia, Nov. 17-19, 2011).

113) The Maniatakeion Foundation and the Mediterranean Diet, paper given with Dr. Dimitris Maniatakis (President of the Maniatakeion Foundation) on Nov. 17, 2011 in the opening Plenary Session of the Forum Dieta Mediterranea organized by the Imperia Chamber of Commerce (Imperia, Nov. 17-19, 2011).

112) The ‘Atlas of Venetian Messenia’ as a result of an international research projetc, paper given in Athens, Byzantine and Christian Museum (Nov. 9, 2011) on the occasion of the presentation of the book Atlas of Venetian Messenia. Coron, Modon, Pylos and their islands, University of Bologna and Archivio di Stato di Venezia, Meduproject Editions and Editrice La Mandragora, Imola 2011(Waves of History, 1).

111) La Romagna tra 1357 e 1509 nella diaristica veneziana coeva da Antonio di Marco Morosini a Marin Sanudo il Giovane, paper accepted by the LXII Convegno di Studi Romagnoli, organized by Società di Studi Romagnoli, Comune di Ravenna and Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Ravenna (Ravenna, Oct. 22-23, 29-30, 2011), to be given on October 30, 2011.

110) (IntConf) Historical Memory as glocal responsibility [for sustainable identities based on cultural heritage conservation], paper sent on October 8, at the International Symposium Keşfi- Kadim: From Matiate To Midyat, organized by Midyat Governership, Mardin Artuklu University, Midyat Municipality, DİKA (Tigris Development Agency) and Kadim Akademi Association (Midyat, Mardin, Turkey, Oct. 7-9, 2011).

109) (IntConf) Military architecture in context: Venice and the defense of the Peloponnese in difficult years (1400-1424), paper given on October 1, 2011 at the International Conference Οχυρωματική αρχιτεκτονική στην Πελοπόννησο (5ος-15ος αιώνας)/Military architecture in the Peloponnese (5th-15th century), organized by the 25th Ephorate for Byzantine Antiquities of the Greek Ministry of Culture and by the Dept. of Architecture of the University of Patras (Loutraki Korinthias, Municipality of Loutraki, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2011).

108) Paolo Selmi, amico e maestro, commemorative talk given in Venice, Archivio di Stato di Venezia (Sept. 23, 2011) on the occasion of the presentation of the book Atlas of Venetian Messenia. Coron, Modon, Pylos and their islands, University of Bologna and Archivio di Stato di Venezia, Meduproject Editions and Editrice La Mandragora, Imola 2011(Waves of History, 1).

107) (IntConf) ‘Restauro’. An Italian Community for International synergies seeks out Russian perspective, project proposal presented on Sept. 12, 2011 (Ravenna, Casa Matha) at the final round table of the First Russian-Italian Joint Seminar on Mathematical and Physical Models Applications to Condensed Matter and Preservation of the Cultural Heritage, organized in Ravenna on the occasion of the 16th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing – ICIAP 2011 (Ravenna, Sept. 14-16, 2011).

106) (ICT) (IntConf) Engineering Historical Memory: the Italian documents and manuscripts of the Likhashev Collection in the Academy of Sciences of St-Petersburg, paper given on Sept. 12, 2011 (Ravenna, Casa Matha) at the workshop First Russian-Italian Joint Seminar on Mathematical and Physical Models Applications to Condensed Matter and Preservation of the Cultural Heritage, organized in Ravenna on the occasion of the 16th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing – ICIAP 2011 (Ravenna, September 14-16, 2011).

105) La Community ‘Restauro 修复’, paper given in the Municipality of Ravenna on August 16, 2011 to open the 1st Sino-Italian workshop of the Community ‘Restauro 修复’ organized by Meduproject Srl in collaboration with the Department for Architectonic heritage preservation of the Jiaotong University of Shanghai, Flaminia Foundation and Ravenna Municipality (Ravenna, August 16-25, 2011).

(ICT) 104) Information revolution in history?, presentation of the project The eye of Venice of the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari, given on June 24, 2011 at the European Center for Living Technologyof the University of Venice “Ca’ Foscari”.

