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.
As part of Europeana’s Collection Day initiative, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin, Ireland, have now hosted their fifth collection day, the last of which was part of the Europe at Work season.
We talk to Senior Curator, Nathan Mannion, about EPIC’s latest Europe at Work Collection Day, 9-10 November 2019, reflecting on his collection day experience and recommendations.
In this guest post in our Europe at Work series, Karl B. Murr, Director of the State Textile and Industry Museum Augsburg, reflects on the parallels between industrial and digital revolutions and running an industrial museum in a digital age.
We’re now halfway through our Europe at Work season, which, in partnership with museums, galleries, libraries and archives across Europe, aims to show 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. Here’s a round up of what we've been doing so far...
The Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology, or Tekniska museet, was one of the first cultural heritage institutions in Sweden to share their data through their national aggregator, and today, more than 128,000 of their objects are available on Europeana Collections. In this guest post, Larissa Borck of the Swedish National Heritage Board interviews Anders Lindeberg-Lindvet, curator at the Tekniska museet, to talk about the importance of openly-licensed content and contributing to Europeana’s Industrial Heritage collection and Europe at Work season.
As part of Europe at Work we look at how EUROCLIO is using industrial heritage material to create learning resources for educators on their Historiana portal. This post explores their Women Working source collection, which encourages students to consider how the availability of source material from a certain period influences and shapes our perspective of that time.