The 1st international conference for the RICHES project – Registration is open



The tourist pose at Pisa. Photo: Suedehead CC-BY-SA

On 4-5 December this year, the conference Cultural Heritage: Recalibrating relationships will be held in the city with the Leaning Tower – Pisa. During the conference, the first results of the RICHES (Renewal, Innovation and Change: Heritage and European Society) project will be presented. RICHES is a research project funded by the European Commission, and has the following main objective according to the project’s own website:

  • Reduce the distance between people and culture.
  • Recalibrate the relationship between heritage professionals and heritage users in order to maximise cultural creativity.
  • Ensure that the whole European community can benefit from the social and economic potential of Cultural Heritage.

The conference is organised around certain themes, such as living media and co-creation, processes of innovation, legal framework for the digital economy, and more. Several key-note speakers will hold presentations around the following subjects:

  • Assessing value in cultural heritage.
  • Digital cultural heritage in China.
  • Broadcast archives as Cultural Heritage.
  • Digital humanities and theatrical culture.

Digisam will be represented at the conference – Hope to meet you there!

Read more and register here (registration deadline 2 December). Attendance to the conference is free.

Moa Ranung