Topic: civic epistemologies

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The N.I.C.E. Award

The N.I.C.E. Award: The N.I.C.E. Award is an initiative by the “Network for Innovations in Culture and Creativity in Europe” (N.I.C.E.), which was launched in Dortmund in 2013 by the european centre for creative economy (ecce) with the backing of … Continue reading


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“Roadmap for Citizen Researchers in the Age of Digital Culture” presented in Rome

Developed under the EC’s funded CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project, the Roadmap,as the main outcome achieved by the project, has been presented to a selected number of different italian stakeholders. The encounter has been held in the prestigious “Biblioteca delle Corporazioni”, in the premises of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development. The meeting has been filmed by a newscast which addresses the themes around the cultural heritage. Continue reading


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STARTS prize 2016: deadline 4 March 2016 / Science, Technology and the ARTS.

20,000 euros await the winners of the STARTS Prize 2016. Appointed by the European Commission, Ars Electronica is launching an international prize to select the most pioneering collaborations and results in the field of creativity and innovation at the crossings … Continue reading


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The new Roadmap poster @ “Creative reuse of cultural heritage and contemporary practices: challenges and opportunities in the digital world” International Conference, Tallinn 10-11 December 2015

This event, organized by the Estonian Ministry of Culture, in the framework of the EC funded Europeana Space project, intended to generate new perspectives for the wider re-use of cultural heritage and contemporary practices within a framework of creative experimentation and … Continue reading


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Berlin Charter – the project’s legacy

CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project celebrated its end in November 2015 with the Final Conference in Berlin. As main legacy, the project, in conjunction with the RICHES project, proposed the adoption of the Berlin Charter… Continue reading


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CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES @ Panel session at DISH 2015 Conference

The CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project is continuing to be disseminated worldwide also after the end of the funding period. DISH2015 conference is a perfect place for discussing the many challenges faced by cultural institutions, and the needs they have to make strategic … Continue reading


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Digital Heritage and Innovation, Engagement and Identity – Civic Epistemologies Final Conference

The project will deliver an International Conference in Berlin (12-13 November 2015) to illustrate and promote the Roadmap and to present results from the project. The International Conference will be hosted at the Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin. ABSTRACT: Digital Heritage is linking cultural heritage and … Continue reading


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Civic Epistemologies in Granada

Granada recently hosted DH15, a huge event in the field of cultural heritage and digital technology, and Civic Epistemologies could not miss the occasion to be present and to network with other projects. In the framework of a panel workshop … Continue reading


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Hidden Spire 2015: Before The Tempest

Taking place in Oxford on 17-18 September 2015, live theatre performance “Before the Tempest” imagines what life was like on the island for Miranda and Prospero as a prequel to Shakespeare’s classic tale of love, magic and bad weather. The play is the result of this year’s Hidden Spire, which brings together a team of professional artists to make a show from scratch alongside people who are homeless. Part of the “Art In Crisis” festival, Hidden Spire is a partnership between Arts at the Old Fire Station and Crisis Skylight Oxford. Its activities were case study of EU project Civic Epistemologies. 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