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3rd scientific expedition to the USA 28/04-13/05/2024

The third scientific expedition of the ECCC Foundation to the USA has begun, as part of the project “Research on the national cultural heritage of the Polish diaspora in the USA and the creation of digital memory collections”. The expedition will operate in rural areas of Wisconsin and Chicago (Illinois).

The expedition team:
Prof. Marek Miłosz (Lublin University of Technology); Prof. Jerzy Montusiewicz (Lublin University of Technology); Dr. Elżbieta Miłosz (Lublin University of Technology); Dr. Jacek Kęsik (Lublin University of Technology); Tomasz Rolski (Catholic University of Lublin) and Małgorzata Brzyska (ECCC Foundation).

More information about the results of the expedition after its completion.

Opening of the photographic exhibition “The second scientific expedition of the ECCC Foundation to the USA. June 26-July 10, 2023”

On April 4, 2024, the second photography exhibition was opened in the main hall of the John Paul II building of the Catholic University of Lublin. It was prepared as part of the project entitled “Research on the national cultural heritage of the Polish diaspora in the USA and the creation of digital memory collections” carried out in 2022-24 by the ECCC Foundation as part of the program of the Minister of Education and Science: “Science for society”, area: “Humanities-Society-Identity”.

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International Conference: IT in Cultural Heritage (IT-CH’2023)

During the International Conference: IT in Cultural Heritage (IT-CH’2023), October 24–26, 2023, Lublin University of Technology, Lublin, Poland the following papers were delivered presenting the project results:

  • Digitalisation of the cultural heritage of the Polish community in the US – the project; Miłosz Marek, Montusiewicz Jerzy, Miłosz Elżbieta, Kęsik Jacek, Woś Ryszard (*), Urban Katarzyna (**); Lublin University of Technology, Department of Computer Science; (*) ECCC Foundation, Lublin. Poland; (**) John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
  • Using photogrammetry to generate 3D models – a case study of a church bell and pieta (Chicago, USA); Kęsik Jacek, Montusiewicz Jerzy, Miłosz Marek, Woś Ryszard (*); Lublin University of Technology, Department of Computer Science; (*) ECCC Foundation, Lublin. Poland
  • Digitization as a method of eternal saving cultural heritage objects – Church of St. Adalbert in Chicago case study; Miłosz Marek, Kęsik Jacek, Montusiewicz Jerzy, Miłosz Elżbieta, Urban Katarzyna (*); Lublin University of Technology, Department of Computer Science; (*) John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin/li>

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Conferfence: Use of Digital Technologies in the Documentation, Protection, Management and Dissemination of Cultural Heritage

During the international conference:
USE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
IN THE DOCUMENTATION, PROTECTION, MANGEMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
Lublin, Poland, October 19-20, 2023 a poster with the project results was presented:

3D Digitization of Polish Cultural Heritage in the US by Marek Miłosz and Jerzy Montusiewicz

 

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Book of abstracts

During the conference, the exhibition “3D Digitization of Polish Sacred Heritage in the US” was presented – more here