As COVID-19 challenges the cultural heritage sector, the importance of building capacity for digital transformation is clearer than ever. In June 2020, Europeana is offering a special series of online workshops to support strategic planning and capacity building for the sector, facilitated by noted digital cultural strategists Michael Peter Edson and Jasper Visser
To commemorate this year’s Europe Day organised on the 9th of May a webinar dedicated to Digital Cultural Heritage is being organised. This webinar brings together two of the smallest island nations of the EU – Malta and Cyprus.
Oral testimonies can be an important way to understand historical events. They have been the focus of the research project, ‘Memories of Occupation in Greece’, which brought together a number of oral testimonies into a digital collection. In this post, Agiatis Benardou interviews historian Anna-Maria Droumbouki about the project.
The Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market entered into force in June 2019. It creates many new opportunities for the cultural heritage sector, and Europeana was part of the discussions to ensure that would be the case. The ball is now in the member states’ court: the Directive needs to be implemented by June 2021. We tell you about the road ahead and how Europeana can support you along the way.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, more than 2,000 teachers around Europe have been creating learning scenarios with digital cultural heritage and testing them with their students. In this brochure, we present some of the most relevant facts and figures reached by this community.
In collaboration with European Schoolnet, Europeana has produced a short publication addressed to Ministries of Education and other stakeholders in the domain. The aim is to introduce Europeana's activities and educational offer to promote the use of digital cultural heritage in learning environments.