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INNOVA Master’s Degree in Virtual Cultural Heritage

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


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RICHES International Conference concluded successfully!

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


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RICHES and the IP: complete the survey!

Intellectual Property Rights permeate all areas of the research carried out by the RICHES team. From the re-use of existing to the generation of new forms of cultural heritage, copyright is relevant to its use, re-use and dissemination. A framework of understanding for IPR is being developed within the RICHES project that highlights the importance of copyright to digital cultural heritage, cultural heritage that is transformed from analogue to digital and cultural working practices that embrace co-creation as the norm. You can contribute to our research by completing our survey! Continue reading


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Pisa is approaching and…we start co-creating!

How cultural institutions can renew themselves? How can heritage professionals create the conditions for the visitors to leave the role of observers and instead be active contributors to the development of heritage? How can the consumers become producers of cultural heritage? How can cultural heritage be co-created? RICHES is trying to answer these questions through a series of co-creation sessions. The outcomes of these initiatives will be presented during 5 December’s afternoon programme of the First RICHES International Conference, being held in Pisa, at the Museum of Graphics of Palazzo Lanfranchi (4-5 December 2014). Continue reading


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News from WAAG’s blog by Janine Prins

Janine Prins of WAAG Society retraces her experience as anthropologist and announces the RICHES co-creation sessions. Continue reading


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Intangible CH in China

Martin Patience of BBC presents one of Beijing’s latest cultural offerings: a museum dedicated to roast duck, the capital’s most famous culinary dish. The museum was built by the well-known Quanjude restaurant chain. The exhibits include clay models showing how to prepare the roast duck, restaurant advertisements from a bygone age and various pictures of famous people eating Peking duck. Continue reading


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RICHES is on Net4Society’s website!

On 9 September 2014, Net4Society published an article on its website announcing the first International Conference of the RICHES Project, being held in Pisa, at the Museum of Graphics of Palazzo Lanfranchi, on 4-5 December 2014. NET4SOCIETY is the International Network of National Contact Points for the Societal Challenge 6 and Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities in Horizon 2020. Continue reading


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RICHES disseminated at Italia è Cultura

It is a prominent conference featuring the participation of the Italian Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, along with representatives from the European Commission and from many important Italian Institutions. Continue reading


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RICHES Conference
“CH: Recalibrating Relationships”

On 4-5 December 2014, RICHES’ First International Conference will be held in Pisa, at the Museum of Graphics of Palazzo Lanfranchi. The event, patronised by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, the Tuscany Region, the Municipality of Pisa, the University of Pisa and Fondazione Sistema Toscana, is organised by RICHES partner Promoter Srl. The conference, entitled “Cultural Heritage: Recalibrating Relationships” considers the over-arching objective of the project: how to reduce the distance between people and culture and recalibrate the relationship between heritage professional and heritage users. Such recalibration process will maximise cultural creativity and ensure that the whole European community can benefit from the social and economic potential of Cultural Heritage. Continue reading


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Context of change for European performance practice

This study, held in the framework of the RICHES Project, wants to explore the transformation of Dance and Performance practice as a result of digital technologies within the European context. If you are a dance and performance practitioner, performer, educator, or researcher and are willing to reflect on how digital technologies have impacted on your experience of performance practice, please share with us your views by completing our survey. Continue reading