Riches Project First International Conference

Pisa, 4 December (3 pm - 7 pm) - 5 December (9 am - 5:30 pm) 2014

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement n° 612789.

Photo Rudy Pessina


During the two-day event, the RICHES partners will present the first project’s outcomes, focusing on the following themes:

  • Renewal of Cultural Institution
  • Living Media, Young People and the Processes of Co-Creation
  • Social and Territorial Cohesion – Places and People
  • New Digital Infrastructures for Performance-Based Cultural Heritage
  • Skills Development and Processes of Innovation
  • Fiscal and Economic Cultural Heritage issues in the Digital Age
  • Legal framework for the Digital Economy

Well-known experts will intervene as key-note speakers. They are:

  • Neil Forbes of Coventry University (UK), Historian. He will focus on continuity and discontinuity in how we value cultural heritage;
  • Xiao Chun Situ of Beijing Youth Daily (RC), Artist and Reporter. He will focus on digital art and digital cultural heritage in China;
  • Bill Thompson of BBC (UK), Media and Technology Expert. He will focus on the value of the broadcast archives as cultural heritage;
  • Karol Jan Borowiecki of University of Southern Denmark (DK), Economist. Focusing on the case study of XVIII and XIX Century’s music composers he will highlight the importance of personal relationships in the formation of cultural heritage.

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