Use and Re-Use of Digital Cultural Heritage Assets – Interoperability, Repositories and Shared infrastructures

Chairs: Sorin Hermon, Valentina Vassallo

Date: 11th – 12th March 2015
Place: The Cyprus Institute, Athalassa Campus – 20 Konstantinou Kavafi Street, 2121, Aglantzia, Nicosia, Cyprus


11 March  2015

09:00 – 09:30


09:30 – 10:00


Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas (President of The Cyprus Institute)

Prof. Vassos Karageorghis (Professor at The Cyprus Institute)

Prof. Silvia Orlandi (Associate Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, EAGLE Project Coordinator)

10:00 – 11:30

From Local to Global – Digital Libraries and Virtual Research Environments

Digitising monuments, collections and archives at the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus, Dr. Despo Pilides (Curator of Antiquities, Cyprus Department of Antiquities)

Digital data infrastructure at the Israel Antiquities Authority, Dr. Gideon Avni (Head of the Archaeological Division, Israel Antiquities Authority)

European Digital infrastructures and virtual research environments in Humanities, Prof. Franco Niccolucci (Scientific Coordinator of VAST-LAB, ARIADNE Project Coordinator)

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee Break

12:00 – 13:30

Creating and Managing Digital Libraries: Case-studies

Integration of multi-media collections and tools for interaction with digital content, Dr. Uros Damnjanovic (Associate Researcher, The Cyprus Institute), Valentina Vassallo (Researcher, The Cyprus Institute)

Ancient Cypriot Literature Digital Corpus, Dr. Nikolas Bakirtzis (Assistant Professor, The Cyprus Institute), Avgoustinos Avgousti (Research Technical Specialist, The Cyprus Institute)

DAI Epigraphic Collections, Dr. Francesco Mambrini and Dr. Wolfgang Schmidle (Fellow Researchers, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut)

The EAGLE Aggregator, Vittore Casarosa (Research Associate, ISTI-CNR Pisa), Andrea Mannocci (Graduate Fellow, ISTI-CNR Pisa), Franco Zoppi (Researcher, ISTI- CNR Pisa)

13:30 – 14:30

Lunch and Posters Exhibition

14:30 – 16:00

Creative re-use of Digital Heritage Assets in the Public Sector

CH Virtual Exhibitions, Dr. Susan Hazan (Curator of New Media, The Israel Museum), Dr. Sorin Hermon (Assistant Professor, The Cyprus Institute)

Outreach in Digital Epigraphy: the experience of Hispania Epigraphica Online, Donato Fasolini (Researcher, University of Alcalá), Joaquín L. Gómez-Pantoja (Professor, University of Alcalá), Eydel Rivero Ruiz (Researcher, University of Alcalá)

The EAGLE Mobile App, Giuseppe Amato (Researcher, ISTI- CNR Pisa), Philippe Martineau (CEO Eureva)

AthenaPlus Creative tools for the reuse of cultural heritage, Maria Teresa Natale (ICCU, AthenaPlus Technical Coordinator)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:00



Social dinner

The dinner will take place at ‘To steki tis Loxandras’ tavern. Partners pay on their own budget. The price of 20.00 EUR will include full meze, fruit, dessert, drinks and coffee.


12 March 2015

Technical workshop

Towards a research-based integrated research environment

10:00 – 11:00

Addressing IPR Challenges

Wikimedia Commons, GLAMToolkit and Epigraphy,  Pietro Liuzzo, (Researcher, University of Heidelberg)

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Free Licensing (But Were Afraid to Ask),  Luca Martinelli (Wikimedia Italy)

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Accessibility and interoperability

Mapping tools and interoperability, Achille Felicetti (Researcher, VAST Lab)

CIDOC-CRM, Dr. Martin Doerr (Research Director at the Information Systems Laboratory and Head of the Centre for Cultural Informatics of the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH)

Research Space, Dominic Oldman (Senior Curator, The British Museum)

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break

14:00 – 17:00

Parallel Workshops

Room 1 Hands-on – Mapping exercises, CIDOC-CRM

Room 2 Translations edit-a-thon

Room 3 User Engagement and Google Analytics

  • Key results from the EAGLE deliverable on best practices for user engagement
  • Best practice for google analytics: how to get the most out of your user data by fine-tuning google analytics
  • Participants must be able to access/change their website’s google analytics account

(coffee and nibbles available on venue)