Webinars

We organise, take part in, and support a number of online events to share knowledge and build capacity in our sector. Explore and watch previous webinars the Europeana Initiative and its communities have run for, and with, cultural heritage professionals.

To see our upcoming webinars, take a look at our events page. For support in organising your own webinars and events, explore our Events Toolkit.

Climate Action

Copyright

Launch of the EUIPO Out of Commerce Works Portal
Title:
[Castellfollit de la Roca]
Creator:
Desconegut
Date:
1910/1920
Institution:
Ajuntament de Girona
Country:
Italy

Launch of the EUIPO Out of Commerce Works Portal

With the adoption of the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive in 2019, a new solution for the making available online of works that are out of commerce was created. Member states are slowly moving forward with the transposition of the Directive, due on 7 June 2021.

Europeana Sport workshops
Title:
S/w-Fotografie: Sportveranstaltung der U.S. Army Berlin Brigade in den Andrews Barracks in Berlin-Lichterfelde
Date:
1982/1984
Institution:
AlliiertenMuseum
Country:
Germany

Europeana Sport workshops

As part of the Europeana Sport project, Michael Culture and Europeana organised two online workshops about copyright and sports related data.

Digital skills

Digital literacy divides us
Title:
Jane Finnis and The Digital Transformation Agenda and GLAMs report
Creator:
Jane Finnis
Date:
Europeana 2020
Institution:
Culture24

Digital literacy divides us

This session from Europeana 2020 explores what digital literacy really is and how it is different from digital skills.

Keynote: A Traveller's Guide to Digital Transformation

Keynote: A Traveller's Guide to Digital Transformation

What does it really feel like to drive digital transformation in the culture and heritage sector? Europeana 2020 keynote speaker Andy Neale shines a light on how diversity, partnership, and purpose can help us level up. 

Towards recovery: Digital capacity building in the Cultural Heritage sector
Title:
Lisbon avec le Castel St. George prise de la Chapelle de Nossa Senhora da Monte
Creator:
Christian Gottlob Hammer
Institution:
Österreichische Nationalbibliothek - Austrian National Library
Country:
Austria

Towards recovery: Digital capacity building in the Cultural Heritage sector

This Europeana conference was held on 3 and 4 June 2021 under the auspices of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU and in collaboration with the National Library of Portugal and the Portuguese Ministry of Culture.

Education

STEM and Digital Cultural Heritage: A perfect alliance
Title:
Interiör, Hushållsporslinsfabriken. Glasyrkarusell. Det gjutna godset förs på ett band bl a genom ett sprutskåp där glasering sker på maskinell väg. Personer: okänd
Creator:
Enzo Poire
Institution:
Värmdö kommun
Country:
Sweden

STEM and Digital Cultural Heritage: A perfect alliance

This short webinar explores the potential of Europeana in relation to STEM and ready-made learning material that can help to achieve key  21st Century competencies with students.

Our Culture is our Gif(T)
Title:
Flowers from Normandy
Date:
1887
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
Netherlands

Our Culture is our Gif(T)

This short webinar offers an overview around the tools that can be used to create memes, gifs, or even board games that students might find of interest, and how to embed these tools in a project.

Belgrade adventure
Title:
Education for the 21th Century.

Belgrade adventure

This session from Europeana 2020 presents findings from a project conducted by students and teachers investigating the history of Belgrade.

Teaching and Learning with IIIF
Title:
Image taken from Europeana 2020 presentation

Teaching and Learning with IIIF

This session from Europeana 2020 demonstrates how IIIF tools can be used to create engaging online learning experiences.

Wikipedia + OpenGLAM in school
Title:
Wikipedia + OpenGLAM in school opening slide
Creator:
Merete Sanderhoff

Wikipedia + OpenGLAM in school

This session from Europeana 2020 shows new methods to engage teenagers in learning activities involving collections.

Engaging audiences

The DigAMus-Award for digital museum projects
Title:
Image obtained from DigAMusAward

The DigAMus-Award for digital museum projects

This session from Europeana 2020 introduces the concept of the DigAMus-Award, discussing the advantages of such an award, why it is a good idea to start it as a grassroots movement and how further projects can be developed.

Digitising our Local Heritage: Europeana in focus
Title:
Waterford Libraries

Digitising our Local Heritage: Europeana in focus

This webinar shows audiences how Europeana strives to empower the cultural heritage sector in its digital transformation, explores the Europeana website, and shows how organisations can get involved.

Saving Collective Visual History
Title:
Courtesy of Topfoto: UPI London acetate negatives – Behind the scenes at Topfoto picture library, Edenbridge
Creator:
Christy Low
Date:
July 2016
Country:
United Kingdom

Saving Collective Visual History

This capacity building workshop from PHOTOCONSORTIUM shares experiences and lessons learnt for for the preservation, digitisation and digital transformation of visual collections.

Storytelling with digital culture
Title:
Merriment and Mirth for Merry Little People
Date:
1889
Institution:
The British Library
Country:
United Kingdom

Storytelling with digital culture

In this webinar, we hear from members of a Europeana Task Force that has been collecting and analysing examples of online digital storytelling from the cultural heritage sector.

Digital Storytelling Festival Opening Gala

Digital Storytelling Festival Opening Gala

This collaboration between Europeana and The Heritage Lab invites you to develop your skills for telling stories with open digital cultural heritage and to share your stories in our creative competition.

Impact

Inclusive cultural heritage

Representation of Diverse Histories in Europeana
Title:
Image obtained from the Inclusive Museum

Representation of Diverse Histories in Europeana

Members of Europeana's Collection Engagement team present on the 'Representation of Diverse Histories in Europeana' at the 13th International Conference on the Inclusive Museum.

ESACH Talks! Museums, Art and Cultural Heritage
Title:
Image obtained from ESACH

ESACH Talks! Museums, Art and Cultural Heritage

Raul Gomez Hernandez, Collections Engagement Intern at Europeana Foundation, discusses promoting diversity and inclusion with digital collections through #reinventingBeethoven. 

Research

Facilitating Archival Research on the Study of the Turbulent 1940s
Title:
ΕΚΘΕΣΗ ΠΕΠΡΑΓΜΕΝΩΝ ΤΟΥ 603 ΤΑΓΜΑΤΟΣ ΕΘΝΟΦΥΛΑΚΗΣ ΤΗΣ 01/10/1945 ΠΡΟΣ 17η ΤΑΞΙΑΡΧΙΑ
Date:
1/10/1945
Institution:
Hellenic Army General Staff/ Army History Directorate
Country:
Greece

Facilitating Archival Research on the Study of the Turbulent 1940s

An online discussion on the particularities and challenges facing digital archives and collections holding resources from the 1940s.

Publishing GLAM data as FAIR data
Title:
Event image

Publishing GLAM data as FAIR data

This webinar explored the benefits of publishing GLAM data as FAIR data and addressed questions about how this can be achieved. 

Sharing Data

Europeana Common Culture webinar: Increasing (raw) data quality using OpenRefine
Title:
Moddade datorer. Tävling på Tekniska museet i att bygga om sin dator. I huvudsak män kom från hela landet för att visa upp sin dator och umgås från klockan 19:00 - 03:00.
Date:
2005
Institution:
Tekniska museet
Country:
Sweden

Europeana Common Culture webinar: Increasing (raw) data quality using OpenRefine

This webinar highlights how aggregators and cultural heritage institutions can use OpenRefine, a free, open source tool for handling messy data.

Europeana Common Culture webinar: Semantic Enrichment Strategy at SearchCulture.gr
Title:
Ψαράς με τη βάρκα του στη λίμνη Μικρή Πρέσπα
Creator:
Σ. Μηλιώνης
Date:
1996
Institution:
Ελληνικό Κέντρο Βιοτόπων – Υγροτόπων (ΕΚΒΥ)
Country:
Greece

Europeana Common Culture webinar: Semantic Enrichment Strategy at SearchCulture.gr

This webinar introduces the methodology followed by the Greek National Aggregator SearchCulture.gr for its data enrichment processes.

Tech

Cultural Heritage in 3D
Title:
Still taken from Europeana 2020 presentation

Cultural Heritage in 3D

This session from Europeana 2020 introduces principles and tips for digitising cultural heritage in 3D. 

Human centred approach to AI
Title:
The Sculpture Gallery of the Felix Meritis Society
Creator:
De Lelie
Date:
1806-1809
Institution:
Rijksmuseum
Country:
The Netherlands

Human centred approach to AI

This session from Europeana 2020 highlights three areas of human centred approach to AI from across Europe that support cultural heritage professionals.

Timematrix for researchers
Title:
Image obtained from Saint George on a Bike

Timematrix for researchers

This webinar - aimed at academic researchers in data mining and data science - explores the potential of adapting automatically produced descriptions of paintings to the time period when they were created.

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