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The Invisible Serdica under Sofia

Invisible Serdica is a mobile app that reveals objects of historical significance in the ancient city of Serdica, situated at the present location of the Bulgarian capital (Sofia). This tool enables you to get a realistic insight into some of the places, now hidden under the ground, emphasises on some of the unknown cultural aspects related to them by granting access to the especially edited multimedia tales and legends, curious stories and bibliographic data to various sources found in the NALIS Union Catalogue (NALIS UC). In this way, the historical significance of the object is revealed together with its relation to emblematic figures and events. Continue reading


How technology is reshaping learning and teaching?

Once there were notebooks, pens and colouring pencils; now books and pencils are joined – and often replaced – by laptops and tablets. Nowadays the children entering school are fully fledged digital natives. Technology reporter at the Daily Telegraph Sophie Curtis recently took part in an interactive experiment run, which involved sitting through two English lessons: one held the old way, without any kind of technology, and the second with all the latest digital gadgets. Continue reading


Ludi Lunt now open for Applications

Ludi Lunt is a hack-camp event looking to find ways to help revive the appeal of the historic Lunt Roman Fort in Baginton just outside Coventry. Be part of this unique opportunity to spend a weekend with other creative people at this amazing location, devising ways to improve the visitor experience, reveal more of the site’s fascinating past and breathe new life into this cultural gem. Continue reading


A strategy for cultural heritage in the new digital age.

A panel workshop to disseminate the latest achievements and to foster collaboration in the digital cultural heritage sector is organized by Promoter Srl in the framework of the important congress Euromed 2014. EU projects, organizations and professional operating in this field are invited to participate in the discussion. Continue reading


When Digital meets artistic treasures: Anagni, the City of Popes, virtual tour

The project “Navig@nagni” was born in 2009 to let the world know the artistic trasures of the “City of Popes” through the web. This has been by scanning the major historical and artistic sites with a laser scanner which, in addition to a perfect 3D modeling, has allowed a scan hundreds of equirectangular pictures, using a special software developed by Massimo Iachetta, head of the ICT department of the City of Anagni. Continue reading


A digital archive about dance: the Siobhan Davies RePlay

Many of the objects within the archive collection have been sourced directly from Davies and her collaborators’ personal collections, whilst other items have been kindly lent by institutions and private contributors. Almost all of these objects that would otherwise remain inaccessible and unavailable appear online for the first time, and in many cases represent the first time objects have been viewed by anyone since their original date of creation. Continue reading


An important initiative in Italy with theme “Science, Development and Employment”.

Discussion is progressing in order to implemet at best the major priority to enhance research and development, through actions aimed at fostering framework conditions where enterprises are encouraged to experiment with innovation and change. Continue reading


First ICCA Workshop on Cultural Industries

This Workshop, hosted by the Labex ICCA (an interdisciplinary research centre on the arts, culture and digital markets and their practices), intends to provide a forum that allows the development and the dissemination of researches on a single object (cultural industries) but from different scientific fields (economics, communication sciences, sociology, law, education sciences…). It aims at favouring discussions and connections between various scientific fields and various cultural industries. Continue reading


International Conference EuroMed2014

The 5th International Euro-Mediterranean Conference (EuroMed 2014), devoted to Cultural Heritage (CH), is being held on the 3rd-8th of November at the entrance of the ancient Amathus city, by Limassol, in Cyprus island. In particular, this year the conference will focus on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research on tangible and intangible CH, on the use of cutting-edge technologies for protection, restoration, preservation, massive digitization, documentation and presentation of the CH content. Continue reading