Area: digital heritage

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British Museum reveals 35,000 places for virtual visits

The British Museum and Samsung reopen the award-winning Samsung Digital Discovery Centre (SDDC) after a significant upgrade, and announce an ambitious new digital learning programme that brings together the world of museums with the world of technology. The new SDDC … Continue reading


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The Library of Congress, the largest library in the World

text by Caterina Sbrana. The Library of Congress (LoC) is the national library of the United States of America. It holds more than 158 million documents and is therefore the largest library in the World. Library of Congress was instituted … Continue reading


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UK-Ireland Collaboration in the Digital Humanities, preparatory workshop

AHRC Arts and Humanities Research Council in UK is pleased to announce a call for participants to attend a workshop on “UK-Ireland Collaboration in the Digital Humanities”. The workshop will take place in Dublin, from 22-23 October and bring together leading … Continue reading


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TownsWeb Archiving – TWA announcing the winners of the UK grant

The TWA UK heritage digitisation grant scheme ran for its fourth year in a row this July/August and we reached a record number of archivists and holders of heritage material. It was great to see so many organisations on board … Continue reading


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Europeana Research Grants Programme – 2019 Call for Submissions

Theme 2019: Digital Cultural Heritage for Open Science Applicants are invited to submit proposals that address challenges and opportunities related to the reuse of cultural heritage data in research, or provide training to build up the digital capabilities of cultural … Continue reading


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Fifties in Europe Kaleidoscope – final conference

ANNOUNCING The final conference of the CEF project Fifties in Europe Kaleidoscope is organized in Berlin by SPK – Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz. “New strategies for user engagement and digital heritage” Mixing stories and lessons learnt in the project with interesting … Continue reading


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Emotional experiences at the museum and heritage sites

EMOTIVE storytelling for cultural heritage, is an EU funded Horizon 2020 project which seeks to develop emotionally-resonant digital experiences for visitors at cultural heritage sites; the basic premise of the project is that cultural sites are highly emotional places.   From … Continue reading


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BLUE SKIES, RED PANIC – photo exhibition

Through the images from some of the most important european photographic archives, this exhibition showcase the era of the 1950s of a nascent Europe, balacing between east and west, freedom and repression, terror and euphoria. The Pisa display is the first of a series, as the exhibition is coinceived to be travelling across Europe. Continue reading


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Blue skies, red panic – a photographic exhibition about the 1950s

Much like scents, flavours and music, photographs are powerful triggers of memory. So what better medium to recall a past as recent and as visually recognizable as early postwar Europe…? For about a year, the consortium involved in the EU-funded … Continue reading


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Italy fights the battle against illiteracy, 1950.

text by Caterina Sbrana. “General View of Rogiano Gravina. Rogiano Gravina is located around forty kilometers north of Cosenza, in the center of a very poor agricultural district. It counts close to 6,000 in habitants, and it is the most … Continue reading