Tag: digital preservation

#CharterAllianceEU: A new wide collaboration in the Cultural Heritage sector

The 29th April marked the official launch of a new European cross-border project: the European Cultural Heritage Skills Alliance CHARTER brings together the expertise of 47 European cultural heritage organisations to ensure a long-lasting and durable sector. Over four years, … Continue reading


Digitisation of the endangered monastic archive at May Wäyni, Ethiopia

Text by Caterina Sbrana. I have already spoken in my blogs about the importance of the digitisation of historical documents in order to enable them to be used and disseminated worldwide through the Internet. There is another reason why digitisation … Continue reading


9 December: International Day for the Commemoration and Dignity of Victims of Genocide

Text by Caterina Sbrana. Today, the 9th December, is the International Day for the Commemoration and Dignity of Victims of Genocide and the Prevention of This Crime, established in September 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly. Unfortunately the twentieth … Continue reading


Hiroshima, 6th August 1945: the “Bomb Experience”

text by Caterina Sbrana. “It was a hot, clear morning. I was getting ready to leave for the Tax Office, near Hatchobori, where I worked as a Mobilization Workforce Student. There was a bright flash and an extremely loud noise … Continue reading


Edvard Munch’s writings

Text by Caterina Sbrana. In August 2007 the Munch Museum set up a project related to Edvard Munch’s writings. The project was financed with funds from Arts Council Norway, the Fritt Ord (Freedom of Expression) Foundation, The Municipality of Oslo’s Kunstsamlingenes institutt … Continue reading


International Conference: Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage – DiPP2020

The conference is organised under the patronage of Burgas Municipality and aims at presenting innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitisation, documentation, archiving, representation and preservation of global and national tangible and intangible cultural and scientific … Continue reading


International Conference: Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage – DiPP2020

The conference is organised under the patronage of Burgas Municipality and aims at presenting innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitisation, documentation, archiving, representation and preservation of global and national tangible and intangible cultural and scientific … Continue reading


Earth pictures of the Nasa archives, now in the Internet Archive

Text by Caterina Sbrana Can you imagine  a library where anyone can go to learn and explore our shared human experience from books, web pages, audio, television and software ? This place exists. Its name is: the Internet Archive. I … Continue reading