Topic: education

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e-AGE18 / “CAPACITY FOR TRANSFORMATION”

Integrating Arab e-infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE, is an annual international conference organized by the Arab States Research and Education Network, ASREN. Since the launch of ASREN in December 2010 at the League of Arab States, it was decided … Continue reading


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DCDC2018 Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities / Memory and Transformation

About the conference Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities is a collaborative conference series between The National Archives and Research Libraries UK. Now in its sixth year, DCDC brings together colleagues from across the archive, library, museum and academic sectors to explore shared … Continue reading


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2018 Ars Electronica Festival: Error – The Art of Imperfection

From Artificial Intelligence to Social Intelligence To err is human, it’s said. Could that be why we’re incessantly striving for perfection and steadfastly believe we can attain it with technology and science, and in spite of the fact that there … Continue reading


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E-Space MOOC at ECHIC 2018 conference

The Faculty of Arts of KU Leuven and KU Leuven Libraries hosted a European Conference for the Humanities on behalf of the European Consortium of Humanities Institutes and Centres (ECHIC, http://www.echic.org/). the 2018 theme is “Equip & Engage: Research and Dissemination … Continue reading


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ECHIC 2018: “Equip & Engage: Research and Dissemination Infrastructures for the Humanities”

The Faculty of Arts of KU Leuven and KU Leuven Libraries hosted a European Conference for the Humanities on behalf of the European Consortium of Humanities Institutes and Centres (ECHIC, http://www.echic.org/). Like the preceding ECHIC conferences in Dublin, Utrecht, Nottingham, Oporto, … Continue reading


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Technology for All 2018 – the international forum

Great news for “Technology for All 2018“, a forum dedicated to technological innovation for the territory and the environment, cultural heritage and smart cities. Now in its fifth edition, the event will be held in Rome next October 3 to 5 … Continue reading


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The National Museum of Scotland can be toured via Google StreetView

The National Museum of Scotland has become the first museum or gallery in Scotland available for exploration online via Google. Using Google Arts and Culture’s museum view experience, which is similar to how Google’s Street View works, tourists can view the … Continue reading


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Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2018

The Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2018 is to be held from 15-16 November’18 in Vancouver, Canada. FTC is the world’s pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of Computing, Electronics, AI, Robotics, Security & Communications. FTC attracts researchers, … Continue reading


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The Europeana Research Grants Programme 2017 awards a Roma cultural heritage project

In 2017 the Europeana Research Grants Programme collected research proposals all over Europe connected to the theme of intercultural dialogue. Three projects has been chosen within more than 60 proposals and one of them is focused on the Roma identity … Continue reading


I call this piece “Pig’s heart, with metadata”. Photo by Museum of Veterinary Anatomy FMVZ USP/Wagner Souza e Silva, CC BY-SA 4.0.
Research on GLAM use of Wikimedia Commons to understand what to improve and why it matters

by Sandra Fauconnier, Community Liaison for Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation. In 2017-2019, together with the community of Wikimedia volunteers, a team at the Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia Deutschland updates Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia’s media repository, to work with … Continue reading