(ICT) 103) Il mondo visto da Antonio di Marco Morosini (1400-1433), seminar given on May 30, 2011 for the Project-TeamVenezia occhio del mondo: per una banca-dati sperimentale, organized by the Department of Humanistic Studies and the European Center for Living Technologyof the University of Venice “Ca’ Foscari”.

102) Le origini (bizantine?) di S. Maria in Regola di Imola, informal talk given for theAssociazione per Imola storico-artistica onlus, in this same church, in Imola, on May 7, 2011.

101) La nostra Messenia, e la loro: riflessioni sul mestiere di storico, oggi, lecture given on April 29, 2011, in Verona (Sala conferenze dell’Educandato Statale “Agli Angeli”) for the Project “Ancient Messene. La Messenia tra presente e passato: culti, miti e ideologie”(Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

(ICT) 100) Dati. La sfida strategica nel future del discorso storico, seminar given on April 11, 2011 for the Project-Team Venezia occhio del mondo: per una banca-dati sperimentale, organized by the Department of Humanistic Studies and the European Center for Living Technologyof the University of Venice “Ca’ Foscari”.

99) (IntConf) Il codice Laur. Plut. III caps.1: la “Bibbia di Marco Polo”, keynote paper given on April 6, 2011 at the International Workshop “Attorno alla Bibbia di Marco Polo”, organized by the Pope John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, and Istituto per l’Enciclopedia Italiana (Florence, Laurenziana Library, Tribuna d’Elci).

98) (IntConf) The Jews in Modon and Coron in the second half of the fifteenth century, paper given on March 7, 2011 at the International Seminar Minorities in a Colonial Setting: the Jews in the Hellenic Territories of Venice (1400-1800), organized by the Chair for the Study of the History and Culture of the Jews of Salonika and Greece and The Goldstein-Goren Diaspora Research Center (Tel Aviv University, March 7-8, 2011).

(RADIO) 97) Mediterranean Diet, Interview on RAI RADIO 1 (Feb. 25, 2011) with Giancarlo Galan (Minister of Agricultural Food and Forestry Policies) and Antonio Troiano (President of the Cilento National Park).

96) Mediterranean Diet, member of the Greek delegation at the International Conference The Mediterranean Diet UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, organized by UNESCO, Italian Ministry of Agricultural Food and Forestry Policies, and Cilento National Park (Pollica-Palinuro, Feb. 24-26, 2011).

95) Αγάπη/Caritas in Ch. 13 of the first epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians, Introductory speech given in Imola on Dec. 16, 2010, in occasion of the conclusive event of the series of conferences ‘E pluribus unum’. Uniti nella diversità verso una nuova cittadinanza basata sul volontariato [‘Out of many, One. United in diversity towards a new citizenship based on nonprofit] organized by the nonprofit organization San Rocco in Valverde: Meeting between the Mayor of Imola, Mr. Daniele Manca, and the Bishop of Imola, Mons. Tommaso Ghirelli, interviewed by Dr. Andrea Ferri on Cultura della diversità a Imola: dal pregiudizio alla tolleranza [Culture of diversity in Imola: from prejudice to tolerance] – Moderator: Andrea Nanetti.

94) L’Italia e la memoria storica della Grecia medievale [Italy and the historical memory of medieval Greece], lecture given on December 2, 2010 in Athens at the Istituto Italiano di Cultura-Ambasciata d’Italia.

93) La memoria storica della Grecia medievale in Italia [The historical memory of medieval Greece in Italy], paper given on Nov. 25 at the 8th Congress of the Italian Association for Neohellenic Studies La Grecia allo Specchio. Complessità e attualità della cultura neogreca (Palermo, November 24-26, 2010).

92) Παρελθόν, παρόν και μέλλον στις μελέτες των ενετικών πηγών που αναφέρονται στη Μεσσηνία (1207-1500 και 1685-1715) [Past, present and future in the studies of Venetian sources concerning Messenia (1207-1500 and 1685-1715)], paper given on Oct. 9, 2010 at the 4th Congress of Messenian Studies, organized by the Society for Peloponnesian Studies (Kalamata, Oct. 8-11, 2010).

