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Public consultation on the #FutureofEurope

EU leaders are committed to a Europe that brings real results in issues that matter most to people. See how you can get involved in helping to shape the future of the European Union. Ahead of a dedicated EU Summit … Continue reading


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The Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage – Brussels 15-16 November

Currently ongoing in Brussels, the Fair is a wonderful occasion to see how the EU is promoting research & innovation in cultural heritage, fostering creativity and new connections across countries. The event  will showcase the latest innovations in cultural heritage, … Continue reading


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The Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage

The Fair is a wonderful occasion to see how the EU is promoting research & innovation in cultural heritage, fostering creativity and new connections across countries. The event will build on the results of the ‘Heritage and Innovation‘ conference and … Continue reading


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RICHES’ policy briefs in the e-Library of the EC

“RICHES Taxonomy of cultural heritage definitions”. “Digital Copyright Framework. The move from analogue to digital and new forms of IPR”. These the titles of the two policy briefs produced by the RICHES project and recently published in the e-Library of the European Commission. The RICHES papers are intended as practical resources to provide support and advice to decision-makers at all levels. Other policy papers are in the works…stay tuned! Continue reading


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Startup Europe: online portal for European tech startups

Startup Europe is an EC initiative which aims to strengthen the business environment for web and ICT entrepreneurs so that their ideas and business can start and grow in the EU. It has just launched a brand new website, a single-entry-point portal entirely dedicated to European tech startups with the mission of uniting their ecosystems.
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The Roma in Coventry: Digital practices and identity expression

In the Romani Week (April 27 – May 1, 2015), Amalia Sabiescu of Coventry University shares insights from the RICHES European project research: how a Romani community is finding ways to preserve and express its unique identity at a time of cultural change and how the arts, culture and technology can be used as bridges towards intercultural communication and dialogue. Coventry University seeks so to promote a better awareness and understanding of the lives and culture of the Romani/Gypsy/Traveller people. Continue reading


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Juncker Digital Revolution at the IX Digital Regulation Forum

One of the world’s most influential regulatory forum of the Telecommunications and Digital Community will be dedicated this year to the digital goals indicated in his programme by President Jean-Claude Juncker. The 9th Digital Regulation Forum is organised by IIR … Continue reading


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Getting cultural heritage to work for Europe

The report “Getting cultural heritage to work for Europe”, by the Expert Group on Cultural Heritage established under the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2014, provides the rationale for setting a renewed European Research & Innovation policy agenda on cultural heritage. It outlines the general framework about cultural heritage in Europe and the contribution it can make towards smarter, more inclusive and more sustainable development. The report further describes recommendable actions, drawing upon successful cases where cultural heritage has been a positive driver for sustainable development. 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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“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