Tag: Digital Cultural Heritage

CARARE Final Conference

The CARARE Final Conference took place on 8th-9th November 2012 in Copenhagen. The programme included presentations from CARARE participants as well as a number of guest speakers, and focuses upon both the project and wider cultural heritage aspects such as sustaiability and use of digitised data. Continue reading


The 4th Euro-Mediterranean conference on Digital Cultural Heritage

Extract from the article by Steve Brewer, EGI, available on EGI’s blog. EGI, European Grid Infrastructure, was one of the protagonists of this valuable event that collected experts from the digital cultural heritage field, researchers, scientist and technicians. The common goal is to focus on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research on tangible and intangible Cultural Heritage, the use of cutting edge technologies for the protection, preservation, conservation, massive digitalisation and visualization/presentation of the Cultural Heritage content (archeological sites, artifacts, monuments, libraries, archives, museums, etc) Continue reading


EuroMed 2012 proceedings and conclusions available

The International Conference on Cultural Heritage. EUROMED 2012 has been organized by the Cyprus University of Technology, under the patronage of UNESCO, the Auspices of the CY-Presidency of the EU Council and in cooperation with the European Commission, the ESF/COST Programme, the Europeana, the CY Ministry of Education and Culture and the Department of Antiquities. Continue reading


INDICATE project: best practice handbook now online

Offering an integrated presentation of the best practices encountered along the project, the INDICATE Handbook originates from the many efforts made by the whole digital cultural heritage sector in the last years and by many people who are working in the direction of creating a federated e-Infrastructure dedicated to the research community on Digital Cultural Heritage. Continue reading


A new project for e-infrastructures dedicated to digital cultural heritage in Europe

Digital Cultural Heritage Roadmap for Preservation (DCH-RP) is a Coordination Action supported by EC FP7 e-Infrastructures Programme, which will be adding more concrete results in the specific area of the digital preservation of cultural heritage. The kick-off meeting took place in Rome on the 8th of October 2012, hosted by Coordinator ICCU Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico. Continue reading


ASPIRE foresight study topic reports published

Beside Medicine, Physics and Science, data handling and storage represent big challenges also to cultural heritage and art. In the Aspire report, interesting contributions come from dr. Antonella Fresa as for digital cultural heritage, and from Gill Davies as for distributed music performance. Continue reading


Digital Cultural Heritage, steps forward to Horizon 2020

A very interesting article by dr. Antonella Fresa explains in detail characteristics, requirements and needed priority services in the digital cultural heritage sector, that is going to be a protagonist among the other Sciences in the new European programme for research and innovazion Horizon 2020. The article has been published in the International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing edited by the Edimburgh University Press. Continue reading


Re-discovering Vrouw Maria: virtual reality simulation

The Vrouw Maria was a 18th century Dutch vessel, headed for Saint-Petersburg, that sank in Finnish waters. The shipwreck had been studied in many national and international projects: now, an interactive, virtual reality simulation has been created for an exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Finland. Continue reading


Digital Cultural Heritage: European targets

Characteristics, needs and priority services of Digital Cultural Heritage are the starting points to reflect upon, for developing a network of interoperability and cooperation among culture, research and e-infrastructures. In Europe, this is the prelude to the goal of the Open Science Infrastructure. Continue reading