Following the success of the ‘70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, 9 May 1950’ exhibition, launched in May 2020 by Europeana and the European Parliament Archives, we are pleased to announce a partnership which will see the Archives unit curate around 20 exhibitions over the next four years for publication on the Europeana collections website.
Europeana 2020 will take place online between 11 and 13 November and you can now secure your place for free. Read on to find out more about our designed for digital conference and how together, we can build capacity in our sector to help create meaningful and positive change in our society.
The European Commission has approved funding for two new projects that will work to increase the amount of high-quality content shared with Europeana - Europeana Sport and the Art of Reading in the Middle Ages (ARMA).
Europeana’s strategy for 2020-2025 imagines a cultural heritage sector powered by digital and a Europe powered by culture. We have identified what this means for copyright, and brought our plans together into a strategy for copyright 2020-2025.
We are excited to launch an upcoming series of webinars to support professionals in using the Europeana Impact playbook, supporting you to better plan, measure and understand the impact that digital cultural heritage creates.
In our ‘Professionals in Focus’ series, we speak to our Councillors about their roles, working lives and plans for their time on the Members Council. This month, Marco Streefkerk discusses digital curation at the Anne Frank House, and facing the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis.
With the call for proposals for Europeana 2020 open, and some exciting suggestions already coming in, Susan Hazan and Marco Rendina take a look at the role of the Europeana 2020 Selection Committee, its criteria for evaluating proposals, and how we are working to make the conference a truly co-created event.
Two complementary digital conferences organised by Europeana and the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek are supporting cultural heritage institutions in their digital transformations, by focussing on the importance of building capacity and skills to do with copyright. The conferences are organised as part of Germany's Presidency of the Council of the European Union, putting cultural heritage in the spotlight for Europe's policymakers.
As part of our ‘Strategy in motion’ series, Gregory Markus updates us on the EuropeanaTech AI in relation to GLAMs Task Force, which has just published the results of a survey of artificial intelligence (AI) in the digital cultural heritage domain.
A new Task Force run by the Europeana Communicators community begins this month. It intends to research examples of interesting, engaging and effective storytelling from around the web and produce recommendations to further develop Europeana as a ‘powerful platform for storytelling’. Its chair, Beth Daley, tells us about it.
To celebrate five years of working work together, Europeana and European Schoolnet have produced a new publication which explores their work promoting innovative learning with digital cultural heritage. We explore some of the highlights.
September only means one thing for the Wikimedia community, and that is Wiki Loves Monuments! In this post, Rebecca O’Neill, Project Coordinator for Wikimedia Community Ireland, reflects on the competition’s influence in Ireland and how to take part.