From Cultural heritage to Sustainable development – Dr. Licia Calvi

»From Cultural heritage to Sustainable development« is a series of expert lectures organized by Hiša Podlog / Cultural residence Podlog pod Bohorjem, aiming to transfer new insights and competencies of leading European experts to the tourism and cultural operators working in the broader Kozjansko region.

The third lecture will take place on Tuesday, 30th November 2021 at 17.30, with one of Europe’s forefront experts in digitalization of cultural heritage and storytelling, dr. Licia Calvi. The main topic of this session will be “Digitalization of Cultural heritage as development opportunity for Tourism”.

Dr. Licia Calvi is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher at the Breda University in the Netherlands. Her research is focussed on museum experience design and the use of digital storytelling for cultural heritage. She has been experimenting with various technology (VR and AR, mixed media) and applied the notion of performance to inform the design of interactions in public and semi-public settings, like museums. Projects she has recently worked on include the “Becoming Vincent” project and Van Gogh Oculus Rift project for the Van Gogh celebration in 2015, the World War II heritage sites project for Brabant Remembers and the Creative Europe project Traces, on helping museums reach out to new audiences through storytelling and technology. Some of her work on museum experience design has in 2018 appeared in a curated book that she has co-edited for the Springer series in Cultural Computing. Currently, she is involved in the Horizon 2020 project ‘SmartCulTour’.


As part of a four-lecture series tittled “From Cultural Heritage to Sustainable Development”, we will weekly present leading European researchers and experts who continue expanding the existing framework of knowledge and practices in the field of cultural heritage, tourism, innovation and sustainable development. As part of Hiša Podlog / Cultural residence Podlog pod Bohorjem’s mission we aim to contribute to the transfer both new insights and competencies to the community in the Kozjansko region. The objective of our think-tank‘s advisory board is thus to further contribute the competencies required for sustainable development of the region.


Practical information

All expert lectures will be held on web platform Zoom in English, with introductory moderation in Slovenian. Lecture participation is free of charge.

Lecture series is organized by Hiša Podlog / Cultural residence Podlog pod Bohorjem and made possible with financial support of Municipality of Šentjur.


Upcoming lectures

Dr. Olga Kolokytha – Local cultural policy: cultural heritage as enabler of local development (Tuesday, 7th December 2021 at 17.30)



Nov 30 2021


17:30 - 18:45

Lokale Uhrzeit

  • Zeitzone: America/New_York
  • Datum: Nov 30 2021
  • Zeit: 11:30 - 12:45
Kulturresidenz Podlog pod Bohorjem, Institut für kulturelle Aktivitäten


Kulturresidenz Podlog pod Bohorjem, Institut für kulturelle Aktivitäten
+386 51 637 507
Link to Zoom (password: hisapodlog)

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