ARCHiVe Online Academy 2021

plus Sep, 01Dec, 20 2021

The Giorgio Cini Foundation, within the ARCHiVe project, presents for 2021 an online training program of 30 lessons divided into 4 thematic areas and a special presentation dedicated to the digitization of the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Foundation.


The meetings are aimed at scholars, researchers and those who want to improve their skills in the field of digital enhancement of cultural heritage.

The lessons, with free access, will have a limited number of places; they will be broadcast live on the Zoom platform but can also be followed in deferred on the Youtube channel of the Foundation, through a reserved link: in both cases, registration is required.


Please note: From this page you will find links to the pages dedicated to each individual course, where the link to the registration form will be available.

Registration will open about a week before the start of each course.


Each meeting will last two hours.


ARCHiVe Online Academy 2021 Programme


ARCHiVe Online Academy presents FONTI 4.0 – Preservation, transcription, and access of analog oral sources (September 1, 8, 9, 16, 17, 22, 23, 30)


A series of eight meetings dedicated to oral sources and to the new technologies for the digitization, automatic transcription, analysis and valorization of this specific documentary typology.

The theoretical lessons will be accompanied by practical workshops; the meetings will be held in Italian and English.


The course is curated by the Center for Computational Sonology of the University of Padua and the partners of the project Fonti 4.0.

Digital copyright between art, society and market (October 7, 8, 19, 22)


A focus on copyright in the digital age (including the most recent updates of the law), on systems for copyright protection such as Blockchain technology and new digital technologies for cultural heritage. The meetings will be held in Italian.


Lecturers: Roberto Caso, Ennio Bianco, Domenico Quaranta

Three-dimensional digitization (September 27; October 13, 14, 27, 28; November 2, 4)


Twelve hours entirely dedicated to the digitization of three-dimensional materials, with the presentation of several case studies. We will discuss the techniques, tools and purposes of digitization of cultural heritage such as paintings, sculptures, architecture, archaeological sites, but not only.


The course is curated by Factum Foundation and will be held in English.

Manipulation, Digitization and Publication of Book and Documentary Heritage (December 1, 3, 16, 17, 20)


Five lectures dedicated to the manipulation of book and documentary heritage for display and digitization, but also of the IIIF protocol and its applications in digital libraries; to conclude, a focus on the transmediation of the materiality of the book in the digital world. The meetings will be held in Italian.


Lecturers: Giulia Barbero, Miriam Rampazzo, Gaia Petrella, Fiammetta Sabba, Anna Busa, Alberto Campagnolo