The Europeana Sport season explores how sport shapes our sense of self and our sense of Europe, through a variety of remarkable cultural heritage objects. As part of the season, we are looking at how organisations are using sport to overcome social problems and explore heritage. Today, Femi Bankole tells us about how Black and Irish use social media to share stories that break down Black stereotypes and expand what it means to be Black and Irish.
As part of the Europeana Sport season, we are looking at how organisations are using sport to overcome social problems and explore heritage. Today, Ken McCue, from Sport Against Racism Ireland tells us how a shared passion for sport is encouraging social integration in Ireland and a digital archive for Ireland’s sporting heritage could improve social cohesion.
The European Commission has approved funding for two new projects that will work to increase the amount of high-quality content shared with Europeana - Europeana Sport and the Art of Reading in the Middle Ages (ARMA).