Europeana’s current season, Europe at Work, invites people to share stories about working lives past and present. In this post, we offer ideas and inspiration on how cultural heritage institutions can use social media to engage audiences with the season and showcase their own material.
Finland is under the spotlight this year as it plays host to the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Today, we look at how Finnish cultural heritage institutions are opening up new heritage experiences for their audiences by getting involved in the Europeana Europe at Work season.
Building on the success of participatory campaigns Europeana 1914-1918 and Europeana Migration and on the editorial approach of Europeana’s Women’s Season, our season for autumn 2019 will be Europe at Work, sharing the story of Europe through our working lives in the past and present.
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.
Europeana and University Library Lucian Blaga in Sibiu are inviting communities from Sibiu and beyond to this event to share their personal migration stories - and objects such as pictures, diaries, videos and letters - to our migration collection.