Center for the Interdisciplinary Analysis of Images, Contexts, Cultural Heritage
LYNX - Center for the Interdisciplinary Analysis of Images, Contexts, Cultural Heritage is a research unit of the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca, connected to the Curricula in Analysis and Management of Cultural Heritage (AMCH) and Museum Studies (MUST) programs within the PhD in Cultural Systems. Moreover, LYNX participates in the Phd program in Management of Digital Transformation (MDT) and contributes to the National PhD in Heritage Science.
LYNX promotes and carries out case study based research projects concerning the mechanisms of image production and their contextually specific reception and use. It does privilege projects that adopt multidisciplinary strategies of analysis.
OUR RESEARCH THEMES
Role of Images, Objects and Spaces (Production, Contextual Reception, Uses, Tangible and Intangible Dimensions, from Antiquity onwards);
Image Tradition and Perception, Media (from Antiquity onwards, including Film Studies, Photography);
Difficult Heritage: Analysis, Management, Organization;
Digitization of Cultural Heritage;
Cultural Heritage Law and Globalization;
East and West (from Antiquity onwards).