CitizenHeritage is organizing a series of workshops, to act as field test for the participatory approaches and methodologies in Citizen Science. Due to the evolution of the covid-19 crisis, some of the events may be in virtual form.
Presentations and results are provided for each event.
More details about upcoming events will be published as available.
26-27 May 2021
HISTORY IN PICTURES FROM BULGARIA
In this event, students of digital humanities from the University of Sofia workED on metadata improvement, by annotating and enriching the beautiful digitized collection of early Bulgarian photography published by NALIS Foundation in Europeana. Result of the action is over 5.000 new metadata added to nearly 700 heritage photographs.
15 October 2021
FACTS AND FICTION: HUNGARY IN BLACK-AND-WHITE PHOTOGRAPHS
In this event, students of digital humanities and film history at Media and Communication department of Pázmány Péter Catholic University worked on metadata improvement, by annotating the collections of OSZK the National Széchényi Library that are published in Europeana, comprising early photography and film stills.
27 November 2021
PATTERN-A-THON AT MOMU IN ANTWERP
The event, organized in collaboration with MoMU, the fashion museum in Antwerp, piloted a new type of Edit-a-thon based on MoMu’s rich Study Collection, available for direct consultation in MoMu’s Library, engaging students, designers and researchers in enriching Wikipedia through creating patterns of fashion objects.
ICT AT THE SERVICE OF CITIZEN SCIENCE
This was an online challenge for under- and postgraduate computer science students at the National Technical University of Athens, with the aim of implementing added-value features to improve crowdsourcing platforms, such as e.g. gamification elements, interlinking with automatic outputs extracted via a machine learning algorithm, etc.
28 June 2022
COLLECTION DAY FOR FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHS IN PISA
On the occation of the first CitizenHeritage Multiplier Event held in Pisa, a digitization and collection desk was organized, inviting participants to share heritage photos from their family albums, which were digitized on the spot by a professional photographer. A evaluation survey was submitted to the participats to understand their thoughts about sharing personal heritage in the context of an open science approach.
8 November 2022
CITIZEN SCIENCE AND ENGAGEMENT IN CULTURAL HERITAGE
This workshop, organized on the occasion of the Euromed conference 2022 in Cyprus, allowed participants to expand knowledge about concepts and enabling tools for citizen engagement with cultural heritage resources and research. It engaged cultural heritage professionals, digital humanities researchers, higher and secondary education sector, citizens, culture lovers and other interested users with presentations and an interactive session
REDISCOVERING DRESSING CODES
In this event we will test how to engage Cultural Heritage professionals and students in crowdsourcing campaigns. We will launch a campaign to enrich the metadata of Greek and Balkan costume collections online national repository. In so doing, we will enrich the collections and improve their discoverability, but also engage a wider audience with this heritage.
In 2023 in Rotterdam
USING OPEN GLAMS FOR NEW CREATIONS
This event will test how to engage creative industries professionals and students in the creation of new products and services using Open GLAM collections. Rotterdam is a vibrant creative city with many Cultural Heritage Institutions emerging in the fashion, food, architecture and design industries. The process of reuse in the creations will be documented to inform GLAMs involved in Open Data publication.
In 2023 in Leuven
REDRAWING THE MAP
This event is about Leuven and its student community. We will invite students, academics and local experts to reconstruct the (hi)stories of Leuven’s recent past by means of images in cooperation with collaborators of the City Archive. This event will especially test expert and non-expert collaborations.