Tag: cultural heritage

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Fifth Youth Delphic Games: Arts, Cultures & Beyond

For art and culture enthusiasts, February 2016 is the time to head to Goa to witness a truly international event, the Youth Delphic Games, coming to India for the first time to celebrate the artistic human expression. Twin sister of the Olympic Games (2500-year history event from ancient Greece), the Delphic Games were founded in 1994 and have travelled across 8 Countries in the past 20 years. The Fifth Youth Delphic Games will be hosted in Goa from 1 to 14 February 2016, attracting 125 Countries with over 7000 participants, 6 Art categories and over 70 sub-categories, with many parallel artistic and fun events and activities for everyone. Continue reading


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MSc in International Heritage Visualisation

The Glasgow School of Art is still accepting applicants for its MsC in International Heritage Visualisation in 2015/2016! Want to learn more about these technologies and their applications and be part of the future of how we understand our past? The Glasgow School of Art offers an MSc in International Heritage Visualisation which will equip you with practical experience and knowledge of the latest digital technologies and their current use in the field of cultural heritage, digital humanities, archaeology, conservation, tourism and digital design. Continue reading


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The context of change and the move from Analogue to Digital

In the 21st century, the world faces epochal changes which affect every part of society, including the arenas in which Cultural Heritage (CH) is made, held, collected, curated, exhibited or simply exists. This workshop provided a framework to understand this context of change and the impact of the move from analogue to digital. International experts met in Ankara (Turkey) on 13-14 May 2015 to attend the event, organised in the framework of the European project RICHES (Renewal, Innovation and Change: Heritage and European society). Continue reading


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TECHNOLOGY for ALL 2015

TECHNOLOGY for ALL 2015, being held in Rome from 12 to 14 May, is a forum about the innovations brough about by new technologies in land management, cultural heritage and smart cities. It includes three conferences, a workshop and a showroom. Continue reading


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CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS “Cultural Heritage in a Changing World”

In the 21st century the world faces epochal changes which affect every part of society, including the arenas in which Cultural Heritage is made, held, collected, curated, exhibited, or simply exists. The RICHES project is preparing a publication about these changes, and has opened a call for contributions to the book. Continue reading


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the National Portal: Beta version is available online

it is a portal for the people all over Israel and the globe. It enables Israel to be a leading member of the global community for digital culture and heritage, integrated with Europeana and functions a common platform for other cultural branches once they are moving toward the digital era. Continue reading


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RICHES at the EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON REFLECTIVE SOCIETIES

The European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, unit B6 Reflective Societies, in cooperation with the FLASH-IT project kindly organises the workshop “Bridge over troubled waters? The link between European historical heritage and the future of European integration” being held in Rome, on the 17th of October 2014. The workshop revolves around the problematic of the interconnectedness of the past, present and the future in the current European societies and brings together specialists of history, cultural heritage and identity studies as well as policy makers and managers from the European Commission and national funding bodies. Continue reading


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Digitally colouring our historical monuments

Research tells us that most of the Ancient Monuments were depicted and colourful; can you imagine them? Video mapping and lighting technologies arrived to help our imagination, enriching the visitor’s experience while ensuring that this reconstruction does not physically affects the monument.
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eCultValue 3rd Dialogue Day, during The Best in Heritage event

On the occasion of The Best in Heritage annual event, the eCult Observatory organises its third Dialogue Day on 25 September 2014 in Dubrovnik. The aim of the eCult Dialogue Days is to foster the communication between technology providers and cultural heritage institutions, … Continue reading


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CyArk 500 Annual Summit 2014

This 7 and 8th October ​​the ​U.S. ​National ​Archives ​in ​Washington ​will ​be ​hosting ​the CyArk 500 ​annual ​summit.
The ​ theme ​for ​this ​year’s ​conference ​is ​”Democratising ​cultural ​ heritage: ​Enabling ​access ​to ​information, ​technology ​and ​ support.” ​ ​ Continue reading