Visual Heritage: Digital Reproduction and Contextualisation
in Heritage Science

A beautiful doorway into a residence at 三坊七巷 (Three Lanes and Seven Alleys), Fuzhou’s historical and cultural district. The bronze handles are the heads of the Qilin.

Download CFP: CFP-VisualHeritage15Apr2019

This call for chapter abstracts follows the highly successful publication of our first edited book “Visual Heritage in the Digital Age”. Published by Springer’s Cultural Computing Series in 2013 this successful volume has also been paid-downloaded 25,000+ times. Springer Cultural Computing Series is now interested in publishing a second volume exploring emerging themes in digital heritage. Our broad title Heritage Science aims to look at digital technologies with a goal to preserve cultural and natural heritage at a global level and in the face of previously unimaginable threats from climate change, through fake news to catastrophic insurrection.


The relevant disciplines listed below will form the themes of the volume:

  • Heritage Science and Technology – definition and trends
  • Modelling Past Environments – understanding the past
  • Digital and Virtual Heritage Research and Applications – machine-facilitated
    heritage works and human-machine-interfaces
  • Crowdsourcing and Democratisation of Digital Heritage – involving participants
    and stakeholders
  • Cultural and Creative Industries – societal and economic value

Important Dates:

Expression of interest and abstract proposal: 15 April 2019 (Extended)
Notification of abstract acceptance: 1 June 2019
Full manuscript submission: 30 August 2019
Peer review completed: 10 October 2019
Final manuscript submission: 15 November 2019

All submitted abstracts and their corresponding full chapters will be peer-reviewed.

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