Author Archives: francesca.melani

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Call for Papers: Resilience of Heritage in Resilient Cities

Authors of both theoretical or empirical research studies are invited to join the workshop devoted to the concept of resilience in general and connected to urban heritage in particular. The idea of the workshop is rooted in the project which … Continue reading


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Sicily Histories APP for smartphone

Sicily Histories is an application for android and iOS that makes the use of cultural heritage more engaging. Archaeological, medieval and baroque and contemporary sites of the entire region are intertwined with narratives that cross the epochs of Sicilian history … Continue reading


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Introductory meeting for the minority heritage pilot of REACH Project

The 20th of June, ELTE University, task leader of REACH project minority heritage pilot, headed the first meeting aimed to launch the idea of a Roma local heritage collection – representing the first case study of the Minority heritage pilot … Continue reading


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Bastogne War Museum – A new identity for a new memorial place

The Bastogne War Museum is a new place of remembrance devoted to the Second World War, located very close to the famous Mardasson Memorial, a memorial place enriched by a crypt decorated by Fernand Léger, one of the most famous … Continue reading


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Workshop: Co-creating augmented cultural experiences in Albertopolis

In conjunction with the international Engineering & Product Design Education Conference, and the EU PLUGGY project, Imperial College and Royal College of Art are hosting a free co-design workshop for participants to co-create cultural experiences based on the rich design … Continue reading


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Call for Papers: “Participatory Memory Practices”

“Participatory Memory Practices: Connectivities, Empowerment, and Recognition of Cultural Heritages in Mediatized Memory Ecologies” The conference addresses a multidisciplinary and international group of scholars and experts from memory institutions, civil society, policy makers, social entrepreneurs, the coding community and creative … Continue reading


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Digital Historic Urban Landscape Methodology for Heritage Impact Assessment of Singapore

This research aims to show and explain the evolution of the architectural heritage of Singapore through the use of digital technologies that favour a participatory, dynamic and sharing approach. The research carries out an inventory of the information technology currently … Continue reading


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Brtnice town, Czech Republic, struck by flash flood after torrential rain

Czech Republic, 1st June 2018 – Brtnice, one of the Associated Partners of the REACH project (Small Towns Heritage Pilot), was severely hit by rain and flood on Friday 31st May afternoon. Water and mud damaged about 20 buildings, carried … Continue reading


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REACH Project at the European Cultural Heritage Summit

In the framework of the European Cultural Heritage Summit, the REACH Project was presented at two conferences: 20 June, ROCK session “Cultural Heritage connects!”. An event dedicated to ROCK (Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural Heritage in creative and Knowledge cities), … Continue reading


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Successful Opening Conference for REACH project!

  The last 10th -11th of May REACH celebrated its Opening Conference in Budapest with a remarkable participation: 152 attendees, 16 videos and 35 posters presented. High-level experts discussed and compared good examples of participatory processes and researches facing the … Continue reading