Europe at Work shares the story of Europe through our working lives in the past and present. It aims to show that the working world we inhabit today is rich and varied, and tells the story of technological and societal changes over time.
In this series, we look at how our own cultural heritage sector is being transformed by digital technology, through the eyes of professionals who have really made a difference. Today, Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović, Secretary General of Europa Nostra.
The Digital Europe Programme is a new funding programme from the European Union which will shape and support the digital transformation of Europe’s society and economy. Europeana will be co-financed by this programme from 2022. Take the EU's survey on the priorities of the programme now and show them that support and ambition for digital cultural heritage is vital.
In June, we highlighted a new European Commission report confirming continued Member State support for Europeana and for common efforts on digital preservation. Now, let’s look more closely at how Member States - through their ministries of culture - are working with aggregators to encourage the use of standards for digital culture and what that means for the data provided by your own institutions.
In June, we highlighted a new European Commission report confirming continued Member State support for Europeana and for common efforts on digital preservation. Here, we look at where and who the report comes from and how it relates to the work of cultural heritage institutions across Europe.
You probably know what your institution is doing for digitisation. You might even know a bit about national policy in your country. But do you know what the picture is across the EU? The new European Commission report on Cultural Heritage: Digitisation, Online Accessibility and Digital Preservation confirms continued Member State support for Europeana and for common efforts on digital preservation.
In the summer of 2018, the Europeana Network Association established itself around six communities (Education, Impact, EuropeanaTech, Research, Copyright and Communicators). One of the first core actions was to develop an activity plan for 2019. The EuropeanaTech steering group hereby present the current form of the EuropeanaTech 2019 activity plan.
Speaking at Digital Day 2019 on 9 April, Harry Verwayen, Europeana Foundation Executive Director, said that the Digitising Cultural Heritage declaration was a 'sign of confidence' that the European Union sees the cultural heritage sector as of great social and economic relevance to Europe.
The Europeana Network Association has grown to be a thought leader in the cultural heritage sector. So, how could we harness this potential to help steer the European heritage community forward? The Europeana Innovation Agenda was created with exactly this purpose in mind.
'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.