Topic: e-infrastructures

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From Digitisation to Preservation, Creative Re-use of Cultural Content and Citizen Participation

On 1st October 2015, in Granada, European projects RICHES, E-Space, Civic Epistemologies, PREFORMA and the international association Photoconsortium were invited in a panel organised by Promoter SRL under the title “From Digitisation to Preservation, Creative Re-use of Cultural Content and Citizen Participation”. … Continue reading


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Citizen Science predictions of the Digital Era

In a recent post of hers entrepreneur, citizen science advocate and author Chandra Clarke observes the last years’ developments of citizen science and makes some predictions based on the available data. Continue reading


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EGI Community Forum 2015. Registration open!

The event will be held in Bari, Italy, from 09 November 2015 08:00 to 13 November 2015 18:00 (Timezone: Europe/Rome). Theme for this year’s EGI Forum is “Building Next Generation e-Infrastructures through Communities”. Continue reading


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Civic Epistemologies at Digital Heritage 2015

Civic Epistemologies was presented in a panel session entitled “From Digitisation to Preservation, Creative Re-use of Cultural Content and Citizen Participation” at the DIGITAL HERITAGE 2015 conference in Granada (28 September – 2 October 2015). The panel, taking place on 1 October 2015, offered an overview of initiatives and EU projects Europeana Space, RICHES, Civic Epistemologies, PREFORMA, and Photoconsortium. Relevant speakers fostered a debate to understand the path towards a more advanced society, that makes use of the full potential of digital technologies to foster cultural and societal progress. Continue reading


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Digital Heritage 2015 is cutting-edge Cultural Heritage!

Digital Heritage 2015, held at Granada’s Alhambra and Sciences Park museum on 28 September – 2 October 2015, invites you to participate in and contribute to the second international forum for the dissemination and exchange of cutting-edge scientific knowledge on theoretical, generic and applied areas of digital heritage. Digital Heritage is a “federated” world congress of the leading international societies, organisations and events around IT for heritage Continue reading


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Cultural Heritage is food for development

On Friday 28 August at 18.00 CEST, in the Cluster Bio Mediterraneo pavilion of Expo Milan, event “Feed your Brain” took place. Because cultural heritage is food for development.
Irene Pivetti, President Emeritus at the Chamber of Deputies and President of Only Italia, Carmine Marinucci, Board Director of ENEA and Secretary General of DiCultHer, and Nicola Barbuti, Professor of Bibliography and Librarianship at University of Bari, attended. Continue reading


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Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage

From 17 to 19 December 2015, in Turin, at Campus Einaudi, the 4th annual convention of AIUCD (Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale) is taking place, to investigate the relation between Digital Humanities and the wider sector of Cultural Heritage. Contributions are invited within 15 September 2015. Continue reading


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Innovate your photographic heritage and your future business!

Prof. Fred Truyen of KU Leuven recently published an interesting article on his Digital Culture blog, under the title “Europeana Space Photo pilot: Innovate your photographic heritage … and your future business!” The article tells the commitment the E-Space project is devoting through its Photo Pilot to demonstrating a range of possibilities offered by apps, Europeana API’s and a multitude of tools developed by the open source community to come up with innovative models involving historical and present-day photography, with monetising potential and investment appeal. Continue reading


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With citizen science YOU can make the difference

«Citizen science is a way for average people, like you and me, to do real “help answer the big questions” science, even if you never finished high school». So Chandra Clarke, president of editing and proofreading company Scribendi.com, recently speaking at the TEDx Chatham-Kent event on the topic of citizen science. Her talk highlighted the potential of amateur science and the various ways in which the public can engage in academic research. Continue reading


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Inspired – EGI newsletter issue #20 online!

“Inspired” is the quarterly EGI (European Grid Infrastructure) newsletter, reports the organisation’s latest achievements and all the initiatives near to the thematic around the EGI community. The #20 issue is now available online and it hosts an article about the CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project with a special focus on the project outcomes and in particular on the Roadmap development. Continue reading