Adopted into the Europeana Network Association last August as one of its six specialist communities, Europeana Communicators now has over 100 members, and has recently welcomed a new steering group. Find out who's who, what we've been doing, and what's coming up! Maybe even join us!
As part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, Europeana in partnership with museums, galleries, libraries and archives across Europe, held 18 collection days in 12 countries on the theme of migration.
On 18 January, Europeana, in collaboration with Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, opened the digital exhibition Pioneers in order to highlight the lives and achievements of historical European. Now that Women’s History Month is coming to a close, we’re excited to hear from Commissioner Gabriel once more, as she shares her vision for women in today’s digital world.
Today we interview Evelin Heidel (aka Scann) - academic and digital cultural heritage and copyright expert. She has some extremely powerful words in her hard-hitting response that doesn't shy away from critical topics such as the intersection of feminism and decolonisation, racism and sexism in copyright law, equal pay for equal work including a very pointed message on male privilege.
Today's woman in culture and tech is Silvia Gutiérrez De la Torre - a digital humanities Librarian at El Colegio de México. Silvia discusses following your passions and finding like-minded people (online and off) and the challenges of the 'economics of care' and the 'motherhood penalty'.
Today we speak with Petra Kammerevert - Member of the European Parliament and Chair of the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT). In her rousing interview, she discusses the barriers entrepreneurial women face and just why they are 'key to accelerating economic growth and social innovation'.