CitizenHeritage goes to Cyprus at EUROMED 2022 – 8th Nov. h.16 EET

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CitizenHeritage, funded within the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission, is a project about the involvement of citizens in cultural heritage as a booster for sustainable university research and higher education.

On the occasion of the important EUROMED 2022 conference in Cyprus (7 – 11 November 2022) partner PHOTOCONSORTIUM organizes a key event to discuss about citizen science in (digital) cultural heritage and education, also including a special interactive session aiming at engaging local citizens and communities with their tangible and intangible heritage.

CITIZEN SCIENCE AND ENGAGEMENT IN
CULTURAL HERITAGE

Tue. 8th November h. 16 EET / h. 15 CET


PART 1 – Presentations
Introduction: scope of this workshop
Prof. Fred Truyen, KU Leuven

Showreel of citizen engagement activities with digital cultural heritage: WeAreEuropeForCulture; PAGODE – Europeana China; WEAVE
Dr. Antonella Fresa, Promoter / Vicepresident of Photoconsortium

CrowdHeritage: a tool to easily enable participation in digital cultural heritage
Spyros Bekiaris, National Technical University of Athens

Citizen science workshops in virtual form: the experience in Sofia and Budapest
Valentina Bachi, Photoconsortium

PART 2 – Interactive session
Co-led by Sofie Taes (KU Leuven) and Trilce Navarrete (Erasmus University Rotterdam)

By using easy and engaging tools, the participants will experiment with different approaches to user participation in digital cultural heritage, including crowdsourcing metadata enrichments to improve digital heritage photographic collections.

The event also builds upon the work and research carried out by successful past projects such as WeAreEuropeForCulture in Nicosia, PAGODE – Europeana China and WEAVE

 

Learn more about the CitizenHeritage project: https://www.citizenheritage.eu/

 

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