Conference on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Vienna from April 12th till 14th, 2018
A two(2)-day Coordination meeting to be held in Berlin on 12 and 13 April 2018. The meeting will be hosted by Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, our ViMM beneficiary.
The main objective of this meeting will be to agree on and synthesize what recommendations and proposals for the EU and the DCH community should be taken forward by ViMM, through its Manifesto, Roadmap and Action Plan.
- Day 1 will take the form of a final consolidation meeting for each Thematic Area. On the attached map you will find the venue for each Thematic Area meeting.
- Day 2 will be a plenary session for all (around 120) participants at which our conclusions on the way forward for DCH will be jointly reached.
The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation is proudly co-sponsoring the event with Georgetown Art Law Association. Details about the conference are forthcoming.
Call for Submissions for LCCHP Annual Conference
Each year, LCCHP strives to present legal, ethical, moral, scientific, technical, policy and practical issues concerning some of the most complex and difficult cultural property issues of the day through its annual conference. Speakers are drawn from federal, state and foreign governments; museums, universities and non-governmental organizations; the art market and private practice. This Call for Submissions is meant to give all interested parties an opportunity to share their expertise and lead a session at our 2018 conference. Click here for details.
The deadline for Submissions is January 13, 2018, 5 pm Eastern Time.
About MW Conferences
The MW (Museums and the Web) conferences convene annually in North America and Asia. Our meetings and proceedings feature advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural and scientific heritage. Formed by leading professionals from around the world, our community has been meeting since 1997, and recognizing the best in cultural heritage innovation through the GLAMi (formerly Best of the Web) awards annually. More than 1000 papers from the past 20 years of MW conferences are freely accessible online and offer an unparalleled resource for museum workers, technologists, students and researchers that grows every year.
The MW Program
MW offers a range of professional learning opportunities, from plenary sessions to un-conference sessions, from formal papers to informal networking, from museum project demonstrations to commercial exhibits, from professional debates to lightning talks, from how-to sessions to crit rooms and the Best of the Web awards.
Prior to the conference, there are half-day workshops and pre-conference tours.
Social events include receptions each evening, and lots of refreshment breaks provide plenty of time to meet and talk with colleagues.
Who Comes to MW?
All kinds of people from around the world come to Museums and the Web. You will find webmasters, educators, curators, librarians, designers, managers, directors, scholars, consultants, programmers, analysts, publishers and developers from museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, and archives – as well as the companies, foundations and governments that support them – at Museums and the Web every year.
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Subject: “International and interinstitutional cooperation in the prevention of crimes involving cultural property”
The project is supported by the European Commission in the frame of the Horizon2020 programme, and coordinated by Coventry University.
By showcasing concrete, participatory experiences and identifying good practice by means of the project’s pilots, a robust framework will be developed for building and sustaining a resilient European Cultural Heritage
The REACH international conference in Budapest will introduce the scope of the project, offering a great opportunity to discuss and compare successful examples of participatory processes and researches.
- announce the start of the new REACH social platform,
- present its research themes and their theoretical framework,
- illustrate the mechanisms of participation,
- and gather requirements, needs, and expectations from the users.
Successful examples of participatory processes coming from other initiatives, in the world, will be discussed, with contributions from keynote speakers.
Moreover, during the two days event, a dedicated poster sessions will be opened, where the participants can present their own projects. (link to call for poster)
Contribution by EC representatives is expected.
We look forward to meet you soon in Budapest !
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International Museum Day 2018
The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May 2018.
The theme chosen for 2018 is “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics“.
The objective of International Museum Day is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Organised on and around 18 May each year, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or a whole week.
Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2017, more than 36,000 museums participated in the event in some 157 countries.
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