The Europeana Sport season explores how sport shapes our sense of self and our sense of Europe, through a variety of remarkable cultural heritage objects. As part of the season, we are looking at how organisations are using sport to overcome social problems and explore heritage. Today, Femi Bankole tells us about how Black and Irish use social media to share stories that break down Black stereotypes and expand what it means to be Black and Irish.
As part of the Europeana Sport season, we are looking at how organisations are using sport to overcome social problems and explore heritage. Today, Ken McCue, from Sport Against Racism Ireland tells us how a shared passion for sport is encouraging social integration in Ireland and a digital archive for Ireland’s sporting heritage could improve social cohesion.
In June, Europeana brought together 60 cultural heritage professionals from across Europe for a special series of peer-to-peer workshops on ‘Digital transformation in the time of COVID-19’. In this post, participant Graham Bell reflects on how the GLAM sector can work with online communications channels and explores how the Cultura Trust has adapted to this ‘new normal’.