The University of Rijeka, one of the largest and the most cosmopolitan city in the country, concurrently the 2020 European Capital of Culture, is pleased to welcome you to this three-day HERItage conference organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia and the European Commission as part of the Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The three-day HERItage conference will focus on research and innovation in the field of the social sciences and the humanities, with particular dedication to the domain of cultural heritage, including the role of digitalization and the importance of education.
Mission of the conference: to explore a priority setting agenda on European research and innovation (R&I) related to cultural heritage, which will contribute to regional innovation ecosystems that rely on education, scientific and technological research, and culture.
Main objective: to promote a debate with policymakers and stakeholders on the impact of cultural heritage in socio-economic development, the preservation of democratic values, sustainability and future jobs.
The conference will gather participants from all around Europe from academia, governmental organizations, industry, SMEs and users of research results. Also, policymakers, local authorities.
The aim is to present research results and develop substantial discussions on the topics of Cultural Heritage and the future of research and development in SSH in a rapidly changing world characterised by digitization, mobility, brain circulation, inequalities and technological advancement, and their repercussions.
The conference will support and promote the thorough development of Open Science in European research area.
The preliminary conference programme includes a large number of internationally recognized panellists and speakers, a broad range of plenary thematic panels, of focused topic sessions as well as poster and video presentations.
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