Europeana Communicators Community

Who we are

Europeana Communicators is a specialist community of professionals who work in and around communications in the cultural heritage sector, and are passionate about promoting digital cultural heritage in action. We support each other to be the best communicators we can be.

What we do

  • Support: We contribute to the Europeana knowledge base by supporting the development and promotion of training resources, tools or activities. 
  • Upskill: We equip members with digital communications skills. 
  • Inspire: We share examples of digital culture in action, demonstrating the relevance of Europeana and digital culture in general today.

Why join

If you're responsible for or contribute to communications for a cultural heritage institution, or if you're always championing cultural heritage on your blog or social media, then join us!

  • Develop professional skills with access to communications tools, resources and training

  • Keep up-to-date with latest communications news from the cultural heritage sector (if you're already an ENA member, please join our ListServ discussion list)

  • Share your own calls to action with the community

  • Connect with peers across Europe and beyond

  • Expand your network within the cultural heritage sector

Activities and resources

Communicators work plan 2021
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Institution: British Library
Country: United Kingdom
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Communicators work plan 2021

Explore our work plan for 2021, focusing on building and supporting this community!

Digital storytelling

Four actions to take right now

  1. Follow Europeana on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram - then like, share and join in! 
  2. Watch our Storytelling with digital culture webinar and discover how a Communicators Task Force has been collecting and analysing examples of online digital storytelling from the cultural heritage sector.
  3. Tweet with #AllezCulture to show support for digital culture and the cultural heritage sector and can be used to promote digital culture in action or as a rallying call.
  4. Tweet with #EuropeanaCommunities to bring the Europeana Network Association, its specialist communities and other Europeana-related networks together.

Meet the steering group

Meet Chair Peter Soemers, Co-Chair Killian Downing and members of the Steering Group.

Connect with Europeana Communicators on LinkedIn

Keep up to date with the latest news, share your projects and add your voice to discussions!


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Creator: Sebastiaan ter Burg
Institution: Europeana Foundation
Country: Netherlands
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How we ran a Task Force entirely virtually during a pandemic
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Creator: Szász Endre
Institution: Rippl-Rónai Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum - Kaposvár
Country: Hungary
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How we ran a Task Force entirely virtually during a pandemic

Created: 18 May 2021

Digital storytelling is the topic in focus this month on Europeana Pro, as we hear from the Europeana Network Association’s Task Force on Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Today, we explore how the Task Force approached its work when members were unable to meet in person, and we speak to three members about why they wanted to take part and what they got out of it.

Explore fantastic examples of storytelling with digital culture
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Creator: Szász Endre
Institution: Rippl-Rónai Megyei Hatókörű Városi Múzeum - Kaposvár
Country: Hungary
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Explore fantastic examples of storytelling with digital culture

Created: 14 May 2021

Digital storytelling is the topic in focus this month on Europeana Pro, as we hear from the Europeana Network Association’s Task Force on Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Today, they share the digital storytelling examples they collected from around the web - and around the world - as a longlist and three detailed case studies.
 

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