Tag: Caterina Sbrana

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Tibetan Opera, the most popular traditional opera of minority ethnic groups in China

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Let’s continue our research on intangible cultural heritage to learn about the most popular traditional opera of minority ethnic groups in China, the Tibetan opera. Tibetan Opera has been inscripted on the Representative List of the … Continue reading


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Patrimoine vivant de la France

Text by Caterina Sbrana. In our virtual tour across the intangible cultural heritage, after the story of the experience of  South China Research Center of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, we get to discover  the Patrimoine Culturel … Continue reading


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Intangible Cultural Heritage database

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Foreword: We begin a multimedia journey that will lead us through some databases that contain extraordinary documents related to intangible cultural heritage. We will first see how the South China Research Center of the Hong Kong … Continue reading


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Enslaved Africans across the Atlantic world

text by Caterina Sbrana. We already mentioned in the past about the theme of the slave trade heritage digitization  projects, that is a topic of extensive research especially for American Institutions. One of these projects developed the site www.slavevoyages.org, that … Continue reading


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The Jewish Digital Archive project

Text by Caterina Sbrana. In 2011 at the Kaplan Centre at UCT University of Cape Tow, under the auspices of Milton Shain, an emeritus Professor in the Department of Historical Studies and a former director of the Isaac and Jessie … Continue reading


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EBONY & JET magazines’ archive will (hopefully) soon be widely accessible

Text by Caterina Sbrana. It’s been 74 years since John H. Johnson, an American businessman and publisher, laid the foundation of a new magazine called Ebony and 68 years from the birth of Jet, considered the Ebony sister.  We are … Continue reading


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The Library of Congress, the largest library in the World

text by Caterina Sbrana. The Library of Congress (LoC) is the national library of the United States of America. It holds more than 158 million documents and is therefore the largest library in the World. Library of Congress was instituted … Continue reading


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Italy fights the battle against illiteracy, 1950.

text by Caterina Sbrana. “General View of Rogiano Gravina. Rogiano Gravina is located around forty kilometers north of Cosenza, in the center of a very poor agricultural district. It counts close to 6,000 in habitants, and it is the most … Continue reading


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History of the Indian Tribes of North America, an extraordinary historical heritage

text by Caterina Sbrana. img. Public Domain via Wikipedia “History of the Indian Tribes of North America” is a three-volume collection of Native American biographies and portraits originally published in the United States from 1838 to 1844, by Thomas McKenney … Continue reading


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MORI BUILDING digital art museum

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The International Council of Museums defines the Museum as  A permanent, non-profit institution serving society and its development. It is open to the public and carries out researches concerning the material and immaterial testimonies of humanity and … Continue reading