3.2.16 Keynotes (2006-today): 32 (1 forthcoming, 20 NTU, 11 before joining NTU)

  1. (ICT) La scuola estiva di Methoni: tecnologie della comunicazione e internazionalizzazione della didattica [The Modon Summer School: information technologies and internationalization of teaching methods], Keynote 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 Conservation of the University of Bologna (Ravenna, April 28-May 27, 2006).
  2. TIER 1 (International Conference) O διαμελισμός της βυζαντινής αυτοκρατορίας μετά το 1204 [The partition of the Byzantine empire after 1204], keynote given for the international conferences on the Duchy of Athens, organized by the Institute for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation and by the Italian Institute of Culture (Athens, Nov. 6-7, 2006).
  3. Μεσσηνιακά Χρονικά, 4 (2008-2009) [“Messenian Chronicles”, 4 (2008-2008)], keynote given at the presentation of the new issue of the journal on February 9, 2009 (Athens, Conference Hall of the Archaeological Society/Aρχαιολογική Eταιρεία).
  4. Esegesi delle fonti bizantine e veneziane per la storia del territorio [Exegesis of Byzantine and Venetian sources for the history of the Messenian territory], keynote given for the Meduproject Summer School 2010 given in Methoni on August 16, 2010.
  5. Αγάπη/Caritas in Ch. 13 of the first epistle of St Paul to the Corinthians, keynote 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 non-profit] organized by the non-profit 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.
  6. TIER 1 (International Conference) Il codice Laur. Plut. III caps.1: la “Bibbia di Marco Polo” [The Ms. Plut. III/1 of the Laurenziana Library in Florence: the “Bible of Marco Polo”], keynote 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).
  7. The Community “Restauro 修复, keynote 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 conservation of the Jiao Tong University of Shanghai, the Superintendent for Architectural and Landscape Heritage for the provinces of Ravenna, Ferrara, Rimini, Forlì-Cesena, the Flaminia Foundation and the Ravenna Municipality (Ravenna, August 16-25, 2011).
  8. (International Conference) Keynote 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
  9. TIER 1 (International Conference) 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 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).
  10. TIER 1 Architectural Heritage Conservation: potential Sino-Italian solutions to global sustainability issues, keynote 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.
  11. TIER 1 Architectural Heritage Conservation: potential Sino-Italian solutions to global sustainability issues, keynote given 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.

Since joining NTU as Full Time Faculty at ADM in January 2014

  1. TIER 1 China-Italy-Singapore. A triangle of opportunities, keynote 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.
  2. Heritage Science as a Complex System, keynote 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 JiaoTong University, and Università IUAV of Venice (Italy), hosted by the International Research Centre 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.
  3. TIER 1 The Silence of Heritage, keynote 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.
  4. TIER 1 (International Ceremony) Heritage as an Academic Science, in Asia, keynote 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).
  5. TIER 1 (International Ceremony) Historical Studies and Visual Reasoning: a 21st century challenge, keynote 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 at the opening session have been given 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).
  6. (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 November 26, 2015.
  7. 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).
  8. Star * (International Conference) Reloading the Treasure of Human Experiences for Artificial Intelligence. Challenges in Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics, keynote invited to be given on August 22, 2016 for the SoftNet 2016 conferences (Rome, Italy, August 21-25, 2016): ICSEA 2016 (The Eleventh International Conference on Software Engineering Advances), ICSNC 2016 (The Eleventh International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications), CENTRIC 2016 (The Ninth International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services), VALID 2016 (The Eighth International Conference on Advances in System Testing and Validation Lifecycle), SIMUL 2016 (The Eighth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation), SOTICS 2016 (The Sixth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics), INNOV 2016 (The Fifth International Conference on Communications, Computation, Networks and Technologies), HEALTHINFO 2016 (The First International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing). Link http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/filesCENTRIC16/2016-08-22%20SoftNet%20Nanetti%20Keynote.pdf
  9. TIER 1 (International Conference) Engineering Venetian Historiography: a case study towards an algebra of highly-crossed-linked events and transformation processes, opening address given on August 25, 2016, to open the thematic session on Venetian Historiography (and Byzantine Studies) of the 23rd International Congress of Byzantine Studies (Belgrade, August 22-27, 2016). – This quinquennial conference is the most important international event for Byzantine Studies. In 2016, it gathered about 1,200 scholars from all over the world.
  10. TIER 1 (International Conference) Reloading the Treasure of Human Experiences in a Machine Learning Perspective. Provenance and Validation Issues in the (Digital) Humanities, closing keynote invited to be given on September 9, 2016 at the end of the workshops organised by the New University of Lisbon on Explorations in the Digital Humanities. Case Studies and Problem-Solving (September 6-9, 2016). Link http://atlas.fcsh.unl.pt/docs/Explorations_in_Digital_Humanities.pdf
  11. TIER 1Interactive global histories and the Arab sources (1100-1500), keynote given at the Sultan Qaboos University College of Arts & Social Sciences on April 3, 2017 to open the international workshop on “Interactive Global Histories. SQU as International Hub for the Arab Sources” (Oman, Muscat, 3-4 April 2017).
  12. TIER 1The World as seen from Venice (13th-15th centuries). The evidence of the Morosini Codex (1205-1433) and the Fra Mauro Map (ca. 1450), keynote given at the Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) on April 18, 2017 to open the international workshop on “Interactive Global Histories. MSU as International Hub for the Russian Sources”.
  13. Star * (International Conference) Towards professionally designed lighting in museums, galleries, and cultural spaces. An interdisciplinary educational path, keynote given on June 22, 2017 for the one-day industry seminar closing the 3-day event organised by VIA-Events in cooperation with the Vienna Art History Museum on Immersive Art-Lighting Culturally Significant Works of Art (Austria, Vienna, Kunsthistorishes Museum, Palace of Fine Arts, Bassanosaal, June 20-22, 2017).
  14. Star * (International Conference) Interactive Visual Knowledge Aggregation. Old and New Silk Roads as a Showcase for Challenges in Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics, keynote given on October 9, 2017 for the SoftNet 2017 conferences (Athens, Greece, October 8-12, 2017): ICSEA 2017 (The Twelfth International Conference on Software Engineering Advances), ICSNC 2017 (The Twelfth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications), CENTRIC 2017 (The Tenth International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services), VALID 2017 (The Ninth International Conference on Advances in System Testing and Validation Lifecycle), SIMUL 2017 (The Ninth International Conference on Advances in System Simulation), SOTICS 2017 (The Seventh International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics), INNOV 2017 (The Sixth International Conference on Communications, Computation, Networks and Technologies), HEALTHINFO 2017 (The Second International Conference on Informatics and Assistive Technologies for Health-Care, Medical Support and Wellbeing). Link http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/ICSNC17.html
  15. Star * (International Conference) Computational Interactive Global Histories: Machine Readable Primary Sources and the Historian’s Perennial Chase for Truth, keynote given on November 6, 2017 for the 4th International Workshop on Computational History – HistoInformatics 2017 (Singapore, November 6, 2017) held in conjunction with the annual international Conference on Information and Knowledge Management COKM2017 on Smart Cities, Smart Nations hosted by the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval (ACM SIGIR) and Special Interest Group on Hypertext and the Web (ACM SigWeb) (Singapore, Pan Pacific Singapore, November 6-10, 2017) – Member of the Program Committee. – Link to http://cikm2017.org and http://histoinformatics.org/ and http://histoinformatics2017.adaptcentre.ie/
  16. Interactive Global Histories. Historical Sciences in the Computational Era, keynote given on November 14, 2017 to open the international workshop The Interactive Global Histories Project, organised to kickoff a hub for precolonial African primary historical sources (South Africa, Johannesburg, Johannesburg Institute of Advenced Studies, November 14-16, 2017). – Organiser with Prof. Peter Vale in collaboration with the NTU Global Dialogue Institute. The Johannesburg Institute of Advanced Studies is an initiative of the University of Johannesburg and Nanyang Technological University Singapore.
  17. Transcultural Endeavours as an Imperative of Research Internationalisation for Twenty-First Century Universities, keynote given on June 14, 2018 to open the international Simposio dei docenti della rappresentazione per lo sviluppo di programmi multidisciplinari orientati all’internazionalizzazione [Symposium of the Scientific-Disciplinary Area “Drawing/Representation” for the Development of Multidisciplinary International Programmes] (Italy, Florence, University of Florence, Department of Architecture, June 14-15, 2018). Link: https://www.simposiouidfirenze.com – The symposium has been organised by the International Relations Commission of the Unione Italiana Disegno [Italian Union of the Scientific-Disciplinary Area “Drawing/Representation”] which opened a peer-reviewed call for papers from international experts to facilitate panel discussions across designated geographical areas (Europe, Asia and Oceania, Africa and Middle East, North America, Central and South Americas). The moderator of each panel has then summarised the discussion and presented it in the plenary session. The aim of the symposium is to deepen the understanding of specific cultural (and administrative) constraints that need to be overcome in order to foster development of multidisciplinary international programmes for the Scientific-Disciplinary Area “Drawing/Representation”.
  18. Dancing over ideas: Inceptive Knowledge Mapping for Research in Art, Design and Media, keynote given on June 26, 2018 to open the international workshop Heritage Documentation into the Digital (Italy, Pavia, University of Pavia, Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, June 26, 2018). – The workshop is aimed to discuss the publication of a book co-authored by the speakers and co-edited by Sandro Parrinello and Andrea Nanetti on “Dancing over Ideas of Digital Representation in Italy. Transmission of Knowledge and Visual Thinking” (tentative title) to be published in the series “Prospettive multiple. Studi di ingegneria, architettura e arte” directed by Sandro Parrinello for the Pavia University Press.
  19. Computational History: From Big (Multilingual) Data to Big (Transcultural) Simulations. Fifteenth-century world maps and chronicles as a showcase, keynote invited to be given on October 26, 2018 to open the 16th international biennial conference of the Russian Association for History and Computing on Analytical methods and information technologies in historical research: from digitized data to knowledge increment (Russian Federation, Moscow – Zvenigorod, Moscow Lomonosov State University, October 26-28, 2018). – The conference was organised by the Faculty of History of Moscow Lomonosov State University with the support of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research. It is the major conference in the field in Russia. The Official Programme has been published by МАКС Пресс/Maks Press in Moscow in 2018 (ISBN 978-5-317-05942-2).
  20. Water Cities and Water Ways as an Intercontinental Communications Network in Pre-Modern Afro-Eurasia, keynote invited to be given on December 9, 2018 to open the workshop on “在东西方经典里的文化意义/ The Cultural Significance of Water in Eastern and Western Classics (PRC, Suzhou, Soochow University, December 9, 2018). – The workshop was co-organised by the Soochow University and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Forthcoming

