Teachers, students and graduates of the Faculty of Cultural Heritage Studies participate in the First Ibero-American Congress of Nautical and Underwater Archaeology
The Colombian study and research present in scientific discussion scenarios around nautical and underwater archaeology at the Ibero-American level.
The First Ibero-American Congress of Nautical and Underwater Archaeology (CIANYS 2021) is currently being held, led by the University of Cadiz, which brings together dozens of professionals from different areas of knowledge to share and discuss the archaeology that takes place in aquatic environments and the evidence of human activities in these liquid territories.
Universidad Externado de Colombia is present at the event with students Gabriela Caro and Juan David Sarmiento, graduates Jesús Aldana, Victoria Báez, Juliana Quintero, Andrea Amórtegui, Víctor Pérez, Alejandra Quintero, Andrea Carolina Chía, Maritza Moreno, and with the teacher-researchers Carlos del Cairo, Carla Riera and Paula Matiz, as well as the teachers of the Specialization in Submerged Cultural Heritage Nicolás Ciarlo, José Oscar Encuentra, Nicolás Lira, Arturo Rey da Silva and Carlos de Juan. The projects, discussions and research developed in the undergraduate programs of Archaeology and Conservation and Restoration of Movable Goods, and the work carried out by teachers and graduates of the Specialization in Submerged Cultural Heritage will be shared in different papers and posters.
The scientific event brings together professionals and those interested in research and discussions on multiple topics such as: Theoretical and practical problems of nautical and underwater archaeology; the different historical approaches to the remains dating from prehistoric times to the present day; the conception and study of the material culture resulting from navigation in maritime, lake and river spaces; the terrestrial spaces and territories associated with aquatic activities; new technologies and digital tools at the service of nautical and underwater archaeology; the terrestrial spaces and territories associated with aquatic activities, the new technologies and digital tools at the service of nautical and underwater archaeology, the preservation and conservation of artifacts located in water-saturated contexts, and their use and management for the proper protection of underwater cultural heritage.
We invite you to know the program and the book of abstracts of the I Ibero-American Congress of Nautical and Underwater Archaeology (CIANYS 2021), where you will find the participations of Colombian professionals such as: “The Fortified Landscape of Cartagena de Indias (Colombia) as a Tool for the Planning, Management and Protection of Archaeological Heritage”; “Archaeological indicators for the construction of a matrix for the identification of shipwrecks: The case of the possible Navío San Felipe (Cartagena de Indias, Colombia)“; “The configuration of the nautical space through an ethnoarchaeological approach in the Wayuu community, La Guajira, Colombia“; “The study of historical graffiti for the understanding of the Maritime Cultural Landscape in the fortifications of the Bocachica channel (Cartagena de Indias, Colombia), during the 18th and 19th centuries“; “Advances of the underwater and port archaeology program on the island of Santa Catalina and Providencia, Colombian Caribbean“; “Conservation and training strategies for the protection of Submerged Cultural Heritage: The case of the Bocachica shipwreck, Cartagena de Indias“, “The Importance of the Submerged Cultural Heritage Inventory in coastal marine planning in Colombia“, “Advances of the underwater and port archaeology program in Santa Catalina and Providencia Island, Colombian Caribbean”, “Modeling in calamity: Photogrammetry in adverse climatic contexts in the Caribbean” or “Risk assessment and impact of climate change on the tangible and submerged cultural heritage of the fortified landscape- Bay of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia“.