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.
Digital curation is becoming a familiar concept to many in the cultural heritage sector, but do we realise its potential in making digital cultural heritage reusable for research? Agiatis Benardou discusses the work of the APOLLONIS Task Force, and the processes it has followed to help researchers access disparate archives to study the 1940s in Greece.
In our ‘Professionals in Focus’ series, we speak to Europeana Network Association Members Councillors about their roles, working lives and plans for their time on the Members Council. This month, Georgia Manolopoulou shares her work and the important role Europeana can play in shaping cultural citizenship.
Collection of 2,470 images of Greek manuscripts which includes not only texts and illuminated manuscripts from the Byzantine empire and Renaissance Italy, but also an important accumulation of papyri from the ancient world.