Lilian Richieri Hanania, Piatã Stoklos Kignel and Giuliana Kauark, members of the U40 Brazil group, together with the CEST (Center of Studies Society and Technology) of the University of São Paulo (USP) have organized an event to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural expressions.
The one-day conference Cultural Diversity and New Technologies takes place on July 2, in São Paulo, Brazil. Experts invited to the meeting will be discussing opportunities and challenges brought about by new technologies onto the development of policies in the cultural area. The Cultural Diversity and New Technologies meeting aims at promoting the implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions.
The meeting is free of charge and will be open from 9am to 6pm in the Auditorium Professor Fadigas Fontes Torres at the CeTI-SP – Center of Information Technology of São Paulo at USP. Attendance requires registration through the e-mail <firstname.lastname@example.org> by June 22.
The Cultural Diversity and New Technologies meeting will gather reflections of academic lecturers and practical experiences acquired from projects that associate the use of new technologies with objectives of cultural diversity. Among the subjects to be discussed are:
- The implementation of the UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions in the digital era;
- Challenges and opportunities brought about by new technologies;
- New technologies and cultural creation;
- New technologies and access to cultural offer;
- New technologies, citizenship and democracy;
- Experiences of projects that promote cultural diversity through the use of new technologies, among others:
- Makerspace (OLABI), Mais Diferenças (More Differences), Vídeo nas Aldeias (Video in Indigenous Villages), My French Film Festival, and Pontos de Cultura (Culture Points).