91) La diaristica veneziana e la ricostruzione del quotidiano, paper given on Sept. 30 at the Seminar Le fonti del quotidiano: Cronache, diari, avvisi, giornali (Venice, Sept. 30-Otc. 1, 2010), organized by the Ph.D. Course of the Università di Venezia Ca’ Foscari “Storia sociale europea dal medioevo all’età contemporanea” (coordinator prof. Mario Infelise).

(ICT) 90) The TRIxS Project. A Romagna restoration hub for Heritage and Urban Businesses, official presentation of the TRIxS Project given on behalf of Consorzio Ciro Menotti, Tecno Futur Service, RixGamma Group, Laboratorio del Restauro, Muratoria, and Leonardo at the Sino-Italian Summit on Historical Heritage Restoration and Valorization (Shanghai, Tongji University, Sep. 14, 2010).

89) L’area di Modone e Corone come luogo privilegiato per progetti di alta formazione nel settore dei beni culturali di matrice mediterranea, closing lecture of the Meduproject Course on “Archaeology and Landscape of the Mediterranean”, given in Methoni on August 26, 2010.

88) Esegesi delle fonti bizantine e veneziane per la storia del territorio, opening lecture of the Meduproject Summer School 2010 given in Methoni on August 16, 2010.

87) The Venetian cultural heritage of Pylia (1207-1500 and 1685-1715) as an engine for local economic development, talk given in Greek on July 6, 2010 in Melbourne for the “Panpyliaki Brotherhood ‘Navarino’ of Melbourne and Victoria Ltd.”.

(ICT) 84-86) Engineering historical memory: the Venetian ‘Diarii’, seminar given respectively on July 1, 2010 in Perth at the ‘Dept of European Languages and Studies’ of the University of Western Australia, on July 6, 2010 in Melbourne at the ‘Dept of French Italian and Spanish’ of the University of Melbourne, and on July 7, 2010 in Sydney at the ‘Dept of Italian Studies’ of the University of Sydney.

(**) 83) Book presentation: Gianna Paola Cuneo, Danza dell’Orizzonte, Campanotto Editore, Udine 2010 (Le Carte Nascoste, 52), in Rome, Libreria Bibli, on June 24, 2010.

81-82) The Fourth Crusade and Theseus [ver. 1.3]: Medieval/Byzantine vs Classical Greece and Medieval Acropolis, lectures given on June 7 and 8, 2010 at the DIKEMES-College Year in Athens as guest speaker of the summer course on Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies. Preserving the Past for the Future: Athens and Beyond.

80) Παλαιογραφία και Διπλωματική του Βενετικόυ Κράτους της Θάλασσας. Ένα πεδίο που ζητάι μια ταυτότητα [Palaeography and Diplomatics of the Venetian ‘Stato da mare’. A discipline seeking for identity], lecture given in Greek on April 21, 2010, in the Department of History of the University of Athens.

79) (IntConf) I odii grandi è in quela tera che alguno non se voia ben l’uno l’altro’/The hatred is so great in that land, that no one loves others. Sources for the study of Modon under Venetian rule (1207-1500 and 1685-1715), paper given in Modern Greek on March 20, 2010, at the International Congress ‘De Veneciis ad Mothonam’. Greci e Veneziani a Modone durante la venetocrazia/Έλληνες και Βενετοί στη Μεθώνη τα χρόνια της βενετοκρατίας (Methoni, March 19-20, 2010), organized by the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Postbyzantine studies in Venice and by the Friends of the Castle of Methoni.

(ICT) 78) Processing cultural heritage data for business projects: the case of Koroni, contribution given to the seminar organized by the Maniatakeion Foundation on March 10, 2010 in Athens for the HayGroup Future Leaders Program 2010.

(ICT) 77) Business fields related to Humanities. The case of Meduproject, paper given on March 3, 2010 at the interdoctoral seminar The Ph.D. outside the University. Meeting with entrepreneurs, managers and professionals (‘Aula Absidale Santa Lucia’ at the University of Bologna), organized by the Italian Institut of Human Scinces (Florence) and by the Ph.D. School of Humanities of the University of Bologna respectively presided and directed by Umberto Eco.

