- Over 150 attendees at 'Cultural Heritage: Recalibrating Relationships'
The first international conference of the RICHES project concluded with success. The event, organised by partner Promoter in the aristocratic venue of Palazzo Lanfranchi, was attended by over 150 people.
International experts intervened as speakers, bringing their valuable contribution and offering new cues to the project research. Continue reading →
- FADGI format comparison report is now online and public comment is invited
The Audio-Visual Working Group within the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative recently posted a comparison of a few selected digital file formats for consideration when reformatting videotapes. The new report compares MXF and MKV on sustainability. Continue reading →
The conference title is The Impact of Digitization on Photographic Heritage: Memories Reframed and will take place on 29-30 January. The second instance of All Our Yesterdays will take place from February 1 to March 15, 2015, in Campus Library Arenberg – Heverlee and Tweebronnen Library – Leuven (BE). Besides the exhibition, it will include events for schools, seniors and amateurs as well as a PechaKucha Night, the first one to be held in Leuven. Continue reading →
The Cultural Innovation International Prize is a biennial competition organised by the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB). Its aim is to stimulate innovation in culture and to recognise the importance of research as an essential element when it comes to exploring new cultural scenarios. The topic chosen for this first edition is “Audiences”. Continue reading →
In Pisa, a 3-days event including an opening workshop, where videogames veterans, people with decades of expertise in the field, as well as young students who just started a BSc in Computer Science or Arts (or any other faculty of course) will meet and accept the challenge of creating a videogame in 48 hours. Continue reading →
The Europeana TV Pilot (interactive television) of Europeana Space has made significant progress on the realization of two scenarios to experiment with. Both scenarios are generating prototypes, and the pilot is getting ready for a big Hackathon event in Amsterdam on 8-9-10 May. Continue reading →
The HOLA CLOUD project consortium will meet in Madrid next 19 and 20 January for the project kick off meeting. Aim of the project is to initiate an advanced conference series producing and revising an annual technology roadmap and providing an efficient venue for the members of the community to meet and exchange results and ideas for the future. Continue reading →
The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) is a self-organized body whose main mission is to promote research and development in the area of digital libraries. Digital libraries are becoming a critical component of the emerging “distributed knowledge … Continue reading →
Important appointments organized by Europeana Space project in March 2015! The objective of Europeana Space is to increase and enhance the creative industries’ safe use of digital cultural content available in online repositories, by delivering a range of resources to … Continue reading →
The EuropeanaTV pilot members took part in an interactive workshop to create a SmartTV application that lets you travel back to historical events. It is the “Rewind App! and we are excited to announce the EuropeanaTV hackathon on the 8th, 9th, and 10th of May at Waag Society in Amsterdam with inspiring pre-events on March 25th and April 8th. Continue reading →
In adopting the concept of “migration” as paradigm of modernity, the MeLa project investigated the role of museums within the contemporary socio-cultural context, in order to identify new practises, tools and ways of representation and consumption able to foster an updated idea of museum, as space for dialogue and social cohesion in a transcultural Europe. This event was aimed at providing a critical overview on the main findings ensuing from the project’s investigations and a forward-looking discussion about the future of European museums. Continue reading →
This article gives some motivation for why open file formats are important to the EU and why open file formats and Open Source implementations are important for long-term sustainability.
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How do you prepare a professional in Cultural Heritage in the digital age? How the University can solve the gap between Science and Humanities? Is the current University ready to deal with education in Cultural Heritage? Are then Humanities a good professional option? The INNOVA Master’s Degree in Virtual Heritage, developed by INNOVA and SEAV, aims to offer an answer to these questions. Continue reading →