Tag: cultural heritage

Software Preservation for Cultural Heritage

Invitation to participate in a study entitled “Software Preservation for Cultural Heritage”. The research is part of an IMLS-funded project to establish a Software Preservation Network. Aim of the study is to better understand cultural heritage practices/experiences surrounding long-term preservation and access to digital primary resources stored in proprietary file formats. Continue reading


DISH2015: last chance to write your proposal!

The heritage sector seems to struggle to raise its voice, not only in its own interest, but that of the whole information society. Let’s work together to influence your local, regional, national, European and global law maker and sugar daddy. So do you have some spare time this weekend? Write your proposal for DISH2015! Proposals can be submitted until Monday, the 14th of September 2015. Continue reading


Cultural Heritage is food for development

On Friday 28 August at 18.00 CEST, in the Cluster Bio Mediterraneo pavilion of Expo Milan, event “Feed your Brain” took place. Because cultural heritage is food for development.
Irene Pivetti, President Emeritus at the Chamber of Deputies and President of Only Italia, Carmine Marinucci, Board Director of ENEA and Secretary General of DiCultHer, and Nicola Barbuti, Professor of Bibliography and Librarianship at University of Bari, attended. Continue reading


RICHES’ policy briefs in the e-Library of the EC

“RICHES Taxonomy of cultural heritage definitions”. “Digital Copyright Framework. The move from analogue to digital and new forms of IPR”. These the titles of the two policy briefs produced by the RICHES project and recently published in the e-Library of the European Commission. The RICHES papers are intended as practical resources to provide support and advice to decision-makers at all levels. Other policy papers are in the works…stay tuned! Continue reading


Fifth Youth Delphic Games: Arts, Cultures & Beyond

For art and culture enthusiasts, February 2016 is the time to head to Goa to witness a truly international event, the Youth Delphic Games, coming to India for the first time to celebrate the artistic human expression. Twin sister of the Olympic Games (2500-year history event from ancient Greece), the Delphic Games were founded in 1994 and have travelled across 8 Countries in the past 20 years. The Fifth Youth Delphic Games will be hosted in Goa from 1 to 14 February 2016, attracting 125 Countries with over 7000 participants, 6 Art categories and over 70 sub-categories, with many parallel artistic and fun events and activities for everyone. Continue reading


MSc in International Heritage Visualisation

The Glasgow School of Art is still accepting applicants for its MsC in International Heritage Visualisation in 2015/2016! Want to learn more about these technologies and their applications and be part of the future of how we understand our past? The Glasgow School of Art offers an MSc in International Heritage Visualisation which will equip you with practical experience and knowledge of the latest digital technologies and their current use in the field of cultural heritage, digital humanities, archaeology, conservation, tourism and digital design. Continue reading


The context of change and the move from Analogue to Digital

In the 21st century, the world faces epochal changes which affect every part of society, including the arenas in which Cultural Heritage (CH) is made, held, collected, curated, exhibited or simply exists. This workshop provided a framework to understand this context of change and the impact of the move from analogue to digital. International experts met in Ankara (Turkey) on 13-14 May 2015 to attend the event, organised in the framework of the European project RICHES (Renewal, Innovation and Change: Heritage and European society). Continue reading


TECHNOLOGY for ALL 2015

TECHNOLOGY for ALL 2015, being held in Rome from 12 to 14 May, is a forum about the innovations brough about by new technologies in land management, cultural heritage and smart cities. It includes three conferences, a workshop and a showroom. Continue reading


CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS “Cultural Heritage in a Changing World”

In the 21st century the world faces epochal changes which affect every part of society, including the arenas in which Cultural Heritage is made, held, collected, curated, exhibited, or simply exists. The RICHES project is preparing a publication about these changes, and has opened a call for contributions to the book. Continue reading


Museums in Israel,
the National Portal: Beta version is available online

it is a portal for the people all over Israel and the globe. It enables Israel to be a leading member of the global community for digital culture and heritage, integrated with Europeana and functions a common platform for other cultural branches once they are moving toward the digital era. Continue reading