Preserving Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age - Sending Out an S.O.S. - Nicola Lercari

Preserving Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age - Sending Out an S.O.S. - Nicola Lercari

Preface

Preserving Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age - Sending Out an S.O.S. - Nicola Lercari

Thomas E Levy [+-]
University of California, San Diego
Thomas Levy is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Judaic Studies at the University of California,San Diego (UCSD) where he holds the Norma Kershaw Chair in the Archaelogy of Ancient Israel and Neigboring Lands. With over thirty years of archaeological field experience in Israel and Jordan, Levy’s current research focuses on the Iron Age historical archaeology of Edom in southern Jordan. He is Associate Director of the Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture and Archaeology (CISA3) at UCSD's California Insitute of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2). Levy is editor of Archaeology, Anthropology and Cult: The Sanctuary at Gilat, Israel (Equinox Publishing, 2006) and co-editor, with Thomas Higham, of The Bible and Radiocarbon Dating: Archaeology, Text and Science (Equinox Publishing, 2005). His most recent book, with his wife Alina and the Sthapathy brothers of Swamimalai is Masters of Fire: Hereditary Bronze Casters of South India (German Mining Museum, 2008). Levy is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Margie M. Burton [+-]
University of California, San Diego
Margie M. Burton is a Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, San Diego, and was formerly Program Manager for the Center for Cyber-Archaeology and Sustainability and for the Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology.

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This chapter describes the destruction by ISIS of archaeological and cultural heritage sites in 2014 and 2015 and the formation of the At-Risk Cultural Heritage and the Digital Humanities Project.

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Levy, Thomas; Burton, Margie. Preface. Preserving Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age - Sending Out an S.O.S.. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. xiv-xvi Feb 2022. ISBN 9781800501263. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=43924. Date accessed: 26 Jun 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43924. Feb 2022

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