The revolution in digital technology and the accessibility to new material via digital storytelling are changing the way researchers are able to look at the period of the First World War. Projects like Europeana 1914-1918, which combines institutional and publicly contributed material, are disrupting the research life cycle and promoting new insights into historical research. Dr. Agiatis Benardou, Senior Researcher at Digital Curation Unit / ATHENA R.C. – a Europeana DSI-4 partner – fills us in.
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.
We are delighted to be launching the fourth call for proposals within the Europeana Research Grants Programme. We invite you to send in your submissions for organising events that bring together cultural heritage professionals and researchers.
Do you run a project that promotes innovation in digital cultural heritage? Are you part of a programme or enterprise that connects communities? Or perhaps you’re planning a project that covers these areas?
As part of our series this month on digital storytelling, Sofie Taes and Valentina Bachi join us from Photoconsortium – part of the collaborative team behind ‘WeAre#EuropeForCulture’ – to share how they’re blending crowdsourced heritage with institutional heritage to bring stories across Europe to life.
On Friday 13 September at 10:00 CEST, Europeana Communicators, a specialist community of the Europeana Network Association, presents a ‘Solve-It Session’ on digital storytelling. This hour-long webinar helps participants promote digital cultural heritage by sharing knowledge, tools and best practices. Today, we meet the second of our session’s two speakers - Marianna Marcucci, digital strategist and co-founder of Invasioni Digitali.
On Friday 13 September at 10:00 CEST, Europeana Communicators, a specialist community of the Europeana Network Association, presents a ‘Solve-It Session’ on digital storytelling. This hour-long webinar helps participants promote digital cultural heritage by sharing knowledge, tools and best practices. Today, we meet one of the session’s speakers - Federica Bressan, an academic researcher and the power behind the Technoculture podcast.
This month, we’re taking a closer look at digital storytelling, and its importance in the cultural heritage sector. Beyond being a catchy term that sounds techy and cutting-edge, what is digital storytelling?
This year, funding from the Europeana Research Grants Programme has provided support for three early-career scholars to develop their projects related to the theme of The First World War. At the end of their projects, the 2018 Europeana Grant recipients took time out to answer some questions.
At Europeana 2019: Connect Communities, you can get hands on with digital culture and explore its impact on our sector, and indeed, our world. Today, we release the first details of sessions at Europeana 2019, and a draft copy of the programme.