Projects

FEATURED PROJECTS
Virtual Placencia

Virtual Plasencia V1.0 is a 3D visualization depicting the relationships between Jews, Catholics, and Muslims in medieval Spain.

Icon for Syriaca.org using the Syriac alphabet

A digital project for the study of Syriac literature, culture, and history. Syriaca.org exists to document and preserve Syriac cultural heritages for use by a wide audience including researchers and students, members of Syriac heritage communities and the interested general public.

A multidisciplinary portal for researching the Second Plague Pandemic, the 500-year dissemination of plague that caused the mid-14th century Black Death as well as innumerable plague outbreaks across Eurasia and Africa.

Prester John

A visual interactive journey across 600 years and three continents.

Early Global Connections

Early Global Connections in East Africa connecting Asia, India, Middle East and Europe.

Shell Cup from Peabody Museum, Cambridge, MA

This project explores the historical connections between North America’s Woodland peoples and Mesoamericans.

Global Ivory

 Ivory—all aspects of the material—its identification, origin and manufacture, how it traveled across the world, and its importance culturally as well as economically c500-1500CE

Icon is the dragon head of a ewer found in the shipwreck.

Tang dynasty shipwreck off Belitung Island replete with precious objects shows vibrancy of 9th century trade.

Discoveries of the Americas

A digital portal for visitors to explore pre-modern cultures and their technologies, as well as the myths that led to enthusiasm for exploration.