Europe Day – Webinar on Digital Cultural Heritage

Share

To commemorate this year’s Europe Day organised on the 9th of May a webinar dedicated to Digital Cultural Heritage is being organised.

This webinar brings together two of the smallest island nations of the EU – Malta and Cyprus. These are the only EU members in the Mediterranean sea, physically cut off from the main continent with thousands of years of rich history and unique UNESCO listed world heritage sites. Both Mediterranean Islands have a lot in common, they are both committed to preserve and valorize their Cultural Heritage. The will present in this event outstanding and unique case studies from their national digitization programs and beyond.

A number of outstanding case studies (UNESCO WHL monuments) from Cyprus, Malta & Germany, as well as current research projects will be presented, which will take a very practical approach to the current and future challenges in Cultural Heritage.

Some of the topics being covered in this webinar include:

  • the contribution of digitization in the preservation, interpretation and valorization of Cultural Heritage.
  • the achievements in Cultural Heritage digitization in each of these two nations.
  • the current challenges being faced by cultural Heritage due to the COVID19 pandemic.
  • ways how Cultural Heritage can push a regeneration of the tourism sector.
  • the way forward in terms of harnessing the digital potential in Cultural Heritage and collaboration on an EU level.

Speakers from the European Commission, EC representation in Cyprus, European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus and the Ministry of Culture Malta, Heritage Malta, the UNESCO Chair and ERA Chair at the Cyprus University of Technology, the University of Malta a Maltese member of the European Parliament will actively participate in this webinar.

Free registration: https://cutt.ly/Ryk8nja

 

Leave a Reply


Related Articles

Cultural Heritage, Resilience and Sustainable Urban Regeneration at Mannheim2020
The 9th edition of the European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns, is organised as a virtual event from today 30 September to 2 October 2020.  It brings together local and regional leaders, European and international institutions and some of the brightest minds working on cutting edge research, businesses and the civil society to forge a more sustainable Europe. The third day, from 9:30 till 11:00 CET, the session “Re-Inventing Heritage for Sustainable Urban Regeneration’, will...
23-24 November 2020: "Collect & Connect International conference”
The conference aims to promote exchange and discussion between researchers and heritage professionals in the field of digital natural and cultural heritage. It officially concludes the NWO/Brill Creative Industries Project Making Sense of Illustrated Handwritten Archives and it will present the results of finished and original research in the field of digitized archives and natural and cultural heritage collections. Experts in the field of: Digital Humanities Digital, Cultural and ...
The HeLLo project final event
Due to the COVID-19 global crisis the Organizing Committee of the HeLLo project (Heritage Energy Living Lab Onsite) final event has come the decision on doing the HeLLo conference fully virtual. The event will be held on September 28 from 2:15 PM (ITALIAN local time) until 6:30 PM. The HeLLo project  final dissemination and communication event  will be mostly grounded on the developed in situ experiment and its results, outcome of the tested internal insulation technologies, in Palazzo Tasso...
Idrija 2020 promotes HeritageHack , the hackathon for cultural Heritage.
The Idrija 2020 Association organized, from the 13th to the 15th March, a 3-day hackathon for cultural Heritage called HeritageHack. The Association was founded in 2012 when 5 professionals, highly educated and native to Idrija, rethought the cultural heritage of their small former mining town, nowadays a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with the aim to develop the municipality of Idrija into a youth-friendly municipality, that attracting the young and bringing people together. Idrija 2020 Asso...