Digital Civics meets Flexible Learning via the Hilali Network

In the first half of July 2017, members of the Hilali research team from Kingston University and City for Scientific Research and Technological Applications (SRTA-City) – Alexandria, Egypt participated in an extended visit to project partners Open Lab at Newcastle University. The aim of the visit was to learn more about cutting edge issues and… Continue reading Digital Civics meets Flexible Learning via the Hilali Network

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Dr Danilo Giglitto joins The Hilali Network

Dr Danilo Giglitto, fresh PhD in Sociology from the University of Aberdeen, has joined The Hilali Network yesterday to work as a Research Associate on the project. During his doctoral research, Dr Giglitto has extensively studied community-led ICH digital projects. His thesis tried to show how the creation of community digital archives allowing an ‘anyone… Continue reading Dr Danilo Giglitto joins The Hilali Network

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The Hilali Summer School on Technology Design for Intangible Culture Heritage Documentation

The summer school on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is a condensed two-weeks activity that provides a lightweight HCI research experience to senior undergraduates. The school is a part of the Newton Institutional Link (The Hilali Network) between Kingston University London, UK and The City for Scientific Research and Technological Applications, Egypt.   Through lectures and selected… Continue reading The Hilali Summer School on Technology Design for Intangible Culture Heritage Documentation

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Crossing borders with HCIxB

In May 2017, the Hilali Network kicked off with a workshop paper presented by Dr Shaimaa Lazem (Project lead in Egypt) on how the project seeks to transverse conceptual and geographic borders using HCI as a tool for promoting and protecting Intangible Cultural Heritage. The paper was part of the HCI across borders – a… Continue reading Crossing borders with HCIxB

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