Topic: science & letters

V CMA4CH Mediterraneum Meeting

CMA4CH aims to favour the meeting between researchers, experts, connoisseurs and competents on chemometry applied to Environment (environmetrics) and Cultural Heritage (CMA4CH). The biennial event was launched in 2006 and from 2010 it was established an inexpensive course “Multivariate Analysis for Novices” to be held in 3 days parallel to CMA4CH. Continue reading


FEDERCULTURE 2014: new courses started

FEDERCULTURE restarts its training project. On the 20th of May 2014, in Rome, was held the first course of a cycle devoted to deepening several aspects of the cultural services management: gathering of funds techniques, information day about the next EU announcements for culture, fiscal issues of sponsorship, new frontiers of cultural marketing. Continue reading


eChallenges e-2014 Conference

The eChallenges e-2014 Conference takes place in Belfast, Northern lreland. It is the twenty-fourth in a series of annual technology research conferences supported by the European Commission and hosted by national governments. It attracts participation from senior representatives of leading government, industry and research organisations around the world. Continue reading


The Design of Everyday Things by Donald Norman

On the 27th of May 2014, at Cappella Farnese of Palazzo d’Accursio, in Bologna, Electrical Engineer and Cognitive Psychologist Donald Norman presented his book “The Design of Everyday Things”, extended version of the initial edition “The Psychology of Everyday Things” (Italian title “La caffettiera del masochista – il design degli oggetti quotidiani”). Continue reading


A Europeana Photography Exhibition in Sofia

The opening took place on the 15th May 2014. Among the guests was Mr. Martin Ivanov – the President’s Secretary of Culture. Mr. Dincho Krastev – CEO of NALIS – and Mrs. Katya Zografova – director of the National Museum of Literature presented the exhibition and the EuropenaPhotography project. Continue reading


RICHES first WORKSHOP at UIC

The workshop was celebrated on Tuesday, May 13th, at The Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC) Barcelona’s Campus and served as the foundation of the RICHES Project research areas. The workshop outcomes established an initial agreement of basic definitions and frameworks which will delineate RICHES’ fields of research and further study on the context of change in which European Cultural Heritage (CH) is transmitted and on the role of CH in the economic and social development of Europe. Continue reading


FP7 project ITN-DCH Calls for PhD and Post-Doc fellowships

The ITN-DCH project is seeking highly motivated and valuable researchers for PhD and Post-Doc positions in the field of Digital Heritage, dealing with Data Acquisition (Photogrammetry, Terrestrial Laser Scanning and Computer Vision), data processing, 3D reconstruction and modeling, semantic and ontology representation, metadata, mixed and augmented reality technologies, CH e-services. Continue reading


CONVERGENCE: International Summit on Interdisciplinary Arts and Technology

Convergence is an arts summit dedicated to exploring the ways that arts practices intersect with each other and with technology in a complex physical and social ecology. The summit will explore what happens when contemporary professional practices in all forms of music, visual and digital art, film, theatre, dance, literature or interdisciplinary arts cross-pollinate with emerging production and dissemination technologies. Continue reading


Digital Intelligence #DI2014

Digital Intelligence 2014 (#di2014) is a new international scientific and interdisciplinary conference dedicated to digital society and cultures. It will be held in Nantes, on 17-19 September 2014 and jointly organised with Scopitone, the main French Festival on digital arts and electronic music (Scopitone 2014, Sept. 16-21, 2014). Continue reading


Middlesex University digital installation puts audiences ‘Into the Frame’

Middlesex University in London has launched a new digital installation which allows viewers to feel as if they are inside canvas paintings, through the development of robotic technology. The Haptic device, which is rotated and controlled by spectators through a pen, allows viewers to feel the textures of the painting. Continue reading