Fred Truyen

Fred Truyen is professor of Cultural Studies at the Faculty of Arts of KU Leuven University, where he teaches Information Science, Online Publishing and Digital Cultural Heritage and is currently the program director of the MSc in Digital Humanities. He is the coordinator of Fifties in Europe – Kaleidoscope, technical editor of the peer reviewed journal Image & Narrative, president of Photoconsortium, and is active on ICT at several levels of the university.
Fred Truyen is also a member of the Open Education Consortium and has been involved in many projects on Open Educational Resources, such as Net-CU, OCW EU and LACE, and on projects in digitization of Cultural Heritage, such as RICH, Europeana Photography, Europeana Space and CIVIC Epistemologies.

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Developing Digital Transition Strategies for Cultural Heritage Institutions (edX)

How to develop and implement effective digital strategies in Cultural Heritage Institutions. Recently, the necessity for Cultural Heritage Institutions (CHIs) to keep up with the rapid changes in the digitization of society and culture brought them to confront new challenges: 1) adaptation of new digital technologies and 2) the [...]

Euro Noir: Transcultural Identities in European Popular Crime Narratives (edX)

Learn how crime novels, films and television dramas can help investigate European cultural identity. The crime genre, arguably the most popular narrative genre in Europe, is an ideal object of study for evaluating how the process of Europeanisation has impacted the forms of cultural production, distribution and reception. Have [...]

Creating a Digital Cultural Heritage Community (edX)

Learn how to create a community for digital cultural heritage through innovative practices for user engagement. Do you want to know what happens behind the scenes of museums, archives and libraries? Have you ever wondered what these organisations do to share their collections with audiences? Would you like to [...]