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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 […]

Requirements investigation for CultureLabs platform

Over the past few months, Sheffield Hallam University led an investigation to identify the functional requirements that the CultureLabs platform should have. The perspectives of both the members of the consortium and of relevant external stakeholders were gathered. The study comprised of a survey and interviews. Even though internal and external stakeholders have different needs, […]

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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 […]