76) I Mavrosumeni di Messenia. Note storiche ed epigrafiche (secc. XI-XV), lecture given on February 17, 2010, in Verona (Sala conferenze dell’Educandato Statale “Agli Angeli”) for the Project “Ancient Messene. Venice, Greece, and the Orient: the present and the memory of the past”(Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

75) H Άνω Μεσσήνια στη Συνθήκη της Σαπιέντζας (1209) [Northern Messenia in the Treaty of Sapienza (1209)], papar given on Nov. 20, 2009, at the Συνέδριο Μεσσηνιακών Σπουδών on Άνω Μεσσηνία: Ιστορία και Πολιτισμός [Northern Messenia: history and culture] organized by the Prefecture of Messenia (Kalamata, Nov. 20-22, 2009).

(TV) 74) Research and Development in Human Sciences and Economic Development, interview with Dr. Dimitris Maniatakis (aired by Athens SBC-Business Channel on November 2009).

73) Per una lettura in chiave globale della memoria storica del Peloponneso, lecture given on March 17, 2009, in Verona (Palazzo Ridolfi-Da Lisca, “Sala dei Cavalieri”) for the Project “Ancient Messene. Venice, Greece, and the Orient: the present and the memory of the past” (Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

(ICT) 72) Ingegnerizzazione della memoria storica. Luigi Ferdinando Marsili come indagine esemplare, paper given on February 13, 2009 at theSeminario di Studio “L.F. Marsili, Costantinopoli e il mondo danubiano” held at the Università di Udine – Dipartimento di Storia e Tutela dei Beni Culturali (Sala del Tiepolo, I piano di Palazzo Caiselli – vicolo Florio 2/b, February 13, 2009).

71) Introductory speech for the presentation of the periodical Μεσσηνιακά Χρονικά, 4 (2008-2009), held in Athens in the Conference Hall of the Aρχαιολογική Eταιρεία on February 9, 2009.

70) Historical Memory as global responsibility, conference given for the Maniatakeion Foundation in Athens at the Αθηναική Λέσχη on February 7, 2009.

(ICT) 69) Per una ingegnerizzazione della memoria storica, talk given in Imola, Biblioteca Comunale (Oct. 11, 2008) at the end of the presentation of the volume by A. Nanetti, Imola antica e medievale nella cronachistica cittadina di Età moderna. Indagine esemplare per una ingegnerizzazione della memoria storica, Associazione per Imola storico-artistica, Editrice La Mandragora, Imola 2008 (Atti dell’AISA, XXI).

68) Venice and Messenia during the Middle Ages, paper given on September 26, 2008 at the Conference “From Slavery to Freedom: Messene and the Cities of Messenia” held at the New York University (Hemmerdinger Hall, Room 102, Silver Center for Arts and Science, 100 Washington Square East, September 25-26, 2008).

67) Ο μέλλονδας της ιστορίας μας, talk given on May 31, 2008 in the Cultural Center of Kalamata at the end of the public launch of the second volume of Documenta Veneta Coroni & Methoni Rogata promoted by the Maniatakis Foundation.

66) Ενετικά έγγραφα Κορώνης και Μεθώνης: ένα ερευνητικό πρόγραμμα διαρκείας, talk given on May 28, 2008 in the Old Parliament of Athens at the end of the public launch of the second volume of Documenta Veneta Coroni & Methoni Rogata promoted by the Maniatakis Foundation.

65) Il Peloponneso nella politica mediterranea di Venezia, lecture given on April 28, 2008 in Verona for the Project “Ancient Messene. Venice, Greece, and the Orient: the present and the memory of the past” (Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

64) Presentation of the Italian movie “La Nave” by Gabriellino D’Annunzio, for the Program in Hellenic Studies at Princeton University, on February 14, 2008.

63) The Fourth Crusade and Theseus [ver. 1.2]. The European awareness of the Fourth Crusade, seminar given for the Program in Hellenic Studies at Princeton University, on February 12, 2008.

(**) 60-62) Presentation of the Italian translation of “Ακροβάτες του Χάους“ by Eleni Tagonidi Maniatakis (Azimut, Roma 2007), in collaboration with the Greek Embassy in Italy: Rome, Nov. 21, 2007, in the BookshopArion of Via Veneto; Rome, Nov. 22, 2007, in the Room “Sabatino Moscati” of the University of Rome Tor Vergata; Verona, Nov. 23, 2007, in the Room “Montanari” of the Literary Society of Verona.

