As 1 March marks the start of Women’s History Month, we ask expert organisations: what steps can cultural heritage institutions take to acknowledge, surface and highlight women’s history in their own collections?
Following our news posts marking Women’s History Month in March, we continue to speak to different projects and cultural heritage institutions to explore how they are showcasing women’s history. Today, Terri Bell-Halliwell tells us about the inVISIBLEwomen.org.uk initiative and its campaign for gender equality in civic statues in the UK.
This month, Europeana and the Heritage Lab are running the Digital Storytelling Festival, encouraging people to tell stories with digital cultural heritage. Today, we reflect on how digital storytelling can uncover new stories from women throughout history, looking back on Europeana’s activities for Women’s History Month.
Following our Pro news pieces marking Women’s History Month in March, we interview Beba Stankovic and Tamara Butigan from the National Library of Serbia about their ‘Being Woman in the Time of the Pandemic’ initiative.
As Europeana marks Women’s History month in March, we speak to different projects and cultural heritage institutions to find out more about how they are highlighting women's history. Today, we hear about Mná100, an online research platform which documents women in Irish history 100 years ago.
On International Women’s Day 2022, Europeana has published ‘The Pill’, a fascinating exhibition exploring the history of the contraceptive pill and birth control. We hear about how the exhibition - curated and created by six students at KU Leuven in Belgium - has been brought to Europeana.