Project update - April 2020

Education workshop

Our first event for phase 2 is the education workshop in collaboration with the Guildhall Museum in Rochester. Due to COVID-19 the workshop will take place online and will be held on Monday May 4th, running for approximately two hours from 16:00-18:00BST. (Starting 17:00 CEST/ 11:00EDT/ 08:00PDT)

The purpose of the workshop is to identify outreach targets and tasks to undertake during phase 3 of the project.

Programme

  • 16:00 Presentation by Jeremy Clarke and Rachel Kerr (Guildhall) with contributions from Sonja Schwoll (The National Archives) and Kristen Dunn (National Gallery Scotland) on methods of developing educational material in memory organisations
  • 16:45 Discussion with a focus on preparing the proposal for phase 3

New members

We are delighted to welcome two researchers to the Linked Conservation Data team who are joining the project for phase 2:
Alberto Campagnolo: Alberto Campagnolo trained as a book conservator (1998-2001) in Spoleto, Italy and has worked in that capacity in various institutions, amongst which the London Metropolitan Archives and the Vatican Library. He studied Conservation of Library and Archive Materials (2001-2006) at Ca’ Foscari University Venice and then read for an MA in Digital Culture and Technology (2007-2009) at King’s College London. He pursued a PhD (2010-2015) on the automated visualization of historical bookbinding structures at the Ligatus Research Centre. He is an adjunct professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Udine, Italy (2018-ongoing), and Visiting Scholar at the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities (VeDHP - Ca’ Foscari University Venice).

Alberto will lead on the development of the Linked Data pilot in this phase working with consortium partners.

Stephen Stead: Stephen Stead was a founder member of CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model Special Interest Group (CRM-SIG). He has worked on the CRM since 2000 and is one of the editing team that guided the standard through the ISO standardization process. He has delivered tutorials on the CRM in more than a dozen countries, including Korea, Brazil, Greece, Russia, and the USA. He is also active in the FRBR harmonization process. He is a graduate in Archaeological Science from the Institute of Archaeology, University of London and has worked as an independent consultant in the Heritage sector since 1991.

Stephen will lead on the modelling tasks of the project, contribute to the pilot and offer his long and valuable experience to every aspect of the project.