Author Archives: francesca.melani

The mapping of impact assessment practices in CH of the SoPHIA Platform

The Sophia platform, is developing a Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment Model. The recent progresses of its evaluation are referred to the identification of the three axes along which the model can be developed which are domains, people, and time. Next … Continue reading


The UNCHARTED project presented at the Encontro Ciência 2021

Ciência 2021 is the annual meeting of science, technology and innovation in Portugal. It took place from 28 to 30 June 2021, in the “Centro de Congressos” of Lisbon, with the theme “The Science that creates the Future and transforms … Continue reading


The ROCK Project’s Book is out!

The  ROCK  project  sees  historic  city  centres  as  laboratories  to  demonstrate  how  Cultural  Heritage  can  be  an engine  of  regeneration, sustainable  development  and  economic  growth.  ROCK  approach  foresees  the  systemic  and flexible application of a series of role-model practices in … Continue reading


#i-Portunus Houses call for applications: two days left to the round 1 deadline

The pilot project i-Portunus, financed by the European Commision, supports artists mobility focused on creating, connecting, learning and/or exploring. i-Portunus Houses is open to hosts (organisation or established individual artists/cultural professionals) to team up with 2 to 5 artists and/or cultural … Continue reading


The 2021 MARE People & the Sea Conference

The 11th MARE People and the Sea Conference will take place from the 28th of June to 2nd of July, 2021. This year, the conference will be held virtually and will focus on the theme “Limits to Blue Growth?”. For … Continue reading


A female director for the Louvre!

The Louvre is about to get its first female director for the first time since its opening in 1793. Laurence des Cars, current head of the Musée d’Orsay and Musée de l’Orangerie in Paris, was recently appointed by President Macron … Continue reading


“The societal value of culture and the impact of cultural policies in Europe”: UNCHARTED at EVA 2021 Florence International online Conference

On June 14th 2021, the UNCHARTED project was presented at EVA Florence 2021, the “Foremost European Electronic Imaging Events in the Visual Arts”. The Conference was held at Palazzo del Pegaso, Regional Council of Tuscany, Florence and attended by participants … Continue reading


The 2021 Special Prizes shortlist is out!

The ILUCIDARE Consortium including Europa Nostra, and the European Commission are delighted to present the shortlisted projects for the 2021 edition of the ILUCIDARE Special Prizes, awarded within the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards! Being co-funded by the … Continue reading


Registration is now open for the 2021 European Research and Innovation Days

The EU annual meeting has recently opened the door to registration. This second on line edition is planned for the 23th and the 24th June 2021. As every year this Research and Innovation event organised by the European Commission, will … Continue reading


The participation of the UNCHARTED project in the WCFIA webinar

On May 14 2021, Professor Arturo Rodríguez Morató, UNCHARTED project’s Coordinator, gave a lecture on the topic “Research Perspectives on the Societal Value of Culture” at the Cultural Politics Seminar of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. The … Continue reading