Tag: KU Leuven

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European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry / Call for Abstract closes 15/9

The 1st edition of the European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry is a unique event for sharing knowledge and seeking new collaboration and partnerships. It provides opportunities for addressing the common challenges that qualitative researchers face in their own geographical regions or … Continue reading


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Reliving the past and revisiting the present through photographic heritage

An interesting article recently appeared on the blog of the Europeana Space Photography Pilot, led by prof. Fred Truyen of KU Leuven. The article is derived from a very lively and high-profile speech delivered by prof. Truyen during the Photoconsortium … Continue reading


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Conference “Intersectionality in DH”

The last few years have witnessed a movement towards a more open and inclusive Digital Humanities field. The Alliance for Digital Humanities Organizations has appointed a Multilingualism/Multiculturalism committee to address these issues and accepted a special interest group, Global Outlook … Continue reading


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Show & Tell & Touch: Digital Culture and Education

Contemporary education, formal classrooms, museum educational programmes, lifelong learning are all increasingly embracing ‘the digital’. As more and more arts and culture artefacts become available in this digital space, it was only a matter of time before the two worlds, … Continue reading


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E-Space for education: launching a MOCC “Creative with Cultural Heritage”

Europeana Space project, focusing on increasing and enhancing reuse of Europeana and other online collections of digital cultural content by creative industries and education is developing a MOOC, a massive open online course, to be launched in the fall of 2016. … Continue reading


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E-Space Photography Hackathon in Leuven, a great success!

by Fred Truyen, KU Leuven. The Photography hackathon “Hack your Photo Heritage” took place on 25-27 February 2016, hosted at the FabLab of KU Leuven in Heverlee (Belgium). People attending were students, developers, cultural heritage professionals, photography people. Some teams … Continue reading


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Hack your Photo Heritage!

Europeana Space Photography Pilot and the Pilot coordinator KU Leuven invite you to a 3-day event targeting developers, cultural heritage professionals, designers, creative entrepreneurs, photographers and photo-amateurs: hack the massive photographic heritage content on Europeana, E-Space and other public repositories … Continue reading


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IPR: good or bad for Creativity in the Digital World?

In a recently published post on the Cultural Studies Leuven blog, Prof. Fred Truyen (KU Leuven), coordinator of the E-Space project’s photography pilot, offers some reflections on his experience with Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in the successfully concluded EuropeanaPhotography project… Continue reading


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Innovate your photographic heritage and your future business!

Prof. Fred Truyen of KU Leuven recently published an interesting article on his Digital Culture blog, under the title “Europeana Space Photo pilot: Innovate your photographic heritage … and your future business!” The article tells the commitment the E-Space project is devoting through its Photo Pilot to demonstrating a range of possibilities offered by apps, Europeana API’s and a multitude of tools developed by the open source community to come up with innovative models involving historical and present-day photography, with monetising potential and investment appeal. Continue reading


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Europeana Space MOOC

Europeana Space acknowledges the key role of digital cultural heritage to enhance education learning and training since the very beginning of the project. A dedicated task on education and training material is foreseen in the project planning and led by … Continue reading