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Cultural Heritage in the Digital Age

This online lecture will feature dhCenter members Sarah Kenderdine and Alain Dufaux, as part of the first edition of the Montreux Jazz Festival China (MJFC).

The MJFC will take place in Hangzhou from October 5 to 8, 2021. It will offer an eclectic program on the theme “When West Meets East”, combining Chinese, Asian music and jazz. This new partnership pursues the Montreux Jazz Festival’s desire to forge links with other continents and to mix different musical cultures.

In their talks, Kenderdine and Dufaux will present the Montreux Jazz Digital Projects as well as other digital cultural heritage projects at EPFL.


15:00-15:05 Welcome by Swissnex in China
15:05-15:10 Welcome by Zhejiang Conservatory of Music
15:10-15:30 Presentation: Computational Museology: Interfaces to Cultural Big Data – Prof. Sarah Kenderdine, head, Laboratory for Experimental Museology (eM+) and EPFL Pavilions,
15:30-15:50 Presentation: Montreux Jazz Archives and Innovation Projects – Dr. Alain Dufaux, Operations & Development Director, EPFL Cultural Heritage & Innovation Center (CHC)

15:50-16:00 Q&A

The event is being organized by Swissnex in China, in collaboration with EPFL, the Montreux Jazz Festival China, the Zhejiang Conservatory of Music, and the Key Laboratory of Intelligent Processing Technology for Digital Music, Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

Please register here to attend via Zoom.

From: 8 Oct, 2021
To: 8 Oct, 2021
Organizer: Swissnex China / Zhejiang Conservatory of Music
Speaker: Sarah Kenderdine, Alain Dufaux
Languages: English





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