E-JUST/UNESCO Webinar Series on Heritage Science and Africa
Webinar 3: Heritage, ICT and Digital Transformation in Africa
Within the framework of the UNESCO Priority Africa Programme, the third session of the UNESCO/E-JUST Webinar series on Heritage Sciences in Africa will focus on Heritage, ICTs, and Digital Transformation in Africa. The objectives of this session are:
1. Have a better understanding of the current situation surrounding internet connectivity among heritage sites and cultural institutions in Africa;
2.Learn good practice in the application of ICTs and digital technologies to heritage preservation, contents management, research/education/training activities and the management of organisations for sustainable development;
3. Discuss a way forward for enhanced networking of universities/museums, and investment in the heritage and museum sectors in terms of infrastructure and empowerment of cultural professionals and audiences.
Attendees will gain information and knowledge related to progress, achievements, and perspectives on the topic through the presentations on case studies by leading experts from Africa and beyond. Attendees will have a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the heritage and museum sectors in Africa in the application of ICTs and digital technologies to the heritage management and museum development for sustainable development.
Textile Fundamentals from a product development perspective, is a unique comprehensive workshop, which will provide a broad study of the entire textile process from fiber formation through finishing, with an emphasis on opportunities for new product development and adding value-to existing products. The purpose of the course is to help in the development of the textile industry in Egypt through professional educational programs
يتم تنظيم هذه الندوة لتسليط الضوء علي التراث العلمي الإسلامي والإسهامات العلمية للحضارة الإسلامية وأهم العلماء المسلمين الذين أسهموا في الحضارة الإنسانية
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المهتمون بالتراث العلمي والثقافة العلمية والحضارة الإسلامية والباحثون ذوو الصلة
E-JUST/UNESCO Webinar Series on Heritage Science and Africa Museums and Sustainable Development in Egypt and Sudan
The Webinar aims to provide the opportunity to have updates on the museum development in Egypt and Sudan, their progress, achievements as well as challenges and opportunities within the framework of UNESCO Priority Africa and ResiliArt movement.
Attendees will gain information on the progress and achievements related to the ongoing projects in the area of heritage and museums in Egypt and Sudan. Attendees will have a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities derived from the heritage safeguarding and museum development, as well as the role that heritage science can play for achieving the wellbeing of the community and sustainable development in Africa.
Logical thinking is a set of skills that is essentially developed by ‘practicing’. As any other skills, it is very much true that the more you practice, the more your skills get developed. The main objective of this webinar is to train the participants, in an interactive environment, how to develop their logical thinking skills through plying ‘logic games’ at home. The participants are to be prepared first by practicing some mind ‘warming-up’ exercises. Then, the basic forms of logical thinking (i.e., non-verbal, deductive, and critical thinking) are introduced. Then, the participants will learn how to make some logical games (e.g., Ostomachion, crazy robe), by their own, so they can easily and enjoyably build-up their minds.
Attendees will learn about the concept of the ethnographic museums and broaden their knowledge about the rich African art and cross-cultural and cross-boundary interactions and exchanges. They will have a better understanding of how museum mission and vision could be created for management and operation plans for the museum of ethnographic collection and how the museum mission can service serve the public through specialized educational activities. They will acquire the knowledge of how to assess the condition of the collection and the environment surrounding it.
Translation Memory systems (TMS) as a part of Computer aided translation tools (CAT tools) have management functions that interest not only translators but translation agencies too.
This webinar will focus on the basic functions of translation memory systems, what exactly they do, what components they consist of, what benefits they provide, and more.
The online platform that will be presented helps freelance translators looking for new clients to find job offers. It also allows those who are struggling to find a free translation tool to have a free management system including a customer-specific translation memory, a terminology database, and a translation tool.
Financial reporting is the mean by which accountants communicate specific financial and non-financial information about a specific economic entity to various users. The financial statements represent the core of such communication. Since accounting is defined as the language of business, we will introduce in this webinar the basics of such language. We will introduce financial reporting as an information system with three main components: Inputs, processes, and outputs. The focus will be on introducing the basic financial statements as they represent the basis for deriving estimates and inferences useful in making business decisions. The topics that we will discuss are as follows:
- Financial accounting reporting system (inputs, processes, and outputs.)
- Financial statements (the core output of the financial reporting system)
- Measuring performance (cash versus accrual basis)
- Basics of using ratio analysis in making inferences (profitability, liquidity, and solvency)
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This webinar focuses on exhibition design, glazing and mounting where different approaches techniques, and materials will be presented. Participants will learn about the pioneer companies in the field and their products and recommendations for the majority of the substances tested and used in showcasing and mounting. Various strategies, techniques and approaches to planning and designing heritage material display and exhibition settings with the necessary care and communication set up considering the visitor’s needs and public engagement will be presented.
