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CultureLabs presented at the “Feeling the Past” Symposium

Professor Luigina Ciolfi of Sheffield Hallam University presented CultureLabs at the symposium “Feeling the Past – Empathy, Heritage and the Museum” that took place at MShed in Bristol (UK) on December 4th, 2018. The symposium was organised by Professor Steve Poole and his team in the Digital Cultures Research Centre at the University of the West […]

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Insights from CultureLabs meeting in Helsinki

Plenary Meeting in Helsinki, 5-6 Nov In November the Plenary Meeting of the CultureLabs consortium gathered representatives of all the partners together in Helsinki to go over the progress and polish the details of the future plans of the project. The topics of the meeting held at the premises of the Finnish Heritage Agency ranged […]

Global Identities: a glimpse on mobility, migration and art in a fluid society

“Is it still possible to speak about identity in a strongly globalized and contaminated context, marked by uprooting, mobility and migration? The re-emergence of nationalism reveals a new urgency concerning the sense of belonging that contradicts existing cultural hybridization.” These and other issues will be discussed at the international seminar in Florence, organised by The […]

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European Heritage Stories: we are talking about you

Uncovering the Hidden Heritage of Europe With 98 stories submitted, the European Heritage Stories is one of the key initiatives of European Year of Cultural Heritage. By presenting Europe’s hidden heritage gems, it enables a wider recognition of less known heritage places and objects, highlighting the remarkable work of local heritage groups. Moreover, the grants […]

Insights from CultureLabs meeting in Barcellona

Last 3rd and 4th of July, CultureLabs consortium gathered in an intense and productive two-day workshop at the huge ex-industrial-now-cultural “creation factory” Fabra i Coats in Barcelona. The two-day meeting helped CultureLabs to be shaped as an increasingly more coherent project, in which actors share a common language and know each other’s understandings and goals […]

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Migration: Cities project

The International Committee for the Collections and Activities of Museums of Cities (CAMOC) in partnership with the Commonwealth Association of Museums (CAM) and the International Committee for Regional Museums (ICR) have launched their joint project Migration:Cities | (im)migration and arrival cities.    The project is strongly related to migration and the current refugee crisis. How was the project born? What are its […]

Uffizi’s Social Remarkable Initiative: Views from around the World

An “intercultural vision” of some masterpieces of the Uffizi Galleries “Views from around the world” narrates the meetings of different cultures at the Uffizi Galleries. The project is an opportunity to compare perspectives from several countries, a step towards building an intercultural dialogue. “Views from around the world” discloses feelings, thoughts and memories originated from […]