59) (IntConf) L’Arcipelago delle cronache veneziane, paper sent to the Διεθνής Επιστημονική Συνάντηση «Το Δουκάτο του Αιγαίου», organized by the Κέντρο Έρευνης της Ελληνικής Κοινωνίας Ακαδημίας Αθηνών, by the Institut for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, and by the Πολιτιστικός Οργανισμός «ΑΙΩΝ» (Athens, Nov. 26 and 28, 2007).

58) Venezia tra Adriatico e Terraferma, lecture given on Oct. 24, 2007 in Verona for the Project Venice, Byzantium and Europe (Società Letteraria di Verona, Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

57) Venezia e la Grecia dopo la IV Crociata, lecture given on Oct. 10, 2007 in Verona for the Project Venice, Byzantium and Europe (Società Letteraria di Verona, Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

56) (IntConf) L’Arcipelago delle cronache veneziane, paper sent to the Διεθνής Επιστημονική Συνάντηση «Το Δουκάτο του Αιγαίου», organized by the Κέντρο Έρευνης της Ελληνικής Κοινωνίας Ακαδημίας Αθηνών, by the Institut for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, and by the Πολιτιστικός Οργανισμός «ΑΙΩΝ» (Island of Νaxos, July 6-8, 2007).

55) Theseus and the Fourth Crusade [ver. 1.1], lecture given on June 7, 2007 in the Senate Room of the Central European University of Budapest for the Department of Medieval Studies.

54) Venezia e la Messenia tra Mediovo ed Età Moderna, lecture given on May 3, 2007 in Verona for the Project “Ancient Messene. Venice, Greece, and the Orient: the present and the memory of the past” (Special fund of the Italian Ministry of Education).

53) Teseo e la Quarta Crociata [ver. 1.0], lecture given on March 29, 2007 for the Scuola di Specializzazione in Archeologia of the Università degli Studi of Trieste, in the hall “Marcello Gigante” of theDipartimento di Scienze dell’Antichità “Leonardo Ferrero”.

52) (IntConf) O διαμελισμός της βυζαντινής αυτοκρατορίας μετά το 1204, keynote lecture given for the international conferences on the Duchy of Athens, organized by the Institut for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation and by the Italian Institut of Culture (Athens, Nov. 6-7, 2006).

(ICT) 51) Cartografia storica e sistemi informatici: per un’esegesi dell’esperienza pionieristica imolese (1998/9-2006), lecture given on Nov. 2, 2006 in the Public Library of Imola.

50) (IntConf) Timur-i lang Oriental Campaigns (1395-1402) in the evidence of Antonio Morosini’s Venetian Chronicle (1094-1433), paper sent to the I. Uluslararası Siirt Sempozyumu / 1st International Symposium of Siirt (Siirt, Sept. 19-21, 2006).

49) Documenta Veneta Coroni et Methoni rogata (Βενετικά Έγγραφα Κορώνης και Μεθώνης). Ενα παράδειγμα ιστοριογραφικής χρήσης: Αμπέλια, κλήματα, σταφύλια, μούστος και κρασιά Κορώνης και Μεθώνης (ΙΔ΄ και ΙΕ΄ αιώνα), lecture given on August 26, 2006 in Koroni (Messenia) for the Municipality of Koroni.

48) (IntConf) Timur-i lang in Mardin (1401): the contemporary evidence of the Venetian chronicle of Antonio Morosini, paper sent to the I. Uluslararası Mardin Tarihi Sempozyumu/1st International Symposium of Mardin History (Mardin, May 26-28, 2006).

47) (IntConf) Le Isole Ionie nell’inedito ‘Itinerario’ da Venezia a Costantinopoli di Luigi Ferdinando Marsili (1679), paper given on May 22, 2006 at the VIII International Ionian Conference (Κύθηρα, May 21-25, 2006).

46) Αμπέλια, μούστος και κρασιά «Μαλβάζια», στα βενετικά νοταριακά έγγραφα της Μεθώνης και της Κορώνης (13ος-15ος αιώνας), paper given on May 20, 2006 at the Διεθνές Συμπόσιο Μονεμβάσιος Οίνος Μονοβα(ι)ά–Μαλυασία, organized by the Institut for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (Athens, May 19-20, 2006).

