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Lalibela, Ethiopia

3D Laser Scanning of the Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia from World Monuments Fund on Vimeo.

This is a 3D Model of Lalibela, Ethiopia, an intricate series of rock-hewn churches created by Dr. Heinz Ruther of the University of Cape Town. You can find the work he has done on both the remnants of Aluka and the World Monuments Fund website at http://www.wmf.org/Eth_lalibela_2009.html.

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My name is Michael Sean Gallagher. I am a Lecturer in Digital Education at the Centre for Research in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh. I am Co-Founder and Director of Panoply Digital, a consultancy dedicated to ICT and mobile for development (M4D); we have worked with USAID, GSMA, UN Habitat, Cambridge University and more on education and development projects. I was a researcher on the Near Futures Teaching project, a project that explores how teaching at The University of Edinburgh unfold over the coming decades, as technology, social trends, patterns of mobility, new methods and new media continue to shift what it means to be at university. Previously, I was the Research Associate on the NERC, ESRC, and AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund sponsored GCRF Research for Emergency Aftershock Forecasting (REAR) project. I was an Assistant Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (한국외국어대학교) in Seoul, Korea. I have also completed a doctorate at University College London (formerly the independent Institute of Education, University of London) on mobile learning in the humanities in Korea.

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