The main topics that will be discussed are:
- Accountants versus Auditors
- Internal Versus External Auditors
- History and evolution of internal audit
- The internal auditing profession
- Internal audit objectives IPPF
- Value based internal audit
In this webinar, Manuscripts Heritage will be approached from artistic and scientific points of view, highlighting the tangible and intangible heritage of manuscripts manufactured in Egypt and the Islamic world.
Attendees will get knowledge and learn about Islamic manuscripts disciplines, industry, crafts and interpretation of its tangible and intangible heritage from different perspectives. Attendees will understand the manufacturing of manuscripts and related technologies, types of papers and inks used from historical and scientific resources. Furthermore, attendees will gain knowledge about the characterization documentation and conservation of manuscripts.
The cultural heritage can’t be ignored when we talk about the socio-economic development, where the cultural heritage is considered the most important human production and experience. When we talk about Arabic heritage, specially the Egyptian heritage which is rich and diverse, one can say that it is mobilized at a time of radical, political, and economic changes in the region and worldwide. It is indeed a means of enhancing prosperity and a foundation for effective and productive dialogue among nations. During our study period, we try to solve the problem of cultural heritage management in the Arab World by trying to be clear about the actions needed to valorise and mobilize heritage. The main objective of this seminar is to try to spell out strategies and mechanisms that aim to protect, preserve, conserve, and mobilize heritage for development within a view of reaching not only short economic gains, but also sustainable development.
The webinar aims to shed light on possible development and investment opportunities in the field of the Egyptian cultural heritage and hospitality. It also demonstrates the importance of promoting cooperation and integration initiatives between decision makers and entrepreneurs through the following steps:
- Introduce an interpretation about Shady Abdeslam’s art philosophy.
- Exploring one of the most important exhibitions in Bibliotheca Alexandrina that represent one of the richest collections that can be used as an example for culture heritage entrepreneurship.
- Explain the culture heritage entrepreneurship as a tool of sustainable development.
- Discuss culture heritage exchange as an initiative role of a business module.
- Explore successful entrepreneurship modules in the Arab World form different perspectives.
Development Plan for the Museum of Fine Arts in Alexandria Visual Identity, Collections Interpretation & Conservation Management
Museum of Fine Arts in Alexandria includes a unique collection of Artworks for both Egyptian and Western artists from Baroque, Romanticism, Rococo and Orientalism. In addition, noteworthy examples of lithography and sculpture from European & Egyptian artists. The collection the museum displays includes artworks dated to the 17th century till the 20th century, which is a great educational example for art history and the course of change that art has been through in the last 5 centuries. Our group target was to set a development plan that will help in improving the visitors’ experience with the galleries and the collection, by creating a new and modern visual identity to the museum and applying more interpretation on the museum galleries and halls with preventive conservation outline plan to preserve the museum’s precious collection. The webinar aims to discuss proposed ideas and visions to development the museum’s visual identity in and interpretation of its collection as a part of the Alexandria’s cosmopolitan cultural heritage. Through contribution of guest speakers of multidisciplinary approaches for decision making and community engagement through:
- Developing the visual identity of the museum
- Interpretation of the museum’s history through exhibition and display design
- Preventive Conservation recommendations for the Museum
- Housekeeping multidisciplinary cleaning guidelines for the Museum
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7. How to prepare for the exam ? And How long does it take to prepare for it?
The journey from idea to innovation is fraught with risks, uncertainty and ambiguity. The webinar will deeply discuss the concepts of Innovation ‘funding gap’ or ‘Valley of Death’ exists between basic research and commercialization of a new product as investors are not always there to finance. Any adverse deviation from the predicted outcomes are punished by the non-commercialization of the product and or stopping the journey
The journey from idea to innovation is fraught with risks, uncertainty and ambiguity. The webinar will deeply discuss the concepts of Innovation ‘funding gap’ or ‘Valley of Death exists between basic research and commercialization of a new product as investors are not always there to finance. Any adverse deviation from the predicted outcomes are punished by the non-commercialization of the product and or stopping the journey.
Light-mater interaction in the nanoscale regime leads to new phenomenon in science which can be utilized to develop what so called optoelectronic devices. These devices rely on the electronic properties of matter to convert electric energy into light or vice versa. In this webinar, fundamentals of such opto-electronic devices and their state-of the art will be presented for non-specialized audience. An emphasis will be given on novel Blue and White Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs), which are included in most of devices surrounding us, and their good and bad influence on human life
Necessity is the mother of invention, indeed, the governments, corporate and individual response to COVID-19 is producing inspiring innovative solutions proving the known wisdom. Crises generate a lot of energy that, if harnessed constructively, can be a great source of innovation. Certainly, what has emerged already in several places in the world and during previous crises provide lessons for our near-term response, but also highlight the underlying and more critical long-term need to better resource and institutionalize strategic innovation in global health.