(ICT) 45) La scuola estiva di Methoni: tecnologie della comunicazione e internazionalizzazione della didattica, paper given on April 28 for the opening of the exhibition of photographs “La Scuola estiva di Methoni 2005 della Facoltà di Conservazione dei Beni Culturali dell’Ateneo di Bologna” in the Department of Histories and Methods for Cultural Heritage Preservation of the University of Bologna (Ravenna, April 28–May 27, 2006).

44) Βενετικά Έγγραφα Κορώνης και Μεθώνης. Αναζήτηση και κριτική εγγράφων των δύο κύριων οφθαλμών του Κοινού της Βενετίας (ΙΔ΄ και ΙΕ΄ αιώνα), lecture given on Sept. 2, 2005 in Koroni (Messenia) for the Municipality of Koroni.

43) Η Βενετική Πυλία (1207-1500) και το Πεταλίδι, paper given on Aug. 6, 2005 at the Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο «Ομηρική Αίπεια – Αρχαία Κορώνη – Πεταλίδι: Παρελθόν, παρόν και μέλλον», organized by the Municipality of Petalidi (Πεταλίδι, Aug. 5-7, 2005).

42) Κορώνη-Μεθώνη μεταξύ Βενετίας και Κωνσταντινουπόλεως (13ος-15ος αι.), lecture given on April 13, 2005 in the Conference Hall of the Aρχαιολογική Eταιρεία in Athens for the Maniatakeion Foundation.

41) Lo Stato da Mare della Repubblica Veneta (1204-1797): alcune riflessioni storiche e storiografiche, paper sent to the XVIII Convegno di Studi dell’Istituto del Sacro Romano Impero “Equilibri internazionali nei secoli del Sacro Romano Impero. La coscienza storica del cittadino europeo e gli equilibri internazionali attuali”(Mogliano Veneto, Hotel Villa Condulmer, Nov. 12-13-14, 2004).

40) (IntConf) Venice and the Peloponnese after the Fourth Crusade, paper given on Oct. 2, 2004, at the International Conference on The Peloponnese after the Fourth Crusade, organized by the “International Scientific Society of Plethonic and Byzantine Studies” and by the “Mystras Foundation for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies” (Mystras, Oct. 1-3, 2004).

39) Koroni e Methoni come osservatorio diacronico sulle rotte transmediterranee dall’Antichità all’Alto Medioevo, paper given on Nov. 22, 2003, at the international congress organized in Trapani (Nov. 22-24, 2003) for the conclusion of the research project Interculturalità e interazione culturale storico-politica e religiosa tra Oriente ed Occidente dall’Antichità all’Alto Medioevo funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research.

38) Aspetti storici e indagini diagnostiche dei codici delle cronache veneziane e ravennati inedite (history team: A. Carile, A. Nanetti, G. Vespignani, A. Parmeggiani – Gruppo diagnostico: S. Lorusso, F. Prestileo, M.T. Gentile, A. Natali), paper given on April 2, 2003, in the session Conservazione opere d’arte e beni culturali of the Tenth Congresso Nazionale dell’Associazione Italiana Prove non Distruttive Monitoraggio Diagnostica(Ravenna, Palazzo De André, April 2-4, 2003).

37) La dispersione dell’archivio della famiglia patrizia veneta dei Nani di San Trovaso e l’Università Ionia fondata in Corfù da Frederick North quinto conte di Guilford, paper given at the second seminar Venezia e il Mediterraneo, organized by the Fondazione Querini-Stampalia, Università Ca’ Foscari of Venice and Università G. D’Annunzio of Pescara (Venice, March 24, 2003) on Venezia e le Isole Ionie: culture, politica e identità alla fine dell’antico regime.

(ICT) 36) Spin-off della “Università” di Bologna e Spin-off accademici: prospettive di sviluppo e problemi strutturali a confronto nel settore Beni Culturali, lecture given Feb. 11, 2003 for the Consorzio Universitario di Trapani.

