Internacional scientific conference "Cultural and Historical Heritage: Preservation, Representation, Digitalization" (KIN) is funded by the Bulgarian National Science Fund for 2020 (contract number: KP-06-MNF/41 from 18.12.2019) and 2021 (contract number: KP-06-MNF/24 from 16.12.2020) under the procedure for support of international scientific forums, held in Bulgaria.
Bulgarian National Science Fund is not responsible for the content of published materials.
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Seventh International Conference
Cultural and Historical Heritage: Preservation, Presentation, Digitalization (KIN2021)

21-25 April 2021
Location: Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

The online conference will be held on a video sharing platform Zoom.
Zoom Meeting ID: 868 0315 8490.
Passcode: 584051
Short link to access the video sharing platform: http://shorturl.at/rsuIJ

Announcement , and

Working language: Bulgarian, English and Russian
Deadline for applications for participation with abstract/summary: until 05.03.2021
Confirmation for acceptance: until 09.03.2021
Deadline for sending a full report: until 04.04.2021
Confirmation for acceptance/rejection of reports: until 14.04.2021
Conference program: until 19.04.2021
Participation in the conference, the seminar and the round table can also be implemented online via ZOOM.
Opening of conference: 21.04.2021 Closure and departure: 25.04.2021

Program of KIN2021 in pdf file format.

Internet address of a channel on the YouTube platform for broadcasting the conference: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMlltc3enZl5gt2us7GkzAg

Proceeding of selected abstracts at KIN2021 in pdf file format.


The main directions of the conference are the preservation, digitalization and presentation of the cultural and historical heritage (CHH). The interdisciplinary forum aims to present scientific and applied research, projects, innovations in the field of CHH. The main focus of CHH2021 will be modern research trends and innovative applications in this broad spectrum, as well as the Bulgarian experience in the presentation and digitalization of cultural and historical heritage. Presentation of research in the humanities: archeology, museology, historiography, medievalism, architecture, ethnology, folklore, cultural anthropology, linguistics, literature, musicology, theology, theater, fine arts, screen arts, and etc., as well as their relationship with information technologies, digitalization, digital conversion, publication of electronic information arrays on cultural, historical and scientific heritage, systematization and effective access.

The topics of the scientific forum are within the wide range of the following research areas, without being limited to them:
  • Preservation of CHH: traditions, practices, conservation
  • Presentation of CHH: cultural tourism, creative industries, museums, festivals
  • Digitization of CHH: technologies, methods
  • CHH, religion, language: tradition and modern practices
  • CHH and education: formal and informal
  • CHH in interactive technologies: educational games and applications
  • Accessibility to CHH: information and technological provision, including for people with disabilities
  • CHH, storage and processing of digital knowledge: digital storages, databases, neural networks, ontologies and protection
  • CHH management: good practices, digital marketing and media presentation



Participation fee in a International Conference Cultural and Historical Heritage: Preservation, Presentation, Digitalization (KIN2021) - 40.00 BGN


Within CHH2021 will be organized and presented:
  • Scientific reports and announcements on the specified subjects (up to 20 min / report);
  • Extended versions of the reports presented at the forum will be published after double-blind review in a NACID-registered publications.
  • Presentation of project results for documentation, preservation and provision of wide public access to cultural heritage in libraries, museums, archives and galleries in Bulgaria.



The program will include reports from leading experts from Bulgaria and abroad, a round table, exhibition and demonstrations presenting the efforts of scientists, cultural institutions and organizations from various fields for documenting, archiving, presenting and preserving CHH.

The conference is expected to include well-established experts from Bulgaria, Netherlands, Austria, India, United Arab Emirates, Mongolia, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey, Poland, Moldova, Serbia and United States of America, with extensive experience in the preservation, presentation and digitization of CHH. Research institutes, universities, libraries, museums, archives, galleries, business representatives and tourist information centers are invited to exchange experiences, ideas and results on the subject of the conference.

Program and organizing committee

Information and registration: kin.conference@gmail.com
Seventh Internacional Scientific Conference "Cultural and Historical Heritage: Preservation, Representation, Digitalization" (KIN-2021) is funded by the Bulgarian National Science Fund for 2021 contract number: KP-06-MNF/24 from 16.12.2020 under the procedure for support of international scientific forums, held in Bulgaria.
Bulgarian National Science Fund is not responsible for the content of published materials.
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