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Incipit is organized as follows.



It focuses on the study of different aspects of the cultural heritage of today's societies, mainly through the methodology of ethnographic fieldwork.

Co-ordinator: Cristina Sánchez-Carretero


It focuses on the analysis and application of archaeological theories and practices (and, in particular, those from archaeology of buildings, material culture, archaeology of the present, and landscape archaeology) to study materialization processes, their correspondence with past and present socio-cultural contexts, their relationships to cultural heritage, their valorization, and their current usage.

Co-ordinator: Felipe Criado-Boado

Geospatial Technologies

It focuses on the use and development of technologies for the representation of geographic entities and the analysis of the associated information, all this applied to the study of cultural heritage. These technologies include geographical information systems as well as remote sensing.

Co-ordinator: César Parcero-Oubiña

Semantic Technologies

It focuses on using information technologies, specifically, software engineering, knowledge engineering, method engineering, and organizational theory, to understand, visualize, analyse, synthetize, communicate and document information that is relevant to cultural heritage studies.

Co-ordinator: César González-Pérez



Its mission is to study the valorization processes generated around cultural heritage, the valorization of Incipit's research processes and results, aiming to increase its social relevance according to its scientific strategy, and the promotion of the participation of Incipit in different ways in valorization processes generated around cultural heritage.

Head: Juan F. Castro-Cal

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