Topic: digital preservation

TNC2013, TERENA Networking Conference

The TERENA Networking Conference (TNC) is the largest and most prestigious European research networking conference – over 500 participants including decision makers, networking specialists and managers from all major European networking and research organisations, universities, worldwide sister institutions and industry … Continue reading


18th International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies – CHNT18

Urban Archaeology and “Correct” documentation – Documenting the Data “Beauty is truth, truth beauty, – that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.” (Keats: “Ode on a Grecian Urn”)   Documentation of archaeological and cultural heritage … Continue reading


INDICATE promoted in the ex-Yugoslavia

The INDICATE project completed its activities in October 2012 with a successful conference held in Ankara. Partners from many European cultural and research organisations participated to the project, together with national institutions from Jordan, Egypt and Turkey. Representatives of Malaysia and Brazil took part to the conference in Ankara. Continue reading


CHNT17, Vienna conference of Cultural Heritage and New Technologies

The main topic of the 17th International Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies, which took place from the 5th-7th November in the City Hall of Vienna, Austria was Urban Archaeology and Excavation. The participants had had the opportunity to discuss rescue excavations, burial archaeology, building archaeology, church excavations and 3D reconstructions – to mention only a few of the sub-topics. Continue reading


Theatre hidden in old photographs

Old photos are often the only witness to the theatrical life of our great grandparents that we have. They are usually identified, but sometimes we do not know anything. We look into faces of strangers in theatrical costumes, see their fascination by Thalia, we realize the transience of theatre, of nationalities that for example used to live in the territory of contemporary Slovakia, we are confronted with our own mortality. Continue reading


EC-funded AfricaConnect project launches UbuntuNet

The initiative is being financed under the AfricaConnect project, which is co-funded by the European Commission and beneficiary countries. The network will dramatically accelerate the development of the Information Society in Africa, providing advanced data communications infrastructure and enabling African researchers to collaborate more easily in advanced international research projects. Continue reading


New enterprises and new technologies for Cultural Heritage

(Italian language) Il 5 dicembre 2012 l’Auditorium del Collegio Santa Chiara in via Valdimontone 1 (SIENA) ospiterà il convegno “Nuove imprese e nuove tecnologie per i beni culturali”. Il focus della giornata, che si aprirà alle ore 9 con un … Continue reading


HOMER project for the mediterranean area

The overall goal of HOMER is to contribute to unlock the full potential of the Public Sector Information in the Mediterranean space, by contributing to make the all area a competitive territory, able to match global competition and to ensure a sustainable growth and employment for the next generations. Continue reading


Linked Heritage Third Plenary Meeting and WP Technical meetings

Lisbon hosts the Linked Heritage Third Plenary Meeting and WP Technical meetings. Linked Heritage is a 30 month EU project, started on 1st April 2011. The Plenary represents an interesting and useful meeting to know the state of the art of the project and to plan the activities for the next months. The meeting is organized by Instituto Superior Técnico (Portugal). Continue reading