Tag: preservation

The first steps of SOPHIA, the new Social Platform for Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment

SOPHIA is a two years project started on January 2020 which aims at proposing a holistic impact assessment model for historical, environmental and cultural heritage in Europe. With the term holistic it understands that the economic, social, environmental and cultural … Continue reading


Nelson Mandela Foundation is promoting the preservation of Madiba’s legacy

Text by Caterina Sbrana. The Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF), founded in 1999 by Nelson Mandela also known as Madiba, is a non-profit organisation committed to promoting Madiba’s living legacy through the collection of all documentation scattered throughout the world. The … Continue reading


New project for The ESPON European Grouping on Territorial Cooperation

The young project, started this May 2020, will complement the ESPON Targeted Analysis of 2019: “The Material Cultural Heritage as a Strategic Territorial Development Resource: Mapping Impacts Through a Set of Common European Socio-economic Indicators” (https://www.espon.eu/cultural-heritage). The consortium is composed … Continue reading


2021 TICCIH Congress in Montreal: Industrial Heritage Reloaded. New Territories, Changing Culturescapes

The Canada Research Chair in Urban Heritage of Université du Québec à Montréal, in collaboration with the Association québécoise pour le patrimoine industriel (Quebec association for industrial heritage) and with the support of Tourisme Montréal, will be hosting the 2021 … Continue reading


Closer to Van Eyck: when high digital technology meets heritage

The past 14th January, KIK-IRPA, the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage,   presented “Further works by Jan Van Eyck”, the new version of “Closer to Van Eyck”, the online portal entirely dedicated to the prestigious painter of the 15th century. The … Continue reading


Save the Date for PASIG 2020 in Madrid

The next Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) meeting will take place in Madrid on 19-21 May 2020. The Biblioteca Digital Memoria de Madrid, Centro Cultural Conde Duque is the event host. The PASIG Steering Committee is pleased to connect with … Continue reading


Hyperion: a new European project for the preservation of tangible cultural heritage

Hyperion is a new project received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020, it is just started in June and will last until November 2022. The purpose of Hyperion is to provide an integrated resilience assessment platform that, through the … Continue reading


Euromed 2018 proceedings are now available

The 21 full papers, 47 project papers, and 29 short papers presented at the 7th International Conference on Digital Heritage, EuroMed 2018, held in Nicosia, Cyprus, in October/November 2018 were carefully reviewed and selected from 537 submissions. The papers are … Continue reading


Preservation, re-use and management of Roma cultural heritage: REACH Local Encounter

The REACH project (H2020 CULT-COOP-06-2017) contributes to unlock the potential of people to engage in culture and cultural heritage in order to foster creativity and innovation and, thereby, to empower citizens to face the immense and rapid changes taking place … Continue reading