TOPIC 06: Open Culture

How can we build a global cultural commons that enables the widest possible re-use and access to our shared cultural heritage? These sessions will address how we can strengthen the existing networks of individuals, organisations and institutions working towards a global cultural commons and explore tools and methods for enabling re-use of open cultural heritage content and data on the web.

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Programme Advisors:

Session 1 Building a Cultural Commons

Wednesday 18 September, 11:45  – 13:00 @ Main Stage Room 2

Moderator: Merete SanderhoffStatens Museum for Kunst Copenhagen


  • Small museum collections and open data – Nicole Beale, Web Science and Archaeology, University of Southampton

  • Open Culture at the Heart of the University:  Libraries as Cultural Commons and Cafe – Anna Gold, California Polytechnic University

Session 2 Open Humanities Awards Ceremony

Wednesday 18th September, 13:00 – 13:15 @ Main Stage Room 2

Speaker: Bernhard Haslhofer, Open Humanities Award Winner and Postdoc Research Associate, University of Vienna

Additional Satellite Events on Thursday 19 September

In addition to the main programme we are holding workshops on the post-conference day – Thursday 19 September which you are invited to join.

Session A KNOWeSCAPE: Data mining & curation – Workshop

Thursday 19 September, 10:00 – 17:00 @ Université de Genève, Uni Pignon campus, Room P_S05

Facilitator: Christophe Guéret, Dutch data archiving institute

Session B Re:Public Domain Remix + Walk – Workshop

Thursday 19 September, 10:00 – 16:00 @ KulturBüro, Rue de Berne 63, 1201 Genève

Co-organizers: Primavera De Filippi, Open Knowledge Foundation FranceMario Purkathofer and Daniel Boos, Dock18

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