9 - 12 April 2020
  Veliko Tarnovo      Bulgaria

Conferences

Contact person:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Galina Bogdanova

Application Form

  until 17 March 2020

SIXTH SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
"CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE: PRESERVATION, PRESENTATION, DIGITIZATION“
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria (April 9th - 12th, 2020)
 
From 9 to 12 April 2020 within the frames of the next International tourist exhibition „Cultural tourism" – Veliko Tarnovo (MTI2020), the VIthInternational scientific conference "Cultural and Historical Heritage: preservation, presentation, digitization“ (KIN2020) will be held.

Main directions of the conference are preservation, digitization and presentation of the world and national tangible and intangible cultural heritage (KIN). The Interdisciplinary Forum aims to present scientific and applied researches, projects, innovations in the field of cultural and historical heritage (CHH). The main focus of KIN2019 will be the latest trends and the application of modern technologies and the Bulgarian experience in the preservation, presentation and digitization of Cultural and Historical Heritage. The reports of scientific researches, results and achievements in the field of KIN will be published in an online succession, registered in the National Information and Documentation Center. 

THE SUBJECTS OF THE CONFERENCE (in alphabetical order) ARE IN THE BORDERS OF THE FOLLOWING RESEARCH AREAS, WITHOUT LIMITATION:

  1. Digital Humanities 
  2. Ethnology and folklore
  3. History, archeology, archivistics
  4. Art Studies
  5. Computer Sciences
  6. KIN and Creative Industries: access, security and legal protection
  7. Marketing in the field of culture: cultural tourism, tourist routes
  8. Museology of 21c.
  9. Providing access to the KIN for people with disabilities
  10. Serious games in the field of KIN 
  11. Theology

The program will include reports from leading experts from Bulgaria and abroad, a round table, exhibition and demonstrations presenting the efforts of scientists, cultural institutions and organizations from various fields for documenting, archiving, presenting and preserving KIN.

Within KIN2020 will be organized and presented:
  • Scientific reports and announcements on the specified subjects (up to 20 min / report);
  • Presentation of project results for documentation, preservation and provision of wide public access to cultural heritage in libraries, museums, archives and galleries in Northern and Central Bulgaria;
  • A special section on cultural tourism where MTI2020 participants share their experiences (up to 10 min / report);
  • Demonstration of Individual Travel Guides for Mobile devices GUIDE@HAND;
  • Exhibition of the Scientific Archive of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences;
The conference is expected to include well-established experts from Bulgaria, Russia, Uzbekistan, Macedonia, Latvia, Turkey, Hungary, Belarus and Germany, with extensive experience in the preservation, presentation and digitization of KIN.

Research institutes, universities, libraries, museums, archives, galleries, business representatives and tourist information centers are invited to exchange experiences, ideas and results on the subject of the conference.

HOST: International Tourist Fair "Cultural Tourism"
OPENING: April 9th, 2020 within the frames of International Tourist Fair "Cultural Tourism" - Veliko Tarnovo
WORKING LANGUAGE: Bulgarian and English
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: until 17.03.2020
Applications (title and brief summary of the report/announcement) should be sent to kin@math.bas.bg
CONFIRMATION FOR ACCEPTANCE: until 02.04.2020
PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCE: until 03.04.2020
Participation in the conference, the seminar and the round table can also be implemented online via Skype.
 
Contacts of the program committee of KIN2020: kin@math.bas.bg
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Galina Bogdanova (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences), phone number: +359 88 8221825, e-mail: g.bogdanova@gmail.com
Prof. Dr Petko St. Petkov (President of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo Branch), email: drpstpetkov@gmail.com 
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mirko Robov (National Archaeological Institute with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences), phone number: +359 89 9282111
 
ORGANIZERS:
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - BAS
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics
Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum
National Archaeological Institute with Museum
Scientific Archive of BAS
Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo Branch
St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo / Faculty of Fine Arts
European Association of Folklore Festivals - EAFF
Municipality of Veliko Tarnovo

Application Form     until 17 March 2020



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