35) Describing the Southern Peloponnese, paper given at the workshop on Travel, Travelers and Travel Literature in the Early Modern World: Describing the World, organized by the Department of History and Civilization of the European University Institute (Florence, Nov. 18-19, 2002).

(ICT) 34) Elaborazioni elettroniche e cartografia storica per le Romagne, paper given on Oct. 20, 2002 with M. Giberti and A. Ferri at the LIII Convegno di Studi Romagnoli, organized by Società di Studi Romagnoli,Comune di Imola and Associazione “Giuseppe Scarabelli” (Imola, Oct. 19-20, 26-27, 2002).

33) (IntConf) Latin written sources and Greek archaeological evidence: the Inousses Islands as a case history, paper sent to the 3rd International Conference of Medieval and Later Archaeology, organized by the Swiss Academy of Social and Human Sciences (Basel, Sept. 10-15, 2002).

(ICT) 32) Diagnostic Studies on the Methone Castle: an example of possible collaboration among physicists and historians, lecture given on June 9, 2002 in the Methoni Castle for the International Institut Nestora of Pylos (Messenia-GR).

31) Messenia Meridionale (Peloponneso-Grecia), paper given on Oct. 27, 2001 at the fifth session (Ways of exploitation of the local resources and products) of the Fourth Mediterranean Conference on the Sociology of Tourism Local and Global in the Tourism: The Forms of Aggregation and the Nets of Communication, organized by the Associazione Mediterranea di Sociologia del Turismo (Ravenna, Oct. 26-28, 2001).

(ICT) 30) Sistemi informatici e pubblicazione di testi bizantini, paper given on Oct. 3, 2001 in the Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore) at the round table Memorie di Bisanzio. Quale futuro per Bisanzio? (Memorie di Bisanzio, Venice, Oct. 1-4, 2001).

29) La guerra veneto-turca della Morea (1684-1699) nella cronaca breve (1683-1690) del prete Teofilatto Agorastò, paper given at the first seminar Venezia e il Mediterraneo, organized by the Fondazione Querini-Stampalia (Venice, May 25, 2001) on La guerra di Morea.

(ICT) 28) Per una ricostituzione virtuale degli archivi delle colonie veneziane tra XIII e XV secolo, paper given on May 16, 2001 at the International seminar of the Byzantine Multimedia Project (GIANO Project: ENEA, MURST, UE) held in the M.V. Lomonosov State University of Moskow.

(ICT) 27) Byzantine Multimedia: Risultati e Prospettive, paper given on May 16, 2001 at the International seminarof the Byzantine Multimedia Project (GIANO Project: ENEA, MURST, UE) held in the M.V. Lomonosov State University of Moskow.

24-26) Itinerari di storia urbana tra Bisanzio e Venezia. Esempi di sinergie tra beni archivistici e bibliotecari italiani e beni archeologici del Mediterraneo orientale, three lectures given in Imola for the Associazione Culturale San Macario on May 4, 2001 (L’incontro tra le fonti storiche e il territorio), May 9 (Ricostruzione virtuale di archivi dispersi) and May 11 (Relazioni di viaggiatori nel Mediterraneo orientale tra Trecento e Ottocento).

(ICT) 23) Costantino il Grande nell’Età Bizantina: tecnologie della comunicazione e diffusione dei risultati del convegno, paper given on April 5, 2001 at the Convegno internazionale di Studi “Costantino il Grande nell’Età Bizantina”, organized by the University of Bologna and the University of Perugia (Ravenna, April 5-8, 2001).

22) Storie di mare: mercanti, pirati e pellegrini tra Oriente e Occidente, lecture given on Oct. 26, 2000 forUniversità Aperta in Imola.

21) La nuova Roma: Bisanzio e l’Oriente mediterraneo, lecture given on Oct. 26, 2000 for Università Apertain Imola.

20) (IntConf) The Peloponnesus between 1400 and 1433: the evidence of the ‘Cronicha de Veniexia’ by Antonio of Marco Morosini, paper given on Sept. 28, 2000 at the 6th International Congress of Peloponnesian Studies, organized by the Society for Peloponnesian Studies (Tripolis, Sept. 24-30, 2000).

