Call for Participants – Beirut Workshop on Culture and Digital Transformation

“Culture and Digital Transformation” Workshop in Lebanon
May 7-8, 2022

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS 

Dar al-Kalima University (Bethlehem, Palestine) and Dar al-Kalima NGO for Arts and Culture/Nabad Program (Lebanon) are jointly organizing a training workshop on culture and digital transformation in Lebanon on May 7-8, 2022. This workshop precedes the Dar al-Kalima University 24th International Conference on culture and digital transformation that will be held in Cyprus on June 10-11, 2022.

As digital transformation has impacted the way we create, display, experience, and consume culture, the conference and workshops are dedicated to the exploration of current practices and future trends in the use of emerging and interactive digital technologies and platforms in different Southwestern Asian and North African (SWANA) cultural realms such as in arts and religion, as well as the effects of digital transformation on tradition, identity, cultural diversity management, and sustainable development. 

The objective of the workshop in Lebanon is to introduce participants to:

1) the impact of digital transformation on identity, cultural diversity management, and sustainable development; 

2) digital arts and communication basic technologies and best practices. 

The workshop is addressed to artists, designers, activists, art entrepreneurs, university students, school teachers (arts, cultural studies, cultural heritage, social studies, technology…), etc. interested in learning more about culture and digital transformation.

Workshop Details:

Date and time: Starting Saturday, May 7 at 3 pm and ending on Sunday, May 8, 2022, at 6 pm.

Venue: Bossa Nova Hotel, Sin-el-Fil, Lebanon

Application for participation: Click on the following link and fill out/submit this FORM by April 20, 2022.

Kindly note that the number of participants is limited, participation is free of charge, and organizers will cover the following workshop-related expenses: accommodation for 1 night at the hotel & meals. In addition, a certificate of participation can be provided by Dar al-Kalima University.

Important Dates:

Application for participation deadline: April 20, 2022.

Notification of acceptance: April 27, 2022.

Workshop dates: May 7-8, 2022.

Requirements for Selected Participants:

You will need a tablet or a laptop, and good command of English/Arabic

For any inquiries regarding the workshop, please contact Ms. Roula Salibi, Vice-President of Dar al-Kalima NGO for Arts and Culture/ Nabad Program Projects Coordinator in Lebanon at: salibiroula@gmail.com  

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