Session A2: The potential of Digital Storytelling in Democracy

Sunday, 13.30 – 15.00

Chair: Siri Slettvåg, Arts Council Norway

A2: “The potential of Digital Storytelling in Democracy”
“How to use Digital Storytelling to make cultural heritage relevant and empowering.”

“The inclusion and self-representations of women in the Turkish public sphere”
By Burcu Simsek, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Abstract: BurcuSimsek.CSL

“Media Citizens through digital storytelling”
A key question in this presentation is how to include young people into politics and how to create an education that supports their development to become active citizens.
By Birte Hatlehol, NTNU, Norway
Abstract: Hatlehol.B.CSI

The Knoxville African-American Tour of Cultural Heritage
The presenters will provide an overview to a unique partnership that created a virtual tour of the local African American community, including a first-of-its-kind iPhone app as a model for cultural heritage tourism.
By Sarah Lowe, Graphic Design Faculty of University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Seed Lynn of Carpetbag Theater, USA

“Why should we remember Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson?”
How to do a forgotten writer, dead 100 years ago, interesting today? How to use interviews and Digital Storytelling in a (web) exhibition?
By Daniela Büchten, The National Library of Norway
Abstract: Buchten.D.CSL