Invitation Lecture at Rijks Museum

A lecture with the title Cultural heritage institutions as guardians of public domain works in the digital environment will take place in the evening of Friday 4 July 2014, at the Rijks Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Lecturers will be:

James Boyle, Professor of Law and co-founder of the Centre for the Study of the Public Domain at Duke Law School. In his talk professor Boyle will elaborate on his position statement that entrusted with the preservation of cultural content, cultural heritage organisations should take upon themselves a special role in the effective labelling and preserving public domain works in a digital environment.

Drs. Marjan Hammersma, Director-General Culture and Media who will present the view of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science with respect to digital cultural heritage, open data and copyrights.

The event is organised in close partnership with Europeana, the Institute for Information Law at the University of Amsterdam and with the support of the European Union.

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