Talks and more: invited speaker/lecturer/workshop convener
- 27 September 2019
How Innovation in Libraries Supports Open Humanities Research (joint talk with Aisha Al Abdulla, QU Library) at Qatar National Library OA week.
- 11 September 2019
How to open a GLAM Lab? The first international guidebook. CLaDA eInfrastructure Guest talk, Sofia, Bulgaria.
- August 2019
IFLA Journal workshop, Doing Research in Real World Setting, Pre-workshop of IFLA WLIC 2019, Piraeus, Greece.
- August 2019
Convenor of the First Sub Saharan Workshop on Innovation Labs in Cultural Heritage Institutions. Supported by a grant from UCL GEO. Livingstone, Zambia.
Here are three blog posts inspired by this event:
- UCL Qatar: Introducing Innovation Labs to Zambian Cultural Heritage Institutions (UCL Global blog)
- Innovation Labs and the digital divide (Digital Scholarship blog, The British Library)
- Reflections from the First Sub-Saharan African Workshop on Digital Innovation Labs in Cultural Heritage Institutions (Digital Scholarship blog, The British Library)
- May 2019
Student seminar on Innovation in Libraries. The Role of Innovation Labs. Dept. of Information Science, University of Warsaw, Poland.
- April 2019
Student Seminar on User Studies for Digital Library Development, Library and Information Science Program within the Department of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai, USA.
- February 2019
Invited speaker, Research Data Management and Digital Humanities seminar, Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
- December 2019
Academic Chair, International Advanced Masterclass on Open Science Infrastructures in Big Cultural Data, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
- September 2018
Panellist, BL Labs workshop, The British Library, London, UK.
- July 2018
Invited speaker on Research Data Management. Summer school on big data. Sofia University, Bulgaria.
- November 2017
Keynote speaker (jointly with Gillian Oliver), Digital Curation in Archives: Stages, Solutions, Skills, 13th EASTICA General Conference and Seminar on Selection and Preservation of Digital Documentary Heritage, Guiyang, China.
- October 2017
Invited Speaker, Back to the future? Digital preservation needs of future users anticipated today. PREFORMA International Conference: Shaping our future memory standards, Tallinn, Estonia.
- October 2017
Invited speaker, Research Data Management in the Middle East: The Infrastructures in Qatar. 7th International Conference Development Challenges: A Future Vision, Kuwait.
- September 2017
Invited Speaker, Research Data Management: Differences across Disciplines and Library Practices. International Symposium Management of Cultural Heritage and Libraries in Local Governments, Bursa, Turkey.
- December 2016
Invited speaker, Digital Heritage Content Creation in Intergenerational Oral History Projects: A Tale of Two Projects, and Desired and Undesired Consequences, Scottish Network on Digital Cultural Resources Evaluation. EDCR 2016 symposium, Glasgow, Scotland.
- March 2016
Guest speaker, iSchool at the University of Pittsburgh (talk on citizen science within their Digital Humanities year). Pittsburgh, USA.
- January 2016
Invited talk at the convention Technology meets Scholarship, or how Handwritten Text Recognition will Revolutionize access to archival collections, CO:OP and READ projects Marburg, Germany.
- April 2015
Panellist, Archival cooperation and community building in the Digital Age, ICARUS-ENArC conference, Prague, Czech Republic
- November 2014
Workshop convener, Big data in digital cultural heritage, EuroMed Conference, Limassol, Cyprus.
- April 2014
Invited speaker, What Works Conference on Fostering Quality Teaching – How to maximise the added value of the student experience? OECD conference, Paris, France.
- June 2013
Tutorial convener, User studies in DL development, JCDL conference, Washington DC, USA.
- July 2012
Invited lecture on User studies in archives, Summer school on Access to Digital Archives, Summer University Budapest, Hungary.
- October 2011
Invited Lecturer, International Master in Digital Libraries (DILL), Parma, Italy.
- May 2011
Workshop convener, User studies for digital libraries development, delivered jointly with Pierluigi Feliciati, ELAG 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.
- May 2011
Workshop convener, User studies for digital libraries, jointly with Pierluigi Feliciati, SEEDI 2011, Zagreb, Croatia.
- November 2010
Workshop for cultural heritage professionals on User Studies in Digital Libraries, jointly with Pierluigi Feliciati and Maria Teresa Natale, EVA Conference, Jerusalem, Israel.
- October 2006
Postgraduate Course Applications of ICT to Museums, Volterra, Italy.
- November 2005 Workshop for Serbia and Montenegro Digitization in Service of Preservation and Presentation of the Cultural and Environmental, Material and Intangible Heritage, organised by The British Council and the French Institute in Belgrade, Serbia.
- August 2001
Coordinator and academic director, summer school Electronic Publishing for Cultural Heritage, funded by the Marie Curie Programme of the EC, Sofia, Bulgaria.
- September 2000 Training Course on the Preservation of Paper Materials in Central and Eastern Europe, Pula, Croatia, UNESCO Venice Office – University Library of Pula.
- March 2000
Electronic Publishing programme, Centre for Advanced Media, Prague. Training for Lithuanian specialists.
- August 1999
Academic Director, Summer school Digitisation of Mediaeval Manuscripts, Sofia
- July 1998
Academic Director, Summer school Application of Information Technologies to Biblical Studies, Sofia
- July 1997
Invited faculty, summer school course Digitizing Mediæval Manuscripts HESP-CEU, Budapest, Hungary.
- July 1996
Invited faculty, summer school course Encoding Slavonic Manuscripts, HESP-CEU, Budapest