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David Iglésias Franch

Head of the Photographic and Audiovisual Documentation Section, Girona City Council

David Iglésias Franch

David Iglésias Franch is the head of the Photographic and Audiovisual Documentation Section of Girona City Council. He coordinates and teaches the postgraduate course in Management, Preservation and Dissemination of Photographic Archives at the Higher School of Document Archive and Mangament of Catalonia (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and, since 2018, he has also been a lecturer of the Master’s degree in Archaeology at the same school. On an international level, he has been the president of the Group of Experts in Photographic and Audiovisual Documents of the International Council of Archives since 2016. He has also been a member of the Executive Council of the International Consortium for Photographic Heritage (Photoconsortium) since 2014 as a specialist advisor in photography.


«El projecte “Europeana Sport”: el patrimoni audiovisual com a altaveu per a minories»
(The “Europeana Sport” project: Audiovisual heritage as a platform for minorities)

This speech will discuss the experience of the Centre for Image Research and Dissemination as part of the “Europeana Sport” project. The goal of this project is to provide Europeana (Europe’s digital heritage platform) with content on sport, with the aim of giving representation to minority sports. The speaker will describe a few technical matters and the participative experience in the city of Girona, essentially centred on the production of an audiovisual documentary about rugby.