Two week in advance you will get access to all the position papers that you are expected to read and review in advance:

Boletsis, Konstantinos, Jan Håvard Skjetne,  Erik Gøsta Nilsson, Ane Høyem, Jarl HolstadThe role of museums in preserving tangible and intangible cultural heritage for addressing societal issues: A matter of time
Dinler, MesutDigital humanities as an agent of activist urban conservation
Foka, Anna, Lina Eklund, Anna Lowe, Molly Skinner, Anders Sundnes LøvlieAI for Digitalisation of Cultural Heritage: potentials and ethical challenges
Giovannetti, FrancescaThe Fonds as a Conceptual Model, the Creator as a Modeler
Grácio, Rita, Nuno Cintra Torres, Isabel Duarte, Célia Quico, Rute Muchacho, Eduardo Sarmento FerreiraNavigating the digital maritime heritage: the case of Portuguese sea museums
Grincheva, NataliaHeritage Data in Smart Cities: A New Framework to Measure Urban Soft Power 
Gupta, Abhishek, Nikitasha KapoorComprehensiveness of Archives: A Modern AI-enabled Approach to Build Comprehensive Shared Cultural Heritage
Hansson, Karin, Anna DahlgrenCrowdsourcing historical photographs
Hugentobler, Larissa Interactions with Memorials to Minority Group Members
Ma, RongqianCurating China’s Cultural Revolution
Pruulmann Vengerfeldt, PilleDatafing museums: challenge for inclusion and trust
Yadlin Segal, Aya Negotiating the Past Online: Holocaust Commemoration Between Iran and Israel
Öhman, Carl The case for a digital global heritage label

To enhance the group discussions, you are also expected to prepare reflections on the group discussion topics below, in relations to the position-papers.

June 13. Try out Zoom

You will be provided with a number/password to the Zoom meeting (via e-mail).
Prepare for attending the workshop by installing and trying out Zoom (

Some rules for the Zoom-workshop:

  • Mute your audio during presentations
  • In the discussion, post your name in the chat, the moderator will add you to the speaker list.
  • Keep the video on so everyone can see you.

The meeting will be recorded for documentation purposes, but will not be made public.

June 14. Zoom meeting

13.30 Introduction [Seigen (UTC+2h) , 7.30 Boston, 17.00 New Delhi]
Organizer presentation, expectations and the program for the day
Everyone make a 1 min self-presentation
14.00-14.40 Group discussion on methodology
Starting with a round where everyone gets 2 min
 – How can datafication be studied?
– How can “critical archiving” be implemented in practice?
(20 min  break)
15.00-15.30 Group discussion on a research agenda for the future
Starting with a round where everyone gets 2 min
 – What do we take with us from the workshop in our future research?
– What are the unexplored research areas?
(10 min  break)
15.40-16.30  Summary of the workshop
Summarize highlights from group discussions
A  round where everyone  gets 2 min to reflect on the workshop
Final words from the organizers 


Based on the result of the workshop the organizers will draft a call for a SI, which will be shared and discussed among the workshop participants.