When large parts of Europe went into lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Europeana events team and the Europeana Network Association’s specialist communities had to start to work very differently. The need to connect to other people was more important than ever.
A new strategy for the Europeana Initiative covering the next five years imagines a cultural heritage sector powered by digital and empowered to make that digital change by Europeana. In this series, we look at the strategy and talk to some of the people who will drive it. Today, we look at the second priority of the strategy - improving data quality.
The Fifties in Europe Kaleidoscope is a Europeana Generic Service Project funded under CEF Telecom Programme. Starting in September 2018, the project aimed to leverage photographic content in Europeana on the topic of the 1950s in Europe and developed experimental approaches to digital photographic heritage to support engagement. In this post we explore some of the activities the project has delivered.