[Humanist] 26.610 events: curation; narrative identity

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Thu Dec 20 10:33:03 CET 2012

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 26, No. 610.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

  [1]   From:    Shawn Day <day.shawn at GMAIL.COM>                           (46)
        Subject: Call for contributions - Framing the Digital Curation
                Curriculum conference, Florence May 2013

  [2]   From:    federica perazzini <f.perazzini1 at gmail.com>                (2)
        Subject: New Humanities Seminar Series - Third Meeting

        Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:56:01 +0000
        From: Shawn Day <day.shawn at GMAIL.COM>
        Subject: Call for contributions - Framing the Digital Curation Curriculum conference, Florence May 2013

The DigCurV project is delighted to announce “Framing the digital curation curriculum”, a conference (www.digcur-education.org/eng/International-Conference http://www.digcur-education.org/eng/International-Conference ) to be held from 6th to 7th of May 2013 in Florence (IT), and to open this call for contributions.

With the development of an advanced knowledge-based society, digital curation is becoming a central challenge and activity for libraries, archives, museums and other cultural organizations. The need for skilled professionals to manage digital collections is evident in Europe and internationally, yet there are limited numbers of institutions currently offering professional training and education programmes to prepare individuals to work in the field.

The objective of the conference is to promote discussion and consensus building amongst stakeholders about the main criteria and requirements necessary to develop training courses for professionals in digital curation in the cultural heritage sector.  Results from projects and initiatives actively involved education, training and professional development in the field of digital curation and digital preservation will be presented and discussed.

The audience will include policy makers, educators,  representatives from institutions involved in vocational training in digital curation, and representatives from professional associations in the cultural heritage and digital libraries sectors.

Call for contributions

We invite contributions on concrete examples of training initiatives and educational programs in digital curation, illustrating approaches, methodologies, success stories of  training addressed to an increasingly qualified workforce of the library, archive, museum and cultural heritage sectors.
Topics include but are not limited to:

• lifelong learning in digital curation
• current trends and initiatives in digital curation education
• existing opportunities for professionals
• training the trainers
• approaches and methodologies
• best practices
• sustainability of training initiatives
• multimodal modes of learning
• opportunities and challenges in developing a training curriculum
• examination of digital curation/preservation training frameworks (e.g. DigCurV Curriculum Framework)

Accepted contributions will be published in the Conference proceedings.


Papers and discussion documents, describing ideas and training initiatives in digital curation, are solicited. Papers presenting original works should not exceed 6 pages. Short papers and posters describing early results and projects are also welcome.

Papers and posters should be submitted electronically using EasyChair online submission system: http://digcur-education.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=65c620b5a790d596aecb51627&id=7b6d4a3b08&e=411f40c862.

Submissions must be formatted according to the instructions available at: www.digcur-education.org/eng/International-Conference/Call-for-Contributions<http://www.digcur-education.org/eng/International-Conference/Call-for-Contributions>.

Important dates

• Submission Deadline: January 31, 2013
• Acceptance Notification: February 15, 2013
• Final version submission: March 15, 2013
• Conference: May 6-7, 2013
• Post-proceedings Publication: June 30, 2013

Target audience

• policy makers
• professionals in cultural institutions
• educational researchers
• educators
• representatives of national and European associations involved with training in digital curation
• digital repository staff at all levels
• trainers in digital curation
• professional associations in the Archives, Libraries and Museums sectors
• individuals interested in training related topics
• public sectors employees with responsibility for curating digital files

Our mailing address is:
Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe (DigCurV)
Long Room Hub
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin, 0 2

Our telephone:

        Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 07:45:16 +0000
        From: federica perazzini <f.perazzini1 at gmail.com>
        Subject: New Humanities Seminar Series - Third Meeting

New Humanities research group (http://www.newhumanities.org/) is glad to announce its seminar series dedicated to the exploration of the relationships between hard and soft sciences. Coming soon, our third meeting organized by Prof. Massimo Marraffa titled "Narrative Identity: nature, ontogeny and psychopatology" (http://www.newhumanities.org/seminars/20-december-2012-narrative-identity-nature-ontogeny-and-psychopathology/)


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