Topic: riches news

The National Gallery predicts the future with artificial intelligence

August 16 2017   The National Gallery, London, is working in collaboration with museum analytics firm, Dexibit, to use big data for predictive analytics. For decades, directors at the helms of the world’s cultural institutions have faced the challenge of balancing … Continue reading


DI4R 2017 – connecting the building blocks for Open Science

Once again this year, EUDAT is co-organising the Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) event together with RDA Europe, PRACE, EGI, OpenAIRE and GÉANT. The event takes place in the heart of the European Union in Brussels (Belgium) on 30th November and 1st December 2017, hosted … Continue reading


a new EU project to “ROCK” historic city centres

In May 2017 a new EC-funded project in H2020, named ROCK, has been launched by coordinator Municipality of Bologna. Supported by a large international consortium of Universities, Municipalities, Development and Consulting Groups, Dissemination Networks, SMEs and developers, and Industry Driven … Continue reading


Fiscal and Economic Aspects of Europe’s Book Consumption

Working paper by Karol J. Borowiecki and Trilce Navarrete. One of the available tools in cultural policy at the national level includes the reduction of VAT rates for cultural goods and services. An improved understanding of the reduced cultural taxes will allow to effectively employ this policy in order to support consumption of, among others, the fast growing digital heritage markets, such as the e-books market. A reduction in VAT rates can stimulate household consumption and consequently should be designed in conjunction with a national cultural policy. Continue reading


RICHES signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the “EuroVision – Museums Exhibiting Europe” (EMEE) project

This new cooperation will allow exploring synergies between both projects, especially on the case studies addressing the role of museums. The RICHES workshop “The context of change and the move from analogue to digital” has been the first opportunity to share experiences. Continue reading


Designing dialogues for an ethnographic museum

By Janine Prins, researcher in residence at Waag Society. Some say that ‘design anthropology’ is on its way to becoming a separate subdiscipline. As a visual anthropologist I’m intrigued whether we can add creative tools to our existing audiovisual elicitation and communication techniques. How can design methodologies be applied to social situations? Continue reading


RICHES disseminated at Italia è Cultura

It is a prominent conference featuring the participation of the Italian Minister for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, along with representatives from the European Commission and from many important Italian Institutions. Continue reading