News

SoPHIA interviews Horta Museum in Brussels, Heritage-led innovation shortlisted project for the ILUCIDARE Special Prizes

SoPHIA interviews Horta Museum in Brussels, Heritage-led innovation shortlisted project for the ILUCIDARE Special Prizes

SoPHIA conducted an interview with Benjamin Zurstrassen, curator at Horta Museum in Brussels, where the 3D reconstruction of Maison du Peuple has just been nominated for the Heritage-led Innovation project...

SoPHIA and CHARTER projects collaborate to advance research on cultural heritage

SoPHIA and CHARTER projects collaborate to advance research on cultural heritage

The European Cultural Heritage Skills Alliance CHARTER brings together the expertise of some of the leading organisations in cultural heritage to ensure a long-lasting and durable sector. Over four years,...

D2.2 Case Studies Report - testing phase of the SoPHIA draft model

D2.2 Case Studies Report - testing phase of the SoPHIA draft model

From October 2020 until March 2021, the draft impact assessment model (SoPHIA model) that has been developed in the first period of the SoPHIA project, was tested through its application...

Proceedings of the SoPHIA´s Stakeholders Virtual Conference, April 21-22, 2021

Proceedings of the SoPHIA´s Stakeholders Virtual Conference, April 21-22, 2021

The proceedings of the SoPHIA Stakeholders’ Virtual Conference: Cultural Heritage – Rethinking Impact Assessments held last April 21 and 22, have been released. The Conference gathered over 240 participants from...

Reflections on the potential for museums in lifelong learning

Reflections on the potential for museums in lifelong learning

Dear reader, SoPHIA Newsletter 7 looks closer at `Knowledge´, one of the themes of the SoPHIA draft model for holistic heritage impact assessment, as well as reports on current developments...

SoPHIA and the European Heritage Tribune collaborate to promote understanding on Cultural Heritage

SoPHIA and the European Heritage Tribune collaborate to promote understanding on Cultural Heritage

The European Heritage Tribune (EHT) is an independent news platform on cultural heritage in Europe. By sharing the latest heritage news from all European countries, the EHT informs, connects and...

The European Commission and Europa Nostra announce Europe´s Top Heritage Award Winners 2021

The European Commission and Europa Nostra announce Europe´s Top Heritage Award Winners 2021

The European Commission and Europa Nostra announced last May 25 the 2021 winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, the EU prize for cultural heritage funded by...

SoPHIA interviews the SARAT project, Europa Nostra Award winner 2020 in the category Education, Training and Awareness-Raising

SoPHIA interviews the SARAT project, Europa Nostra Award winner 2020 in the category Education, Training and Awareness-Raising

“SARAT” stands for “Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey”, a project whose goal was to increase knowledge, capacity, and awareness about protecting Turkey´s archaeological assets. SARAT engaged in many different education...

D2.1 Mapping of Impact Assessment Practices in Cultural Heritage

D2.1 Mapping of Impact Assessment Practices in Cultural Heritage

Over the past few months, members of the SoPHIA partner consortium have made significant progress in developing a Holistic Heritage Impact Assessment Model. Upon identifying the three axes along which...

A Sense of Place in Time

A Sense of Place in Time

The topic of the Newsletter 6 is ‘Sense of Place’, which is one of the themes of the SoPHIA Draft model of holistic heritage impact assessment. We shall explore the...