#HackCultura2019 encourages Italian school students to take charge of their national cultural heritage - tangible, intangible and digital - through the development of digital products. It is an initiative of The Digital Cultural Heritage, Arts and Humanities School network (DiCultHer) in cooperation with the Italian ministries of education (Miur) and culture (MiBAC), INDIRE, Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico (ICCU), Scholas Ocurrentes, Rai Cultura and Europeana.
The results of the 2018 Europeana Network Association Members Council elections are finally in! Of the 89 candidates who came forward in this year’s elections, our Association members selected 28 excellent candidates to fill the open seats in the Members Council.
The Europeana Network Association has grown to be a thought leader in the cultural heritage sector. So, how could we harness this potential to help steer the European heritage community forward? The Europeana Innovation Agenda was created with exactly this purpose in mind.
On 5 December, over 200 members of the Europeana Network Association gathered in Vienna on the occasion of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018, dedicated to building communities and celebrating 10 years of Europeana. We would like to thank all of you who came and made this event such a success!
Back in September, we asked Europeana Network Association members to share their favourite moments - whether that was a collection, idea, conversation or event - from the first 10 years of Europeana. Those moments were shortlisted and as part of the Europeana tenth anniversary celebrations, 10 were presented at the AGM in Vienna last week.
Together with the National Library of The Netherlands, we’re celebrating International Migrants Day and the end of the European Year of Cultural Heritage with a special day inviting people to share their migration stories and objects in the Hague.
We were thrilled to present the recipients of the 2018 Europeana Research Grants with their awards. Read on to find out about the projects and to hear what a Europeana grant might mean for early-career scholars interested in the digital humanities.
100 years have passed since the end of World War One and we are still unlocking the personal stories and experiences from this period. In the lead up to the Centenary Tour Finale event in Brussels, we offer to shed more light onto one such story and artefact; that of Kurt Geiler and his life-saving bible. We share an in-depth interview with Kurt’s grandson Markus Geiler, exploring the digital transformation of this artefact and the impact of digitising cultural heritage.
'Technoculture' is a series of podcasts about culture, technology and the human condition. In episode nine, Federica Bressan, a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University, talks to Europeana Foundation Executive Director Harry Verwayen about all things Europeana.