Building a Living Curriculum for Cultural Heritage and STEM: Join us at EU House in May 2018

The Hilali Network invites you to participate in a unique workshop which is building a platform for policy makers, educators, students, practitioners and researchers with a vested interest in the future of Cultural Heritage and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) education. This is a call to arms to gather together with other thought leaders to… Continue reading Building a Living Curriculum for Cultural Heritage and STEM: Join us at EU House in May 2018

Your Invitation to Building a Living Curriculum for Cultural Heritage and STEM

  It is no longer a question of whether intangible cultural heritage should be integrated in university programmes, but rather how Jyoti Hosagrahar, December 2017, Director of the Division of Creativity at UNESCO.   As communities across the world become increasingly concerned about safeguarding and protecting their heritage, local educational systems, and the people who teach… Continue reading Your Invitation to Building a Living Curriculum for Cultural Heritage and STEM

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The Hilali Network celebrates cross-cultural understanding with the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage!

2018 marks the European Year of Cultural Heritage #EYCH18 and The Hilali Network is participating in the celebrations as part of the United Kingdom showcase. The year includes events and initiatives across the UK and the rest of Europe to encourage people to explore and debate Europe’s rich and diverse cultural heritage (tangible, intangible, natural,… Continue reading The Hilali Network celebrates cross-cultural understanding with the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage!

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Workshop on Self-Documentation for Intangible Culture Heritage: From Smart Phone Applications to Cloud Computing November 15-16, 2017

  Under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Khaled Abd El Ghaffar the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the City of Scientific Research and Technology Applications (SRTA-City) and Alexandria University organized a workshop on ‘Self-Documentation for Intangible Culture Heritage: From Smart Phone Applications to Cloud Computing’. Find out more

Insights into flexible learning and the possibilities for a 21st century Higher Education in Cultural Heritage

 In November 2017, Hilali partner Dr Sam Elkington, Academic Lead for Assessment Feedback & Flexible Learning at the Higher Education Academy, UK, was a keynote speaker at an event on technology and cultural heritage which took place at our Institutional Link, the City for Scientific Research and Technological Applications – Alexandria, Egypt.   Dr Elkington’s talk… Continue reading Insights into flexible learning and the possibilities for a 21st century Higher Education in Cultural Heritage

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Ghosts from the past: The value of tangible and intangible cultural heritage to the present and future

In November 2017, Hilali partner Prof Peter Stone OBE, was a keynote speaker at an event on technology and cultural heritage which took place at our Institutional Link, the City for Scientific Research and Technological Applications – Alexandria, Egypt.   Prof Stone’s talk focused on the value of tangible and intangible cultural heritage to the… Continue reading Ghosts from the past: The value of tangible and intangible cultural heritage to the present and future

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Two Weeks in Pyramid: Student Views on the Hilali Summer School

Greetings everyone! It’s high time for an update! In August-September 2017, the Hilali Network’s activities kicked off in earnest, we held a two week summer school which focused on student and community-led co-design of technologies for the documentation of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The summer school was hosted by City for Scientific Research and Technology Applications,… Continue reading Two Weeks in Pyramid: Student Views on the Hilali Summer School

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Building a Living Co-curriculum through Technology Design for Intangible Culture Heritage

July has been a busy time for the Hilali Network and opportunity for our partners to come together face to face to explore creative approaches to our first major joint activity: the Hilali Summer School.  This month, Dr Shaimaa Lazem, lead of the Hilali Network in Egypt reports on her eclectic stay in the UK. The… Continue reading Building a Living Co-curriculum through Technology Design for Intangible Culture Heritage

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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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