  1. Innovation, Sustainability, and Equality, keynote invited to be given on October 21, 2019 to open the international textile engineering conference “A strategic innovation and research agenda for the textile engineering” (Thailand, Bangkok, 21-22 October 2019). – The conference is co-organised by … …

3.2.17. Invited Public Lectures (1996-today): 55 (30 NTU, 25 before joining NTU)

(ICT) = with high ICT content                         TIER 1 and * Star = Main Talks

  1. Il fondo archivistico Nani della Biblioteca Nazionale di Atene: un frammento dell’archivio privato della famiglia patrizia veneziana dei Nani di San Trovaso [The Nani archive in the National Library of Greece], seminar given on Feb. 12, 1996 in the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies in Venice.
  2. Προβλήματα των μεσαιωνικών νοταριακών εγγράφων Κορώνης και Μεθώνης [Problems related to the medieval Venetian documents about Coron and Modon], seminar given on March 30, 1998 at the Institute for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation in Athens.
  3. TIER 1 (ICT) 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 Institute Nestoras of Pylos (Messenia-GR).
  4. (TIER 1) Κορώνη-Μεθώνη μεταξύ Βενετίας και Κωνσταντινουπόλεως (13ος-15ος αι.) [Coron and Modon between Venice and Constantinople (13th-15th cent.)], lecture given on April 13, 2005 in the Conference Hall of the Aρχαιολογική Eταιρεία in Athens for the Maniatakeion Foundation.
  5. 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, as a part of a job interview.
  6. The Fourth Crusade and Theseus [ver. 1.2]. The European awareness of the Fourth Crusade, workshop held for the Program in Hellenic Studies at Princeton University, on February 12, – See here publication #35.
  7. ‘La Nave’ by Gabriellino D’Annunzio and Mario Ronconi (1921), talk given to introduce the screening of the movie at the Program in Hellenic Studies at Princeton University, on February 14, 2008.
  8. (TIER 1) Ενετικά έγγραφα Κορώνης και Μεθώνης: ένα ερευνητικό πρόγραμμα διαρκείας [Venetian documents of Coron and Modon: a long-term research project], 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 (Andrea Nanetti, Athens, 2007) promoted by the Maniatakeion Foundation. – See here publications # 3 and 26.
  9. Theseus and the Fourth Crusade [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 the Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Antichità “Leonardo Ferrero”.
  10. TIER 1 (ICT) Engineering historical memory: the Venetian ‘Diarii’, seminar given on July 1, 2010 in Perth at the ‘Dept of European Languages and Studies’ of the University of Western Australia.
  11. TIER 1 (ICT) Engineering historical memory: the Venetian ‘Diarii’, seminar given on July 6, 2010 in Melbourne at the ‘Dept. of French Italian and Spanish’ of the University of Melbourne.
  12. TIER 1 (ICT) Engineering historical memory: the Venetian ‘Diarii’, seminar given on July 7, 2010 in Sydney at the ‘Dept. of Italian Studies’ of the University of Sydney.
  13. TIER 1 (ICT) 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).
  14. 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 CulturaAmbasciata d’Italia.
  15. Παλαιογραφία και Διπλωματική της Βενετοκρατίας. Ένα πεδίο που ζητάι μια ταυτότητα [Paleography and Diplomatic of the VenetianStato da mare’. A discipline seeking for identity], seminar given in Modern Greek on April 20, 2010, at the Department of History of the University of Athens.
  16. TIER 1 (ICT) La sfida strategica nel futuro del discorso storico [Data. The strategic challenge of the historical discourse], seminar given on April 11, 2011 for the Project-Team Venezia occhio del mondo: per una banca-dati sperimentale, organised by the Department of Humanistic Studies and the European Centre for Living Technology of the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari.
  17. (ICT) Il mondo visto da Antonio di Marco Morosini (1400-1433) [The world as seen by Antonio son of Marco Morosini (1400-1433)], seminar given on May 30, 2011 for the Project-Team Venezia occhio del mondo: per una banca-dati sperimentale, organised by the Department of Humanistic Studies and the European Centre for Living Technology of the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari.
  18. (TIER 1) (ICT) 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 Centre for Living Technology of the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari.
  19. Paolo Selmi, amico e maestro [Paolo Selmi, friend and master], 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).
  20. The ‘Atlas of Venetian Messenia’ as a result of an international research projetc, talk 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).
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. TIER 1 Cultural Heritage Conservation: 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 Jiao Tong University, on March 1, 2012.
  24. (ICT) 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.
  25. 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], 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.
  26. The Conservation of Medieval monuments in Athens and Greek national identity (1832-today), lecture given on December 11, 2012 for the students of the Department of Theology of the School of Theology at the National Kapodistrian University of Athens.
  27. 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’ organised 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 (Greece and Italy, July 28-August 10, 2013).
  28. 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 organised 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).

