Prof. Dr. Elke Katharina Wittich at the international conference „Mapping Urban Changes“, Centre for Advanced Academic Studies, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 20-22 September 2017
The aim of this conference is to compare and discuss
methodologies of research and the methodologies of visualisation of the results achieved within the urban history studies.
The conference is organised by the Institute of Art History, Zagreb, and gathers researchers from different disciplines, like art and architectural history, urban development studies, economic, social and political history and archaeology, offering multidisciplinary approaches.
It gathers the researchers from the scientific and research institutions, as well as independent researchers, from Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom, and the United States of America. The papers are divided into eight groups, accordingly to the most distinctive methodology that is discussed in them: City in its historical maps and images, Urban form in archival sources, Texts and maps, Projecting archival data on maps, Processing data with GIS, Integrated sources for urban development research, Challenges of 3D and 4D reconstructions, New data collecting methodologies.