What kind of citizen science initiatives take place in the cultural heritage field?
· How cultural heritage contributes to citizen science and civic engagement in general?
· What lessons can be drawn for the relevance of social sciences and humanities to citizen science?
On October 26 (16h-17h CET), it is organized a webinar “From mainstream citizen science to new conceptualizations: insights from the cultural heritage sector” to discuss these topics.
The event belongs to a series of webinars of the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) and its Working Group “Citizen science and universities”.
It is co-corganised by the team of the Erasmus+ KA2 project CitizenHeritage: Citizen Science Practices in Cultural Heritage: towards a Sustainable Model in Higher Education and the discussion will unfold through a nexus of three presentations:
- Katerina Zourou, Web2Learn. “Review of practices of Higher Education engagement in citizen enhanced open science in the area of cultural heritage”
- Fred Truyen, KU Leuven. “CitizenHeritage: giving citizens a voice in Heritage studies”
- Trilce Navarrete, Erasmus University Rotterdam. “Measuring the benefits of civic participation in academic research”