Since joining NTU as Full Time Faculty at ADM in January 2014

  1. 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 organised by the Trentino School of Management in partnership with the University of Turin and the Foundation Dolomiti UNESCO (Trento, Italy, January-May 2014).
  2. 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 Superiores de Monterrey (Aula Magna).
  3. 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).

 

 

  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).
  2. 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).
  3. TIER 1 Engineering Historical Memory. From Theory to Practice, research seminar given on March 25, 2014 with Siew Ann Cheong at Microsoft Research (Beijing).
  4. Heritage Innovation, paper given on April 28, 2014 at the workshop Heritage Science and Reuse: From industrial to residential areas as a case study, organised in by the AN-Design Architects of Tsinghua University (Beijing).
  5. Singapore-Florence-Shanghai as a strategic collaboration, talk given on May 21, 2014 at the closed-doors workshop on Possible collaborations between Italy and China, organised by the Chair of the Department of Architecture of the University of Florence.
  6. 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’ organised 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 and UK, June 8-21, 2014).
  7. 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).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.
  8. Cultural Heritage and Economic Development, lecture given in videoconference on February 26, 2015 for the Master Course on Economy, Environment, Culture, and the Territory organised by the Department of Economics and Statistics of the University of Turin (Italy).
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. (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.
  12. TIER 1Heritage Science: At the Interface of the Humanities and Data Science, public lecture 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 organisation 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.
  13. Engineering Historical Memory (2007-today). A worldwide research network, lecture given upon invitation on 19 April 2016 at the international workshop on Digital Media and Animation Solutions for the Study of Old and New Maritime Silk Roads, co-organised 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, May 23-27, and November 8-11, 2016).
  14. TIER 1 Religions and Societies in the Mediterranean world through the lens of the Venetian Diaries, public lecture given as invited speaker at the Laboratoire d’excellence “Religions et Sociétés dans le Monde Méditerranéen” (RESMED) on March 16, 2017 (Paris, Sorbonne). Link to: http://www.labex-resmed.fr/?lang=en
  15. Old Questions and New Methods for Knowledge Aggregation at the Computational Turn. The Historian’s Perennial Chase for Truth as a showcase, talk given at the Nanyang Technological University HASS Research Sharing Day (Singapore, NTU, Campus Clubhouse, Orchid Room) on April 6, 2017.
  16. Star *The Historian’s Perennial Chase for Truth at the Computational Turn, public lecture given at the M. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia) on April 17, 2017.
  17. The World as Seen from the Historical Sources in Arab (Maps and Chronicles) research seminar given upon invitation on 27 April 2016 for the College of Arts and Social Sciences at the Sultan Qaboos University (Oman, Muscat).
  18. Interactive global histories (1205-1533) in an artificial intelligence perspective, lecture given upon invitation on 27 April 2016 at the College of Arts and Social Sciences of the Sultan Qaboos University (Oman, Muscat).
  19. Mapping and Visualising Historical Sources for 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-organised 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, May 23-27, and November 8-11, 2016).
  20. Cultural Heritage and the Creative Industry, lecture given upon invitation on 24 May 2016 at the international workshop on Digital Media and Animation Solutions for the Study of Old and New Maritime Silk Roads, co-organised 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, May 23-27, and November 8-11, 2016).
  21. Knowledge Aggregation and Interactive Media, lecture given upon invitation on 8 November 2016 at the international workshop on Digital Media and Animation Solutions for the Study of Old and New Maritime Silk Roads, co-organised 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, May 23-27, and November 8-11, 2016).
  22. TIER 1Old Research Questions and New Methodologies. The Perennial History’s Chase for Truth at the Computational Turn, research seminar given with Cheong Siew Ann at the AI-ECON Research Center, Department of Economics, National Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan ROC) on May 25, 2017.
  23. Star * Culture, Heritage, and Creativity in an Artificial Intelligence Perspective, International Open Lecture given on 22 February 2018 in the framework of the “Milano Design PhD Festival” (http://www.phdfestival.com) organised by the School of Design of the Polytechnic University of Milan (Italy, Milano, 21-23 February 2018).
  24. Star * AI and Machine Learning for a New Science of Heritage, public lecture given on February 14, 2019 upon invitation by Prof. Carlo Carraro, former Rector of the University of Venice, at H-Farm (Roncade, Treviso, Italy). – H-Farm is an innovation hub where Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education are combined together. “Established in 2005, we have been the first in the world to adopt a model that brings together investments, business consultancy and digitally augmented educational programs all into one place and now we are the most important innovation center in Europe” https://www.h-farm.com/en/about

3.2.18. Presentations given at International Conferences and Symposia (1994-today): 95 (2 forthcoming, 49 NTU, 44 before joining NTU)

 (ICT) = with high ICT content                           TIER 1 = main achievements

