May 20, 2022

New Video: Digital Heritage & EU Research Infrastructure Discussed at Library of Congress

A program about digital heritage & the EU research infrastructure took place at the Library of Congress on December 1, 2014 and today LC made a video recording of the event available online (also embedded below). 

The event was titled, “Fostering the Transatlantic Dialogue on Digital Heritage & EU Research Infrastructure.”

Here’s a brief description and speakers list.

This program features advances in European Union (EU) framework initiatives for digital infrastructures that preserve and provide access to heritage data. The event covered the current landscape of EU research infrastructures in heritage science, centering on the beginning of the Horizon2020 framework program, with a special focus on research infrastructures for digital heritage. Challenges and successes associated with the development and use of digital materials in the humanities and heritage science were presented. Also, successful tools and methodologies were demonstrated, in the context of transatlantic case studies.

Speaker Biography: Ana Arana Antelo is the head of Unit B4, Research Infrastructures, European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation.

Speaker Biography: Costis Dallas is the co-chair of the Understanding Scholarly Practices Working Group, Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities-European Research Infrastructure Consortium (DARIAH-ERIC).

Speaker Biography: Luca Pezzati is the Italian national coordinator for for the Integrated Project for the European Research Infrastructure on Cultural Heritage.

Speaker Biography: Franco Niccolucci is the project coordinator for the ARIADNE (Advanced Research Infrastructure for Archaeological Data Networking in Europe) Project.

A text transcript of the 155 minute video is available here.

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