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Photoconsortium - International Consortium for Photographic Heritage (Photoconsortium)

 Contact details
Contact personProf. Fred Truyen
Streetvia Umberto Boccioni 2 
Address 56037 - Peccioli, Pisa (Italy) 
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 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.)1-10 
Organisation TypeNon profit 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» History of Arts
» Visual arts
» Cultural Heritage
» Virtual Museums
» Computer sciences
» Information sciences

 Brief description of your activity focus
The purpose of Photoconsortium is the promotion and enhancement of the culture of photography and the photographic heritage.

 Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
PHOTOCONSORTIUM represents a centre of expertise and knowledge on digitization, aggregation of content to
Europeana and other portals, metadata standards, indexing, cataloguing and controlled vocabularies, best practices
for the management of digital archives, and much more. This expertise and knowledge is the core to generate
activities, provide services, organise training programs and seminars and participate in new research.
PHOTOCONSORTIUM represents a network of the most important photo-archives in Europe. It has members in all
corners of Europe, and can give access to highly valuable photographic heritage from countries ranging from Eastern
to Western, and Southern to Northern Europe.
 Research Activities

 EU Framework Programme related activities:
» REFLECTIVE-2-2015: Emergence and transmission of European cultural heritage and Europeanisation
» REFLECTIVE-5-2015: The cultural heritage of war in contemporary Europe
» Societal trends and lifestyles
» Cultural interactions in an international perspective
» Participation and citizenship in Europe
» Diversities and commonalities in Europe

 Project participation
Project #1
Project TypeOther (International)
Project TitleEuropeana CEF DSI2
AcronymEuropeana DSI2
Specific ThemeDigitization of Cultural Heritage
Project websitehttp://www.europeana.eu
CoordinatorEuropeana Foundation
Project #2
Project TypeOther (International)
Project TitleEUROPEAN Ancient PHOTOgraphic vintaGe repositoRies of digitAlized Pictures of Historic qualitY
AcronymEuropeana Photography
Specific ThemeDigitization of Cultural Heritage
Project websitehttp://www.europeana-photography.eu
CoordinatorKU Leuven
Project #3
Project TypeOther (International)
Project TitleEuropeana Space— Spaces of possibility for the creative re-use of Europeana’s content
AcronymEuropeana Space
Specific ThemeCreative reuse of Cultural Heritage
Project websitehttp://www.europeana-space.eu
CoordinatorCoventry University

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