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Cultural Heritage in a Changing World

book coverCultural Heritage in a Changing World is the book produced by the RICHES project and curated by editors Karol Jan Borowiecki (University of Southern Denmark), Neil Forbes (Coventry University) and Antonella Fresa (Promoter SRL).

It is a collection of essays by important experts, adding to the debates surrounding the cultural heritage domain.

The Book is divided into four interrelated sections: Context of Change; Mediated and Unmediated Heritage; Co-creation and Living Heritage for Social Cohesion; and Identity and Belonging.

 

Read More and access the book as an open PDF: http://www.digitalmeetsculture.net/article/cultural-heritage-in-a-changing-world-the-riches-book/

Civic Epistemologies Roadmap presented in Rome

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On Wednesday the 13th January 2016, in the beautiful “Biblioteca delle Corporazioni”, hosted in the premises of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, the CIVIC EPISTEMOLOGIES project organised an encounter to present the “Roadmap for Citizen Researchers in the Age of Digital Culture”, the main outcome developed by the project.

A selected number of different stakeholders were invited to the meeting.

The experts had the opportunity to discuss about the value of engaging citizens in the research, and about the role that artists can have in terms of introducing innovative practices and mediating between sectors of the society, which are not used to work together.

Read more: Civic Epistemologies Roadmap presented in Rome

Best Practice for Education workshop

 

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Antonella Fresa presented E-Space project at the "Best Practice for Education Workshop" held in Athens on 22 January 2016.

This workshop is the first celebration of the work Europeana Space project is doing in the domain of Education. During this workshop, current best practices for environments/applications to facilitate re-use of digital cultural heritage content in an educational context were presented, together with the 5 educational demonstrators developed within E-Space, the MOOC, and the new online portal E-Space for Education.

Read more: Best Practice for Education workshop

Europeana Space in Tallinn

 

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Creative reuse of cultural heritage and contemporary practices: challenges and opportunities in the digital world: E-Space II conference tok place in Tallinn on 10-11 December 2015.

This event, organized by the Estonian Ministry of Culture, intended to generate new perspectives for the wider re-use of cultural heritage and contemporary practices within a framework of creative experimentation and novel dialogue between multidisciplinary sectors. Next to interesting keynote speakers and round tables, the conference focused on the lessons learnt in the development of the project’s outputs and on moving towards sustainable results.

Read more: Europeana Space in Tallinn

Civic Epistemologies final conference in Berlin

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Civic Epistemologies presented its final outcomes in the international conference Digital Heritage and Innovation, Engagement and Identity, held in Berlin on 13-14 November 2015.

This conference presented research in this area that focusses in particular on the role of digital heritage in citizen engagement and as a means of defining cultural and social identity.

The conference targeted a wide audience, including policy makers, cultural managers and curators, association of citizens, representatives of the educational sector, creative and cultural enterprises.

Read more: Civic Epistemologies final conference in Berlin

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