  • (International Conference) 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, organised by the Monemvasiotikos Homilos (Monemvasia, July 22-24, 1994). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #5.
  • (International Conference) The Chancellery of Coron and Modon during the first Venetokratia (1209-1500), paper sent to the 5th International Congress of Peloponnesian Studies, organised by the Society for Peloponnesian Studies (Argos and Nauplion, Sept. 6-10, 1995).
  • Le città-porto di Corone e Modone: crocevia marittimo tra Oriente e Occidente mediterranei [The town-ports of Coron and Modon: maritime hub between East and West Mediterranean], paper given on February 11, 1998 at the Seminario Internazionale of the Convenzione tra le Università di Bologna e di Rijeka-Fiume on Bisanzio, l’Istria e l’Adriatico (Ravenna, February 9-11, 1988).
  • Notai viaggiatori nel tessuto coloniale veneziano tra XIII e XV Funzioni istituzionali e figure di notai a Corone e Modone, Costantinopoli ed Alessandria d’Egitto [Notaries and Travellers in the Venetian colonial settings between thirteenth and fifteenth century: Coron, Modon, Constantinople, and Alexandria], 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).
  • (International Conference) Houses of the Mendicant Orders in the Venetian Messinia: Documentary Evidence before 1500, paper given at the International Symposium on Monasticism in the Peloponnese from fourth to fifteenth century/Διεθνές Συμπόσιο γιά το Μοναχισμό στην Πελοπόννησο από τον 4ο μέχρι το 15ο αι., organised by the Institute for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (Aigion, May 5-6, 2000). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #3.
  • (International Conference) 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, organised by the Society for Peloponnesian Studies (Tripolis, Sept. 24-30, 2000). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #1.
  • (ICT) (International Conference) Costantino il Grande nell’Età Bizantina: tecnologie della comunicazione e diffusione dei risultati del convegno [Constantine the Great in Byzantine Period: communication technologies and the dissemination of the conference results], paper given on April 5, 2001 at the Convegno internazionale di Studi “Costantino il Grande nell’Età Bizantina”, organised by the University of Bologna and the University of Perugia (Ravenna, April 5-8, 2001).
  • La guerra veneto-turca della Morea (1684-1699) nella cronaca breve (1683-1690) del prete Teofilatto Agorastò [The Venetian-Ottoman war of the Morea (1684-1699) in the short chronicle by the priest Theophilactos Agorastos], paper given at the first seminar Venezia e il Mediterraneo, organised by the Fondazione Querini-Stampalia (Venice, May 25, 2001) on La guerra di Morea. – See Conference Proceedings Paper #4.
  • (ICT) Sistemi informatici e pubblicazione di testi bizantini [Information systems and teh publication of Byzantine texts], 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, 1-4, 2001).
  • Messenia Meridionale (Peloponneso-Grecia) [Southern Messenia (Peloponnese-Greece), 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, organised by the Associazione Mediterranea di Sociologia del Turismo (Ravenna, Oct. 26-28, 2001).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) 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, organised by the Swiss Academy of Social and Human Sciences (Basel, Sept. 10-15, 2002). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #2.
  • (ICT) Elaborazioni elettroniche e cartografia storica per le Romagne [E-tools and historical cartography of the Romagna region], paper given on Oct. 20, 2002 with Mario Giberti and Andrea Ferri at the LIII Convegno di Studi Romagnoli, organised by Società di Studi Romagnoli, Comune di Imola and Associazione “Giuseppe Scarabelli” (Imola, Oct. 19-20, 26-27, 2002).
  • TIER 1 Describing the Southern Peloponnese, paper given at the workshop on Travel, Travellers and Travel Literature in the Early Modern World: Describing the World, organised by the Department of History and Civilization of the European University Institute (Florence, Nov. 18-19, 2002).
  • 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 [The dispersion of the Nani archive and the Ionian University established by Frederick North Fifth Earl of Guilford], at the second seminar Venezia e il Mediterraneo, organised by the Fondazione Querini-Stampalia, University of Venice Ca’ Foscari and University of Pescara G. D’Annunzio (Venice, March 24, 2003) on Venezia e le Isole Ionie: culture, politica e identità alla fine dell’antico regime.
  • Aspetti storici e indagini diagnostiche dei codici delle cronache veneziane e ravennati inedite [Historical aspects and diagnostics of the unpublished mss of Venetian and Ravenna chronicles] (History Team: A. Carile, A. Nanetti, G. Vespignani, A. Parmeggiani – Diagnostics Team: Salvatore Lorusso, Fernanda Prestileo, Maria Teresa Gentile, Andrea 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).
  • (International Conference) Corone e Modone come osservatorio diacronico sulle rotte transmediterranee dall’Antichità all’Alto Medioevo [Coron and Modon as diachronic observatory on the trans-Mediterranean sea routes from Antiquity to Early Middle Ages], paper given on Nov. 22, 2003, at the international congress organised in Trapani ( 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.
  • (International Conference) 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, organised 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). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #6.
  • Lo Stato da Mare della Repubblica Veneta (1204-1797): alcune riflessioni storiche e storiografiche [The Venetian State of the Sea (1204-1797): some historical and historiographical notes], 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).
  • Η Βενετική Πυλία (1207-1500) και το Πεταλίδι [Venetian Pylia (1207-1500) and Petalidi], paper given on Aug. 6, 2005 at the Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο «Ομηρική Αίπεια – Αρχαία Κορώνη – Πεταλίδι: Παρελθόν, παρόν και μέλλον», organised by the Municipality of Petalidi (Πεταλίδι, Aug. 5-7, 2005). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #8.
  • Αμπέλια, μούστος και κρασιά «Μαλβάζια», στα βενετικά νοταριακά έγγραφα της Μεθώνης και της Κορώνης (13ος-15ος αιώνας) [Malvasia wine and wine production in the Venetian documents of Coron and Modon (13th-15th cent.)], paper given on May 20, 2006 at the Διεθνές Συμπόσιο Μονεμβάσιος Οίνος Μονοβασ(ι)άΜαλυασία, organised by the Institute for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation (Athens, May 19-20, 2006). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #7.
  • (International Conference) Le Isole Ionie nell’inedito ‘Itinerario’ da Venezia a Costantinopoli di Luigi Ferdinando Marsili (1679) [The Ionian Islands in the unpublished itinerary from Venice to Constantinople by Luigi Ferdinando Marsili (1679)], paper given on May 22, 2006 at the 8th International Ionian Conference (Kythera, May 21-25, 2006).
