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The First International Conference on Virtual Archaeology

The First International Conference on Virtual Archaeology will be organized by the Department of the Eastern Europe and Siberian Archaeology of the State Hermitage Museum in Saint-Petersburg (Russian Federation). Virtual Archaeology is a new term not yet clear defined. Organizers … Continue reading


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ATHENA Project for Ancient Theaters

The ATHENA Project of Ancient THeaters Enhancement for New Actualities is a Euromed initiative designed to bolster cooperation and ideas between Europe and Arab countries across the Mediterranean, in the field of ancient theater development and their relationship with civil society institutions and communities. Continue reading


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Photography since its beginning

Mr. Andrea de Polo, Head of the Digital Imaging Department of Alinari 24 Ore, joins the controlled self-confidence of the businessman with a touch of human warmth that makes you feel immediately at ease. We had a pleasant talk about EuropeanaPhotography and Alinari 24 Ore. Continue reading


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Cultural Heritage and Information Technologies. Museum as an information system

The annual conference ADIT that has been held since 1997 is one of the key All-Russian activities on promotion of information technologies among museums and other cultural institutions that facilitates the development of museums and exchange of regional experience. Continue reading


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Digital horizons for archaeology and research

Indiana Jones is required to learn informatics or he can retire. Technological innovations are so advanced and so many that archaeologists and historians enjoy a brand new range of tools for the research of territories and relieves, and also for sharing their results with new and appealing formats. Continue reading


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Digital Cultural Heritage: European targets

Characteristics, needs and priority services of Digital Cultural Heritage are the starting points to reflect upon, for developing a network of interoperability and cooperation among culture, research and e-infrastructures. In Europe, this is the prelude to the goal of the Open Science Infrastructure. Continue reading


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Online speaking dictionaries for preservation

Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages and National Geographic Society cooperate into this project “Enduring Voices” which strives to preserve endangered languages by documenting the languages and cultures with the most unique, poorly understood, or threatened indigenous languages. Continue reading


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LINKED OPEN DATA means sharing knowledge

Europeana’s commitment for opening and sharing resources is wide and alive. Open data can be used to develop innovative applications for smartphones and tablets and to create new web services and portals. An easy-to-understand animation and a press release were launched to promote this issue. Continue reading


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Israel Invests in Digitizing Museums’ Collections

Realizing the importance of Heritage, Israel decided to invest more than one hundred million Euros during 2012-2016, dedicated to physical and digital preservation. Headed by the Israeli Prime Minister, the project Steering Committee decided to invest 3.6 million Euros in digitizing museums’ collections.
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Judaica Europeana and the Jewish cultural heritage in Europe

The international Conference of Judaica Europeana is one of the main events organized during the three years of the project. Its main objective is to present the results of the initiative: to provide Europeana, the portal of the European digital … Continue reading