Imagine planning a journey in the Roman empire through a sort of Google maps for Ancient Rome or discovering archaeological sites in remote parts of the world without actually going there. New technologies are increasingly being used to help bring different aspects of the past into the future. Even Egyptian mummies aren’t safe from our digital eye!
Dr Michael Westaway, Head of Cultural Environments at Queensland Museum.
Dr David Thomas, Researcher at the Archaeology Program of La Trobe University.
Dr Shawn Ross, Senior Lecturer, Ancient and World History Convenor, Archaeology program, University of New South Wales. Director, Federated Archaeological Information Management Systems project.
Walter Scheidel, Dickason Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Classics and History Chair, Department of Classics, Stanford University. Co-founder of Project ORBIS.
Jason Felch, Project Director at Wikiloot and Investigative Reporter at the Los Angeles Times.
Valerie Scott, Head Librarian, British School at Rome.
Professor Christopher Smith, Director, British School at Rome.
Lisa Beaven, Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Historical and European Studies LaTrobe University.
Chris Myers, Program Director, The Victorian eResearch Strategic Initiative (VeRSI).
Queensland Museum Secrets of the Tomb Exhibition (http://www.mummy.qm.qld.gov.au/The+Exhibition#.UDwZO6CjQ_g)
Project ORBIS (http://orbis.stanford.edu/#)
Federated Archaeological Information Management System Project (http://fedarch.org/wordpress/)
Dr David Thomas’s Profile (http://latrobe.academia.edu/DavidThomas)
Matt Smith’s blog post on breathing new life into old maps (http://endofthespectrum.net/2012/08/19/breathing-new-life-into-old-maps/)
Article on the Digital Romana Campagna Project (http://versi.edu.au/news-and-publications/enewsletter/enewsletter-19/digital-roman-campagna-project-linking-past-and-pre)
British School at Rome (http://www.bsr.ac.uk/)
Digitised Cingolani Map (http://www.bsrdigitalcollections.it/details.aspx?ID=4&ST=BS)