  • (International Conference) Timur-i lang in Mardin (1401): the contemporary evidence of the Venetian chronicle of Antonio Morosini, paper sent to the Uluslararası Mardin Tarihi Sempozyumu/1st International Symposium of Mardin History (Mardin, May 26-28, 2006).
  • (International Conference) Timur-i lang Oriental Campaigns (1395-1402) in the evidence of Antonio Morosini’s Venetian Chronicle (1094-1433), paper sent to the Uluslararası Siirt Sempozyumu / 1st International Symposium of Siirt (Siirt, Sept. 19-21, 2006).
  • (International Conference) L’Arcipelago delle cronache veneziane [The Archipelagos of the Venetian chronicles, v. 1.0], paper sent to the International Scientific Meeting “The Dutchy of the Aegean”/Διεθνής Επιστημονική Συνάντηση «Το Δουκάτο του Αιγαίου», organised by the Institute for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation and the Cultural Association/Πολιτιστικός Οργανισμός «ΑΙΩΝ» (Island of Νaxos, July 6-8, 2007).
  • (International Conference) L’Arcipelago delle cronache veneziane [The Archipelagos of the Venetian chronicles, v. 2.0], paper sent to the International Symposium “The Dutchy of the Aegean”/Διεθνής Συμπόσιον «Το Δουκάτο του Αιγαίου», organised by the Research Centre of the Greek Society of the Academy of Athens/Κέντρο Έρευνης της Ελληνικής Κοινωνίας Ακαδημίας Αθηνών, the Institute for Byzantine Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation, and the Cultural Association/Πολιτιστικός Οργανισμός «ΑΙΩΝ» (Athens, Nov. 26 and 28, 2007).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Venice and Messenia during the Middle Ages, paper given on September 26, 2008 at the International ConferenceFrom 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).
  • (ICT) Ingegnerizzazione della memoria storica. Luigi Ferdinando Marsili come indagine esemplare [Engineering Historical Memory. Luigi Ferdinando Marsili as a case study], paper given on February 13, 2009 at the Seminario di Studio “F. Marsili, Costantinopoli e il mondo danubiano” [Seminar “L.F. Marsili, Constantinople and the Danube world”] held in Udine (Italy) at the University of Udine – Dipartimento di Storia e Tutela dei Beni Culturali (Sala del Tiepolo, I piano di Palazzo Caiselli – vicolo Florio 2/b).
  • H Άνω Μεσσηνία στη Συνθήκη της Σαπιέντζας (1209) [Northern Messenia in the Treaty of Sapienza (1209)], paper given on Nov. 20, 2009, at the Συνέδριο Μεσσηνιακών Σπουδών on Άνω Μεσσηνία: Ιστορία και Πολιτισμός [Northern Messenia: history and culture] organised by the Prefecture of Messenia (Greece, Kalamata, Nov. 20-22, 2009). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #__.
  • (International Conference) 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), organised by the Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Postbyzantine studies in Venice and by the Friends of the Castle of Methoni. – See Conference Proceedings Paper #9.
  • 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, organised by the Society for Peloponnesian Studies (Kalamata, Oct. 8-11, 2010). – See Conference Proceedings Paper #11.
  • La memoria storica della Grecia medievale in Italia [The historical memory of medieval Greece in Italy], paper given on Nov. 25, 2010 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).
  • (International Conference) 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), organised 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).
  • (ICT) (International Conference) 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, organised in Ravenna on the occasion of the 16th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing – ICIAP 2011 (Ravenna, September 14-16, 2011).
  • (International Conference) 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), organised 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).
  • (International Conference) 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, organised by Midyat Governership, Mardin Artuklu University, Midyat Municipality, DİKA (Tigris Development Agency) and Kadim Akademi Association (Midyat, Mardin, Turkey, Oct. 7-9, 2011).
  • La Romagna tra 1357 e 1509 nella diaristica veneziana coeva da Antonio di Marco Morosini a Marin Sanudo il Giovane [The Romagna region between 1357 and 1509 in the contemporary Venetian diaries from Antonio son of Marco Morosini to Marin Sanudo the Younger], paper given on Oct. 30, 2011 in the Sala Muratori of the Biblioteca Classense at the LXII Convegno di Studi Romagnoli, organised by Società di Studi Romagnoli, Comune di Ravenna and Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Ravenna (Ravenna, Oct. 22-23, 29-30, 2011).
  • (International Conference) 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.
  • (International Conference) 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).
  • (International Conference) 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).
  • (International Conference) 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] organised by the Venetian Institute of Sciences, Humanities and Arts/Istituto Veneto di Science Lettere ed Arti (Venezia, 4-5 March 2013).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) 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 international 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, organised by Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, VISCOM (Visions of Community), Austrian Science Fund FWF, Regione del Veneto, Università Ca’ Foscari, Centro Tedesco di Studi Veneziani (Venezia, 6-9 March 2013).
  • TIER 1 (ICT) (International Conference) Interactive Global Histories. For a new information environment to increase the understanding of historical processes, paper co-authored with Siew Ann Cheong and Mikhail Filippov, and given with Siew Ann Cheong (Singapore NTU, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences) on September 18 at the 2013 International Conference on Culture and Computing (Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, Sept. 16-18, 2013 – Main Track Full Papers Session 5: Information Environments for Analysis of Culture). – It was awarded best paper by the Organising Committee for “being a frontier research in culture and computing”. See Conference Proceedings Paper #10.
  • Cultural inferences about the resilient soft power of heritage. The Panarcadic Archaeological Museum of Tripolis as a case study, paper sent to the 4th Congress of Arcadian Studies, organised by the Society for Peloponnesian Studies (Tripolis and Dimitsana, Greece, 1-3 November, 2013).
  • TIER 1 (ICT) (International Conference) Heritage Science, Complexity Theory and Systemics. Redesigning heritage policies as a complex, adaptive phenomenon, paper co-authered with Siew Ann Cheong and given in videoconference at the 4th Conference of the World Complexity Science Academy on Redesigning Worldwide Connections: Theoretical and Pragmatic Systemic Approaches to the Complexity Management (Tenerife, Spain, Dec. 15-16, 2013 – Panel “Frontiers of the Systemic Approach”).

