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SoPHIA presented at the Conference “Museums and Social Responsibility”, by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU

SoPHIA presented at the Conference “Museums and Social Responsibility”, by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU

Within the framework of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Directorate-General for Cultural Heritage, in cooperation with NEMO - Network of European Museum Organisations and...

The environmental domain vis-à-vis Cultural Heritage

The environmental domain vis-à-vis Cultural Heritage

Topics relating to the environment are becoming critical as they relate to life itself, but they are just as critical in the ways that they relate to cultural heritage. Discussing...

Both Social Platforms SoPHIA and NETCHER collaborate for Cultural Heritage

Both Social Platforms SoPHIA and NETCHER collaborate for Cultural Heritage

SoPHIA has been included in the Linked Project Map of NETCHER – NETwork and Social platform for Cultural Heritage Enhancing and Rebuilding –, funded by the 8th Framework Programme of...

In what ways are the environment and cultural heritage related?, SoPHIA interviews Denys Zacharopoulos

In what ways are the environment and cultural heritage related?, SoPHIA interviews Denys Zacharopoulos

SoPHIA interviewed Denys Zacharopoulos, a Greek art historian and theorist, who responded to the question “in what ways are the environment and cultural heritage related?”. We are profoundly grateful for...

The environmental challenge, and a key role for SoPHIA

The environmental challenge, and a key role for SoPHIA

While climate change wreaks havoc everywhere, we are often challenged with the dilemma of a sacrifice, and yet one more time it is destined to be the environment. In the...

SoPHIA and the European Museums Academy discuss on Cultural Heritage impact assessment with the Pascal International Observatory

SoPHIA and the European Museums Academy discuss on Cultural Heritage impact assessment with the Pascal International Observatory

An open discussion between members of the PASCAL International Observatory, the European Museums Academy (EMA) and SoPHIA took place last March 3, 2021. The aim was, on the one hand,...

Economic impact assessment: the times they are a-changing

Economic impact assessment: the times they are a-changing

In the economic domain of impact assessment studies, innovative methodologies continue to emerge, and new qualitative methods are employed for understanding how and why. Dear reader, We are proud to...

UNCHARTED project identifies the plurality of values of culture in practical European contexts

UNCHARTED project identifies the plurality of values of culture in practical European contexts

UNCHARTED project, with whom SoPHIA collaborates for the promotion of mutual initiatives and wider social engagement in culture and cultural heritage, presents the first policy brief and the Report on...

New round of consultations with stakeholders in Catalonia, Athens and Santorini

New round of consultations with stakeholders in Catalonia, Athens and Santorini

The partners of the SoPHIA project are carrying out consultations with stakeholders in their home countries. On 15 January, 2021, Interarts organised a meeting with experts in Catalonia; on January...

Interview with Gemma Carbó, director of the Museum of Rural Life in Catalonia: the economic impact of cultural heritage, a different outlook

Interview with Gemma Carbó, director of the Museum of Rural Life in Catalonia: the economic impact of cultural heritage, a different outlook

Can you briefly introduce the Museum of Rural Life, its vision and context? With the aim of preserving and disseminating the legacy of Mediterranean rurality, the Museum of Rural Life...