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RICHES at URLA 2014 International Congress

The URLA 2014 Congress’ (Istanbul, OTTOMAN ARCHIVES BUILDING, 17-20 September 2014) main theme will be Management of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Memory Institutions, devoted to identifying best practice for an efficient management of preservation tools by cultural heritage institutions. RICHES partners Hakan Koray Özlük and Hasan Bahadir Aydinonat from KYGM will take part in the congress holding a speech on Preservation of Cultural Heritage and EU Projects, which will provide an interesting overview of the two professionals’ year experience and knowledge in research for innovative ways of cultural heritage’s preservation and enjoyment. Continue reading


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Scan it, print it, wear it: the future of fashion is 3D

Models can catwalk through holograms of themselves, T-shirts can hug you and couture is being designed virtually and then printed using a 3D printer – no needle and thread involved. These marvels are developing at full speed, changing the way we see, design, make and buy clothes. Continue reading


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King’s College London launches CultureCase

The Cultural Institute at King’s College London is happy to launch CultureCase: a new, free-to-use web resource that aims to put academic research to work in the cultural sector. The resource translates academic-standard research into digestible 300-word summaries and makes them available for the first time in one portal. Continue reading


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Building the project’s foundation

On 13th May i2CAT Foundation, in collaboration with the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), organised the first RICHES open to all activity in Barcelona. The activity focused on building the project’s foundation and establishing the project’s taxonomy: a set of basic definitions and conceptual frameworks which will delineate RICHES’ fields of research and further study on the context of change and the role of Cultural Heritage (CH) in the economic and social development in Europe. Continue reading


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FEDERCULTURE 2014: new courses started

FEDERCULTURE restarts its training project. On the 20th of May 2014, in Rome, was held the first course of a cycle devoted to deepening several aspects of the cultural services management: gathering of funds techniques, information day about the next EU announcements for culture, fiscal issues of sponsorship, new frontiers of cultural marketing. Continue reading


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Thinking bodies, moving minds

From 15 to 17 May 2014, in Belgium, at the Troubleyn Theater and the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, it was held the colloquium Thinking bodies – Moving minds. The event focused on the topic of performing arts, which in the last years witnessed a proliferation of research; this colloquium aimed to make a current state of this new field of research and to critically reflect the position of artistic research in respect to the artistic practice and the academic field. Continue reading


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RICHES first WORKSHOP at UIC

The workshop was celebrated on Tuesday, May 13th, at The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) Barcelona’s Campus and served as the foundation of the RICHES Project research areas. The workshop outcomes established an initial agreement of basic definitions and frameworks which will delineate RICHES’ fields of research and further study on the context of change in which European Cultural Heritage (CH) is transmitted and on the role of CH in the economic and social development of Europe. Continue reading


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Cultural Heritage counts for Europe

The project Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe will gather, analyze, consolidate and widely disseminate the existing data on the impact of cultural heritage – i.e. the impact on the social, economic, cultural as well as environmental. It will result in a European mapping of both qualitative and quantitative evidence-based research carried out at the European, national, regional, local and/or sectorial levels. Continue reading


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Turning the focus to users: Digital Culture is Mass Culture

After an international search, leading digital preservation specialist, artist and musician, Dragan Espenschied has been appointed to lead Rhizome’s growing and award-winning Digital Conservation program. Trevor Owens, Digital Archivist with the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the U.S. Library of Congress, interviews Dragan about his new role. Continue reading


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Engaging Spaces: Interpretation, Design and Digital Strategies

On December 1-3 2014, in Warsaw, it will be held the NODEM 2014 conference, which aims to bring together museum and heritage professionals, innovation experts and creative industries to enable discussion on the potential of dialogue and collaboration between architecture, experience design, strategies of interpretation and ICT. Continue reading