19 May Cultural Heritage Threats and the Role of Citizen Engagement Inside and Outside Universities
Date: 10/06/2022, 14:00 CEST
About the webinar
The Erasmus+ project INOS is organising a webinar on cultural heritage protection and preservation in challenging times through active citizenship mobilisations inside and outside universities. The webinar will share examples of how individuals, physical and online communities have engaged with universities as well as with cultural organisations in times of Ukrainian cultural heritage threat. In this context, citizen engagement will be the key to understanding how social participation can be a game changer in community-based actions for cultural heritage.
The panel is composed of the following speakers:
- Julia Pagel, Secretary General of the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO). Julia will showcase the “Museums support Ukraine” initiative
- Andreas Segerberg, Lecturer digital preservation at the University of Gothenburg Sweden. Andreas will present the “Saving Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Online” (SUCHO) initiative.
- Vasyl Rozhko,expert in heritage rescue and heritage tourism in Ukraine. Vasyl will talk about the “Heritage Rescue Emergency Initiative” (HERI), Ukraine
- Katerina Zourou and Stefania Oikonomou, Web2Learn, who will present concrete examples of community- driven innovation for Ukrainian cultural heritage.
Moderator: Michael Peter Edson, Cultural Strategist, Europeana Adviser
Who is it for?
The webinar is open to amateurs and experts interested in cultural heritage protection and preservation under extreme conditions and how citizen engagement can be enhanced through cooperation between citizen communities and Higher Education Institutions. Moreover, the webinar will also deal with the work carried out by cultural organisations within and outside of Ukraine. You don’t have to be an expert in the field or a specialised researcher in the cultural sector to follow our webinar. Everyone is welcome to join!
What is the INOS project?
The Erasmus+ project, INOS (Integrating Open and Citizen Science into Active Learning Approaches in Higher Education), aims to foster the social impact of universities as knowledge creation, sharing and (re-) use ecosystems in the digital economy and to better situate their role in current demands for civic engagement, societal impact and learning opportunities for all.
INOS is funded under the Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships program. Project Number: 2019-1-DK01-KA203-060268