Tag: Civic Epistemologies

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


From Digitisation to Preservation, Creative Re-use of Cultural Content and Citizen Participation

On 1st October 2015, in Granada, European projects RICHES, E-Space, Civic Epistemologies, PREFORMA and the international association Photoconsortium were invited in a panel organised by Promoter SRL under the title “From Digitisation to Preservation, Creative Re-use of Cultural Content and Citizen Participation”. … Continue reading


19th International Conference on Electronic Publishing

  The international conference on Electronic Publishing (ElPub) approaches its 20th anniversary. Elpub 2015, held in Valletta from 1 to 3 September, is the 19th edition of the conference and it will continue the tradition, bringing together academics, publishers, lecturers, … Continue reading


weLand connects “prosumers” into a glocal network

weLand Association is a cultural NGO founded in Asti, South Piedmont (Italy), in August 2012. Its aim is to develop a regional network of individuals and groups interested in aggregating, sharing and reusing open data for GLAMs, education institutions and tourism stakeholders. The idea of the association arises from the firm belief that innovation (and so the elements which innovation is generated by, culture and creativity) should take into account a bottom-up engagement of the community, in order to fully realise its potential and to become a real driver of social and economic development. Continue reading


European Grid Infrastructure Conference

The EGI Conference 2015 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal between 18-22 May, 2015. The event will be hosted by EGI.eu and IBERGRID (a partnership between the Portuguese National Distributed Computing Infrastructure (INCD) and the Spanish National Grid Initiative). The … Continue reading


Civic Epistemologies presents Platforms for Citizen Science

Organised by the Civic Epistemologies project in the framework of the EGI Conference 2015, in collaboration with EGI.eu and IBERGRID, this session will present to the EGI scientific communities platforms for and use cases of citizen science, covering the wide range of potential capabilities (such as desktop computing and pattern recognition) usable in a huge variety of disciplines, from biodiversity to digital social sciences and humanities. Civic Epistemologies will present the first draft version of its Roadmap for Citizen Science. Continue reading


Civic Epistemologies at NALIS Forum 2015

On 12 May 2015, in Sofia, at the Ball Room of Radisson Blu Grand Hotel, the 4th international conference organised by the NALIS Foundation was held, under the title “The Challenge to Collaborate in the Digital Age”. Antonella Fresa intervened with a presentation introducing the EU projects Civic Epistemologies, E-Space, RICHES and Europeana Photography, aimed at emphasizing the sociological impact of digital cultural heritage and technologies. Continue reading


Sofia, Bulgaria: NALIS Forum 2015

The 4th international conference organised by the NALIS Foundation was held on 12 May 2015 in the Ball Room of Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Sofia, under the title “The Challenge to Collaborate in the Digital Age”. Special guest and presenter was Antonella Fresa from Promoter SRL, going to focus on digitisation, creative re-use of cultural content and citizen participation. Continue reading


CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES presented at EUROMED 2014

Mauro Fazio from the Italian Ministry of Economic Development MISE, Civic Epistemologies Project Coordinator, presented the project at the workshop “The Digitization Age: Mass Culture is Quality Culture. Challenges for Cultural Heritage and Society”, organised by Promoter Srl in the framework of the EUROMED 2014 Conference in Limassol, Cyprus. Continue reading


9th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creative Support Systems

KICSS’2014 will be 9th in the series of highly successful interdisciplinary conferences on creativity and related topics and the second one to be held in Europe, following Krakow (2013), Melbourne (2012), Beijing (2011), and Chiang Mai (2010). Proceedings of the … Continue reading