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Digital Cultural Heritage


Dr Natalie Harrower is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland. In this podcast she talks about the challenges of preserving heritage that is ‘born digital’ and how best to collect and safeguard our digital cultural heritage.

Thirty years after the World Heritage Convention was created to identify and protect outstanding natural and cultural heritage of universal value across the world, UNESCO adopted the Charter on the Preservation of Digital Heritage, highlight the pressing need to address the preservation of our digital legacy. Spanning Kerry to Palmyra, and discussing art, archaeology, Frankfurt school philosophy and 3D scanning, this podcast examines the challenges and solutions for preserving - and providing long-term access to - our digital cultural heritage.

About the speaker

Dr. Natalie Harrower is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland. She is the Principal Investigator for Inspiring Ireland, a collaborative platform for preserving, exhibiting, and promoting Ireland's digital cultural heritage. Based at the Royal Irish Academy, Dr. Harrower is a member of the European Commission's Expert Group on FAIR data, a judge for the International Digital Preservation awards, a member of Ireland's National Archives Advisory Council, and Chair of ALLEA's E-Humanities working group.



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 5.39MB - Duration: 23:33 m (32 kbps 44100 Hz)

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