Since joining NTU as Full Time Faculty at ADM in January 2014

  • (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 organised 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).
  • Restoration Methods&Technologies (an exhibition proposal), talk given 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).
  • 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 organised by the Dept. of Design and Planning in Complex Environments (DPPAC) of the University IUAV of Venice on June 27, 2014.
  • 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 organised 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 Conference Proceedings Paper #17.
  • (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 reviewed 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 November 8, 2015 in Florence (University of Florence, ‘Plesso didattico di Santa Verdiana’, Room 19) – See Conference Proceedings Paper #12.
  • (International Conference) Venetian Messenia. A research project (1994-2014), paper given at the international 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).
  • Maritime Heritage for Marine Tourism: together for a sustainable development, paper given upon invitation by the executive secretary-general of the International Forum on Marine Tourism Economics (IFMTE) in Panel III. The New Development of Maritime Silk Road and Island Cultural Heritage Protection at the 2014 annual IFMTE conference on Ping Tan International Island Tourism Summit (The First Session of China International Island Tourism Top Investment Dialogue) held in PingTan (Fujian province, PRC) on December 19, 2014. – The core concept of IFMTE is “Culture, Ecology, Intelligence, and Branding”. Accordingly, the forum invites experts from different sectors to discuss new models of developing marine tourism industry in a cross-sector perspective. The forum focuses on “Regional cooperation, Eco-construction, Intelligence development, Cross-border [China-Taiwan] integration”. The forum presents best practices of “Marine Smart Tourism”, “Marine Eco-Tourism”, and “Marine Cultural Tourism”. – Panel III: Li Shi Qiang, Chairman of the China TV educational channels (moderator and panelist), Geng Ying, President of the China Cultural Heritage Foundation (panelist), Andrea Nanetti, A/Prof. at Singapore Nanyang Technological University, Chen Hai Yu, Chairman of the Taiwan Tang Hu Lu Educational Foundation (panelist), Huang Chris Tao, Vice-President of the Tianjin Urban Planning Design Institute (panelist).
  • Imag(in)ing Asia in Renaissance Italy. A work case for new silk roads of knowledge flows, peer reviewed paper accepted by the organising 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, HASS College, 16-18 January 2015).
  • Humanities and Media Innovation, paper given in videoconference upon invitation at the international congress organised by the Department of Architecture of the University of Florence in the framework of the 15th MEDIARC Festival of Architecture in Videos on May 8, 2015.
  • 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 organised 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 Conference Proceedings Paper #13.
  • 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 organised 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.
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Mediterranean networks in global context (1205-1533): a documentary sources perspective, invited to give the paper by the Organising committee of the conference Rapporti mediterranei, pratiche documentarie, presenze veneziane: le reti economiche e culturali (XIV-XVI secolo)/Mediterranean relations, documentary practices and the presence of Venice: economic and cultural networks (14th-16th Cent.) organised by the Venetian Institute of Sciences, Humanities and Arts/Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti (Italy, Venice, 10-12 September 2015). – Paper sent to the conference.
  • (International Conference) Tourism, Heritage, and the Local Communities: Old and New Silk Roads, full paper 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • (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.
  • (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, organised by the School of Civil Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, in association with the School of Architecture of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, the Architectural Department of 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.
  • (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, organised 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 Conference Proceedings Paper #15.
  • (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).
  • (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), 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 Conference Proceedings Paper #14.
  • (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).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Interactive Global Histories and the Maritime Space (1205-1533), paper given on November 19, 2015 with Siew Ann Cheong at the international conference Exploring Maritime Heritage Dynamics <Interdependencies among maritime cities> (Singapore, NTU, ADM Auditorium, November 18-20, 2015), special edition of the Singapore Heritage Science Conference series, organised by the Nanyang Technological University Para Limes, Singapore Maritime and Port Authority Academy, and the NTU School of Art, Design and Media. Link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Per-RkR3Tc4
  • (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 (Organiser: 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-organisers.
  • 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), organised by the Nanyang Technological University Para Limes, Singapore National Heritage Board, and the NTU School of Art, Design and Media.
  • 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), organised by the Nanyang Technological University Para Limes, Singapore National Heritage Board, and the NTU School of Art, Design and Media.
  • 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 organised 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).
  • Engineering Historical Memory (2007-today). A worldwide research network, lecture given upon invitation on 19 April 2016 at the international workshop on Digital Media and Animation Solutions for the Study of Old and New Maritime Silk Roads, co-organised 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).
  • (International Conference) Athens and Koroni 2009. The Maniatakeion inception of the ‘Historical Memory and Economic Development’ discourse, paper given on May 12, 2016 in Panel 2. The socio-economic development potential of cultural heritage, chaired by Solon Xenopoulos (Neapolis University of Pafos, Cyprus), at the International conference Cultural Heritage as Economic Value: Economic Benefits, Social Opportunities and Challenges of Cultural Heritage for Sustainable Development, organised for the opening the 3-year ERASMUS+ adult education project InHERiT’s Promoting Cultural Heritage as a Generator of Sustainable Development (Greece, Athens, Kastri, Piraeus Bank Group Convention Center, Center for Sustainable Entrepreneurship, 11-13 May 2016). – Expected Publication #___.
  • 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-organised 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).
  • Cultural Heritage and the Creative Industry, lecture given upon invitation on 24 May 2016 at the international workshop on Digital Media and Animation Solutions for the Study of Old and New Maritime Silk Roads, co-organised 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).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Interactive Global Histories and the Maritime Space (1205-1533). Old Worlds, New Worlds? paper co-authored with LUO Shen Shen and LIU DanYun, submitted as a proposal, accepted by the scientific committee of the 7th International Congress of Maritime History organised by the International Maritime Economic History Association (IMEHA), presented in Section 3. From Archaeology to New Digital Technologies: Negotiating the Boundaries of Maritime History, by LIU DanYun on June 27, 2016 (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/
  • (International Conference) Smart Heritage. How to Design the Data City “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants”, short contribution invited to be given on August 22, 2016, upon invitation by Petre Dini (www.iaria.org), in the panel discussion about Smart-Citizen and Smart-City Systems and Services, organised in the framework of both CENTRIC 2016 – The Ninth International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services and SOTICS 2016 – The Sixth International Conference on Social Media Technologies, Communication, and Informatics (Rome, Italy, August 21-25, 2016). – Link: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/ProgramCENTRIC16.html – Panel moderator: Stephan Böhm (RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden, Germany). Panelists: Valentin Plenk, Institute of Information Systems at Hof University, Germany; Jungpil Shin, University of Aizu, Japan; Seungryong Lee, Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning, South Korea; Mariusz Nowostawski, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; Andrea Nanetti, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Singapore; Roy George, Clark Atlanta University, USA.
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Visual Reasoning&Analytics in Historical Studies. The Black Sea Region in Intercontinental Networks (1205-1479) as a showcase, paper given on August 24, 2016 (FPh Room 34), upon invitation at the Round Table session The Black Sea Region between East and West in the XIII-XV centuries: New Sources and Approaches proposed by Sergej P. Karpov (Dean, History Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University) for the 23rd International Congress of Byzantine Studies (Belgrade, August 22-27, 2016). Convener: Sergey Karpov. Speakers: Sergey Karpov, Flora Karagianni, Albena Milanova, Juriy Mogarychev, Andrea Nanetti, Kiril Nenov, Thomas Sinclair, Angeliki Tzavara, Elisaveta Todorova. Link http://byz2016.rs/program-2/?lang=en – This quinquennial conference is the most important international event for Byzantine Studies. In 2016 it gathered about 1,200 scholars from all over the world.
