Author Archives: valentina.bachi

Judaica Europeana and the Jewish cultural heritage in Europe

The international Conference of Judaica Europeana is one of the main events organized during the three years of the project. Its main objective is to present the results of the initiative: to provide Europeana, the portal of the European digital … Continue reading


Europeana Photography KICK-OFF MEETING

A freezing cold Firenze welcomed with northern winds and a couple of snowflakes the beginning of EuropeanaPhotography project.19 partners represented each by one or two persons, from 11 EU countries plus the Commission Project Officer Mr. Krister Olson from Sweden met at Alinari’s picturesque library to sum up and plan the EuropeanaPhotography project during a very friendly and motivated kick-off meeting. Continue reading


World Library and Information Congress: 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly

Congress theme: “Libraries Now! – Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering” The World Library and Information Congress 2012, 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, will take place at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre in Helsinki, Finland. Early registration fee deadline 15 May … Continue reading


Digitizing press photography: Euro-photo

In Europe, there are big efforts for digitizing photo archives, merging them to Europeana and making them accessible. The press agencies own millions of historical images which are indeed part of cultural heritage – as they represent faithfully crucial moments of european recent history. This is EURO-photo. Continue reading


Collaborative Conference on 3D Research (CC3DR) 2012

With the success of the Collaborative Conference on 3D & Materials Research (3DMR) 2011 held in Jeju island, Korea, CC3DR 2012 will continue providing interdisciplinary forum for the open communication in 3D research. 3D research, the sciences and technologies for … Continue reading


DIGITAL CREATING

Situ Xiaochun, art consultant of digitalmeetsculture and member of NIO art studio is exceptionally telling about himself and his concept of art in an interesting paper about digital creation. Continue reading


Norway: exploring new paths for ancient books

Having already digitized its precious collection of ancient books, the Gunnerus Library of Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in cooperation with the National Library of Norway is launching a project to explore new digital tools for a deeper interaction with digitized documents. Continue reading


Websites as sources: How should humanities and social sciences approach, use and diffuse publicly available online sources?

The Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe (CVCE), together with the Jean Monnet Chair in History of European Integration and its Research Programme ‘Digital Humanities Luxembourg’ — DIHULUX (research unit Identités-Politiques-Sociétés-Espaces [IPSE]), are pleased to organise the DHLU Symposium … Continue reading


EuropeanaPhotography kick-off

In the beautiful framework of Florence, at Alinari’s ancient palace, the opening conference of EuropeanaPhotography project will take place on 9th and 10th February . The kick-off will be the occasion for all the partners to meet and to share … Continue reading


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DIGITAL MEETS HERITAGE

Heritage generally refers to something inherited from the past. The word has several different senses, including natural heritage, food heritage, tradition… Continue reading