Official title of the project

Enhance Manuscriptorioum through Balkan Recovered Knowledge, EMBARK

Sectors

Project information

Region / City
Cities
Serbia
Total budget of programme / project

175639

Implementation period
2009. Jan - 2011. Jan
Partners

THEATRE OF MOVEMENT MIMART (RS) EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY (UK) MUSICIANS WITHOUT BORDERS INTERNATIONAL (NL)

Programme/Project objectives

EBARK project aims at binding and combining important works of Balkan – Slavic written cultural heritage, facilitating cross-cultural dialogue of cultural experts and exchanging and involvement of cultural and young professionals in the field of manuscripts studies, different methodologies and best practices. The aim will be achieved through a Europe wide network of cultural professionals, librarians, historians, students, digitalization experts, young professionals by means of mutual cooperation, mobility of cultural professionals, their exchange of ideas and bringing together selected collection pieces of European art history by four European national libraries in Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia. The specific objectives are twofold. On one hand EMBARK will represent the research on Balkan-Slavic and Central-European cultural heritage followed by the electronic edition of original historic documents regarding to social exclusion in the past and their integration within Manuscriptorium digital library. Besides electronic edition and web site presentation, the selected collections will be showed on four exhibitions organized in each partner’s country. On the other hand national conceptual program will be developed in each country in order to launch mobility of cultural professionals. The part of national program development will be also search for other European institutions to be involved in cooperation within national mobility projects. Twelve cultural experts and 12 young professionals will learn new practices, methods and techniques of host org