With March marking Women’s History Month, we are delighted to hear from the Women’s History Museum of Zambia, who reflect on use of the internet and digital frameworks as a decolonial tool, how their ‘Shared Histories’ project contributes to a reclamation of cultural heritage, and the impact of wider internet use in Africa.
With March marking Women’s History Month, we hear from researchers at the RMIT University about their winning Built with Bits project, ‘Vietnamese Betel Nut Culture and Tradition,’ created in collaboration with the Vietnamese Women's Museum.
If you’re already looking forward to joining us at Europeana 2022, it’s time to get even more excited as we share details of our programme! Read on to discover the exciting keynotes, hybrid sessions and activities that we have planned for our conference on 28 - 30 September.
In March, Europeana will again be marking Women’s History Month by sharing collections, projects and stories which celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and today. Find out more about what we are planning and how you can get involved.
The Europeana Foundation’s Business Plan 2021, ‘Towards a digital public space for cultural heritage’, highlights five themes that run through all aspects of our work. Here, Julia Fallon, Community and Partner Engagement Manager at the Europeana Foundation, talks about the work around diversity and inclusion.
In 2020, the Europeana Foundation made its belief in diversity explicit in its organisational statement that ‘cultural heritage empowers us to embrace our diversity and flourish’. This post outlines the approach we are taking to make sure we are indeed embracing diversity and implementing practical measures to embed it in our organisation.
From September to December 2019, Europeana’s ‘Europe at Work’ season encouraged the public to share their work-related stories, and demonstrated that the working world we inhabit today is rich and varied and is the result of a series of technological and societal changes over time.
Today's woman in culture and tech is Silvia Gutiérrez De la Torre - a digital humanities Librarian at El Colegio de México. Silvia discusses following your passions and finding like-minded people (online and off) and the challenges of the 'economics of care' and the 'motherhood penalty'.