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Furnace Journal: Cultural Heritage in a Digital Age

Cultural Heritage in a Digital Age [1]

The Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (IIICH) [2] at the University of Birmingham, UK, has recently published the second issue of furnace [3], its Postgraduate Journal.

The theme of this second edition is ‘Cultural Heritage in a Digital Age’. Introducing the issue, editors explain that in today’s digital age, technology is embedded in all cultural heritage and engagement. In this context, the issue aims to identify through case studies the current framework between cultural heritage and digital technology, by addressing questions such as the following:

In addition to a range of case studies from the UK and abroad, the issue also includes an exclusive report from the newly-formed UK Digital Technology Committee of the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS).

The full list of contents for this issue is as follows:

The second issue of furnace is available for free download at https://furnacejournal.wordpress.com/edition-one/issue-two/ [4]

A call for papers [5] for the third issue of the journal, entitled ‘Cultural Heritage in a Transatlantic Age’, has also been launched, with a deadline for abstracts of 9 November 2015.