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ABF Study Visit: Ancona

What is ABF? ABF is Sweden’s largest adult liberal education association, whose activities promote democracy, justice and equality. ABF’s organization works comprehensively in the fields of culture, integration, health, politics, international studies and disabled issues. It has 100 years of experience in liberal adult education with different target groups and a wide range of topics, […]

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Food for thought: Museum as an Asylum

Several museums in Finland have organised activities and participatory projects involving migrants or asylum seekers during the recent years. One of the biggest initiatives has been a project called “Museum as an Asylum” coordinated by the Helinä Rautavaara ethnographic museum based in Espoo, Finland. Altogether 15 museums all around Finland partnered in the project between […]

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Giornata Mondiale del Rifugiato 2019

For the “WorldRefugeeDay”, COOSS – one of the partner of CultureLabs – organised three free events that took place on 19, 20 and 21 June in Camerano, Falconara and Jesi thanks to the support of other cooperatives working with and for migrants, Associazione ATGP and Municipality of Jesi. During these days, workshops, photographic exhibitions, football […]

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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, […]