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Library of Congress Topics in Preservation Series (TOPS)

From: Ray Privott <rpri<-a>
Date: Monday, November 10, 2014
Topics in Preservation Series Lecture, Preservation Directorate at
    the Library of Congress
"Fostering the Transatlantic Dialogue on Digital Heritage and EU
    Research Infrastructures: Initiatives and Solutions in the USA
    and in Italy"
Library of Congress
Washington, DC
James Madison Memorial Building
101 Independence Ave SE
Dining Room A, Sixth Floor
December 1, 2014
10 am - 12:30 pm

The lecture, from the Preservation Directorate at the Library of
Congress, will be webcast.  To tune in, please send an email at
least three business days in advance to Ray Privott <rpri<-a t->loc< . >gov>.
The number of webcast "seats" is limited and will be filled in the
order in which the requests are received.

The conference will present the current landscape of EU research
infrastructures in Heritage Science and Digital Humanities,
centering on the beginning of the Horizon2020 framework programme;
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
will be presented and discussed.  In addition successful tools and
methodologies will be demonstrated, in the context of transatlantic
case studies.

Speakers:

    "The European Landscape of Research Infrastructures for the
    Humanities"
    Ana Arana Antelo
    Head of Unit B4 - Research Infrastructures, European Commission
    Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

    "A new ERIC for researchers in the Humanities"
    Costis Dallas
    Co-Chair, Understanding Scholarly Practices Working Group,
    Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and
    Humanities-European Research Infrastructure Consortium
    (DARIAH-ERIC)

    "Heritage Science: towards an EU research infrastructure for
    conservation and restoration"
    Luca Pezzati
    National Coordinator for Italy, Integrated Project for the
        European Research Infrastructure on Cultural Heritage
        (IperiON CH.it)

    "A Digital Infrastructure for Archaeology"
    Franco Niccolucci
    Project Coordinator, The ARIADNE (Advanced Research
    Infrastructure for Archaeological Data Networking in Europe)
    Project

For more information, including direct links to register for the
webcast and for the workshop, please visit:

    <URL:http://www.loc.gov/preservation/outreach/tops/digitaheritage2>

For further information please contact Fenella France
<prtd_events<-a t->loc< . >gov>

Dr. Fenella France
Chief, Preservation Research and Testing Division
Library of Congress


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