Tag: Berlin

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RICHES workshop session in Berlin: Community-Led Redesign of Cultural Heritage

The final conference of Civic Epistemologies project takes place in Berlin on 12-13 November 2015: Digital Heritage and Innovation, Engagement and Identity. Two lines will be explored during the Conference: Digitisation is producing a big change that is impacting cultural … Continue reading


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Digital Heritage and Innovation, Engagement and Identity – Civic Epistemologies Final Conference

The project will deliver an International Conference in Berlin (12-13 November 2015) to illustrate and promote the Roadmap and to present results from the project. The International Conference will be hosted at the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin. ABSTRACT: Digital Heritage is linking cultural heritage and … Continue reading


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Smart TV Apps at Europeana Space Workshop

On 25-26th of February 2015, the EuropeanaTV team organized a workshop at Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB) in Potsdam to work out a SmartTV app. It had to use RBB content about the Berlin wall together with related materials from Europeana. This workshop is part of the work realized in the TV pilot of Europeana Space project. Continue reading


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Europeana TV pilot application showcased at IFA 2014 Berlin

IFA is the world’s leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. Europeana Space partner RBB, who is participating in the Europeana TV Pilot, showed the application – which is going to be part of the pilot – during the fair, with very positive reactions by the visitors. Continue reading


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German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin: New permanent Exhibition

On July 1 2014, the Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel opened the new permanent exhibition “Resistance against National Socialism” in the German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin. The entire social breadth and ideological diversity of the fight against the National Socialist dictatorship is are documented in 18 topic areas. The barrier-free permanent exhibition is accompanied by a wide range of media and materials, along with an audio guide in seven languages and a video guide in German Sign Language. Continue reading


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The LEAP – Lab for Electronic Arts and Performances

LEAP’s central concept is based on experimental research in digital technologies and media, which shape and change our present and future society and stimulate new discourses, discussions and questions. The human being (or body) is thus in performative interaction with these technologies and their impact on society and culture. Continue reading


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The Berlin Culture Hackathon: COD1NG DA V1NC1

PREFORMA has taken notice of the event, which was attended by cultural institutions from all over Germany, the developer community, the designer community, and the gaming community, with the aim to make the digital heritage available in a creative way. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ the Berlin Open Data Culture Hackathon

The Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek and its Service Office for Digitalisation organises the “Open Data Culture Hackathon” event in association with Wikimedia Germany and the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany. The events represents a good opportunity to attract the participating developers to participate to the forthcoming PREFORMA Call for Tenders. Continue reading


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No Time to Wait! Standardizing FFV1 & Mastroska for Preservation

A free, three day symposium of workshops & presentations on the standardization & use of FFV1 & Matroska in archives. Hosted by Deutsche Kinemathek, Zuse Institute Berlin, and MediaArea.net and supported by the PREFORMA project, the event provides an opportunity for format inventors, developers, specification authors, and archivists to collaborate and advance AV preservation formats. Continue reading


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PDF Days Europe 2017

After the success of the 2016 edition, with over 150 attendees from all over the world and over 50 presentations, the PDF Days Europe 2017 will be held in Berlin again, giving visitors plenty of opportunity to learn about the applications and benefits of PDF, PDF/A, PDF/UA and more. Across two days, you’ll be able to choose from German- and English- language presentations, user reports and workshops in order to assemble your own personal package of PDF knowledge. Continue reading