Author: Eliana Iliofotou

EU study on quality in 3D digitisation of tangible cultural heritage

This is a kind reminder to complete this expert survey questionnaire in the framework of the EU study on quality in 3D digitisation of tangible cultural heritage, (VIGIE 2020/654) which is the first initiative of this kind from the EU and it is carried out by a consortium led by the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT). It will take a minimum of 15 minutes. This will inform a major objective of the study: to map parameters, formats, standards, benchmarks, methodologies and guidelines, relevant to the 3D digitisation of immovable and movable heritage assets, in relation to their potential...

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Why culture is so important in the time of coronavirus

As Saudi Arabia prepares to host the G20 summit, the kingdom’s culture minister argues that culture should be part of the agenda   Coronavirus (Covid-19) has shone a spotlight on the need for policymakers to bring the cultural economy—a thriving sector of the global market that comprises films, national heritage sites, art and cuisine, books and museums—to the forefront of the global economic discussion. And there is no better time to do just that than when G20 heads of state and ministers participate in a two-day virtual summit hosted by Saudi Arabia in November. The joint meeting for the...

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Understanding the impact of digital cultural heritage in digital transformation – join our webinar series

We are excited to launch an upcoming series of webinars to support professionals in using the Europeana Impact playbook, supporting you to better plan, measure and understand the impact that digital cultural heritage creates. “We believe that we are all better off if we understand how the things we do every day, week and month contribute to bringing about a change in people’s lives.” Europeana Impact Community Since 2015, we’ve been developing the Impact Playbook so that we can better plan, measure and understand the impact that digital cultural heritage creates. We’re now launching a series of five webinars designed to take...

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8th International Euro-Mediterranean Conference (EuroMed 2020)

Invitation to contribute to the EuroMed 2020 Conference Date: 2. – 5 November 2020 Venue: Online Deadline for submission of papers: 15 September 2020 Conference registration opens on: 16 October 2020 The 8th biannual European-Mediterranean Conference on Digital Heritage Documentation, Preservation and Protection (EuroMed) is co-organised by the UNESCO and the EU ERA Chairs on Digital Cultural Heritage. It brings together multidisciplinary researchers, policy makers, professionals, fellows, practitioners and stakeholders to explore some of the more pressing issues concerning Cultural Heritage today. Conference Topics I. Digital Heritage Documentation and Preservation II. Protection, Restoration and Preservation of Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage The conference will focus on interdisciplinary...

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