22 - 24 April 2021
  Veliko Tarnovo

Director:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Galina Bogdanova

Application Form

  until 31 October 2020

VII SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
"CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL HERITAGE: PRESERVATION, PRESENTATION, DIGITIZATION“
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria (April 22nd - 24th, 2021)
 

From 22 to 24 April 2020 the International scientific conference "Cultural and Historical Heritage: preservation, presentation, digitization“ (KIN2021) 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 KIN2021 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

Requirements for formatting of papers you will find HERE.

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 KIN2021 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 participants share their experiences (up to 10 min / report);
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.
 
OPENING: April 22nd, 2021 within the frames of International Tourist Fair "Cultural Tourism" - Veliko Tarnovo
WORKING LANGUAGE: Bulgarian and English
WEBSITE: http://www.math.bas.bg/vt/isc-kin/
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: until 30.10.2020
Applications (title and brief summary of the report/announcement) should be sent to kin.conference@gmail.com
CONFIRMATION FOR ACCEPTANCE: until 10.11.2020
PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCE: until 17.03.2021
Participation in the conference, the seminar and the round table can also be implemented online via ZOOM.
 
Contacts of the program committee of KIN2021: kin.conference@gmail.com
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Galina Bogdanova (Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)
Prof. Dr Petko St. Petkov (President of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo Branch)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mirko Robov (National Archaeological Institute with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences),
 
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
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