Trilce Navarrete is researcher with interest in the historic and economic aspects of digital heritage.
My research is driven by an interest to support evidence based policy to increase the use of digital heritage in our lives. I advocate for the greater E’s: equity, efficiency, and effectiveness in the (re)use of heritage knowledge. I have studied the adoption of computers in museums, archives and libraries from an individual, institutional, national, and international perspective. An important source of inspiration has been the role of knowledge sharing across generations to stimulate innovation. More specifics on my research can be found here.
I have actively participated in international communities as speaker, researcher, and organizer. I regularly present at universities, academic meetings and conferences, generally around the subjects of heritage, digital, policy and cultural economics. You can see many presentations here. I have been involved in the monitoring and evaluation of several digital heritage efforts, including the Dutch National Digital Heritage Infrastructure and Europeana. I am co-founder and co-editor of the EconomistsTalkArt.org blog. More recently, we launched the Cultural Economics Online Seminar (CEOS). Past seminars are available in the YouTube channel.
I am available for consultancy work. You can contact me here.
As a short cv:
I have a Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Amsterdam and two M.A. degrees: in Cultural Economics and Cultural Entrepreneurship from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and in Arts and Administration concentration in Museum Studies from the University of Oregon. My B.A. is in Art History from the University of Oregon.
Currently lecturer at Erasmus University Rotterdam, supporting the Cultural Economics program. Previously, I have worked as Post-Doc at the Department of Business and Economics at the University of Southern Denmark, as lecturer at the University of Amsterdam Media Studies Department, as Project Officer at DEN, and as Project Coordinator at the Oregon Historical Society.
- Wikimedia Nederland since 2013;
- Museum Computer Network since 2009, where I have chaired and co-chaired the Metrics and Evaluation Special Interest Group (2013 to 2017);
- Association of Cultural Economics International since 2004 (currently board member since 2021);
- International Council of Museums since 2001, where I am currently Board member of CIDOC, as elected secretary (2016 to 2022);
- American Alliance of Museums since 2000.
- Board member of Foundation Silent Past (2014 to 2020).
- Board member of Friends of the Early Music Festival (since 2020).
I am always interested in exchanging views on the future of our digital heritage. Please feel free to get in touch.