<b>Israel</b>: Digitisation of Culture in Israel


  • Susan Hazan Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Dov Winer



Author Biographies

Susan Hazan, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Susan Hazan is Curator of New Media and Head of the Internet Office at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (since 1992), identifying, and implementing electronic architectures for the gallery, online and mobile platforms and outreach programs (http://www.imj.org.il). Her Masters and PhD at Goldsmiths College, University of London in Media and Communications focused on electronic architectures in the contemporary museum. Hazan has been recognized for her numerous publications on new media in education, art, museums and cultural heritage, and is currently investigating her social networks and digital libraries in the context of cultural heritage. In 2002-2003 Hazan was visiting lecturer at the Computing Department at Goldsmiths, University of London; teaching Web Design and Critical E-Museology, with an emphasis on the correlation between cultural theory and contemporary practice, and is an annual guest lecture in the Museology Department at Haifa University, Israel (2005-2009). September 2010, guest lecturer at City University, Hong Kong.

Dov Winer

winer.jpgDov Winer trained as a psychologist (Hebrew University) and specialized in Online Education and Training at the Institute of Education, University of London. He was project officer for the pilot projects of the Super Highway of Information initiative (Ministry of Science). He was founder of the Israel Internet Society and is its W3C Advisory Committee representative. In 2001 he established the Jewish Agency Initiative for Jewish Networking Infrastructures. He is coordinator of the content work package of MOSAICA, a project supported by the European Commission demonstrating advanced Semantic Web technologies initially through a European Jewish Cultural Heritage Portal. He coordinates the MINERVA (Digitisation of Cultural Heritage) project in Israel and is one of the chairs of EVA/MINERVA Jerusalem Conferences ? http://www.minervaisrael.org.il


How to Cite

Hazan, S., & Winer, D. (2010). <b>Israel</b>: Digitisation of Culture in Israel. Uncommon Culture, 1(1), 124–127. Retrieved from https://journals.uic.edu/ojs/index.php/UC/article/view/3323



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