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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum für Film und Fernsehen (Berlin), the Conference “Sammeln, Sichern, Sehen. Was ist eine Kinemathek” (Collecting, preserving, presenting: What are Cinémathèques?”) aims to analyse the origins, the development and the self- definition of Cinematheques and assess their social, political and aesthetical function: How […]

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The 27th edition of Cineteca di Bologna’s “Il Cinema Ritrovato” festival will be held June, 29th through July, 6th, 2013. EFG1914 is represented in the festival with two screenings of WWI films. The first screening will take place on Thursday, July 4th, 16.15 showing selected films from 7 of our project partners. The second screening […]

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On 30-31 January 2014, the international conference “Unlocking Sources – The First World War online & Europeana” will discuss the new digital offerings around the First World War and Europeana as well as the mediation of history online in 2014.  The three EU-funded projects “EFG1914”,  “Europeana Collections 1914-1918″ and “Europeana 1914-1918” have digitized hundreds of […]

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2013-04-25 | EFG1914’s public progress report gives an overview of the goals and results of the first EFG1914 project year (February 2012 – February 2013) and briefly describes the activities in the individual Work Packages. The project has reached all its major milestones so far and gives access to currently around 700 films and ca. […]

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2013-04-03 | The 69th edition of the FIAF Congress, hosted by the Filmoteca de Catalunya, will take place in Barcelona from 21 to 27 April 2013.
The Congress that is organised annually in different countries, is an occasion for FIAF archivists and external experts to share their experiences and to exchange information. The programme consists of […]

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2013-04-02 | The CENDARI project, in collaboration with the COST Action: IS 1005, ‘Medioevo Europeo: Medieval Studies and Technological Resources’, will host the first of three annual CENDARI Summer Schools in Florence, Italy. The first will be held in Florence from 22nd to 26th July and is entitled “Historical Sources and Transnational Approaches to European […]

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2013-03-27 | Europeana, the online portal that brings together the digitized content of Europe’s galleries, libraries, museums, archives and audiovisual collections has undergone a re-launch. The new and improved version of the portal has a series of new functionalities as well as a new look. Currently Europeana gives integrated access to over 22 million books, […]

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2013-03-20 | In February 2012, the partners of the EFG1914 project set out to digitise around 650 hours of films related to the First World War. About a year later, the first results of the archives’ digitisation efforts are viewable via the European Film Gateway. Over 600 film titles digitised in EFG1914 are online to […]

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2013-03-11 | The digital revolution and the birth of Web 2.0 has fundamentally transformed the media landscape. As a consequence, the question of intellectual copyright is at the very center of the public debate and has also begun to draw the attention of scholars and researcher.
The conference “Who’s What? Intellectual Copyright in the Digital Era” […]

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2013-03-07 | Europeana has published its Business Plan 2013. The main area of focus is to develop Europeana into a Core Service Platform by creating and developing interoperable ressources and standards (e. g. the Europeana Data Model, the Licensing Framework and the API). Both the cultural heritage sector and the creative industries should benefit from this […]

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