  • Animated Knowledge Aggregations. Old and New Silk Roads as a Showcase of Provenance and Validation Processes, paper co-authored with LUO Shen Shen and LIU DanYun, submitted as a proposal in January 2016, accepted on 13 July 2016 by the scientific committee, delivered on October 1, 2016 by LUO Shen Shen at the international symposium of the 3-D Festival BEYOND (Germany, Karlsruhe, September 28-October 2, 2016). Link http://www.beyond-festival.com/en/symposium/speaker/andrea-nanetti – Using the Silk Road as a showcase, the NTU-ADM team, in collaboration with Microsoft Research and FullDomePro, presents how animation can be used to overcome the problem of knowledge aggregation, encountered in decision science (Roy, 2005), organizational learning (Grant, 1996a,b; Grundspenkis, 2007), and even bioinformatics (Belleau et al., 2008; Miotto et al., 2008) and medicine (Hahn et al., 1999; Malterud, 2001; McDonagh et al., 2011).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Reloading the Treasure of Human Experiences for Machine Learning. Challenges in Virtual Systems and Media, paper proposed for Track 4 – Culture & Heritage with Siew Ann Cheong and Chin-Yew Lin, submitted for double-blind peer-review (May 21, 2016), accepted and chosen for presentation by the organising committee (August 5, 2016), first to be given on October 19, 2016 and after to close the panel chaired by Andrea Nanetti on October 18, 2016 at the VSMM 2016 – 22nd International Conference on Virtual Systems and Multimedia hosted by the Sunway University (Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, October 17-21, 2016). Link to https://vsmm2016.sched.org/event/81j7/session-2-panel-treasuring-human-experiences-in-virtual-systems-and-media – Expected publication #__.
  • TIER 1Computational History. From Big Data to Big Simulations, paper given with Siew Ann Cheong on April 4, 2017 at the Sultan Qaboos University College of Arts & Social Sciences for the international workshop on “Interactive Global Histories. SQU as International Hub for the Arab Sources” (Oman, Muscat, 3-4 April 2017).
  • TIER 1Sustainable Heritage Impact Factor Theory (SHIFT), paper given with Siew Ann Cheong on April 4, 2017 at the Sultan Qaboos University College of Arts & Social Sciences for the international workshop on “Interactive Global Histories. SQU as International Hub for the Arab Sources” (Oman, Muscat, 3-4 April 2017).
  • Visual knowledge aggregation: from static to dynamic information systems in library contexts. Cartography and Asia as a showcase, invited paper, given on April 21, 2017 at the International Workshop on Cartography and Asia organised by Christine Habbard at the Singapore University for Technology and Design. – The paper presents the results of the research team that the author leaded as PI funded by Microsoft Research and Microsoft Azure for Research.
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Visual Knowledge Aggregation: From Static To Dynamic Information Systems in Library Contexts, full paper co-authored with Angelo Cattaneo, Siew Ann Cheong, Yao-Yi Chiang, and Chin-Yew Lin, sent to the organisers to be given on April 27, 2017 in the 12th International Conference organised by the International Cartographic Association Committee on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital Cartoheritage (Italy, Venice, April 26-28, 2017). Link http://cartography.web.auth.gr/ICA-Heritage/Venice2017/index.html – IMPACT: This conference held before the biennial conference organised by the International Cartographic Association (ICA) represents one of the most important meetings organised by the international community of cartography and GI science in the world to discuss and present research results on digital solutions for cartographic heritage. This paper has been invited by the Organising Committee of the conference.
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Visual Knowledge Aggregation: From Static To Dynamic Information Systems in Library Contexts, full paper co-authored with Angelo Cattaneo, Siew Ann Cheong, Yao-Yi Chiang, and Chin-Yew Lin, given by Andrea Nanetti on July 1, 2017 in the pre-conference workshop on Mapping Tools for Non-Mapping Experts: Incorporating Geospatial Visualisation Tools in Libraries organized by the 28th biennial International Cartographic Conference (Washington, D.C., USA, July 2-7, 2017). Link http://cartography.web.auth.gr/ICA-Heritage/2015-2019/pg/ICC2017.html – IMPACT: This workshop held before the biennial conference organised by the International Cartographic Association (ICA) represents the most important meeting organised by the international community of cartography and GI science in the world to discuss and present research results for the future of library services. This paper has been invited by the Organising Committee of the conference.
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Visual Knowledge Aggregation: From Static To Dynamic Information Systems in the Humanities, full paper co-authored with Angelo Cattaneo, Siew Ann Cheong, Yao-Yi Chiang, and Chin-Yew Lin, given by Andrea Nanetti on July 5, 2017 in the Track P (Session Title: Content Analysis in Cartoheritage) of the 28th biennial International Cartographic Conference (USA, Washington, D.C., Marriott Wardman Park, July 2-7, 2017). Link http://cartography.web.auth.gr/ICA-Heritage/2015-2019/pg/ICC2017.html – IMPACT: This biennial conference organised 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 17 January 2017 with the overall average review score on six criteria was 1.443 (1.0 is the best score and 3.0 is the poorest score).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Lighting Design for Paintings in Museum Settings, paper co-authored by Nicholas Thian Chai Ong, Martin Reiser (†), Cesare Soci, Serita Silveira, Andrea Nanetti, accepted on 8 May 2017 by the organising committee of the 1st International Museum Lighting Symposium and Workshops (London, University College London, 11-12 September 2017) for oral presentation. Link to the conference website https://museumlightingconference.com/ and to the talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CopzGBNofRk&feature=youtu.be (accessed on 16 February 2018) – The paper presents the preliminary results of the homonymous NTU research project (PI Andrea Nanetti).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Interactive Global Histories (1205-1533): The Contribution of West Africa Sources, paper submitted on 23 May 2017 and accepted by the organising committee of the 2nd biennial conference of the African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) (Ghana, Legon, University of Ghana, 12-14 October 2017). Link http://www.africanstudies.org/news/105-opportunities-in-the-field-of-african-studies/848-cfp-asaa-2nd-biennial-conference-african-studies-and-global-politics – The African Studies Association of Africa (ASAA) was established in 2013 during the climax of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana, Legon, to promote Africa’s own specific contributions to the advancement of knowledge about the peoples and cultures of Africa and the Diaspora. The ASAA is currently the only multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary professional association on the continent dedicated to the study of Africa from an Africanist perspective, what Kwame Nkrumah, the first president of Ghana, referred to as studying our societies and experiences in an African-centred way. The first biennial conference was held at the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ibadan in October 2015. The ASAA also mounted a panel during the ASA conference held in Washington, D.C in November 2016.
  • (International Conference) Harvesting useful data. Old questions and new technologies. What changes and what does not change? short contribution invited to be given on October 9, 2017, upon invitation by Petre Dini (www.iaria.org), in the panel discussion about Health Information in Social Networks: Harvesting the Useful Data, organised in the framework of SoftNet 2017 (Athens, Greece, October 8-12, 20176). – Link: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2017/ProgramICSEA17.html – Panel moderator: Stephan Böhm (RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Wiesbaden, Germany). Panelists: Valentin Plenk, Institute of Information Systems at Hof University, Germany; Andrea Nanetti, Nanyang Technological University Singapore, Singapore; Klemens Waldhör, FOM Hochschule für Oekonomie und Management, Germany; Aviad Elyashar, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel; Pyros Polykalas, Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands, Greece; Chonho Lee, Cybermedia Center, Osaka University, Japan.
  • Linguistic and cultural obstacles in the transnational (re)reading of primary historical sources. Interactive Global Histories (1205-1533) as a showcase, paper submitted to, accepted by the organising committee, and be given on January 3, 2018, in the Academic Session II Ordering History at the International Conference Order/Disorder in Asia: Historical Perspectives (India, Kolkata, The Asiatic Society, Vidyasagar Hall, 3-4 January 2018). – The proceedings will be published by the Asiatic Society.
  • Knowledge Evolution in Physics Research: An Analysis of Bibliographic Coupling Networks [v. 1.0], paper submitted by Wenyuan Liu, Andrea Nanetti, and Siew Ann Cheong on 12 September 2017 to, accepted on 31 October 2017 by the organising committee of, and given by Wenyuan Liu on 7 January 2018 in the Session Ranking & Prediction I at the NetSciX2018 (International School and Conference on Network Science, PRChina, Hangzhou, 5-8 January 2018). Link: http://www.netscix2018.net/ – This international conference Sponsored by the Alibaba Research Center for Complexity Sciences Brings together leading researchers and innovators from biological and environmental networks, to social, technological and economic networks.
  • Knowledge Evolution in Physics Research: An Analysis of Bibliographic Coupling Networks [v. 2.0], paper submitted by Wenyuan Liu, Andrea Nanetti, and Siew Ann Cheong, accepted by the organising committee of the NTU Complexity Conference “Complexities of Time” (Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Executive Centre, 19-21 March 2018) given on 21 March by Wenyuan Liu. Link to http://www.paralimes.ntu.edu.sg/NewsnEvents/Complexities%20of%20Time/Documents/Parallel%20sessions_160118.pdf – This international conference … …
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Mapping the movement of therapeutic commodities across centuries and continents. Pre-Modern Afro-Eurasia (1205-1533CE) as a show case, invited paper given on April 12, 2018, at the international conference Therapeutic commodities and trade in the early modern and modern world organised by the University of Warwick and the University of Fudan (PRC, Shanghai, Fudan University, Department of History, 10-13 April 2018). – Other speakers are … …
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) History and Heritage Sciences, invited paper given on September 17, 2018, at the international conference From arts to cosmology, from music to complexity: the Gingko meeting by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna (Austria, Vienna, Palais Strozzi, 17 September 2018). Link https://www.csh.ac.at/event/the-ginkgo-meeting – The Gingko meeting is an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary exchange organised by Henrik Jeldtoft Jensen and Geraldine Cox (Imperial College London). The other speakers are Lucilla de Arcangelis (Complexity Scientist), Geraldine Cox (Artist), Susanna Manrubia (Biotechnology), Harald Gründl (Design and Media), Rudolf Hanel (Complexity Scientist), Henrik Jeldtoft Jensen (Complexity Scientist), Olaf Osten (Artist), Michał B. Paradowski (Linguist), Peter Turchin (Ecology, Anthropology, and Mathematics), Michael Weinstock (Architect).

