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CultureLabs at the Communities & Technologies conference in Vienna

In June 2019, Danilo Giglitto, postdoctoral researcher at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), presented a paper called “Bridging cultural heritage and communities through digital technologies“ at the 9th International Conference on Communities & Technologies – Transforming Communities held at the Vienna University of Technology.   The theme of this edition of the conference was “Transforming Communities”. […]

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Food for Thought: Multimedia Migrant Diaries

What is DIMMI? DIMMI “Multimedia Migrant Diaries” is an annual national competition organised by the National Diaries Archive, supported by the Tuscany Region, aiming to raise awareness and involve citizens on the issues of peace, memory and intercultural dialogue through the collection and the dissemination of stories of people with foreign origins (or background) that […]

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Insights from CultureLabs meeting in Sheffield

CultureLabs was back in Sheffield! On 22nd and 23th of May 2019, a new meeting of the CultureLabs consortium has taken place in Sheffield (UK), hosted by the Sheffield Hallam University, one of the partners of the project. Besides the periodic appointment to monitor the state of the art of the project, the results achieved and […]

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Talking with the chef: Eike Schmidt – Uffizi

Talking with Eike Schmidt – Director of the Uffizi Galleries Eike Schmidt (Director of the Uffizi Galleries) is the first guest of our new column “Talking with the chef” where CultureLabs meets big players and professionals to know their recipes about social and cultural innovation. We start with a very special guest: the Director of […]

Methodology of CultureLabs

Over the past months, Platoniq has hamonised the inputs emerged from the CultureLabs meeting in Barcelona, where the team identified ethics and principles that will be leading the CultureLabs project. Elena Silvestrini (methodology developer at Platoniq) describes the project methodology, that has been set and inspired on Platoniq expertise but also on “Design Justice” principles, […]

Insights from CultureLabs meeting in Athens

CultureLabs was back in Athens! On 5th and 6th of March 2019, after the kick-off meeting, CultureLabs went back in Athens. The meeting was held at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) by the project coordinator with representatives from all project partners. During the meeting in Athens, the partners had a constructive discussion, covering […]

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Food for Thought: Surprise participatory project

What is Surprise? SURPRISE is an art festival, a physical and digital art exhibition, and a participatory project at the same time that employs the power of contemporary art for social innovation purposes. SURPRISE is an international campaign that counts on the participatory and collaborative efforts of the artistic community, the private as well as […]

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Food for Thought: Our Migration Story

What is “Our Migration Story”? “Our Migration Story” is an online teaching resource, launched in 2016, to provide teachers with resources and tools to engage students with lessons on migration in Britain. It uses unique open source technology to widen access to original academic research and be used by anyone interested in learning about Britain’s migration […]