The University of Novi Sad Faculty of Sciences (UNSPMF) organised on January 29th 2021 a hybrid event to present the outputs and results of the project DiCultYouth. The event, titled “Recognising Digital Culture for New Generations” featured presentations and workshops from professors at the university with expertise in geovisualisation and geolocation.
The event aimed to present the project and its outputs to stakeholders and promote the online game and the training course in the cultural sector. Face-to-face participants at the UNSPMF had the opportunity to also attend a workshop, integral part of the online module. Dr Caslav Kalinic also presented a guest lecture on “Historic Towns and Modern Visitors – Examining Social Media Capabilities”.
During the event, members of the project’s consortium presented the three outputs of the project, namely “IO1. Map Digital Skills in Cultural sector”, a comparative analysis of a survey that took place in Cyprus, Greece, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Luxemburg, IO2: Gamifying Culture”, an online game for young people, and IO3: the online training course “DiCultYouth for a European digital economy”.
Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, the event took place both face-to-face on the premises of the University of Novi Sad in Serbia and was streamed online on the platform Zoom.
The event was an opportunity for policy makers, people from the Ministry of Culture and Information of Serbia, museums, VET trainers, travel agencies, media representatives, event organisers, HEIs, NGO staff, cultural institutions, research centres, students’ associations and other to learn about the DiCultYouth project and build their network.
DiCultYouth officially kicked-off back in November 2018 aiming to enhance the employability of vulnerable young people and support youth with a background in humanitarian studies to pursue career opportunities in cultural heritage related fields. In its 27 months of implementation, the project developed an online Game and an Online training course, both developed based on the findings of a survey that took place in the five countries of the consortium.
You can find more information about DiCultYouth online at www.dicultyouth.eu.