Forthcoming

  • _________________________________, invited paper to be given on June __, 2019, at the international conference Franks and Venetians in Messenia. Exploring the Latin Past of the Peloponnese organised by the Metropolitan Church of Messenia, the Academy of Athens, the National Capodistrian University of Athens, and the National Hellenic Research Foundation (Greece, Kalamata, 6-9 June 2019).
  • TIER 1 (International Conference) Validating information in Renaissance Venice. News from the Black Sea Region in the Morosini Codex (1400-1433) as a case study, invitation received on January 8, 2019 to give the paper on August 2_, 2021 (__________), upon invitation at the Round Table session The Black Sea Region between East and West in the XIII-XV centuries: New Sources and Approaches proposed by Sergej P. Karpov (Dean, History Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University) for the 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies (Istanbul, August 23-28, 2021). Convener: Sergey Karpov. Invited speakers: Sergey Karpov, Michel Balard, Andrea Nanetti, Laura Balletto, Angeliki Tzavara, Marin Serban, Enrico Basso, Sandra Origone. Link http://www.byzcongress2021.org – This quinquennial conference is the most important international event for Byzantine Studies. In 2016, the 24th Congress gathered about 1,200 scholars from all over the world.

 

 

 

3.2.19. A1 Poster Presentations and Self-Running PPTs (2014-today): 7

  1. 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.
  2. 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 organised by the Nanyang Technological University Complexity Institute (Singapore, NTU, March 3-5, 2014).
  3. Complexity Science and Man-Heritage-Landscape Systems, paper proposal submitted with Cheong Siew Ann to the Organising Committee of the 18th ICOMOS Scientific Symposium Heritage and Landscape as Human Values and peer reviewed as “very pertinent” (Florence, November 10-14, 2014).
  4. Interactive Global Histories in an Artificial Intelligence Perspective. An NTU collaboration with Microsoft Research, A1 poster co-authored with Siew Ann Cheong and Chin-Yew Lin presented at the Nanyang Technological University HASS Research Sharing Day (Singapore, NTU, Campus Clubhouse, Orchid Room) on April 7, 2016.
  5. Interactive Global Histories in an Artificial Intelligence Perspective. An International Research Project Supported by Microsoft Research and Microsoft Azure for Research, A1 poster co-authored with Siew Ann Cheong and Chin-Yew Lin presented at the Nanyang Technological University HASS Research Sharing Day (Singapore, NTU, Campus Clubhouse, Orchid Room) on April 6, 2017.
  6. TIER 1 Provenance and Validation in an AI perspective. Interactive Global Histories as a Showcase, A1 poster co-authored with Siew Ann Cheong and Chin-Yew Lin and presented with a demo at the Microsoft Research Asia Academic Day (Taiwan, ROC, Yilan, RSL Cold & Hot Springs Resort Suao) on May 26, 2017. Link https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/event/microsoft-research-asia-academic-day-2017 – This is one of the workshops hosted by Microsoft Research Asia for its academic partners and researchers in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, and Hong Kong to share the progress of collaborative research projects, discuss new ideas, and inspire technological innovation.
  7. TIER 1 (International Conference) Lighting Design for Paintings in Museum Settings, self-running PPT co-authored by Nicholas Thian Chai Ong, Martin Reiser, Cesare Soci, Serita Silveira, Andrea Nanetti, invited by the organising committee of the 6th PLDC-Professional Lighting Design Convention (Paris, Palais des Congrès de Paris, 1-4 November 2017). Link http://pld-c.com/ – This self-running PPT presents the prelimiary results of the homonymous NTU research project cofounded by Reggiani SpA and NTU (PI Andrea Nanetti). The Professional Lighting Design Convention (PLDC) is a biannual event created for the global lighting design market. Lighting designers, architects, researchers, universities, industry and clients use PLDC as a platform to meet, learn about the latest developments in lighting design, and discuss the future of the lighting profession.