In preparing the work programme for the Societal Challenge 6 ‘Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies’ of Horizon 2020 for the period 2018-2020, the European Commission is ensuring adequate external advice and societal engagement. This report integrates the inputs provided by EU stakeholders, platforms, projects and activities conducted between September 2015 and May 2016.
Series of reports containing analysis and recommendations, with a special focus on the role of digital technologies, incorporating foresight studies, visioning work and SWOT analysis and laying the main themes, opportunities and problems for policy-makers working within a context of change.
Report describing the methodology statement of the development of the book entitled Cultural Heritage in a Changing World. The central purpose of this collection of essays is to make a creative addition to the debates surrounding the cultural heritage domain.
This policy brief discusses the main findings of the study conducted in RICHES about digital CH websites and their contributions towards the development of a European identity that encapsulates the diversity of communities across the continent. It offers a series of recommendations, which can contribute to the understanding of a European identity and strengthen already existing relationships.
This RICHES Think Paper considers the role of cultural heritage festivals in contributing to notions of belonging, sense of place and identity. It argues that with increasing migration across Europe, there is a need for more in-depth research to examine the extent to which cultural heritage festivals such as London’s Notting Hill Carnival could add to the promotion of greater European integration and social and economic development.
Report examining whether locations have coherent strategies to appeal to consumers using cultural resources and attributes such as place promotion, product and quality. Analysis focuses on the contemporary influences and contribution of digital technologies in the exploitation of cultural heritage.
On 24 April European ministers responsible for cultural heritage have adopted guidelines for a European heritage strategy at their 6th conference entitled “Cultural heritage in the 21st century for living better together. Towards a common strategy for Europe.” The conference was organised in Namur in the framework of the Belgian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
This mapping report aims to contribute to the development of a strategic approach to the preservation and promotion of European heritage. It provides a wide (but not exhaustive) range of information about EU policies, legislation, programmes and funding opportunities relevant to cultural heritage.
Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions towards an integrated approach to cultural heritage for Europe (COM(2014) 477 final).