Creating Connections by Contributing to The Hilali Toolkit

In the summer 2018, we invited Inclusive Curriculum Consultants at Kingston University to work as virtual research assistants on The Hilali Toolkit. Their task was to design, apply and evaluate their experiences of creating activities for teachers and students across the globe around cultural heritage. This month, we’re sharing Beatrice Carey and Linda-Marie Nakibuuka’s reflections on […]

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From community to classroom: Co-creating activities for the Hilali Living Curriculum

In May 2018, we held a co-design workshop to bring together students, teachers, researchers and policy-makers to explore building a living curriculum for cultural heritage and STEM. Some of the outputs of the workshop are now emerging and the first are two Hilali community contributions for The Hilali Toolkit.   The toolkit is based on […]

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Hilali Network research presented at the 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2018)

In April 2018, Danilo Giglitto, Research Associate at the Hilali Network,  presented our  work on merging HCI and ICH at the 2018 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2018) at the Palais des congrès de Montréal in Canada. Danilo shared outcomes related to the practice-based research  carried out by  educators and students during […]

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Bringing people and projects together across shared interests in intangible cultural heritage, education and digital technology

In May 2018, we held a workshop at EU House in London to share some of the insights from our work on building a living curriculum for Cultural Hertiage, with a particular focus on intangible cultural heritage and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths ). In putting together the hands-on workshop, we were inspired by […]

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A group of Nubian children that live in West Aswan

Your Invitation to Building a Living Curriculum for Cultural Heritage and STEM

  It is no longer a question of whether intangible cultural heritage should be integrated in university programmes, but rather how Jyoti Hosagrahar, December 2017, Director of the Division of Creativity at UNESCO.   As communities across the world become increasingly concerned about safeguarding and protecting their heritage, local educational systems, and the people who teach […]

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2018 European year of cultural heritage logo

The Hilali Network celebrates cross-cultural understanding with the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage!

2018 marks the European Year of Cultural Heritage #EYCH18 and The Hilali Network is participating in the celebrations as part of the United Kingdom showcase. The year includes events and initiatives across the UK and the rest of Europe to encourage people to explore and debate Europe’s rich and diverse cultural heritage (tangible, intangible, natural, […]

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Insights into flexible learning and the possibilities for a 21st century Higher Education in Cultural Heritage

 In November 2017, Hilali partner Dr Sam Elkington, Academic Lead for Assessment Feedback & Flexible Learning at the Higher Education Academy, UK, was a keynote speaker at an event on technology and cultural heritage which took place at our Institutional Link, the City for Scientific Research and Technological Applications – Alexandria, Egypt.   Dr Elkington’s talk […]

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Ghosts from the past: The value of tangible and intangible cultural heritage to the present and future

In November 2017, Hilali partner Prof Peter Stone OBE, was a keynote speaker at an event on technology and cultural heritage which took place at our Institutional Link, the City for Scientific Research and Technological Applications – Alexandria, Egypt.   Prof Stone’s talk focused on the value of tangible and intangible cultural heritage to the […]

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Two Weeks in Pyramid: Student Views on the Hilali Summer School

Greetings everyone! It’s high time for an update! In August-September 2017, the Hilali Network’s activities kicked off in earnest, we held a two week summer school which focused on student and community-led co-design of technologies for the documentation of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The summer school was hosted by City for Scientific Research and Technology Applications, […]

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Building a Living Co-curriculum through Technology Design for Intangible Culture Heritage

July has been a busy time for the Hilali Network and opportunity for our partners to come together face to face to explore creative approaches to our first major joint activity: the Hilali Summer School.  This month, Dr Shaimaa Lazem, lead of the Hilali Network in Egypt reports on her eclectic stay in the UK. The […]

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