Tag: education

Media & Learning 2014 conference

Media & Learning 2014 is dedicated to the latest developments, services and uses of media in education and training. Aimed at both policy makers and practitioners, the purpose of this annual event, organized by the Flemish Ministry of Education, is to … Continue reading


How technology is reshaping learning and teaching?

Once there were notebooks, pens and colouring pencils; now books and pencils are joined – and often replaced – by laptops and tablets. Nowadays the children entering school are fully fledged digital natives. Technology reporter at the Daily Telegraph Sophie Curtis recently took part in an interactive experiment run, which involved sitting through two English lessons: one held the old way, without any kind of technology, and the second with all the latest digital gadgets. Continue reading


All Our Yesterdays, a huge success for the photographic exhibition!

The flux of visitors at Palazzo Lanfranchi was more or less continuous since the opening (11th April), but a boom of visits was registered on the 17th May during the European Night of the Museums. In this occasion the exhibition was open till midnight and almost 800 visitors crowded the vintage rooms of the palace where the photographs are hosted, in a truly charming environment. Continue reading


Capturing the intangible

Capturing the Intangible was a two-part event taking place at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, in London, on the 29th May and 5th June 2014, at 6-8pm. The two discussion panels introduced the notion of intangible heritage and its relation with performance and discussed the relevance of material knowledge to virtual culture, whilst considering the future role of Cultural Institutions. Continue reading


TICAL2014 Conference

The TICAL Conference is the place where the community come together, which is feed primarily with the experiences, knowledge and initiatives presented by universities, providing significant and unprecedented solutions around ICT topics for higher education institutions in all the areas of the university labor. Continue reading


First ICCA Workshop on Cultural Industries

This Workshop, hosted by the Labex ICCA (an interdisciplinary research centre on the arts, culture and digital markets and their practices), intends to provide a forum that allows the development and the dissemination of researches on a single object (cultural industries) but from different scientific fields (economics, communication sciences, sociology, law, education sciences…). It aims at favouring discussions and connections between various scientific fields and various cultural industries. Continue reading


Does education include?

Perhaps the greatest barrier for dancers with disabilities accessing dance at a Higher Educational (HE) level is the perception that a career in dance is ‘off limits’ to them. Professor of Dance and Director of the Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) at Coventry University (RICHES’ Partner) Sarah Whatley argues for a change in perceptions for every body dancing. Continue reading


Internet Festival 2013 Edition

For the Internet Festival, closed on 13th October, Incubator was the keyword for 2013. The organizers have already published the first official data of the event: 60 countries directly or virtually represented; more than 23.000 devices connected (smartphones, pc, tablets); … Continue reading


Conference about “Use, Re-use and Access”, prestigious event in Dublin

Hosted by the Irish Presidency of the European Union and Linked Heritage partner the Local Government Management Agency, the conference attracted an international audience of cultural heritage and memory institutions and numerous representatives of Irish local and national memory institutions. the conference featured a video message from Commissioner Neelie Kroes, who unfortunately was unable to attend the Conference in person. Commissioner Kroes emphasized the importance of an open approach to information sharing, and highlighted the role of Europeana. Continue reading


Dr. Irene Pivetti (Chairmain of Only Italia) with Prof.Vito Cappellini (Florence University) (c) Promoter srl archive
Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts (EVA) @ Florence 2013

Florence hosted an international event that includes a Conference, Workshops, Meetings & an Exhibition. The Electronic Information, the Visual Arts and Beyond (EVA Conferences) are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading