Read about the launch of Women’s Season in collaboration with Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, a leading campaigner for women in the digital sector. The Season is part of Commissioner Gabriel’s strategy to empower women and increase their participation in the digital economy. Women’s Season will culminate in March 2019 (with International Women’s Day celebrations on 8 March) and will highlight the achievements of both modern and historical women. Find out more, and how you can participate.
100 years have passed since the end of World War One and we are still unlocking the personal stories and experiences from this period. In the lead up to the Centenary Tour Finale event in Brussels, we offer to shed more light onto one such story and artefact; that of Kurt Geiler and his life-saving bible. We share an in-depth interview with Kurt’s grandson Markus Geiler, exploring the digital transformation of this artefact and the impact of digitising cultural heritage.
'Technoculture' is a series of podcasts about culture, technology and the human condition. In episode nine, Federica Bressan, a post-doctoral researcher at Ghent University, talks to Europeana Foundation Executive Director Harry Verwayen about all things Europeana.
As a part of Europeana Migration, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin has been hosting a series of collections days. We speak with Senior Curator, Nathan Mannion about what it takes to delve into Ireland’s migration history, and the sweet fickleness of personal legacy.
More than halfway through Europeana Migration, we stop to highlight some key takeaways already gained and get a word from our Chief Culture Officer Zubia Naqvi on the importance of multiculturalism and a globalised Europe.
Over 40 events throughout Serbia are bringing cultural heritage sites and intangible heritage closer to the people as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH). Marina Rakić from the EU Info Centre in Belgrade and Tamara Butigan Vučaj from the National Library of Serbia tell us more.