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International Workshop,

9-10 June 2011

La Bellone - Maison Du Spectacle

Rue de Flandre 46

B-1000 Bruxelles

Performing Arts Digital Collections for the New Millennium is the first in a series of international workshops planned by the EU-funded Project ECLAP, E-Library for Performing Arts.

This event will take place in Brussels on the 9th and 10th of June, 2011, with the support of La Bellone Maison du Spectacle.

The exciting programme features leading experts and practitioners who will provide an overview of their state-of-the-art Perfoming Arts digital collections. Each workshop session is lead by one internationally-renowned guest speaker reflecting on the central session topic and best-practice case studies.

The event will include sessions on:

●          Tools for Performing Arts Digital Libraries;

●          Theatrical Education and training on e-tools for education and research;

●          e-Tools for Virtual Perfomances and reconstruction;

●          IPR issues for educational use;

●          IPR and Business Models

If you are interested in state-of-the-art technologies in the performing arts sector - particularly if you are an archivist, librarian, IT manager, artist, policy maker, manager, researcher, practitioner, or educator - then this worskhop is for you.



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Registration Deadline:

Registration is open through June 6, 2011. Participation in the workshops is free of charge but space is limited.

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Performing Arts are one of the great pillars of European culture. Their development has facilitated the birth of national literary traditions and spurned the evolution of languages and traditions in all member states. There is a rich heritage of film collections, video and audio tapes, images, sketches, notes in the field of performing arts, many of which are scattered about various archives in Europe, forming an invaluable, but hitherto largely untapped, repository of knowledge.

            The ECLAP Project is a best practice network co-funded through the ICT Policy Support Programme of the European Commission. ECLAP’s goal is to enable access to these resources, made available in digital form in an integrated online environment, providing guidelines and using metadata standards for searching and browsing. In its creation of a seamless and centralized online database, ECLAP is providing access to the performing arts collections and archives of the ECLAP project partners, which includes leading institutions in this area. These resources will be progressively accessible through a common, multilingual, easy-to-use ECLAP e-Library for the Performing Arts. The ECLAP e-Library will become part of Europeana, the multi-lingual online collection of millions of digitized items from European museums, libraries, archives and multi-media collections.

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Best wishes on behalf of the ECLAP Project team


Perla Innocenti

Research Associate

History of Art

School of Culture and Creative Arts

University of Glasgow

8 University Gardens

Glasgow, UK, G12 8QH

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Phone:  +44(0)141 330 7308

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