Topic: education

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Discovering the Met’s website and online resources

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Dear readers, I once again speak about New York and in particular about the Met, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which digitized a large number of historical documents in the last two years and made them … Continue reading


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Voyages, a digital resource about slave history

Text by Caterina Sbrana. There are various projects that look into the story of slavery and offer digital resources to historians, students and researchers. One that we already explored is the Zamani project to  create a Slave Trade Database, collecting … Continue reading


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www.audubon.org: A Vibrant Digital Library

Text by Caterina Sbrana. John James Audubon (1785-1851) was not the first person who painted and described all the birds of America, but he was one of the youngest “country’s dominant wildlife artist(s)”. We are talking about his seminal Birds of … Continue reading


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New-York Historical Society: 8000 sheets digitised

by Caterina Sbrana. In my latest article I have been talking about the digital collection of the New-York Historical Society. During my research I was really captivated by a collection containing over 8,000 sheets, collected since 1816, that you can … Continue reading


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LeVERAGE ICTs for Tourism

Image by: Rufino Emmenegger, Copyright: Foundation Pro Monastery of St. John. LeVERAGE ICTs for Tourism – Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism for preserving LiVing hERitAGE August 24-31, 2019 – Lugano & Müstair, Switzerland The 2019 Summer School of the UNESCO chair … Continue reading


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New York, 9/11 MEMORIAL: when digital technology saves our memory

Text and photos by Caterina Sbrana. Dear readers, I recently started my work at DigitalMeetsCulture, because I am very interested in art and cultural heritage, and also in the relationship between art and digital technologies. I was in New York … Continue reading


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EVA 2019 Saint Petersburg: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts

We invite you to take part in the International Conference EVA 2019 SAINT PETERSBURG: Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts (http://evaspb.ifmo.ru/en/), which will take place 20 – 21 June 2019 at the ITMO University (Lomonosov Street, bld 9, Saint Petersburg, … Continue reading


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Applications for research position on Digital Heritage and Cultural Informatics in Cyprus

Applications are invited from candidates who possess the necessary qualifications in order to fill one (1) Full-time Researcher Position: Special Scientist for Research / Senior Researcher A / ERA Chair holder on Digital Cultural Heritage) at the newly established UNESCO … Continue reading


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ABLE Summit on digital accessibility in higher education

ABLE (Accessibility for a Bolder Learning Experience), is an  initiative by the Office of Information Technology (IT) in collaboration with the Student Affairs Accessible Education Office (A.E.O) at the American University of Beirut (A.U.B), to open the doors of higher … Continue reading


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Future Technologies Conference (FTC) series, edition 2019

The Future Technologies Conference (FTC) 2019 is to be held from 14-15 November 2019 in San Francisco. FTC is the world’s pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs in the areas of Computing, Electronics, AI, Robotics, Security & Communications. FTC attracts … Continue reading