19) Houses of the Mendicant Orders in the Venetian Messinia: Documentary Evidence before 1500, paper given at the Διεθνές Συμπόσιο γιά το Μοναχισμό στην Πελοπόννησο από τον 4ο μέχρι το 15ο αι., organized by the Institut for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (Aigion, May 5-6, 2000).

18) Notai viaggiatori nel tessuto coloniale veneto tra XIII e XV secolo. Funzioni istituzionali e figure di notai a Corone e Modone, Costantinopoli ed Alessandria d’Egitto, seminar given in the Fondazione Centro Studi sulla Civiltà del Tardo Medioevo, during the XII Seminario di Studi. Fonti per la storia della civiltà italiana tardo medievale: scritture di viaggio (Sept. 7-12, 1998).

16–17) Il patrizio veneto Marin Soranzo canonico e mercante in Modone alla vigilia della Peste Nera, seminars given on May 18 and 20, 1998 in the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece in Athens (Palaeographical and Historical Center).

15) The town-port Methoni, from the Thirteenth to the Fifteenth century: archival evidence waiting for archaeological evidence, lecture given on March 30, 1998 in the British School of Archaeology at Athens.

14) Προβλήματα των μεσαιωνικών νοταριακών εγγράφων Κορώνης και Μεθώνης, seminar given on March 30, 1998 at the Institut for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens.

13) Le città-porto di Corone e Modone: crocevia marittimo tra Oriente e Occidente, paper given on Feb. 11, 1998 at the Seminario Internazionale of the Convenzione tra le Università di Bologna e di Rijeka-Fiume onBisanzio, l’Istria e l’Adriatico (Ravenna, Feb. 9-11, 1988).

12) Venetian written records for Archaeology and Topography of Medieval Greece, lecture given on Sept. 11, 1997 in the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece in Athens (Palaeographical and Historical Center) for the students of the 25th Annual Summer School 1997 (August, 28–Sept. 18) of the British School of Archaeology at Athens.

11) Il materiale archivistico spettante a Vittore Gaffaro, notaio veneto a Costantinopoli (1336-1341): esegesi di una fonte inedita, seminar given on April 29, 1997 in the School of Cultural Heritage Preservation of the University of Bologna (Ravenna Branch).

7–10) Παρουσιάση νοταριακών πηγών για την Λατινική Κωνσταντινούπολη, seminars given on May 3, 10, 17, 24, 1996 in the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece in Athens (Palaeographical and Historical Center).

6) Από την παλαιογραφική, διπλοματική και νομική ανάλυση στον ιστορικό υπομνηματισμό: το παράδειγμα ενός ιδιωτικού νοταριακού βενετσιάνικου εγγράφου του 1222 αναφερομένου στην λατινική αυτοκρατορία της Κωνσταντινουπόλεως, seminar given on April 2, 1996 in the Hellenic Institut of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies in Venice.

5) Dall’analisi paleografica e diplomatico-giuridica allo studio storico: la fattispecie di un atto notarile veneziano di carattere privato del 1222 circa beni veneziani nell’impero latino di Costantinopoli, seminar given on March 16, 1996 in the School of Cultural Heritage Preservation of the University of Bologna (Ravenna Branch).

4) Il fondo archivistico Nani della Biblioteca Nazionale di Atene: un frammento dell’archivio privato della famiglia patrizia veneziana dei Nani di San Trovaso, seminar given on Feb. 12, 1996 in the Hellenic Institut of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies in Venice.

3) (IntConf) The Chancellery of Coron and Modon during the first Venetokratia (1209-1500), paper sent to the 5th International Congress of Peloponnesian Studies, organized by the Society for Peloponnesian Studies (Argos and Nauplion, Sept. 6-10, 1995).

2) Ένα Ενετικό νοταριακό έγγραφο του έτους 1409 από Κορώνη: προβλήματα ανάγνωσης και ανάλυσης, seminar given on May 11, 1995 in the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece Athens (Palaeographical and Historical Center).

1) (IntConf) Venetian Notaries in the Peloponnese: 14th-15th century, paper given on July 23, 1994 at the 7th Symposium of History and Art: The Peloponnese and Italy, organized by the Monemvasiotikos Homilos (Monemvasia, July 22-24, 1994).